June 15, 2011 § Leave a comment
(Video in Spanish)
Have you ever wanted to start a business that is good for the planet too?
Check out this Mexico Today page that tells the tale of two entrepreneurs that founded a company called YoReciclo, Spanish for “I recycle,” which collects paper, cardboard, plastics, aluminum, steel, glass, and electronics and then sells these materials to paper mills, plastic manufacturers, steel smelters, and glass manufacturers for reuse.
June 13, 2011 § Leave a comment
The list has come out…On the list are a range of companies, from the ones we regularly patronize to a hot new line of companies we may have never heard of, have all reached booming numbers of growth despite the difficult economic climate. This year’s list of fastest-growing franchises is here.
(The rankings are based on growth as measured by the number of open and operating units in the U.S. and Canada during the 12 months ending July 31, 2010.)
June 9, 2011 § Leave a comment
“From Startup Dreams to a Cubicle Life” is an article about how many new young entrepreneurs plan to make a “corporate pit stop” before starting their own business: In a 2011 survey of second-year entrepreneurship students at the Harvard Business School(Harvard Full-Time MBA Profile), 70 percent said they expected to wait one-to-seven years after graduation before pursuing an entrepreneurial project. That may be due to the current economy. Read more about what’s behind this new trend here, on Bloomberg Business Week.
June 7, 2011 § Leave a comment
It’s been stated recently that entrepreneurship may be just what the doctor ordered for America’s fleeting economy.
In Newark there was an Urban Entrepreneur Summit yesterday to discuss the issue of how the Internet has changed entrepreneurship in the sense that today it is possible to start and run a business with fairly little money.
Not all businesses can be started and run on the Internet but more and more, people are thinking of how the internet and the new 21st mentality can come together to improve the economy and the work lives of those that embark on the adventure of entrepreneurship. Read more about the article here and see why Newark Mayor claimed “urban markets are a gold mine.”