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 […]

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 […]

Low Cost Cosmetics Franchise Ideal for Immigrant Entrepreneurs 3

Low-Cost, High-Value Franchise Ideal for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Traditional cosmetics brand launches its own makeover, combining great products and new marketing approaches to become America’s top cosmetics franchisor  Overview It all started during the Great Depression, when a registered nurse in Santa Monica California  started making skin care solutions for her patients in her kitchen. That nurse was Merle Nethercutt Norman, and the skin care […]

Getting to "Hot Yes" Through Crowdfunding 3

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 […]

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 […]