What Instagram's pivot to video means for artists on the platform

Aug 4, 2022
Some creators who depend on the app for their livelihoods may have to adapt their marketing methods.
It can be challenging for creators who rely on the app economically to transform how they market their work.
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A traveling barber makes house calls and friends

Feb 21, 2022
Tara Morgan roves Vashon Island to help customers look spiffy. Her business, C'Mon Barber, is the result of a midlife transition.
Courtesy: Tara Morgan

Former restauranteur manages challenges with sauce business venture

Dec 24, 2021
Kiki Aranita turned to focus efforts on growing the Poi Dog Sauces brand after she decided to close her Philadelphia restaurant during the pandemic.
After closing her Philadelphia restaurant, Kiki Aranita launched a sauce company called Poi Dog Sauces.
Poi Dog

Will British enterprise be a casualty of COVID-19?

Jul 1, 2020
Some fear that Britain’s massive state intervention to combat the economic effects of the pandemic could stifle the country’s entrepreneurial spirit.
A worker fills a bread order at a bakery in Wales in June. British entrepreneurs are worried government intervention during the pandemic could dampen the country's innovative spirit.
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Why refugees make great entrepreneurs

Aug 7, 2019
The refugee entrepreneurs’ motives are often a mix of altruism and self-interest.
Migrants and refugees wait in the early hours in a tent outside the Central Registration Office for Asylum Seekers in 2015 in Berlin.
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This 13-year-old chief executive is her dad's boss

May 3, 2019
Alina Morse is the CEO of a multimillion-dollar candy company. Her dad works for her.
Alina Morse, founder and CEO of Zollipops, with her father, Tom Morse.
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Investing while foreign-born: The advantages of being an immigrant venture capitalist

Dec 6, 2018
Immigrants comprise 13.2 percent of the U.S. population, yet 20.6 percent of the country’s entrepreneurs are immigrants, according to a 2016 report from the New American Economy.
Co-founders of One Way Venture in Boston, Semyon Dukach and Eveline Buchatskiy.
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William Shatner is still the captain of his entrepreneurial ship

The actor talks about his projects, along with exploring frontiers — final or otherwise — of business.
William Shatner is currently promoting three projects: “Why Not Me?” a country music album; “Shatner Claus,” a Christmas album; and a book, “Live Long and ... : What I Learned Along the Way.”
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Lessons from the financial crisis: risks, regrets, and learning to say "this is enough"

Aug 1, 2018
Chef and entrepreneur Peter Hoffman says there are risks he didn't take, "but there’s also the work towards coming to accept that — this is enough."
A view of chef Peter Hoffman outside his former restaurant Savoy.
Courtesy Peter Hoffman

A look at China's unlikely lingerie capital

Jun 19, 2018
Guanyun County produces three out of five of the lacy undergarments ordered online in the country.
Midnight Charm is among 500 lingerie manufacturers employing 20,000 people directly. Many seamstresses are housewives who prefer the flexible hours.
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