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Posts Tagged ‘Small Business America’

Baking Dreams Into Real Businesses

THE HUFFINGTON POST, published January 13, 2011

Filled with prune or cherry, Janine Frank’s round, slightly sweet Kolachi pastries could come straight from an old-school Slovakian bakery. And Sherry Rousso’s 2-inch-square vegan treats decorated with gold dust could come from a hip Williamsburg shop.

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From Brooklyn to Butare, Rwanda; A Sweet Dream Comes True

THE HUFFINGTON POST, published November 19, 2010

When Jennie Dundas and Alexis Miesen opened Blue Marble Ice Cream in 2007, they wanted it to be bigger than a humble, eco-conscious, all organic ice cream shop in Brooklyn. But they never imagined that their business would lead them halfway around the world to Rwanda, still recovering from the brutal civil war that claimed nearly one million lives.

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Corporate Lay-Off Creates a Boot-Strap Entrepreneur

THE HUFFINGTON POST, published 3 November, 2010

Dana Ostomel was a casualty of the first round of layoffs at Cadbury Schweppes Americas Beverages in November 2007. She took a few months off, got married as planned, and thought about starting a business. Then, in February 2008 she took the plunge.

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