Over Labor Day weekend, urban youth of the Compton and Oakland
communities of California will have the opportunity to flex their tech
muscles at the “We Are Code” two-day hackathon event designed to promote
awareness and innovation.
LaChena Clark loves being in business. So much so she has started
several companies. She owns two locations of laundry and dry cleaning
service Sudsy Waters, that picks up and delivers. She is also part-owner
of the location in White Plains. Now, her latest venture is Mia's
Bathhouse for Pets, located in Central Harlem.
Talk about taking the lemonade stand concept to a new level. Mr. Cory's
Cookies, which kidpreneur Cory began selling in front of his home, has
gone from zero to 1,000 fast. Now after he and his mother incorporated the business in 2012, he's
selling more than 1,000 baked goods every weekend. The new goal: save
money to attend Princeton University. Here, Mr. Cory talks to TNJ.com.
While the jury is still out on whether some people are born to be
entrepreneurs or are created through education and experience, it is
interesting to note that these people share several characteristics that
set them apart from the rest. Are you born to be an entrepreneur?