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10 throwback industries making a comeback for entrepreneurs who want to build unique businesses that bring people joy

The COVID-19 crisis has reminded many people of the benefits and joys of what some call "homesteading" activities Entrepreneurs in these types of businesses that have long held loyal, niche markets are now opening up to a surge of mainstream consumers. Business Insider compiled this list of the 10 most interesting throwback... go to Article >

8 women entrepreneurs under 30 to watch in 2021, according to investors, CEOs, and executives

5 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementCOVID-19 has had a disproportionately negative impact on women-owned businesses, according to research published in June by the University of California at Santa Cruz. While the number of active US business owners in... read more

24 podcasts picked by industry leaders, executives, and business school professors that are almost as good as getting an MBA

7 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementWhile many people have opinions about the best business podcasts to listen to, Business Insider searched far and wide to assemble a group of select industry thought leaders — CEOs, business school professors, authors,... read more

Tony Hsieh once ran a radical organizational experiment that prompted 14% of employees to quit. Here's an inside look at how the late Zappos CEO...

2 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementOn March 24, Zappos' 1,500 or so employees got a memo from CEO Tony Hsieh. "This is a long email," it began. "Please take 30 minutes to read through the email in its entirety." It concerned the retailer's transition to... read more

I'm a wine consultant who creates custom tastings and dinners for private clients. Here's how I transitioned from writing about wine to running my...

5 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementFor the last 10 years, I was living a dream life, paid to go on vacation and write about it for magazines and online publications. Through a lot of networking and pitching ideas, I built up my reputation and portfolio as... read more

The inside story of how Henrik Fisker pulled off a $3 billion deal to fuel his electric car comeback (FSR)

3 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementHenrik Fisker is a study in resiliency.  The demise of his first company, Fisker Automotive, in 2013 was a major setback, but it didn't prevent the Danish-born designer and entrepreneur from staging a second act in the... read more

I run a PR firm for small businesses. After my brother died in Iraq, it felt like my world exploded — here are the 9 steps I took to rebuild my...

3 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementPicking up the pieces after a public tragedy is tough when you are self-employed. But it's doable.  In August 2007, my husband and I were living the dream — just four years earlier, I'd founded my own public relations... read more

Green energy giants team up to launch Renewable Hydrogen Coalition

8 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Dual boost for emerging hydrogen economy as key trade bodies launch new initiative and Hyundai and Ineos ink agreement to advance fuel cell technology development Some of Europe's leading energy companies and trade bodies... read more

POWER PLAYERS: Here are the 15 change-makers at Adidas paving the way for diversity and inclusion at the company

26 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement Like many athletic-wear companies, Adidas is aiming to improve its diversity and inclusion efforts.  One year ago, The New York Times reported that less than 4.5% of the 1,700 Adidas employees at the company's Portland,... read more

The UK's attempt to turn a rundown corner of London into its own Silicon Valley is a flub 10 years on, insiders say

28 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement On November 3, 2010, British Prime Minister David Cameron, months into his tenure as the country's first Conservative leader in more than a decade, gave a speech outlining his plan to turn London into one of "the world's... read more

How boredom in a banking job turned into a thriving career in real estate development, from a CEO who developed over 2,000 units over the past decade

18 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement Brett Kaufman has been redefining community living through art and innovation for over a decade.  Currently the founder and CEO of Ohio-based Kaufman Development, Kaufman's story begins as a banker, first as an analyst... read more