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How Jon Bon Jovi’s Restaurants Are Making a Big Difference

Jon Bon Jovi is a world-famous rock star with numerous albums that have sold millions of copies.  But there’s another side to him that some fans may not know. He’s also a social entrepreneur who is dedicated to fighting hunger. … Continue reading

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A Retired Engineer’s Cool Inventions

Seth Goldstein was a biomedical engineer at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland for 37 years. When he retired thirteen years ago, he needed something new to do. So Goldstein, who has four degrees in mechanical and electrical … 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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Dexter Holland: Punk Rocker, Hot Sauce Entrepreneur and AIDS Researcher

If you’re into music, you may know that Dexter Holland is the lead singer for The Offspring, a punk-rock band. What’s less known is the fact that he’s also a successful entrepreneur and a scientist. Holland started a hot sauce company, Gringo Bandito, when he was in his early 40s.  Apparently, the inspiration … 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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A Cuban Opera Singer Becomes an Entrepreneur

Thanks to one man’s moxie, Cuba now has El Cabildo, a recently opened entertainment center that’s pushing the limits of the communist country’s still unfolding economic reforms. The force behind El Cabildo is Ulises Aquino, a 50-year-old opera singer who … Continue reading

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Iron Maiden’s Lead Singer Opens Aviation Business

Bruce Dickinson, the 53-year-old lead singer for the heavy metal rock band Iron Maiden, plans to open an aviation center in South Wales that he says will create up to 1,000 new jobs. Dickinson, who has sold more than 85 million … Continue reading

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