Sir Richard Branson, now the founder of the Virgin Group empire, talks to #90SecondsWith about an initiative he's spearheading that gives aspiring entrepreneurs their own shot at success.
Though Sweet Note Bagels and Alchemy Creamery certainly don’t ward off a traditional client base, each is aimed at a growing niche of consumers—something both Goldman and MacDonald believe plays to their strengths as entrepreneurs.
Developed more than a half-century ago, LEDs—or light emitting diodes— have become an increasingly ubiquitous lighting source over the past few years. A byproduct of semiconductor technology, LEDs are significantly more efficient and have a far greater lifespan than their incandescent counterparts.
Why are so many more movies being filmed in Louisiana? Its success luring filmmakers can be traced in large part to state funded tax incentives enacted by the Louisiana Department of Economic Development (LED) and its Office of Entertainment Industry Development Division (OEID).
Enriched by Google Fiber, an Internet connection that’s as much as 100 times faster than the speed most Americans experience online, the Kansas City Startup Village is home to numerous budding ventures.
“We live in a culture that is defined by not having a ‘normal’ niche and, because of this, targeted marketing is becoming increasingly difficult —especially in regard to my generation,” says Sean Cooley, a Tallahassee-based Millennial.
With entrance fees ranging anywhere from $35 to $145, race events have transformed what was once a primarily solo activity into a lucrative production that has netted event organizers such as Red Frog Events and The Color Run a combined $250 million .
While the climb towards profitability began with a steady flow of local and modest-sized clients, Ottaiano’s experience in the world of professional athletics helped secure the company’s first landmark account.
"Counterfeiting is a crime, and it’s a very profitable and low-risk crime. I’m not sure that law enforcement is going to arrest their way out of counterfeiting. But we can make it more expensive and less enticing. We do that by educating consumers that it’s not without consequences to purchase counterfeited goods."
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