After starting a business just one year ago, George Burciaga has created a product that’s attractive to consumers everywhere. Elevate Digital manufactures an interactive kiosk that distributes advertising integrated with social media. After using his own money to launch the concept, he recently obtained $2.7 million of funding from outside investors.
Although gathering with friends to talk about ideas for starting a company isn’t always fruitful, two Brooklyn women found that doing more than talking can result in a sound business. Childhood friends Michelle Inciarrano and Katy Maslow reconnected later in their lives. Their joint hobby activity eventually led to the formation of Twig Terrariums.
Every new business needs money. Whether you’re just starting a business or have plans to open your doors in the near future, you’re likely a little short on money but full of dreams and ideas.
If you could ask some of the nation’s most successful small business owners about the mistakes they made in the early stages of their startup, wouldn’t that be valuable information? Fox recently asked some of the founders of the newest up and coming startups, some you have probably never heard of. Nonetheless, they’re making waves […]
Because rising costs for higher education have impacted textbooks as well as tuition, the founders of Boundless saw this as an opportunity to start a business. The company now has $8,000,000 of new capital from investors to fund expansion. Previously, Boundless had acquired $2,000,000.
Have you hear of boomerpreneurs? These are entrepreneurs that form a business startup after the age of 50. Most boomerpreneurs held successful careers for years prior to their fifties and because of layoffs, retirement, or the desire to start a business of their own, becoming an entrepreneur may be in their future.
The internet continues to embody an ideal platform for the fashion industry. Starting a business that provides an online fashion shopping experience is still common. The amount of capital required is relatively small compared to cost for launching a web-based operation a few years ago.
When you dreamed of starting a business was there a problem you were trying to solve or was your future business startup a franchise or other existing model? According to the Kauffman Foundation, the largest foundation in the world dedicated to supporting entrepreneurial growth, almost half of all business startups are founded by “user entrepreneurs.” […]