Independence Day

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Entrepreneurship

The Declaration of Independence reminds us why going out on your own is a worthwhile endeavor.

Adam Toren

· 3 min read

This Business Has Been Fiercely Independent Since 1776

The owners of Connecticut's Griswold Inn explain why staying family-owned is their plan for business -- for the next 100 years.

Jason Fell

· 6 min read

Crazy B---- Tea Wins Our Independence Day Video Contest

We asked readers to send in their videos describing the moment they declared their independence as business owners and then put them to a vote.

Laura Lorber

Why Entrepreneurs Celebrate 'Independent's Day'

On this Fourth of July holiday, small business owners share why they're grateful to be calling their own shots.

Diana Ransom

· 5 min read

Ready to Declare Your Independence? A Seven-Point Checklist

How to tell when it's time to say good-bye to the steady paycheck.

Gwen Moran

· 5 min read

Help Us Celebrate Independence Day: Vote for Your Favorite Video

Readers sent in short videos describing the moment they declared their independence. What's your top pick?

Laura Lorber

How One Family Business Stays Independent

For six generations, the Gruccis have built a multimillion dollar fireworks business while keeping ownership in the family.

Jason Fell

· 5 min read

When Was Your Independence Day?

Help us celebrate Independence Day. Send us a video describing the moment you decided to start your own business. The Entrepreneur.com community will vote on favorites through the July 4th weekend.

Laura Lorber