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    Dad-Preneur Develops and Markets Durable and Eco-Friendly Kids Pajamas

    Dad Changes the Face of Kids’ Pajamas with Little Twig & Sparrow Product Line

    As a father-of-three, entrepreneur Avi Newhouse was tired of all of the same-old cartoon, princess, and hero print kids’ pajamas that wore out after only a few washings. He set out and created Little Twig & Sparrow: exceptionally durable kids’ pajamas that exude modern style and extraordinary quality.

    Revolutionizing the Travel Industry

    Mom Invents the BubbleBum Inflatable Car Booster Seat

    Mompreneur Grainne Kelly invented BubbleBum, the first inflatable car booster seat, as a way for travelers to safely transport their kids. She came up with the idea while traveling back and forth between her native Ireland and England to visit a sick relative. “I always had to carry cumbersome, rigid car seats on the flights due to the lack of car booster seats available from car rental desks,” she shares. “I knew this was a challenge faced by many on-the-go parents, so I invented BubbleBum as THE lightweight, portable, and inflatable solution!”
     

    Helping Others Work from Home

    Renae Christine built a six-figure stationery company for herself from her own home and is now teaching others on how to do the same. She currently helps thousands of other business owners build their businesses through analysis and training via the Rich Mom University and free training webinars on http://RichMomBusiness.com.
     

    Home-Based Business Inspires Kids

    With today’s economy requiring more stringent control of one’s financial income, many Americans are electing to start a new business from home —for many good reasons. For Cindy Venckus, of Chicago, IL, the concept worked. Her motive to create a home-based kindergarten education program transformed into Early Education Enrichment, LLC.

    Creating and Enhancing Beauty

    Woman’s Affinity for Makeup Results in the Creation of a New Cosmetic Line

    In 2004, Marci Star — a fresh out of college business major — moved to Los Angeles, California for a music career, but had an affinity for makeup. Broke, hungry, and touring with her band, she did makeup applications on the side for cash to survive. Marci began professional makeup applications on stars in the music industry. As the clients walked away with beautifully finished faces, they requested touch-up items to-go. Marci thought, "I could keep giving away these other brands, but what if I had my own to sell?"

    Perseverance and Hard Work

    In 2004, Marci Star— a fresh out of college business major — moved to Los Angeles for a music career, but had an affinity for makeup. Broke, hungry, and touring with her band, she did makeup applications on the side for cash to survive. Marci began professional makeup applications on stars in the music industry. As the clients walked away with beautifully finished faces, they requested touch-up items to-go. Marci thought, "I could keep giving away these other brands, but what if I had my own to sell?"

    Hobby Turned Home Business

    Man Profits from His Love for Photography and Video

    Dan Weiniger isn't afraid of heights. He has worked in high finance at the American Stock Exchange in Manhattan, in high calories as the owner of two ice cream shops in Florida, in high selling of life insurance, and now in high tech as the owner/operator of Home Video Studio in Westfield, NJ. For nearly three years now, Weiniger has been building his home-based business skyward by providing video services — from simple tape/DVD transfers to complex editing — to a host of clients, both personal and corporate.

    Achieving the American Dream

    Former Math Teacher Builds a Direct Sales Company with 50,000 Independent Distributors

    By Home Business Magazine

    Every Friday, It Works! Global founder Mark B. Pentecost swaps his city-office setting for the tranquility of his cattle ranch in Myakka City, Fla. The 340-acre spread has no Internet or cellphone service — which means no text messages, emails, or other interruptions. It’s the ideal place to reflect, rejuvenate, and generate bold new ideas — ideas like the one that gave birth to his direct sales company in 2001.

    Home-Based Mompreneur Develops Product that Comforts and Protects Babies and Toddlers

    Mompreneur’s Ear Flap Hats Protect Against Bad Weather, Noise, and Infections

    A mother of two from New York, Olivia Entin stumbled upon what would become the inspiration behind her flourishing home-based business when she was searching and unsuccessfully finding clothing for her children that would provide safety and optimal comfort as well as a fashion-forward appearance.

    A Real David vs. Goliath Story

    Co-Owners’ Start-Up Takes on Facebook Co-Founder & Industry Leader Asana

    Kevin Withnall had previously worked with MSN in Australia, and is the founder and CEO of a 12-person development firm. Jason Weaver was formerly a Project Manager at ING. Together, they did not found a typical Silicon Valley startup — they are not 22 years old, they have been hardened by the business world, and they started off building a product for themselves 2 years ago for internal purposes for Kevin’s 12-person development firm.

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