Networking is an art. And as with anything, the more practice the better
you get. The men behind 1209 Enterprise and SuccessNet, know just this.
It is one of the reasons Frank Waters and Henry Nelson launched
Brooklyn, New York-based 1209 Enterprise in 2007.
The competition between small businesses is very aggressive. With all the pressure that comes from other small businesses, the
question comes up of how the small company can compete with the larger
First Senegalese entrepreneur Magatte Wade co-created the multi-million
dollar U.S. drink company Adina World Beat Beverages, which is a
manufacturer of coffee, tea and juice drinks based in California. Now she has turned her eye to a high-end skin care line based on
traditional Senegalese recipes. Her new venture is Tiossano. Based in
NY, the company sells skin care products based on traditional
Senegalese recipes, using natural ingredients indigenous to Africa.
Many would think that as a person reaches middle age, they would be
thinking about retiring. But according to a study, more than 25 million
Americans ages 44 to 70 want to start a small business or nonprofit
venture. The study was done by Civic Ventures, a think tank that focuses
on the work and social lives of baby boomers.