Darren Riley had never had issues breathing. He was active – he played basketball in college – and never once needed an inhaler. But then three years ago, he moved to south Detroit. In his late 20s, he developed symptoms of asthma and was diagnosed. He thought about his father, who was also diagnosed at […]
There was never really a conversation about who would run the family business – Kelly and Morgan Walsh weren’t expecting to become hotdog stand owners in their twenties. But then their father unexpectedly died, and Cupid’s Hot Dogs became theirs. They considered selling its two locations in Winnetka and Simi Valley in Los Angeles, California, […]
Conversations surrounding racism and that trauma that people of color face have become more common – and expected – in the business world. But how do you have a conversation that propels real change, one that is productive rather than defensive, and one that focuses on the concerns of people of color, rather than on […]
A recent event by Times of Entrepreneurship explored the top university entrepreneurship programs and the future of the discipline.
Countries are a long way from creating the right conditions for social entrepreneurs to thrive, according to a new report by Catalyst 2030, a movement of social entrepreneurs focused on finding approaches to attain the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. There has been increasing attention paid to social entrepreneurship and impact investing, as a […]
Kelly Twichel began thinking about helping people when her mom had a stroke when she was 12 years old. She watched her mom go through different therapies and noticed the power of people coming together to help. It was a big reason for her going into health care, and she chose occupational therapy because she […]
Arsh and Jannat Kakar launched their compostable packaging company TishWish in June 2020, as the world grappled with the early pandemic. Consumers were ordering online more, and many businesses were pivoting to e-commerce. Some businesses were shipping products for the first time with classic plastic mailers and bubble mailers that are difficult or impossible to […]
The owners of Herman’s Ribhouse in Fayetteville, Arkansas, were stunned when longtime regulars began volunteering to keep the restaurant alive during the labor shortage.
Danielle Neal launched her social media marketing business Digital with Danielle as a side hustle in August 2020. The 25-year-old was a full-time teacher, but in May 2021, she decided to quit her job and pursue her business full time. In less than a year from that decision, the Baltimore, Maryland-based entrepreneur is bringing in […]
Inside a Brooklyn studio, five people gather around canvases with gun-like machines loaded with yarn. Designs of their choice are sketched ahead of time, and by the end of the six hour class, they’ll have the beginnings of an original rug created with their own hands. The designs are sometimes very bespoke – for example, […]