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An Actor Turns to Entrepreneurship — And Finds Success

LeVar Burton’s long career in the entertainment industry spans a variety of roles: Geordi LaForge on “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” Kunta Kinte from the famed television miniseries “Roots” and longtime host of PBS’ “Reading Rainbow” TV show. Now the … Continue reading

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Donny Osmond’s New Role: Entrepreneur

Singer Donny Osmond has done a lot in his life since the release of his first smash single — Puppy Love — back in 1972.  He’s acted on stage, raced cars and hosted talk shows. He even won Dancing with the Stars in 2009. Now the 57-year-old entertainer has just announced his first app to go along with the … Continue reading

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TV Shows for Late-Blooming Entrepreneurs

Most business owners don’t have much downtime.  When an unexpected break or a free night occurs, it feels good to relax and stretch out on the couch – and maybe watch a little TV. A while ago, I was channel surfing one evening and happened to … Continue reading

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A Couple’s Calling: Gourmet Marshmallow Treats

Judy Soldinger was a registered nurse. Her husband, Steve, worked in broadcasting for more than 40 years. Now the Portsmouth, Virginia couple is busy producing Crispycakes — soft and gooey marshmallow treats that are making their way into locations ranging … Continue reading

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Dancing Their Way to a New Business

Geri Messer and Pat Balderas, both 66, love tap dancing. Two years ago, they took a big plunge. They bought the Toledo, Ohio-based studio where they took lessons and turned it into Off Broadway Dance Company. “We both had a passion … Continue reading

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Australia-Based Entrepreneur Jumps Into the Trampoline Business

Michael Schreiber did well with bowling. Can he repeat his success with trampolines? Among those who hope so are the creators of Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, a Los Angeles-based company that recently struck a deal with Schreiber to bring 10 new locations … Continue reading

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An Old-Style Record Shop Presents a New Business Model

In an era of digital downloads and music on the go, a 44-year-old entrepreneur is about to open a Lansdowne, Pennsylvania-based store that will sell vinyl records. As reported in this Delco News Network article, Andrea DiFabio’s new record shop — Vinyl Revival — promises a … Continue reading

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