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Olympic Athletes that Became Entrepreneurs

It’s another fine showing for the United States in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Once the games end and the world forgets about the Olympics for the next two years, many of these athletes will return to what most people would call, normal life. They have families, jobs, and dreams that don’t just include […]

Don’t Forget About These Tax Deductions for Entrepreneurs

There are a lot of reasons to start your own business and if you were to ask each business owner why they took the chance you would get a very personal answer. Probably far down the list of reasons would be the host of tax advantages for the self employed. Let’s take a look at […]

Make Your Children in to Entrepreneurs

What did your parents teach you that made you what you are today? Sadly, not everybody has the most positive memories of their parents but each of us learned the valuable life lessons that took us in to our adult years. If you’re an entrepreneur with children, maybe you hope that they will follow a […]

Bedbugs Equal Money for Some

Remember the old saying, “sleep tight, don’t let the bedbugs bite”? For most of our lives bedbugs have largely been thought of as a thing of the past but just like some illnesses that are making a comeback, so are bedbugs and recently, the stakes got a little bigger. Canadian researchers found that some bedbugs […]

Solid Small Business Ventures that Help People Save Time and Money

Two San Francisco roommates had a problem. They wanted to start a business but had difficulty paying for their rent. So they offered their apartment to out-of-town attendees at a business conference when the rooms at area hotels were fully booked.

Senior entrepreneurship, a way to stay active.

As Shakespeare wrote, “Leisure is a fine garment for a day, but is horrible daily attire.” Retired individuals are discovering that business activity avoids excessive leisure. Some must keep working to supplement their incomes. Others simply enjoy working.

Can you turn a Hobby in to a Business?

What do you love to do? Can you turn that hobby in to a business? For many Americans, what they love to do and what they do for a living are two very different endeavors. “After all, that’s why they call it work” is one of those common American clichés that drive the point home […]

Two Methods Entrepreneurs Used to Test Their Ideas

Conducting a market test is the best solution to uncertainty about the feasibility of your business concept. If you think this will cost too much money, then think again. Here are three anonymous but very real entrepreneurs who tested each of their ideas for around $50.

Top 3 Financial Errors for Entrepreneurs to Avoid

The commitment and drive of entrepreneurs is essential to business success. Equally important is avoiding some basic errors that are unfortunately too common among new entrepreneurs.

Study: Venture capital funds entrepreneurs of different ages, education levels

Founders of new business types that receive capital to create a corporation tend to be between the ages of 35 to 44, though venture capital firms appear to evenly distribute funds to entrepreneurs with either undergraduate or graduate degrees.