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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 Jamie Smith Hopkins and Jamie Smith Hopkins,SUN STAFF | May 4, 2004
It pays to do good. From a Charles Village rowhouse accented with candy colors, Steven Rivelis and Linda Brown Rivelis run an international consulting firm with a social mission - helping nonprofits thrive, fashioning companies into corporate citizens, working with communities trying to pull themselves out of decline. And it's been named one of the fastest-growing urban businesses in America. Campaign Consultation Inc. began in 1988 in a spare bedroom, a single telephone to its name. Now there's a staff of 14 along with 67 associate consultants around the nation and about $2 million in annual income.
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.
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.
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