Know the Costs of Being a Founder Before Taking the Plunge

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. I’ve started two companies, raised over a quarter of a billion dollars, and each venture was successfully exited. From the outside, it may look like founders who have pulled this off had an elegant and perfectly-executed plan, but I can tell you that being a founder feels … Read more

Black-owned and operated craft coffee shop Overflow Coffee works to expand, as founder seeks to inspire entrepreneurs

CHICAGO (CBS) – Overflow Coffee is one of the only Black-owned and operated craft coffee shops in the city – and as it works to expand, its founder also wants to pay their success forward. As CBS 2’s Marissa Perlman reported Wednesday, the coffee shop wants to support Black, Latinx, and women entrepreneurs … Read more

International entrepreneurs: A world map of start-up ambitions

Developed in Kenya, M-Pesa is a system that facilitates money transfers via mobile phone. Operating outside the regular banking industry, it provides business opportunities for a whole range of sellers, agents, brokers, and other mediators, in Kenya and beyond. (Credit: Brent Stirton / Getty Images) “I’m an entrepreneur. ‘Ambitious’ is my middle name, ”Kim Kardashian … Read more

MD nonprofit aims to be a ‘marketplace’ for entrepreneurial moms

Andrea Oliver and her son, Lewis, pose on Andrea Oliver’s 32nd birthday last year. (Courtesy of Andrea Oliver) Andrea Oliver has always taken issue with how society perceives stay-at-home moms. “The misconception of stay-at-home moms is, you’re very free. You’re only running errands and taking care of your child, ”she said. “Some people are thinking … Read more

Entrepreneurs Over the age of 55 Compete for up to $ 10,000 in GetSetUp’s Demo Day

Even in a possible downturn, these 17 entrepreneurs are persevering and showcasing their businesses on June 14-16, 2022 SAN FRANCISCO, May 25, 2022 / PRNewswire / – GetSetUp extended the concept of accelerators and entrepreneurship to entrepreneurs 55+ through their Startup Accelerator Program specifically designed for this demographic. Entrepreneurs with a variety of businesses from … Read more

Niagara Kids Business Fair allows young entrepreneurs to showcase their creativity

Around 25 vendors took part in the inaugural Niagara Kids Business Fair at MacBain Community Center in Niagara Falls, Saturday. The fair, which allowed kids in grades 1-8 to sell their art, crafts, food, clothing, accessories, and other products, was organized by Olivia Hearth, a 12-year-old from Niagara Falls. Olvia, who is a Grade 6 … Read more