Joshua Dorkin – Founder / CEO BiggerPockets.com was founded by Joshua Dorkin and launched on October 22, 2004. An entrepreneur, web designer, real estate investor, and one-time realtor, Joshua was not satisfied by the online offerings of other real estate sites out there, and decided to build one himself. Mr. Dorkin’s vision for BiggerPockets has […]
Enter today for the Entrepreneurial Winning Women program! The EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ program is a national competition and executive leadership program that identifies a select group of high-potential women entrepreneurs whose businesses show real potential to scale — and then helps them do it. Results show that the program is spurring rapid growth. According […]
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Mobile gaming is booming. A new publication by Hamburg-based secondary research organization yStats.com, “Global Mobile Gaming Market 2014”, reports that gamers are moving away from consoles and pre-installed PC games toward games on mobile gaming devices such as smartphones and tablets. Mobile gaming is the fastest growing segment of the video game market as game-playing […]
It’s a great sign for our economy that entrepreneurs are interested in franchising and in attending expo shows. The recently held Franchise Expo South set a record for attendance and exhibitors in Houston. This was the largest expo in the South and it drew nearly 11,000 visitors and 200 franchise exhibitors to the eighth annual […]
Should you use your personal finances to start your small business? Starting a business can be a tremendous strain on your personal finances. It takes time before your new venture turns a profit and provides financial support for you and your family. Before starting a business, it is important to get your finances in order. […]
Boston-based burger chain b.good launched in 2004, grew to 10 corporate stores and began selling its first franchises in 2012, with a concept that features seasonal local produce, meat ground on-site and condiments made from scratch. Co-founder Jon Olinto said it’s a challenge to stick to the concept as the franchise program expands geographically, a […]
Think Global: From Elana Fine, managing director of the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business: “Understand every business is a global business. I repeat. Understand every business is a global business and every entrepreneur is a global entrepreneur. For those of you who use the business […]