For some entrepreneurs, Mother Nature is also the mother of invention.
From floodgates for
homeowners to "diapers" for absorbing storm waters,they've come up with ways to tackle the problems brought
on by tornados and other major events-including, of course, Hurricane Irene.
disruptions such as natural disasters create the basis for new business
opportunities," says Andrew Zacharakis, a professor of entrepreneurship at
Babson College in Wellesley, Mass. From The Wall Street Journal.