How these friends started a lucrative sausage side business

Starting a side hustle? It can be worth finding co-founders who have something you don’t. Courtesy of Platterful That’s what Ryan Culver, Caroline Elston and Lowell Bieber, the Indiana-based friends behind sausage subscription service Platterful, found when they teamed up to launch their venture last year — and made $40,000 in their first month. Culver … Read more

“4 Businesses You Can Start for $99 or Less”

In 2014, I graduated college with a tidal wave of medical school rejections. In search of a new career plan, I spent the next few years making money any way I could—modeling, tutoring, and even working as a real estate agent. But in 2018, I started posting personal finance videos on YouTube. It wasn’t a … Read more

This couple started their business with just $5,000. It now brings in $5 million a year—here’s how

Twelve years ago, my husband Brian and I were raising two young children. Although we were making enough money through our 9-to-5 jobs to support our family, I was itching to start my own business. I brainstormed ideas every day. But one afternoon, during a four-hour drive, something clicked. We had just enrolled our son … Read more

How this couple turned $5,000 into a $5 million business and closed a $600,000 deal with Kevin O’Leary

Twelve years ago, my husband Brian and I were raising two young children. Although we were making enough money through our 9-to-5 jobs to support our family, I was itching to start my own business. I brainstormed ideas every day. But one afternoon, during a four-hour drive, something clicked. We had just enrolled our son … Read more

Turn your side hustle into a profitable business with these strategies

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur collaborators are their own. A little over a decade ago, I was a recent immigrant and a woman who knew little English and even less about entrepreneurship. And if you had asked me, “Can you start a side job and end up as the CEO of a corporation in ten years?” … Read more

“I only work 3.5 days a week”

In 2017, after I graduated from college, I started working as an engineer in an oil company. I was 23 and making $98,500 a year. At first I thought I had my dream job. But after seeing senior executives working 60-hour weeks with routine travel, I realized that wasn’t the lifestyle I wanted. My father … Read more

“4 Businesses You Can Start for $99 or Less”

In 2014, I graduated college with a tidal wave of medical school rejections. In search of a new career plan, I spent the next few years making money any way I could—modeling, tutoring, and even working as a real estate agent. But in 2018, I started posting personal finance videos on YouTube. It wasn’t a … Read more

How this 29-year-old turned his bump into a $ 1.5 million business

In 2014, I had just graduated from college and I thought I had planned my whole life: to go to medical school, find a six-figure job as a doctor, and make my parents proud. None of this happened. I realized that I hated blood and needles and was rejected by more than 15 medical schools. … Read more