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