From At-Home Fitting Rooms to All-Day Nap Bars

 - Jan 13, 2018
The modern conception of business dates back to the late 16th and early 17th centuries (if not further), which makes the top 2017 new ventures listed here all the more impressive. Modern businesses have existed for nearly half a millennium, and yet entrepreneurs are still finding new ways to bring products to consumers.

The 2017 new ventures here often revolve around the landmark technological development of the 21st century, the internet. It's impossible to overstate the importance of the internet in reshaping nearly every aspect of society around the world, so it's only natural that it would have an impact on the world of business. From new and increasingly niche subscription boxes to direct-to-consumer products of all types, businesses are availing themselves of the unique benefits that such connectivity offers them.