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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 Jay Hancock and Jay Hancock,Sun Columnist | October 18, 2006
Like thousands of Bangladeshis served by the Nobel Prize-winning Grameen Bank, Baltimorean Cathy Kratovil is reaping the gains of "micro-enterprise." Backed by Women Entrepreneurs of Baltimore, a local micro-enterprise promoter, the 43-year-old mother and grandmother bought a Macintosh computer, started a graphic-design business in her Overlea home and quit a part-time job in May to work for herself. Getting customers is "a hard nut to crack," she says, but she has signed several, and "it's starting to pick up really well for me."
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.
BUSINESS
By Michelle Singletary and Michelle Singletary,Evening Sun Staff | May 9, 1991
Did you know that:* Innovations such as the aerosol can, artificial heart valve, optical scanner, soft contact lenses, pacemaker and zipper were developed by small businesses?* More than 20 million Americans own small businesses and create two out of every three new jobs in the United States?* About half of the nation's private-sector work force is employed by small businesses?The U.S. Small Business Administration doesn't want the country to overlook the contributions of entrepreneurs and has been touting their accomplishments this week, which is officially designated Small Business Week.
BUSINESS
By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | July 29, 2013
Maryland is investing a total of $350,000 into two Maryland technology companies, Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Monday. The state invested $200,000 in SocialToaster, a Baltimore company that has developed a social media marketing system, and $150,000 in ReelGenie, a Silver Spring firm that creates videos from users' photos and other digital media. The money came from the InvestMaryland program, created in 2011 to stimulate investment in Maryland tech companies. SocialToaster, used by outfits including Nickelodeon and the Baltimore Ravens, employs 17 people and expects to increase its staff by 30 percent by the year's end. ReelGenie employs four people and plans to add marketing, software development and business development staff.
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