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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...

How I Started My Own Walking Tours Business
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How I Started My Own Walking Tours Business

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. After 20-plus years of enduring increasingly diminished returns as a bottom-shelf member of the media, along with recent “downsizing” at my now-former network, I realized that it was time to stop working for other people and to start working for the man in the mirror. Successful entrepreneurs...

Amazon Side Hustle Made $1.5M in 1 Year, on Track for $30M
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Amazon Side Hustle Made $1.5M in 1 Year, on Track for $30M

This Side Hustle Spotlight Q&A features Achal Patel and Russell Gong, longtime friends and founders of Cabinet Health, which offers over-the-counter medicines and supplements in glass bottles that can be reused. Image Credit: Courtesy of Cabinet Health. Achal Patel, left; Russell Gong, right. What was your day job when you started your side hustle?Patel: I...

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...

Mother-Daughter Side Hustles Lead to 8-Figure Snack Business
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Mother-Daughter Side Hustles Lead to 8-Figure Snack Business

This Side Hustle Spotlight Q&A features mother and daughter Elisabeth and Gina Galvin, the duo behind artisanal snacking company Stellar Snacks. Elisabeth Galvin is also the founder of snack brand Delyse, which began as a side hustle in an old CVS before growing into a leading supplier of gourmet snack products. Today, Delyse services national...

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...

His $2,000-a-Month Side Hustle Now Sees $10+ Million a Year
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His $2,000-a-Month Side Hustle Now Sees $10+ Million a Year

This Side Hustle Spotlight Q&A features Darpan Munjal, founder and CEO of Atom, the AI-powered startup ecosystem “on its way to becoming the go-to naming and branding destination.” Image Credit: Courtesy of Atom. Darpan Munjal. When did you start your side hustle, and where did you find the inspiration for it? The inspiration for my...

'Lucky' Uber Side Hustle Leads to $100k and Biotech Business
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‘Lucky’ Uber Side Hustle Leads to $100k and Biotech Business

Today, Joshua Britton is the founder and CEO of Debut, a biotechnology company delivering “high-performing” cosmetic bioactive ingredients “at unprecedented speed.” But before the startup began to innovate in the biotech space, it was just an idea, one that stemmed from “some academic research,” “a lucky Uber ride” and a “vision for the beauty industry,”...