Tag: green business

Sam Franklin: Going Green With an Electronic Invitation Business

| July 26, 2011 | 0 Comments
Sam Franklin: Going Green With an Electronic Invitation Business

Learn about young entrepreneur Sam Franklin and how he started the electronic invitation business Greenvelope.com from his college dorm room.

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Fiona King: Success with Washable Diapers

| September 24, 2010 | 5 Comments
Fiona King: Success with Washable Diapers

Looking to start a business? Follow Fiona King’s path to finding the right business: think of a better alternative to an existing product that does not meet your needs. She started her successful business TotBots after she got frustrated with disposable diapers, and developed a better alternative that consumers loved.

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Andrea Bebirian: Recycle and Sell Apple Devices

| August 26, 2010 | 2 Comments
Andrea Bebirian: Recycle and Sell Apple Devices

Product upgrades from Apple result in a big number of users trying to sell their iPods, iPhones, Macs and other devices, either to upgrade their existing electronics or to earn extra cash. Andrea Bebirian created a new service for consumers looking to sell their Apple electronics. Learn about this new service.

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Just Us Hens: Pioneering the Chicken Sitting Business

| August 26, 2010 | 0 Comments
Just Us Hens: Pioneering the Chicken Sitting Business

As Portland goes ga-ga for chickens, two enterprising ladies are cashing in on the trend. Rhonda Piasecki and Sharon Rowland have started Just Us Hens, which may be the country’s first chicken sitting business.

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Chanell Scott: Providing Good Stuff for Good Living

| September 29, 2009 | 2 Comments
Chanell Scott: Providing Good Stuff for Good Living

The growing number of eco-consumers is slowly shifting how companies are doing business today. More and more consumers understand that they have a big impact on the health of our planet. As such, they are looking for products that functional and stylish, yet earth-friendly. To address this consumer trend, Chanell R. Scott started Guffly.com offering eco friendly products and fair trade lifestyle goods like home, pet, clothing, office and personal accessories.

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Jen Husted: Success in the Graphic Design Business

| September 17, 2009 | 7 Comments
Jen Husted: Success in the Graphic Design Business

Jen Husted has always loved the creative process. After years of freelancing as a graphic designer, she started her own graphic design studio in Chicago called JIH Designs. Learn how Jen started her graphic design business and the challenges she faces.

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Sarah Beatty: At the Forefront of Green Living

| October 19, 2008 | 2 Comments
Sarah Beatty: At the Forefront of Green Living

Green living marketplace is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic sectors today. The eco-friendly or green lifestyle is being embraced by more and more consumers, from personal care products to automobiles to home building and decor and other aspects of living. Sarah Beatty is one of the women at the forefront of the […]

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Amilya Antonetti: How a Family Need Spurred a Profitable Business

| September 15, 2005 | 19 Comments
Amilya Antonetti: How a Family Need Spurred a Profitable Business

Amilya Antonetti struggled to find a cure for her son’s ailments, and found with it a successful business. Learn how Amilya started her business manufacturing hypoallergenic cleaning products and then turning it into a $10 million business.

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