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This Family Business Sees Opportunity Solving a Big Problem in Education
Family Businesses

This Family Business Sees Opportunity Solving a Big Problem in Education

Two brothers have put together a curriculum for teaching science and math, now they are making a franchise business of it.
Daphne Mallory
Stripe Co-Founder on How He Could Have Scaled Faster
If I Knew Then

Stripe Co-Founder on How He Could Have Scaled Faster

For our 'If I Knew Then' Series, the CEO and co-founder of mobile-payment system Stripe discusses the importance of structure, benefits of working with family and finding product-market fit.
Nina Zipkin
4 Ways to Build the Mental Fortitude Needed to Transition From Your Business
Selling a Business

4 Ways to Build the Mental Fortitude Needed to Transition From Your Business

When it's time to walk away, you must figure out your options and prepare yourself for a big chance.
Stacy Feiner
Keepin' it in the Family: How to Structure a Business With Your Closest Relatives
Family Businesses

Keepin' it in the Family: How to Structure a Business With Your Closest Relatives

Family-run companies need structure and careful planning. Your relationships and success depend on it.
Nellie Akalp
The Roots of This Family Business Reach Back to the Original Popcorn Machine
Family Businesses

The Roots of This Family Business Reach Back to the Original Popcorn Machine

The Cretor family has been in the snack business well over a hundred years and is reasing a new generation to continue the legacy.
Daphne Mallory
This 21 Year Old Took Over Her Mother's Franchise to Honor Her Memory
Franchise Players

This 21 Year Old Took Over Her Mother's Franchise to Honor Her Memory

After her mother's sudden death, Brittany Nguyen knew she needed to take on the responsibility of running her Children's Orchard franchise.
Kate Taylor
Technology

How One Boutique Uses Technology to Help More Brides Say Yes to the Dress

Take this Texas-based small business as an example of how smart tech can help you grow and streamline operations.
Carol Roth
Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Run Your Family Business
Family Businesses

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Run Your Family Business

Owning a family business isn't for the faint of heart -- and it requires a fair amount of heart itself.
Daphne Mallory
Joining the Family Business and Becoming a Franchisee at Age 25
Franchise Players

Joining the Family Business and Becoming a Franchisee at Age 25

Matt Stewart is a third-generation heating and cooling professional.
Kate Taylor
Starting a Family Business? Here's a Slice of Advice.
Family Businesses

Starting a Family Business? Here's a Slice of Advice.

One of the owners of Canada-based Topper's Pizza shares best practices for keeping a family business thriving.
Daphne Mallory
A Family Business That's Literally About Having Skin in the Game
Family Businesses

A Family Business That's Literally About Having Skin in the Game

Royce Leather has successfully made the transition from parents to sons by passing along values as well as the business.
Daphne Mallory
This Family Business Thrives Giving Small Investors Big Real Estate Opportunities
Brothers

This Family Business Thrives Giving Small Investors Big Real Estate Opportunities

The Miller brothers have created a technology platform that is transforming real estate investment.
Daphne Mallory
This Family Restaurant Had to Improve the Entire Neighborhood to Succeed
Community building

This Family Restaurant Had to Improve the Entire Neighborhood to Succeed

Cafe Prima Pasta is a beloved Miami Beach eatery that put down roots 20 years ago in a rundown neighborhood that was scary to visit at night.
Daphne Mallory
How a Tightly-Knit Tennessee Family Built a Local Business Empire
Family Businesses

How a Tightly-Knit Tennessee Family Built a Local Business Empire

Love of family and a commitment to giving back to the community are the foundation of the Holt family's various food businesses.
Daphne Mallory