They wanted to support a little 7-year-old to earn a little extra summer loot,” her mom said.
The QuakeGuard system on which SWS was founded differs from other earthquake detection technologies because it provides the user with a different kind of information, Dickson said.
An entrepreneur may also happen to be an inventor, or he or she may borrow something from working elsewhere, make a slight tweak to an existing product, or just change the way something is distributed.
When we hear the word “entrepreneur,” we tend to conjure up images of tech magnates or other computer-based startup business owners.
Her truck, a 1986 model she calls “Spartacus,” has a full kitchen on board, and it’s clean and well-kept.
Bowman is now the CEO and founder of the Durham-based technology company Appia that builds online storefronts where businesses can sell mobile phone applications.
“It took him a year to build and I gave my boss one year’s notice but I wasn’t sure if he believed me so I kept reminding him ever few months,” Mrs Griffiths said.
The Coulee Montessori eighth-grader is hoping the knitted hats, scarves, footbags and iPod holders she’s selling through Coulee Arts Marketplace will give her a good jump start on the travel kitty.
He concluded there was no good reason for contacts to run $20 a box or more, other than pure profit for the handful of manufacturers that control the market.
By providing a framework to learn about running a business, a boot camp can make you accountable for tasks you should be doing anyway.