Archive For The “Entrepreneur” Category

How “Mo Bros” turned £750 into a global seven-figure business

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    Following an appearance on Dragon’s Den, Mo Bros reveal how they achieved £3m in sales and gained 200,000 customers – with just £750   Names: Kunal Dattani (29), Keval Dattani (33) and Savan Dattani (24) Company: Mo Bros Company description: Mo Bros is a family-owned business that creates high-quality products and accessories to…

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5 Entrepreneurs Who Started With Nothing – and 3 Lessons to Learn

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        Sam Walton. George Soros. Kevin Plank. Jan Koum. What can these successful entrepreneurs teach you?   It’s not uncommon to hear about entrepreneurs who used the wealth they made from a previous endeavor to build a thriving new startup, or about seasoned business owners who took over a decades-old franchise and…

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Meet the world’s youngest self-made billionaire

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          John Collison does not seem entirely comfortable with his somewhat impressive claim to fame – he is the world’s youngest self-made billionaire.   Just 27, he otherwise seems a supremely confident business leader and excellent communicator.   But ask him about how wealthy he is, and you sense his awkwardness….

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3 Attributes That Many of the Best Innovators Share

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          Everyone understands that innovation is important, even if we aren’t quite sure how to do it or what the outcomes may be. As the demand for innovation increases, more and more people will claim to be “innovative“, and most businesses need to hire people with the insight, creativity and innovation…

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6 Famous Entrepreneurs Who Show How Your Personal Brand Powers Deal Flow

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    Your personal brand is your calling card for attracting like-minded people who will believe in your message. Whether you are a freelancer, startup or you just received your first round of financing, the effort you put into your personal brand directly affects how others perceive the value of your business. 33 percent of…

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This Company Installed a Custom Tomahawk Throwing Target to Spice up Boring Meetings

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  Unconventional business meetings encourage creativity and camaraderie.   Let’s be honest: Nobody likes meetings. Well, at least in the traditional sit-around-the-table-and-wait-for-your-turn-to-speak format that still dominates the majority of company strategy these days. Research shows that meetings have increased in length and frequency over the past 50 years, and that executives spend an average of…

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Earn money with ease producing custard powder

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    Recession may still be here with us and entrepreneurs finding it difficult to survive, but one sector that has weathered the storm with a track record is the food industry. Food Beverage and Tobacco sector was reported by Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) to have accounted for more of the estimated 1.63 million…

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Iowa State student starts online Cyclone Gameday Apparel business

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  Apparel, Merchandising and Design major, Sarah Paul, started a business that offers stylish and affordable game day t-shirts and sweatshirts for Iowa State Cyclone fans.   Her Instagram account, @cyclonegameday is where her online game day apparel business is located. She started the business in the summer of 2017.   She said she got…

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16 Quick Ways to Make Extra Money in 2017

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  Did you have a plan to make more money this year? How’s that going so far?       In 2016, 37% of Americans were considering a money-related resolution, a Fidelity Investments survey found. More than half of people wanted to save more, while spending less and paying off debt were also common goals….

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10 Tips On Starting An Online Travel Business

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  Whether you are attached to a travel and tourism business or you simply sell traveling products and tickets of big travel suppliers, you have to be online. If you run an online travel business, then you are possibly representing one or more travel agencies, which sell travel products to global customers. Chances are that…

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In The Business of Getting Men Knitting!

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  Lewis Ryan has been creating a community of knitters across Barnsley after he decided to launch ManKnit.     The Barnsley based entrepreneur secured support from Launchpad; a unique Sheffield City Region wide programme which provides help and support to individuals looking to turn their business ideas into a commercial reality.   ManKnit is…

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How Community Helps This Healthy Entrepreneur Succeed

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  Michelle Rubinstein knows how to hustle and make things happen on her own.     While getting her master’s degree in nutrition and education and teaching cooking classes, she co-founded Little Patches, a New York City-based baby clothing and accessories company.   But before that, when deciding her next career move, she enrolled in…

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Gainesville Woman Carves Out a Niche With Online Crafts Business!

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  Country Barn Babe turns out items for sale on Handmade at Amazon!     Invention is the mother of necessity, they say.   In Nicole Oliver’s case, it was Etsy.   Fresh off a move from San Diego, the Pendergrass resident was planning her wedding when she was laid off at her dad’s company….

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