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Small Business Posts
January 18, 2017
As an 18-year-old living in Boston, I embarked on a unique and life-changing mission.
January 12, 2017
Anna and I started LuminAID after working on a project together in architecture school. It was just following the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and we wanted to find a way to help communities struggling without electricity. Families were living in pitch-black tent cities, occasionally using candles for lighting which were prone to cause fires. Without
January 11, 2017
When walking through SoHo, one of New York’s trendiest neighborhoods, it’s hard to imagine that a company out of rural Japan set up shop to bring “the joy of nature” into everyday city life.
December 13, 2016
Cheap cologne, a new tie, or a generic gift card. The gift for the man in your life has often been the butt of jokes and considered a thoughtless gesture. Stepping up gift giving for guys was Jonathan Beekman’s mission when he created his e-commerce company Man Crates in 2011 in his small two-bedroom apartment
November 22, 2016
Nov. 26 is Small Business Saturday, a nationwide shopping tradition that kicks off the holiday season. Why care about Small Business Saturday? Be in good company. On a day that is all about celebrating small businesses, millions of people across the country Shop Small® – 95 million in 2015, including Miss Piggy. Get inspired. When
November 1, 2016
My wife, Brittany, and I started Dream Beard in 2012 with our last $46. We were just a few months into our marriage, and we didn’t know much about business or life for that matter. We had just moved from Ohio to Georgia to be closer to family, and we were living at my father-in-law’s