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This Parent of 10 has Big Plans for her Investigations Business

It takes grit. commitment and strong support to start a business later in life while managing the demands of a family. One entrepreneur who understands this very well is Jeannette Hughes. Hughes and her husband, Dale Hughes Sr., are the … Continue reading

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Downsized Designer Shuns Corporate Life – and Finds Success

By Lynne Strang, Late Blooming Entrepreneurs For Donna Herrle, life changed in two days. That’s how much notice the Pittsburgh woman received that she was being laid off from her position at a healthcare group purchasing organization where she had … Continue reading

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What Barbie, Bifocals and Barbed Wire Have in Common

We hear a lot about inventors in the technology area who have had phenomenal success at a very young age.  But that doesn’t mean inventors with more mileage under their belts can’t be ultra successful as well.  Some of the most revolutionary or popular … Continue reading

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Obama Signs Bill to Help Entrepreneurs, Inventors

President Obama today signed the America Invents Act during a visit to Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, Virginia.   According to a White House news release, the legislation “will speed up the patent process so that innovators and … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur Moves From Camcorders to Grilled Cheese

Can a big-time tech entrepreneur make it in the restaurant business?  Jonathan Kaplan thinks so.  The founder of Pure Digital, which created the Flip Video camcorder, has a new startup:  The Melt, a chain of quick-serve grilled cheese restaurants that … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur Goes Nuts with Snack Startup

Howie Sher, a 43-year-old former grocer, has a new product with a memorable name:  “What-A-Ya-Nuts?!”  After a soft launch last month, Sher’s snack — which has clusters of almonds, pecans and sunflower seeds and comes in four flavors — is now in about 100 locations, with … Continue reading

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Smart Words from Seasoned Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship can be tough — and unpredictable.  On some days, everything seems to click into place.  On others, nothing goes right. If that sounds like what you’re going through, rest assured that even the most successful business owners experience ups and downs.  Here are quotes … Continue reading

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