Kerkez / Getty Images As a small business owner, it’s likely that you’ve found yourself in need of additional financing to cover startup costs, hire more employees, purchase additional inventory or cover some other monetary need. According to the 2019 Small Business Profile released by the U.S. Small Business […]
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Why These Garment Industry Vets Left Their Business to Become Early-Education Franchisees
For more freedom and proximity to family, Raj and Veenu Prakash bought a Lightbridge Academy franchise — and have since become an integral part of their New Jersey Community. November 9, 2018 4 min read This story appears in the November 2018 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe » Raj and Veenu […]
Jeremy Harbour on Why Small Businesses are a Trillion-Dollar Opportunity (and How You Can Capitalize on It)
Buying and selling small businesses is a path to wealth – and making an impact. January 28, 2019 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this series called Member Showcase, we publish interviews with members of The Oracles. This interview is with Jeremy Harbour, founder […]
4 Daily Leadership Habits That Most Benefit Your Team
Create opportunities for your people to grow, learn and self-improve. February 22, 2019 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Creating a long-lasting positive impact on your team will not come from random rewards sprinkled here and there or quarterly team-building activities. Intelligent employees are no […]
Want to Become a Successful Tech Company? Be Boring!
Tech companies often only want to work on the buzziest projects. But if they put aside their egos, they’d discover a far wider world of opportunity. June 4, 2019 3 min read This story appears in the June 2019 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe » Tech entrepreneurs like to create cool […]
How These Fans Made Millions of Dollars, Starting With Some Collectible Sneakers
It’s an object lesson in spotting opportunity within chaos. August 21, 2019 15+ min read This story appears in the September 2019 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe » The legend goes like this: In 1985, Nike made a pair of red-and-black sneakers for Michael Jordan that it called the Air Jordan […]
Why Unglamorous Entrepreneurial Opportunities Can Be Lucrative
Oftentimes, profitable business ideas are far from the most attractive. September 27, 2019 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. While many entrepreneurs dedicate their time and energy to trying to create something “exciting” and “buzzworthy,” the reality is that many of the most successful startups […]
Winning Small Business Awards Can Boost Your Company’s Credibility. Here’s How to Get Started.
It can pay to win - and in most cases, you can’t win if you don’t apply. October 10, 2019 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Distinguishing yourself from the competition is challenging, and if you’re a small business or startup, this hurdle is even […]
4 Undeniable Signs That Your Industry Is Ripe for Disruption
Entrepreneurs should be on the lookout for these massive market opportunities. October 11, 2019 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Before Amazon, people purchased almost everything in person at a brick-and-mortar store. And while consumers still like to go shopping offline, 76 percent of adults […]
The U.S. Tried to Build a New Fleet of Ventilators. The Mission Failed.
michael barbaro From The New York Times, I’m Michael Barbaro. This is “The Daily.” Today: States and cities across the U.S. are reporting dangerous shortages of vital supplies needed to contain the pandemic. Sarah Kliff on what’s behind those shortages. It’s Tuesday, March 31. archived recording (bill de blasio) Well, […]