Crowdfunding’s Pros and Cons for Immigrant Startups

Crowdfunding is hot right now, but is it right for you? Learn crowdfunding’s pros and cons in this revealing interview with Evan Cohen, a top executive of Indiegogo. Immigrant Business:  Indiegogo has become one the of the top three crowdfunding sites on the web in a few short years. How did it get started? Cohen. Basically, our three […]

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Dreaming of Retail Success? Here’s How to Sell Fashion to Department Stores

Fashion industry insider Nicole Ryder who has worked both as a buyer for major department stores and as creative director for an emerging brand reveals how to sell fashion to major retailers Recently we interviewed Nicole Ryder the Creative Director of Volver Design Group about the process of selling products in the fashion world. Ryder […]

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 […]

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Immigrant Uses Crowdfunding to Launch US Product

Immigrant entrepreneur from UK uses crowdfunding to fund product launch. During his business career, Seymour Segnit chased a lot of opportunities, 17  by his own count. “They say the average millionaire has had 17 failures before they make it. Well, I absolutely haven’t made it big… but I think I’ve done the 17 failures,” says Segnit with self-deprecating […]

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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 […]