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She Left Her Finance Job for a $65,000 Remote Side Hustle
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She Left Her Finance Job for a $65,000 Remote Side Hustle

This Side Hustle Spotlight Q&A features Ruta Drungilaite, founder of A Twist of Date, a business that helps couples plan date nights with its digital offerings — cold case files, conversation starter cards, romantic board games and more. Image Credit: Courtesy of A Twist of Date. Ruta Drungilaite. What was your day job (or other...

Brothers Start Side Hustle, Build Business With $50M Revenue
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Brothers Start Side Hustle, Build Business With $50M Revenue

This Side Hustle Spotlight Q&A features Sam Lewkowict, co-founder and CEO of men’s grooming brand Black Wolf Nation. At 22, Lewkowict launched Black Wolf Nation with his brother Alex Lewkowict; the business has since grown to achieve more than $50 million in revenue and establish a major retail presence in Rite Aid, CVS, Best Buy...

College Friends' 'Fun' Side Hustle Gets Them on 'Shark Tank'
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College Friends’ ‘Fun’ Side Hustle Gets Them on ‘Shark Tank’

This Side Hustle Spotlight Q&A features college best friends turned small business owners Jess Blakely and Willow Sprague. Blakely and Sprague founded BarBees, a women-owned business “offering connective and celebratory cocktail classes for any occasion, in any location,” in 2019. Image Credit: Courtesy of BarBees. Jess Blakely, left; Willow Sprague, right. What was your day...

2 Things Young People Should Do If They Want to Buy a House
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2 Things Young People Should Do If They Want to Buy a House

Like many first-generation Americans and college students, Giovanna Gonzalez, the daughter of Mexican immigrants who came to California in the 1990s, thought she’d “done everything right” by attending college, choosing a practical degree in economics and settling into an office job. She was earning more money than her parents ever had, but without any of...

His Side Hustle Turned Full-Time Business Makes $10M+ a Year
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His Side Hustle Turned Full-Time Business Makes $10M+ a Year

Michael Morgan, now the 25-year-old owner of Iconic Watch Company, sold his first Rolex Submariner when he was just 13 years old — a sale that came about primarily out of boredom. “When you’re 12, 13, you usually get bored of things very, very quickly,” Morgan tells Entrepreneur. “So within six months [of buying it],...

His Side Hustle Out-Earned His Day Job, Now Makes $1M a Year
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His Side Hustle Out-Earned His Day Job, Now Makes $1M a Year

This Side Hustle Spotlight Q&A features Kyle Needham. In 2011, he co-founded Oyster Party with Samuel Keller. The company serves private parties, weddings and corporate events by shucking oysters on the half shell, popping up raw bars and seafood towers, providing caviar bumps and more. Oyster Party hosts pop-up events at Smorgasburg, in Manhattan’s FiDi...

Laid Off From Meta, He Took His Side Hustle to $200k a Year
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Laid Off From Meta, He Took His Side Hustle to $200k a Year

This Side Hustle Spotlight Q&A features Scott Goodfriend, who was working as an executive producer in New York City when he launched Ultimate Food Tours. Goodfriend coordinates food tours all over New York City, “allowing the participants to experience the city’s culinary scene in a whole new light.” Image Credit: Courtesy of Ultimate Food Tours....

New IPOs fizzle out: What's behind the tumbles
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MoneyHero debuts on the Nasdaq via merger with Peter Thiel-backed SPAC

Bymuratdeniz | E+ | Getty Images Asian fintech firm MoneyHero on Friday fell on its first day of trading on the Nasdaq, following the completion of its merger with special purpose acquisition company Bridgetown Holdings. Bridgetown Holdings Limited is backed by Thiel Capital – PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel’s venture capital firm – and Pacific Century Group, a...

How double-digit returns push family offices to invest in private credit
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Demystifying private credit amid a frozen IPO market

Grashalex | Istock | Getty Images I started working on Wall Street in the late 1990s, and it was the heyday of the initial public offering fever. Those IPOs peaked in 2020. To that point, there were 480 IPOs on the U.S. stock market in 2020, which was an all-time record. This was 106.9% more...