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How to Find the Right Peeps for Your Business

By Lynne Beverly Strang, Late-Blooming Entrepreneurs In March, Steve Fredlund drove from his home in Minnesota to give a talk at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. But this wasn’t just any presentation. It was a TEDx talk, a locally-organized … Continue reading

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How a Longtime Auto Enthusiast Launched a Model Car Business

By Lynne Beverly Strang, Late-Blooming Entrepreneurs  Jim Cowen, 64, has loved cars and collected auto-related memorabilia for as long as he can remember. When he reached his 50s, the Chicago-area consultant decided to turn his passion into a business that … Continue reading

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How a Cocktail Napkin Inspired a Business

Jeff Block, who has a mechanical engineering degree from Cornell University and a master’s degree from the University of Chicago, never expected a paper flower made from a napkin would lead him to start a business.  But it did. As a result, the Georgia resident’s early … Continue reading

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