Indonesian, 28, turns $ 700 into a multimillion-dollar fishery business

When she was young, Utari Octavianty often felt like the underdog because of where she came from. Her hometown is Kampung Bahru, a remote fishing village in North Sumatra, Indonesia, where many do not have access to education. There was even a common saying: “If you come from a fishing village, you cannot win.” That’s … Read more

How Pro Wrestler Brimstone Built a Brand That Reaches Millions of Listeners Every Week

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. For every entertainer who’s become a business success, there are legions of others whose ideas have never left the gate or gone bust. This is the phenomenon I discussed with professional wrestler, actor, professional podcaster, author, musician and video game protagonist, “Brimstone”, (aka “William Kucmierowski” or “Will … Read more

Three Upscale Rhode Island Restaurants Perfect For Business Meetings, According To Entrepreneur Ahmed Alomari

Ahmed Alomari Ahmed Alomari Known to many as G Money, Ahmed Alomari is a businessman and consultant who epitomizes the American dream. From humble beginnings as a pizza delivery driver with a failed vending machine business, to a personal trainer-by-day, cab driver-by night, he is someone who started with little-to-nothing. Things changed when he managed … Read more

ASTA’s $ 10,000 Entrepreneur of the Year Award Opens for Entries

American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) this week announced the opening of its entries for its Entrepreneur of the Year Award, which makes its return in 2022 following a two-year hiatus, due to the pandemic. Visionary entrepreneurs — including travel advisors, agency owners, suppliers, technology start-ups, and others in the travel and hospitality industry — … Read more

Merck Recognized for Responsible Entrepreneurship in the Netherlands | Business

Washington, DC, May 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – On May 19, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands presented the 2022 Holland on the Hill Heineken Award to New Jersey-based biopharmaceutical company Merck (NYSE: MRK) in a ceremony at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC Richard DeLuca, Jr., Executive Vice President of Merck … Read more

The serious business of baking, Victoria entrepreneur opens shop in downtown | News

Sweet-toothed Victorians have a reason to celebrate. Ensconced in downtown’s eclectic Peaches & Tortilla Mercantile, a new bakery and ice cream shop called Blume & Flour held its grand opening on May 7. Peaches & Tortilla owner Lascena Lee Simmons and baker Mellisa Flores put the store’s existing bar area to confectionary purposes and brought … Read more

Career advice from the owner of NYC’s Yu and Me Books

At 27 years old, Lucy Yu is in her second career and living out what she originally planned to be her retirement goal. She’s the owner of Yu and Me Books, New York City’s first Asian American woman-owned bookstore located in Manhattan’s Chinatown. Yu is a chemical engineer by training and, until recently, worked as … Read more

Equitable Entrepreneurship Programming Returns to In-Person with LEAP’s Hatching Event in … | News

Lansing, Michigan, May 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – In a night of creative collaboration, seven local entrepreneurs pitched at The Hatching, Lansing Economic Area Partnership’s (LEAP) quarterly pitch competition. The event, which was open to entrepreneurs in Clinton, Eaton, Ingham and Shiawassee counties, took place May 5 and marked LEAP’s first return to in-person events … Read more

Genius Energy wins Amazon Smbhav Entrepreneurship Challenge 2022; puts the focus on grassroots innovation

India has become the third-largest startup ecosystem in the world and today, and entrepreneurship in India is not limited to only the top metros. Small and medium businesses across the country are contributing significantly to India’s GDP, and digitization and e-commerce are playing a key role in offering a level playing field for businesses of … Read more

Inclusion of 4 lakh women in 48,000 SHGs revolutionizes women entrepreneurship in J&K

The inclusion of four lakh women in more than 48,000 Self Help Groups (SHGs) under Jammu and Kashmir Rural Livelihoods Mission (UMEED) with easy access to capital has revolutionized women entrepreneurship at grassroots level in Jammu and Kashmir. J&K government under the stewardship of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, is committed to providing access to capital, … Read more