When Bryan LaBar returned home from his long days at University and work all he wanted to do was to get into his comfortable sweat pants and tee shirt and relax.
But, he found his feet were always cold, so he invented the luxury sweat pants with built in sock slippers.
He calls it “Lost Socks”
He has it for sale and funding in Kickstarter, a crowdfunding platform.
He also has a website and you can read more in The Digital Journal
Watch the video below of Bryan explaining the story of the Lost Socks.
It’s been 5 years since Marlena started her You Tube channel on makeup application for fun and the business has grown by leaps and bounds.
Today her channel has 128 million views and ten of thousands of followers on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.
Her company Makeup Geek also has 24 employees and has just bought a 24,000 sq ft building in Sacramento.
And all this,just 5 years ago (more…)
This is probably one of the easiest small business idea with low start-up costs.
Many teens with entrepreneurial interest can do it. For Andy Salmu, from Berkeley in the USA, that’s exactly what he did.
At age 12, he got himself a wagon from Home Depot, equipped it with the essentials for lawn mowing and was soon doing all the lawns in his neighbourhood.
For Andy it was a dream (more…)
Natalie Sisson is a young New Zealander and she is fondly known as the suitcase entrepreneur. Actually, that’s the name of her blog.
In 2008, Natalie was sick of her job and gave it up to travel the world. Having no fixed abode has it’s downside. She has 17 sim cards and a few passports.
She later started a business on the internet and earns her living from affiliate commissions from her recommended products on her blog. She also coaches (more…)
I did not know such a club existed right here in my own backyard in Sydney until I read this post by Rebekah Campbell in the BRW.
The Kidpreneur Foundation is a non-profitmaking organisation founded by Creel Price and is a program to nurture entrepreneurship in 8 to 12 year olds.
The idea is that kids develop both business and life skills such as self confidence and resilience. They can face failure (more…)
Mr Hardev Singh ran a catering company in the UK in the mid 80′s and to celebrate the birth of his son Rav, Hardev created the sauce for the barbecue.
Everyone loved the sauce and was always telling Hardev to bottle it.
It took another 25 years for that to happen.
Today, the sauce (more…)
Have you ever been out to dinner and the restaurant does not allow you to split the bill?
There’s a mighty scramble to split the bill and some people don’t have the right change.
It’s an awkward situation to be in, especially for the person who organized the event.
Sometimes friends and money don’t mix and it leaves you feeling awkward to ask for money back even if it’s just a small amount and you really could do with it back.
This is exactly why two budding entrepreneurs from Canberra (more…)