Tag Archives: small business

The Cronut’s Unexpected Success Story

At Dominique Ansel Bakery in downtown Manhattan, bakers work to all hours of the night to keep up with demand. In the first installment of the Eureka! series, Bloomberg takes you behind the creation of Ansel’s most desired pastry: the Cronut.

Can Wattpad’s DIY writing empire survive an invasion by Amazon?

When venture capitalists are considering whether or not to invest in a startup, there’s a stock question many will ask the founder: What would you do if Google decided to enter your business? You could swap the name of any tech titan — Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon — into that query. The bigger picture is figuring out whether the thing you’re building is a unique and defensible business or just a cool feature these companies haven’t bothered to focus on yet. Continue reading Can Wattpad’s DIY writing empire survive an invasion by Amazon?

The startup success story behind Vidyard – Small Empires

Before there was Vidyard, there was Redwoods Media, a small Canadian startup making marketing videos. Slowly but surely, the company, like so many startups, had to learn two lessons and has come to embrace them over time: being creative is difficult to scale, and they’e actually much better engineers than they are artists. Continue reading The startup success story behind Vidyard – Small Empires

Small Business Success Story – Boutique Jewellery

If you’ve ever wanted to start up a online web store and was in the process of looking into vendors, you’ve most likely ran into alibaba.com. Its true they use a lot of off shore vendors and the questions about payment and shipments have definitely crossed all our minds – this video takes you through how an existing alibaba ambassador works and believes in working Alibaba.com and how they have made her sites successful.

$30,000 in Cash & Prizes: The Start Something Challenge Video Competition

Start getting motivated! and get a kickstart to begin reaching your goals.

Do you have a business idea? Is your non-profit starting a new initiative? Are you launching a new product? Share what you’re starting using a free online tool at Animoto that takes your pictures or video clips and transforms them into a cool short video clip that can be shared with millions in a matter of minutes, and win up to $10,000 for your business!

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