While many 13-year-olds dream of becoming firefighters or football players, 13-year-old Johnathon Bush not only dreamed of being an entrepreneur but was already becoming one. While growing up in Toledo, Ohio, he realized the only way he could make money at a young age was through entrepreneurship, so he started baking cookies and selling them to friends and family. But, his bake sales evolved into something bigger than his middle school self could have expected.
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This is the final post in our series, “Turn your bright idea into a business.” Check out our other posts on validating your idea, running the financials and testing the waters by
As an organization committed to creating access to capital for Latino entrepreneurs, we feel it is critical to share a look at the state of Latino-owned businesses. We encourage everyone to ask themselves if they are stepping up to support Latino small business growth and success.
National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 through October 15, and it’s the perfect time to celebrate the contributions of Hispanic small business owners to our nation’s economy and discuss how we can help them thrive and grow their businesses.
This is the third post in a series on how you can turn your dream of owning a small business into a reality. If you missed Part 2 in the series, you can find it here. Check back each week for new posts.
Once you’ve figured out that your business idea has legs and makes financial sense, the next step is to try it out. Many entrepreneurs like to dream big as they’re first launching a business—they picture their business with their own office, retail location and staff. Dreaming big is great, but starting small gives you the opportunity to test out your business ideas and perfect them b...
This is the second post in a series on how you can turn your dream of owning a small business into a reality. If you missed Part 1 in the series, you can find it here. Check back each week for new posts.
Venturize is excited to announce a new partnership with CO.STARTERS, a network that helps communities build thriving entrepreneurial ecosystems by equipping them with strategy, tools and resources. You can now find their locations on our
This post originally appeared on the blog of our partner, CAMEO
This is the first post in our new series about how you can turn your dream of owning a small business into a reality. Check back each week for new posts.
This post originally appeared on the blog of our partner, CDC Small Business Finance.
If you’re on the hunt for a small business loan, how much you’ll pay in interest for affordable financing depends on several financial moving parts, from your credit score to the type of lender you work with.