Brian Asingia and Franco Abbot are building what has been dubbed the
Disney of Africa. Their DreamAfrica is a digital storytelling platform
and offers entertaining and educational family friendly storybooks,
audiobooks, music and video/animations.
A startup can fail for a host of reasons. Lack of funding, low market interest and poor preparation can all lead to your demise. But would you ever expect that having too much popularity could put you under?
According to the latest data gathered by the SBA, about 66% of small businesses will survive during
the first two years of operation. Despite the fact that this is more promising than the 80% failure rate
claimed by other sources, the figures are still high enough to cause
apprehension. Here, we explore why so many small businesses fail during the first few years.
On Tuesday morning, the latest National Federation of Independent Business’s Small Business Optimism survey was released, showing that small businesses are feeling sunnier than at any time since the financial crisis.
Business woman Roni DeLuz was ill for many years. Eventually, she turned to a holistic approach and detoxification, among other natural approaches. This move not only healed her, but changed her lifestyle and prompted a new business venture. In 1999, she opened the Martha’s Vineyard Holistic Retreat located in Vineyard Haven.