Source: Entrepreneur.com I am all for empowering women out there. This is a very inspiring video and article from Entrepreneur.com about two women who decided to start a women’s life style blog and just did it! They launched in 2012 and wanted to show “real” women how to get things done. They now have a […]
Should you pursue many business opportunities like Richard Branson, or should you focus your whole life on one, like Mark Zuckerberg?
Gigi Butler was a cleaning lady with just $33 to her name when she opened her first cupcake shop in Nashville, Tennessee, almost seven years ago.
The Tennessean: If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to fly on those fancy private aircraft that rich people use for getaways such as skiing or beach weekends, a new Web-based company in Smyrna, Tennessee aims to put you in the jet set — at prices that rival those of regular airline seats. SocialFlights.com allows […]
Women may not have a prominent place in mobile startups, but they do exist. Here is one woman recently featured at Forbes: A serial entrepreneur, Carol Realini has successfully lead companies through initial public offerings as well as acquisitions. She created “mobile financial services to all” with Obopay, her latest mobile payments and banking venture. […]
Forbes: Kristin Groos Richmond and Kirsten Saenz Tobey both had plenty of experience in business and nonprofits prior to founding Revolution Foods in 2005. The for-profit organization drew not only from the business school classmates’ entrepreneur know-how, but also Richmond’s Vice Presidency at the education non-profit RISE and Tobey’s work evaluating school feeding programs in […]
CNN Money: It’s hard to imagine anything more innocuous than a lush suburban lawn. That’s what 63-year-old entrepreneur Jackson Madnick used to think — until a golf course killed his cat. His cat, Kitty, sickened and died 14 years ago. A groundskeeper at the nearby links told Madnick that many local animals had been dying […]
If you live in the Northern part of the US, you’re probably very familiar with snow and the cold. People in these areas want to stay warm, and Mary Ann Weerts found a way to do it. She sells alpaca-blend clothing woven by artisans in Peru. Sold across the U.S. in gift shops and museums […]
TurningArt.com is a Netflix for art. Starting at $10 per month, you select from a variety framed 16” x 20” museum quality prints and choose one that you’d like to see on your walls. If you don’t like it, you can send it back and you’ll be shipped the next piece from your online queue. […]
Springwise: Situated in the Windy City’s River North neighborhood, The Doughnut Vault opens at 8:30 am each day from Tuesday through Friday and 9:30 am on Saturday mornings. Patrons are given good incentive to get there promptly, however, because the store closes its doors for the day as soon as the last doughnut is sold […]
The Sunday Business Post: LingleOnline lets teachers automatically create English language learning materials from current news sources. The application’s analysis engine allows teachers to analyse news articles to automatically identify grammar and vocabulary in context. Founded in August 2011, the Dublin-based company was set up by Ian Butler and employs four people. Originally the software […]
den.m bar is a custom blue jean shop in Los Angeles, California. They have turned jean buying into a premium customer experience with a user-friendly online shop that walks the customer through the process of creating their own pair of custom jeans from start to finish. Starting with fabric selection, customers can choose not only […]
People love to laugh, and that includes Micha Weinblatt. He launched his company, Crooked Monkey, in 2005, and he’s now one of the top young entrepreneurs to keep an eye on. The success of his shirt business has placed him in the spotlight, reports Voice of America. Weinblatt and a friend launched Crooked Monkey at […]
By women for women, the Bellybar, by NutraBella, helps fill pregnancy cravings while still being nutritious and low in calories. The common misconception is that being pregnant means you can eat everything and anything. The reality is that a pregnant woman does not truly eat for two. She only needs to up the amount of […]
Entrepreneur: In the fall of 2007, T.J. Clark sat down with three former colleagues from Hotwire.com to assess business opportunities in the travel industry. One jumped out at him. “Those last few miles of the trip were way behind the times,” he says. “We couldn’t figure out why nobody had modernized the experience in the […]