He Grew Weed With His Mom. Now He’s Worth $500 Million

Tzachi Cohen started Tikun Olam as a non-profit growing medical cannabis mainly for IDF vets with PTSD About a decade ago, Tzachi Cohen discovered the benefits of medical marijuana, after treatment of pains from an infection in his teeth after surgery. The status of cannabis at the time was substantially different from it is today, […]

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‘A real opportunity’: Cannabis entrepreneurship lifting some First Nations communities

It’s a quiet, cool autumn morning in early October and Medicine Wheel Natural Healing is bustling. In the span of an hour, dozens of customers visit and crowd the counters in the shop, manned by a security guard, looking at cannabis flowers, concentrates, oils and infused topical creams available for purchase. Employees wearing headsets enthusiastically […]

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‘People thought we were interns but we were in charge’

Image copyrightELI ZATURANSKI Image captionThe young couple are said to still own 45% of their $160m business The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Jamie Beaton and Sharndre Kushor, founders of online tutoring company Crimson Education. When Jamie Beaton and Sharndre Kushor were seeking […]

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This black female entrepreneur is rebuilding D.C. with foreign dollars—and a dream

Angelique Brunner was once the only African American woman in VC from NYC to Atlanta. Now, she runs a $500 million investment firm that is revitalizing D.C. Angelique Brunner [Photo: Ashleigh Bing] When Angelique Brunner moved to the nation’s capital two decades ago, she was shocked to find neighborhoods with no stores, no services, and burned-out […]

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The First 3 Years of Self-Financing Your Business

When running a business, the first three years set you up for future success. Therefore, if you are self-financing, or bootstrapping, it’s important to prepare yourself for financial success during these first three years. Those who opt to self-finance a new enterprise may do so for a variety of reasons. It may be traditional financing is too costly or not […]

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30 Amazing Startup Business Ideas That’ll Make You Money in 2018

” /> With so many startup business ideas in 2018, it can be hard to figure out which is worth pursuing. You’ll want to create a store in a niche that’s not only profitable but also great for the long-term. You may notice that a lot of the business ideas on this list have been […]

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Top 15 List of Business Movies for Entrepreneurs

Coming up with the top business movies for Entrepreneurs recommended watching wasn’t easy, there are a few that are a given, yet some you may wonder why are even on the list… well, for many reasons. Some movies have business lessons while others portray good business ethics and some are just plain inspirational. The Godfather […]

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How to Transition From the Corporate World to Entrepreneurship as a Working Woman

Transitioning from corporate to entrepreneurship can be a scary prospect as a working woman. Here’s how to approach it. Image 1 of 1 Transitioning from the corporate world to entrepreneurship is going to be one of the most impactful journeys you may experience as a working woman. It will change what you have been conditioned […]

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