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Elevator pitch: Cuchina Safe Lids

September 23, 2018: Our elevator pitcher says she’s selling a new alternative to some plastic products in your kitchen. Susan Castriota is the founder of Cuchina Safe, her brand of vented glass lids that are microwavable safe. Let’s find out if our panelists think Susan’s idea is cooking.

Digital exclusive: Your business can run itself

August 31, 2018: Is it tough for you to take days off because running your business requires so much of your time and attention? Mike Michalowicz, CEO of Profit First Professionals, tells us how you can structure your company to run itself. He says if you do it right, you’ll be able to take a four-week vacation.

#SeeHer: Fighting bias against women in media & advertising

September 23, 2018: The National Association of Advertisers, along with a group of major brands, is trying to eliminate bias against women in ads and in the media. The initiative is called #SeeHer. Jennifer DaSilva, president of Berlin Cameron, tells us about the push for a 20% increase in the accurate portrayal of women and girls by 2020.

Top tip: Go to your customers

September 23, 2018: Go to your customers and research investors and companies before you pitch to them. Those are the top two tips for growing your business. Jennifer Young is the co-founder and CMO of Outdoorsy and Alicia Syrett is the founder and CEO of Pantegrion Capital.

Zac Posen on the business of fashion

September 16, 2018: Designer Zac Posen wears many hats. His gowns can be seen on red carpets, he’s creating new looks for Brooks Brothers, and he is the creative force behind Delta Air Lines’ new uniforms. He tells us about the changing face of retail, and why he’s starting to think about the presentation of his brand differently.

Jennifer Garner: Baby food business star

September 16, 2018: Actress Jennifer Garner is on the big screen, red carpets, and even in grocery stores. She’s one of the four co-founders of organic baby food company Once Upon A Farm. We spoke with this business star and one of her co-founders about why this entrepreneurial opportunity caught her eye.

Meditating partner: The power of strategic relationships

September 16, 2018: Meditation is one of the most popular trends in the health and wellness space. People are investing more time in themselves. The owner of Inscape, a meditation studio and guided app, has encouraged this growth. He hasn’t done it alone either. Strategic brand partnerships have helped take Inscape to the top.

Top tip: Fail fast, recover faster

September 16, 2018: Fail fast, recover faster and prioritize your vision. Those are the top two tips for growing your business. Kim Perell is the CEO of global marketing technology company Amobee, and Tim Roach is the co-founder and CEO of small business funder Lendr.

Top tip: Focus on building an authentic brand

September 9, 2018: Focus on building an authentic brand and prototype rapidly and test. Those are the top two tips for growing your business. Kyle Taylor is the founder and CEO of The Penny Hoarder and Tiffany Pham is the founder and CEO of Mogul.

Helmet inequality: Protecting women playing lacrosse

September 9, 2018: When the team at Hummingbird Sports saw a need for a women’s lacrosse helmet, they had no idea they were trailblazers. As the first to market specialized headgear for women, they suddenly found themselves in the crosshairs of a heated debate about the future of the sport.

Elevator pitch: Dreadsock

August 26, 2018: Julian Burke launched his company appealing directly to customers with dreadlocks. There weren’t enough products on the market that were both functional and fashionable for people with this style of hair. Let’s found out if our panelists think there’s a strong demand for the Dreadsock.

Learning from the pros: Pinterest

August 26, 2018: Pinterest is no longer just a place where you can collect ideas or find inspiration. With over 200 million monthly users, the digital platform has become a place for businesses to connect with potential customers and a spot for people to discover brands. Pinterest co-founder Ben Silbermann shares his tips for business success in this Learning from the Pros.

Pitch your product to Your Business & Shopify

August 26, 2018: “Your Business” and e-commerce platform Shopify are teaming up for an upcoming series of elevator pitches. If you’re interested in having your product on display at a new Shopify retail space and one-on-one mentorship, we’d love to hear from you. Send us a video of your one minute pitch to yourbusiness@msnbc.com.