James Casey Started UPS With Borrowed $100

May 14

United Parcel Service, or UPS as it is known by everyone today, is one of the largest messenger and courier services on the planet. Working out of the shipment and logistics industry, the company has left its mark on the world, and for over a century, it has provided cost effective and reliable messenger services not just in America, but all over the world. It provides parcel delivery services in over 200 countries and operates its own carrier goods, airline services to ensure the very best services to its clients. The company has grown to become a giant and delivers well over 15 millions globally on a daily basis, but when it first started out over a hundred years ago, no one could have predicted UPS would be such a roaring success. The humble beginnings as American Messenger Services James Casey founded UPS back in 1907 with the initial name of American Messenger Company. He was only 19 years old and had to ask a friend for a loan of $100 to start the company, which was registered in Seattle, Washington. His first business was mainly delivering messages and small packages from people to other people. The... Read more

Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream Was Initially Going to Be a Bagel Company

May 14

Did you know that Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream Company was supposed to be a Bagel Company? Childhood friends Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield were born in Brooklyn NY, in 1951, four days apart. Ben, during his senior year, drove an ice cream truck. He attended various colleges in the Northeast but dropped out. Eventually, he left college life and taught pottery in New York’s Adirondak region where he... Read more

See How A. J. Scribante Turned $500 Into A $65 Million Business

May 14

This is an another cool and engaging success story, the story of A.J. Scribante and the corporation he founded – Majers Corp. Like many other successful entrepreneurs, Scribante managed to make a decent fortune starting with just a few hundred bucks, see how… His Story As a kid, the young A.J. worked for his dad, who had a small bakery store. His family lived in Osage City, a small town in Kansas... Read more

See How Brian Scudamore Founded 1-800-GOT-JUNK? With Only $700

May 13

You probably have heard about 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, especially if you live in Canada, or in the United States. The company is a multinational junk removal franchise founded in 1989, in the city of Vancouver (Canada), by a guy named Brian Scudamore. The business started with just a $700 investment is an established multi-million franchise today with more than 160 branches. The Story Of 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Brian Scudamore was only 18, when one day he... Read more

The Amazing Story of Hewlett Packard (HP)

April 30

In the beginning, a tiny garage in Palo Alto, California, where two young and determined men created unique and visionary products while instituting a style of business management that revolutionized business strategies forever. David Packard and William Hewlett graduated from Stanford in 1938, in the midst of Depression era unemployment. As Packard later reflected, “Bill and I were brought up in the Depression. We weren’t interested in the idea of making... Read more

Money For Nothing – The I Am Rich Mobile App

April 21

Sometimes consumer’s behavior doesn’t really make sense… This is what the people with some really crazy business ideas take advantage of, and this is how their ideas work. This is a story of one really weir idea, that didn’t make millions, but it’s worth knowing about it big time. Why? Because it’s really simple, anyone can do it, and works very well. It’s a proof of the fact that thinking... Read more

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How To Incorporate Yourself/Your Business In The USA

August 1

In the life of any entrepreneur, one day comes the moment for incorporating his activities. And then usually comes the question ‘Who the heck do I do that?’. What type of a company would you found, if you needed to do that? Would you found a C Corp, or you would choose sole proprietorship? May […]

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5 Things Vital For The Success Of Any Start Up According To Richard Branson

August 1

  Richard Branson is well known entrepreneur all around the world. But he is not just an entrepreneur, he is a serial entrepreneur. Branson has started hundreds of successful companies, most of which are still operational today. He has not only made billions of dollars this way, but also he has acquired an enormous amount […]

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How Apple Computers Got Its Name

May 27

Some of us wonder how the owners of Apple Company came up with the name. Why name a company after a fruit?   According to the co-founder of the company, Steve Wozniak, it was several weeks after the partnership was forged that they decided on the name of their company. He was then driving Steve […]

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Who Is Cisco from San Francisco?

May 16

The name of the company Cisco was derived from the City of San Francisco. Before, engineers used lower case for ‘cisco’ because it only came from the name of the said city.   According to John Morgridge, the first president of the company, the owners got the name and the logo while driving to Sacramento […]

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Mercedes: A Father’s Pretty Daughter

May 15

Everyone wants to own a car. In this modern day and age, we have a lot of car manufacturers and one of the more noteworthy is Mercedes Benz. The name came from the beautiful daughter of Emil Jellinek, Mercedes.   A rich banker-sportsman from Vienna, Emil Jellinek, was very fascinated with the success of Daimler […]

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James Casey Started UPS With Borrowed $100

May 14

United Parcel Service, or UPS as it is known by everyone today, is one of the largest messenger and courier services on the planet. Working out of the shipment and logistics industry, the company has left its mark on the world, and for over a century, it has provided cost effective and reliable messenger services […]

Read more

Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream Was Initially Going to Be a Bagel Company

May 14

Did you know that Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream Company was supposed to be a Bagel Company? Childhood friends Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield were born in Brooklyn NY, in 1951, four days apart. Ben, during his senior year, drove an ice cream truck. He attended various colleges in the Northeast but dropped out. Eventually, […]

Read more

See How A. J. Scribante Turned $500 Into A $65 Million Business

May 14

This is an another cool and engaging success story, the story of A.J. Scribante and the corporation he founded – Majers Corp. Like many other successful entrepreneurs, Scribante managed to make a decent fortune starting with just a few hundred bucks, see how… His Story As a kid, the young A.J. worked for his dad, […]

Read more

See How Brian Scudamore Founded 1-800-GOT-JUNK? With Only $700

May 13

You probably have heard about 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, especially if you live in Canada, or in the United States. The company is a multinational junk removal franchise founded in 1989, in the city of Vancouver (Canada), by a guy named Brian Scudamore. The business started with just a $700 investment is an established multi-million franchise today with […]

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10 Top Billionaires Give Advice To Entrepreneurs

May 12

There is no doubt that billionaires are the most financially successful people. Their fortunes prove that very well. Also, there are just 1 645 billionaires in the world (by the time this post was written). This number, compared to the the number of all the people on Earth, is extremely small. Billionaires are just 0.000000023% […]

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John D. Rockefeller’s Amazing Biography – How He Got Rich

April 25 | Posted by Entrepreneur Writer

John Davison Rockefeller was one of the wealthiest men in the world. John started from scratch as he was born on 8 July 1839, in Richford, NewYork, into a family... Read more

Jonah White Earned $50 Million By Making People Ugly – The Billy Bob Teeth

October 24 | Posted by Entrepreneur Writer

Jonah White is a successful and a little weird entrepreneur, one of the founders of  Billy-Bob Teeth Inc. He and his partner Rich Bailey made more than $50 million dollars,... Read more

How to Make a Million Investing 5 Dollars a Day

June 7 | Posted by Entrepreneur Writer

You would be surprised about how many ways there are to make a million of dollars. Each of them has its advantages and disadvantages and if you want to become... Read more

What Is a Millionaire?

June 4 | Posted by Entrepreneur Writer

What is a millionaire? Actually this is not a very simple question… If you take a 1 000 000 loan are you a millionaire? You have that amount available for spending,... Read more

Angry Birds – A Game For Millions Of Dollars – History

May 14 | Posted by Entrepreneur Writer

Today you will hardly find a young person, who hasn’t heard about ‘Angry Birds’, especially if she has a smartphone. This engaging mobile game has become one of the most... Read more

$65 Billion Will Be Poured Down For Crowdfunding In 2014

January 17 | Posted by Entrepreneur Writer

Crowdfunding has become a really big thing in business for the last few years. And it is growing enormous! Some guys from one of the leading crowdfunding platforms – Fundable... Read more

The Biggest Angel Investors In 2013

December 9 | Posted by Entrepreneur Writer

The infographic below shows the top angel investors of year 2013. The cool information on it was compiled by a company which main activity is representing entrepreneurs – Empact, and... Read more

What Is A Start Up Accelerator?

November 18 | Posted by Entrepreneur Writer

Start up accelerator, also referred as seed accelerator, is a form of business incubator that is chasing profit. Its main purpose is helping highly potential business ideas with mentoring, office... Read more

The Financing Stages Of A Business

November 17 | Posted by Entrepreneur Writer

Money is the lifeblood of any business. It is the fuel that any company needs in any stage of its existence. No matter how big it is, no matter how... Read more

What Is Seed Funding?

November 17 | Posted by Entrepreneur Writer

Seed capital, also referred as seed funding is a commonly used term in the business world. But what does it mean and how exactly is it used? Well, in this... Read more