Detours in life sometimes present new opportunities. After the death of her parents, Marion Gold dabbled in jewelry design, which was a passion of her mother. She initially thought that jewelry design will just be her hobby. We talked with Marion about how she started her jewelry design business, and the challenges she’s currently facing.
Around the world, it is estimated that there are about 5.676 million divorces per year around the world. Given the huge market, some entrepreneurs are starting businesses that cater to those who are undergoing through divorce. Learn some business ideas that target the market of divorcees, many of which are aimed to helping those move forward in their lives.
Ever had any of your electronic gadgets falling into the water and becoming non-functional? Two sisters in the Oregon area Karen Wildman and Lisa Holmes invented an electronics drying product called Bheestie Bag designed to absorb the water from the gadgets to bring it back to life. Learn how they got the idea for their product.
The massive success of Liz Lange, founder of the designer maternity line that carries her name, is a result of Lange’s predisposition to following her instincts.
With the economic downturn, consumers tightening their budgets have turned to the Internet to get coupons to save money. That’s good news for entrepreneurs like Laurie Meyers, with her CouponSense.com, a website that takes the hard work out of coupon clipping.
Sheila Lirio Marcelo, founder and CEO of the largest online marketplace for caregivers Care.com, is one of the most powerful women entrepreneurs, according to Forbes Magazine. Learn how she started Care.com.