The person running Donald Trump’s campaign once recorded an infomercial for the Bedazzler. It’s not every day that one receives a gift. However, it’s becoming clearer and clearer that Donald Trump’s decision to run for President is the gift that keeps on giving luxurious, classy gifts that everyone agrees are terrific. Case in point: the […]
Mark Cuban reveals what it was like playing the US president in ‘Sharknado 3,’ where sharks rain down on the White House. “Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!” is filled with outlandish moments and countless cameos. In the opening of “Sharknado 3,” franchise hero Fin (Ian Ziering) is at the White House to be given a […]
Ashton Kutcher, Chris Sacca and Troy Carter will join Shark Tank in its next season as “guest sharks.” The season premieres on September 15. The guests will appear individually alongside Shark Tank’s regular investors, or “sharks,” who include Mark Cuban, Daymond John and Barbara Corcoran. read more… The ABC show, in its seventh season, features […]
Barbara Corcoran is a staple on the Shark Tank panel. A tough-talking but warm-hearted entrepreneur — at least on screen — Corcoran famously built a real estate empire from an initial loan of $1,000. As she told Inc. in a new profile, she was the master of her own marketing. That turned her into a […]
Startup life is fraught with peril, but it’s one space where prior experience really helps. These business owners share how their business expertise… There’s something addictive about entrepreneurship. Successful business owners can emerge after several stints on the startup roller coaster, including some previous outings that did not result in wins.
Up until yesterday, entrepreneurs relying on their iPads to work on the go were stuck without the popular Microsoft Office suite. But yesterday, March 27, Microsoft announced Microsoft Office for iPad, which will allow entrepreneurs to slip their slim tablets into their bags and jet off to work on documents without conversion woes.
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Boo Boo Goo, invented by 6-year-old Kiowa Kavovit, is a natural alternative to Band-Aids: a revolutionary new skin protectant that paints on a bandage in fun colors for kids as well as skin tones for concealing small cuts and scrapes. It’s environmentally friendly: A .5 oz bottle is the equivalent of 65 Band-Aids: band-aids that […]
When Kiowa Kavovit, 7, got a scrape at age 4, she decided that there had to be an alternative to adhesive bandages that always fall off and dreamed up Boo Boo Goo, a liquid roll-on that comes in colors. Among the other kid inventors on the episode are a polished teenager who invented a bottle […]
After five seasons of hearing pitches, investor knows exactly which two qualities an entrepreneur needs to get the deal. Robert Herjavec is one of the top cyber security experts in the world, but he’s most famous for being one of the business-devouring investors on “Shark Tank.” After five seasons of hearing pitches, he knows exactly […]
Harry and Hermione. Holmes and Watson. Batman and Robin. These famous duos span age groups, eras and the globe because they all have one thing in common: While each would be competent on his or her own, the pairs are indestructible together. The same goes for the potential appeal your business could have with its […]
Entrepreneurs have long been seen as job creators and innovators, but only recently did they become popular enough to grace the covers of glossy magazines.
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Justin Bieber, perhaps one of the most famous teenagers turned millionaire entrepreneurs, branched out from his pop star status to the tech field, holding a stake in a handful of companies as a venture capital investor. Last year FORBES measured his two years earnings at about $108 million.
For aspiring entrepreneurs, natural foods and products are the next big thing.
Diddy is doing his part to make sure our kids of today become CEOs tomorrow. According to reports, the music mogul linked up with the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship and donated $250,000 to t…
Chris Johnson pitches his wildly successful Rapid Ramen Noodle Cooker to the Sharks in episode 503. Do Sharks like Ramen Noodles? Rapid Ramen Noodle Cooker
Kevin Harrington, the entrepreneur and investor who was once part of the Shark Tank panel, talks with Upstart Business Journal editor J. Jennings Moss about a new investment, his time in the Tank and his advice to entrepreneurs.
The arduous experience of entrepreneurship often makes founders a fount of business advice. From billionaire Richard Branson to Garrett Camp, co-founder of transport startup Uber, both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs have tips to share through their Twitter feeds.
It’s no surprise people are increasingly looking to become their own boss, but it takes more than just having an idea to become a successful entrepreneur.
New York City-based Populence has joined forces with New Zealand winemaker Kim Crawford to create its Pinot Noir Chocolate Drizzle and Sauvignon Blanc Kettle. The non-alcoholic snacks were inspired by the fact that Populence founder Maggie Paulus noticed that her wares were especially popular for wine pairing parties.
As Seen On TV — the company that sells Snuggies (the sleeved blankets) and other popular consumer products though infomercials on television — is planning to launch its own crowdfunding platform later this summer.
Continuing in last year’s tradition, here are seven amazing young entrepreneurs who are following their dreams in the fields of fashion, media and entertainment, personal and professional development, philanthropy, and fitness.
This past winter, one of the Meier family’s pups, 12-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever, Annie, experienced health problems. Soft-hearted Jacey Meier, 12, wanted to help. She did a little research in search of dog treats that might be both tasty and healthy for her aging Lab, who struggled with arthritis.
Now, every upstart technology chief executive is going to try to win the next lottery the way Tumblr did. And about 99 percent will fail.
Unless you’ve been off the grid for the past few weeks, you’ve surely had at least one encounter with the movie trailer for The Great Gatsby, Hollywood’s latest attempt to wrap its head around the great American entrepreneurial dream.
One of the most talked about parts of The Next Web Conference Europe 2013 was when two 13-year-olds took to the stage. Jordan Casey and Puck Meerburg show that age doesn’t have to be …
Phaedra Parks is a woman of many hats. She’s an entertainment attorney, certified mortician, fitness instructor and now, she’s adding author to her resume. According to Barnes and Noble, the “Real …
If you haven’t failed yet, you haven’t been in the business long enough, says Virgin’s CEO. Here he offers advice on three key attributes…
One of Canada’s best-known entrepreneurs and its largest media company are getting together on a project aimed at helping new businesses take off.
Ariely’s book looks deep into human behavior and consumer habits, and it’s focused around the revelation that humans are wired to be irrational. “Business Model Generation,” by Alexander Osterwalder
A sales pitch on an aquatic species doesn’t necessarily give you a better shot on ABC’s “Shark Tank.” Friday night, two Minnesota entrepreneurs were on the show, hoping to convince a high-rolling investor, or Shark, to invest in their company.
Screw Shark Tank. The best show for entrepreneurs on TV right now is my current obsession, BBC America’s Kitchen Nightmares, featuring profane über-Chef
LINCOLN SQUARE — Perhaps somewhere in the group of middle school students gathered at Queen of Angels Wednesday night stood the next Mark Zuckerberg.
Midwestern entrepreneurs interested in starting their own food business can learn how to begin and grow their enterprise at a Purdue Extension workshop in Indianapolis.
Those of us who have large investments in private businesses aren’t like typical savers. We need a different strategy for our personal investments. Most personal finance experts tell a fairly consistent story about the need to build a diversified investment portfolio focused on long-term growth.
When it comes to product launches and inventive marketing gimmicks, two enormously creative friends top my list. Both continuously and ingeniously come up with the most innovative marketing strategies that make their brands very successful.
This is a guest post by Chris Hollindale, co-founder and CTO of Hasty. Hasty is a seed-funded stealth startup whose mission is to improve the health of humanity. If you’re an entrepreneur, …
Wife of former Prime Minister of Britain Cherie Blair will today at the British Council officially launch the Organization of Women’s Network for Entrepreneurs (OWNERS), which will be run with funds from The Cherie Blair Foundation. African Foundation for Development (AFFORD) Sierra Leone will be implementing the project aimed at coordinating the efforts of business […]
Immediately following a celebration of its 20 inaugural “High Tide” startup competition semi-finalists, Tallwave (www.tallwave.com) formally announced the six entrepreneurs selected to advance as finalists. A standing-room-only event was hosted last evening at DIRTT Environmental Solutions, a creator of award-winning interiors with modular architectural…
How many new jobs do entrepreneurs create? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, startups in their first year of existence currently create around 2.5 million new jobs a year in the U.S., but that’s down by nearly half from the boom times.