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By Ellen James Martin | March 25, 1991
An entrepreneur for 14 years, Sascha Wolhandler has learned to live with fear."It's very scary when you hold people's lives in your hands -- when you have to make enough money in your business to meet people's salaries, taxes, health insurance and other benefits. That's a lot of responsibility," says Ms. Wolhandler, who heads Sascha's, a catering concern based in Mount Vernon.Yet entrepreneurs shouldn't back away from risk due to the fears that business decisions can arouse, Ms. Wolhandler says.
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NEWS
July 1, 1995
An article in the Business section June 28 omitted the name of one of the sponsors of this year's Entrepreneurs of the Year awards in Maryland. Ernst & Young is a national sponsor of the program.The Sun regrets the errors.
NEWS
By FROM STAFF REPORTS | July 24, 2003
In Baltimore County SCORE to offer workshop for fledgling entrepreneurs TOWSON - The Service Corps of Retired Executives will hold a four-session workshop for those considering starting a business or for new entrepreneurs. The sessions will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 13, 14, 20 and 21 at Towson United Methodist Church, 501 Hampton Lane. Topics will include business plans, financing, management, legal issues and marketing. The cost is $75 for the series. Registration is encouraged.
BUSINESS
By Gus G. Sentementes, The Baltimore Sun | June 10, 2011
The two young entrepreneurs did everything right to launch a startup company in Baltimore: They developed a bright idea. They won a local business competition. They networked. But when it came time for Nick Miller and Adam Zilberbaum to take their business to the next level, the creators of Parking Panda — a smartphone app that helps people rent out their parking spots — took their fledgling company this month to the Big Apple. What lured them away? A business accelerator that offered the pair $25,000, three months of office space in Times Square and the chance to schmooze with New York's high-profile entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.
BUSINESS
By Hanah Cho and Hanah Cho,Sun Columnist | July 25, 2007
So many folks in my generation (Gen Y) are going out on their own after college or after short stints in corporate America. Instead of thinking about how to get along with the boss, they're becoming their own boss, tackling all sorts of issues associated with running a business. So it's not entirely surprising that colleges and universities are seeing the entrepreneurial ambitions of their students and trying to help. I spent a lot of time reporting on the increase of entrepreneurship education, including in Maryland where many colleges and universities are offering courses and activities and expanding other opportunities, such as providing internships at startup companies and providing seed money for new businesses.
BUSINESS
By Mike Cassidy and Mike Cassidy,San Jose Mercury News | May 14, 2008
SAN JOSE, Calif. - The young chief executive could squeeze a reporter in late in the day - right after the call with 60 Minutes. The guy juggles a busy schedule. There's English, math, social studies, P.E. And hey, a guy's got to find time to shoot a few hoops and torment his little sister. Young, remember? Like 14 years old. In a land of the young entrepreneur, eighth-grader Anshul Samar, CEO of Alchemist Empire Inc., makes Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg look like Methuselah. "Legally I'm the CEO," Anshul says from Alchemist's Cupertino, Calif.
EXPLORE
March 27, 2012
On March 27, TowsonGlobal at Towson University is marking its fifth anniversary and recognized the achievements of six entrepreneurs who have turned ideas into real businesses. During the Celebration of Entrepreneurial Success ceremony at the university, certificates of accomplishment will be awarded to the incubator's first graduates, which include: Linda Seidel and Estelle Meister of Transcending Cosmetics - a company that was founded to market their proprietary product, Natural Cover, to makeup professionals and medical practitioners.
BUSINESS
By Ellen James Martin | October 5, 1991
Entrepreneurs seeking to set up child-care centers in the Baltimore area are among those eligible for below-market-rate loans from NCNB Corp., the bank holding company announced yesterday."
BUSINESS
By CHICAGO TRIBUNE | October 6, 1997
Perhaps to the surprise of one gender and not the other, female entrepreneurs are more actively adopting new technology for business growth than their male counterparts, according to a newly released study.Among the study's most significant findings is that "the share of women business owners that have established a home page for their business has tripled since last year -- 23 percent now have a home page, compared to 16 percent for men," according to Lois Haber, chairwoman of the National Foundation for Women Business Owners.
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