Entrepreneurs

Holding a steady job may be tough if you are married to a member of the military.

Since military families generally move every two to three years, the spouse finds herself or himself in several new homes throughout the service member’s career.

We’re seeing used clothing as a big business now and on this month’s “Bright Ideas”, we speak with entrepreneurs who focus on men’s clothing and their growing love in fashion. Our Sue Herera has more for us.

Start-ups led by women tend to get less funding than their male counterparts but there’s an effort underway to change that. Julia Boorstin reports on how one investor is trying to close that gap.

On this edition of “Bright Ideas”, meet the entrepreneurs who are on a mission to make your home renovation project easier and cheaper. Our Bill Griffeth has more for us.

On the latest edition of “Bright Ideas”, we speak with a pair of entrepreneurs who have a high tech way where it allows people to streamline their commute. Sue Herera reports.

We have a special report how business boot camps are helping female veterans become entrepreneurs. Contessa Brewer has more for us at Syracuse University.

We introduced you earlier in the week, “FinalStraw”, a company that makes environmentally friendly straws, went from a dream to a nightmare. Soon, it went viral online but the company found many posts were actually directing followers to buy knockoffs. As Andrea Day reports, the company says its cost them millions.

It started out as the American Dream. FinalStraw, which makes an environmentally friendly straw, raised nearly 2 million dollars in crowd funding and was even on “Shark Tank”. But the dream turned into a nightmare unfolding across the globe in China. Andrea Day reports.

How Bourdain became a master storyteller with an adventurous appetite.

A study suggests baby boomers are nearly twice as likely to launch ventures as millennials.

Immigrants are twice as likely as native-born Americans to start their own companies.

The Small Business Administration finds that few young people starting businesses.

Ava is an ovulation tracking bracelet that is worn at night when the woman is sleeping to track her most fertile days.

Immigrants are nearly twice as likely as native-born Americans to launch new businesses.