Tag: start-up business

CoffeeCakes.com and AnswerNet – A “Sweet” Combination

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By Celine Hundt, Contributing Author When Sherry Comes started her Internet coffee shop in 1995, she had no idea that her business would eventually turn in a radically different direction. The Internet café she envisioned proved to be ahead of its time, but the timing of the delicious coffee cakes sold at her store couldn’t have been better. Customers loved the coffee cakes so much that they asked how to order more for themselves and…

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Rolling with the Punches

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In talking to other founders and CEOs of fast moving companies, you quickly understand that rapid growth is often caused by the luck of being at the right place at the right time. Many successful entrepreneurs share an ability to seize opportunity when and where it presents itself, even if it comes in a way that was not part of their original plan. I first realized that seizing opportunities was paramount to being a business…

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