Tag Archive: Accidental Entrepreneur

  1. by Angie Chang

    Accidental Entrepreneur With Newborn Baby Creates weeSpring, Daydreams About Growth Channels

    Right now, we’re eating, drinking, and sleeping user acquisition…

    By Allyson Downey (Co-Founder, weeSpring)

    I think of myself as an accidental entrepreneur: I had a newborn baby, was transitioning into a new job, and was as sleep-deprived as you’d imagine under those circumstances.

    But during all those sleepless nights (and days!), I had this idea in my head that I couldn’t shake: there had to be an easier way for new and expecting parents to figure out what they needed

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    by Angie Chang

    From An Instagram Following, A Consignment Business Is Born

    I had stumbled upon an accidental business.

    By Milysan Troche (Founder, My Haute Closet)

    You wouldn’t think a college graduate with a perfect 4.0 GPA, tons of student activities, and several corporate internships would have much difficulty landing an interview. At least that’s not what anyone tells you can happen during our current economic climate. I must have literally sent out well over a thousand resumes and tailor-made cover letters to potential positions with no response.

    With much encouragement from former teachers and friends, I decided to revisit a business plan I had written in college. The idea was an e-commerce/lifestyle/hybrid social media site called My Haute Closet. Being that venture capital wasn’t exactly knocking

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    by Angie Chang

    Israeli Entrepreneur Fundraising For Ringbow Gadget On Kickstarter

    Support the next generation gaming accessory Ringbow on Kickstarter!

    By Efrat Barit (Co-Founder & CEO, Ringbow)

    All my life I was a “doer”. Arranged, promoted, organized, friends, family, work, I never sat and looked from the side, or waited for something to happen.

    I always looked at myself as a resourceful girl. I didn’t know what it meant to be an entrepreneur or what you needed to do to become one. In my case, becoming an entrepreneur wasn’t something that I chose, it chose me! People always say luck is being in the right place at the right time. I guess this happened to me when I was introduced to a friend of a friend who had some big ideas, but needed