High school friends Yoko Kumano and Kayoko Akabori started Umami Mart as a food blog in 2007 and now have a brick and mortar store in the San Francisco Bay Area. Here's how they got to where they are today.
I stopped by the King of Pops stand on the corner of North Avenue and North Highland Avenue in Atlanta, Ga. one weekend to talk with entrepreneur and popsicle-slinger Steven Carse about how he began his now-thriving business.
In 2009, Emma McElfresh opened her first Etsy shop while working as a librarian for a private boarding school. McElfresh's second shop, The Written Nerd, was born when she started to repurpose old library catalog cards into jewelry—which sold very quickly.
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In March, we applied, and somehow finagled our way into an upcoming festival in Cleveland that will happen in May. This is what it cost.
I just read this story in India Ink, the Times blog on India, and would have believed it if you told me it was from an Onion article. Because the story went on to say that other businesses in India have also named their business after the Nazi, for example, Hitler's Den, a pool parlor. WHAT? Also this: "He added that he did not believe that Hitler was 'such a bad person.'" Again, WHAT?
Last night, I was on a panel with bunch of fine people from around the Web answering questions from students about the ins and outs of working on the Internet. There was a moment when we started discussing salary negotiations, and Alex Leo and I stressed that you should always ask for what you're worth, and that women have a tendency to undervalue themselves
Meghann Rosales's one-woman nail art business, Nails Y'all, opened in 2011. She first made her name doing pop-up manicure tables at Austin ladies' nights, and opened her own studio in late 2012.
It's as if all the founders met up at a conference or at a Meetup and decided how they should create a fun company culture. We had a screen so that our developers in South America could see us and so we could see them, and that was cool, but in my experience, the mixing of the seats never really did anything except interfere with our workflow.
Emily Gould of Emily Books answers our important but inane questions about ebooks.