All posts tagged "startups"
An Honest Look at Startup Health From U.S. Business Owners [Visual Survey]
The American Dream is alive and well with entrepreneurs starting their own business ventures left and right. While many aspiring entrepreneurs might be discouraged by the dismal survival rates of startups, others might be surprised that the...
- Posted October 3, 2014
Turning Passion into Profit with the Co-Founders of Kandy Kruisers
Entrepreneurship is about turning your passion into your profession. That’s certainly what the brilliant minds behind Kandy Kruisers did. And these start-up entrepreneurs are making big waves in the skateboarding market -- while they’re still in college!...
- Posted July 11, 2014
Amsterdam College Teaches Grad Students About Entrepreneurship
The team from left to right: Lara Hakkert, Marjin van der Linden, Cassey Shapiro, Marieke van der Werf, and Maarten Dan Dunnen I was recently contacted by Cassey Shapiro, a graduate student studying at Vrije University in...
- Posted September 8, 2013
Our Small Business Personality-Type Breakdown
Whether you are currently in the midst of launching your own small business or have been a successful entrepreneur for years, there’s always room for improvement. One of the easiest ways you can improve your service is...
- Posted August 2, 2013
Five Smart, Simple Ways to Guide Your Struggling Business Into the Green
According to an article by Mark Henricks in All Business, the 2008 economic recession was responsible for a 50 percent increase in business bankruptcy, and these businesses included the likes of automotive giants General Motors and Chrysler. While...
- Posted July 29, 2013
Bare Necessities: Three Tips for Identifying Your Supplier
There is plenty to think about as you launch your new business. Any time you’re able to streamline the process, you do yourself a great favor because the simpler the startup, the less stressed you’ll be. There’s...
- Posted July 24, 2013
Interview with Olivier Baudoux, Founder & CEO for DrivAd, Inc.
Olivier Baudoux – Founder & CEO of DrivAd, CIO/SVP of Encore Capital Group (Nasdaq: ECPG), Serial Entrepreneur. Hi Olivier, good to get a chance to pick your brain. I’d like to start off with your...
- Posted July 20, 2013
The Ultimate Balancing Act: Five Tips for the Collegiate Entrepreneur
If you’re considering starting a side business while in college, we’re sure you’ve asked yourself the following question: Do I have the time and energy to devote to a small business while still doing justice to my...
- Posted July 19, 2013
Are You an Entrepreneur? Find Out
I recently got an email from a blogtrep who wasn’t sure if his idea would work out or not. After some back-and-forth, he felt better. It did, however, inspire me to write out a couple of questions...
- Posted July 8, 2013
Five Ways Small Business Owners are Building Their Personal Brand
Entrepreneurs are at the leading edge of the business world. They’re creative and forward thinking, and they love the rush of taking a new idea and making it a reality. They’re idea people, but they may not...
- Posted June 28, 2013