Pros and Cons of Starting a Home Business
Beginning a business out of a private home has gone mainstream. Entrepreneurs in a variety of industries have started up successful business from their home office, bedroom, or kitchen table. You can find financial professionals, lawyers, landscapers, dog walkers, and architects who have decided to ditch the long commute and high rental fees that working in an office building might require. They have also decided to become self-employed to enjoy more control over their lives. Read more
What is an Entrepreneur?
The Beat Waste Startup Challenge is a competition offering $25,000 in cash prizes for businesses and social enterprises that reduce or eliminate waste. It is sponsored by Adventure Ecology, organizers of the Plastiki expedition. The challenge is for early stage ventures seeking funding to grow.
All you need to enter is an elevator pitch and a brief 200 word description (see full brief for details). Crowd voting helps determine the winning entries, and you can find out more about voting here.