The UPS Store Provides a World of Opportunity for Immigrant Entrepreneurs 1

The UPS Store Provides a World of Opportunity for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Success in business is simple: find a product or service that everyone needs, become partners with a top global brand to bring customers to your door, and work hard to become an asset to your community. This  formula has made The UPS Store one of America’s most admired franchises. Read on to see how it can […]

8 Commonsense Ways for Building Value in Your Company 3

8 Great Ways to Build Value in Your Company – And Score a BIG Payoff

Hard work, common sense and a commitment to customer service can build tremendous value in a company – and potentially lead to a very big payoff. Overview Ten years ago, two brothers from South Africa came to America looking to make it in the music business. After studying at Boston’s fabled Berklee College of Music, Gary […]

Meet New Jersey's Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year 1

Celebrating New Jersey’s Immigrant Entrepreneurs

New Jersey’s Immigrant Entrepreneurs Contribution Recognized. NJIEA, a broad-based coalition of New Jersey businesses and trade organizations recently celebrated immigrant entrepreneurship with their fourth annual Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards on November 2, 2016 The Awards program was created to recognize and honor the past and present contributions of immigrant business owners in the State of New Jersey. […]

Work Smarter, Not Longer: Lessons Learned from America's Taco Shop 1

Work Smarter, Not Longer: 4 Key Success Strategies for Food Franchises

America Bortin, CEO of America’s Taco Store, shares 4 key strategies on how she grew her small store into one of the fastest growing food franchises in the U.S. We recently spoke with America and Terry Bortin, founders of multi million dollar America’s Taco Shop franchise, who talked about growing their business and shared these […]

Ming Wang Knits Immigrant’s 12-Step Sales Strategy Builds $12 Million Company

Ming Wang Knits: Immigrant’s 12-Step Sales Strategy Builds $12 Million Company

Eddie Wang used smart, aggressive selling to build a $12 million clothing company, Ming Wang Knits, from scratch. Learn how he did it. Eddie Wang didn’t know a soul in the U.S. when he and his wife Ming started looking for contract knitting work in the U.S. in 1978. Today, their clothing line sells in […]

Chobani Owner's Bold, Inspiring Move is Good Business 1

Chobani Owner’s Bold, Inspiring Move is Good Business

One immigrant entrepreneur is grabbing big headlines and creating a stir in the financial and business communities — by being generous and sharing the wealth. Turkish immigrant Hamdi Ulukaya, who founded the yogurt company Chobani in 2005, announced to workers at the upstate New York plant this week that they would given stock worth up […]

Customer Loyalty, Traditional Values Fuel $4 Million Business 1

Customer Loyalty, Traditional Values Fuel $4 Million Business

Even in the 21st Century, commitment to community and  old fashioned values are still keys to a solid, long-lasting business In thirty years of the home services business, Mike Ploennigs has never been out of work, a claim most people can’t make in the era of downsizing and underemployment. His secret? “I never sat around waiting […]

How To Win Government Contracts

4 Steps to Winning Lucrative Government Contracts

Immigrant entrepreneurs, earn government contracts in this step-by-step plan from the experts and learn to take your business to the next level! Immigrant entrepreneur Lloyd Hawthorne launched his Bronx-based Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery in New York City in 1989, turning it into a successful, nationwide franchisor selling popular Jamaican fare. But his first really big […]

From After School Job to $4 Million Business 5

From After School Job to $4 Million Business

Learn how a kid from New Jersey turned his after school job installing burglar alarms into a multi-million dollar security and home entertainment business.  Most Jewish boys save their bar mitzvah gifts for college tuition, or a trip to Europe, but Gary Leff took his money and financed a security business now worth $4 million a year. He got his […]

Simulation Training and the German man who Created a $5 Million Company 3

Simulation Training and the German man who Created a $5 Million Company

Immigrant Business Statistics  Name: Bjorn Billhardt Country of Origin: Germany Immigrated: 1994  Founded Enspire: 2001 Jobs Created: 30 Annual Revenue: $5 million   German exchange student falls in love with America, and returns to found a multi-million dollar company building innovative products for Fortune 500 companies. Overview Bjorn Billhardt’s first experience of America came as a teenager when he arrived from Germany as […]