As a young child Yossi had a fascination with printing. First starting out working in other companies Yossi’s entrepreneurial spirit led him to open his own. Utilizing his innate ingenuity and determination Yossi built up a customer base by out preforming his competition. With time The Print House has become one of NY most recognized printing companies with the in-house resources that rival some of the country’s largest printing operations.
Protégé’s Swagbucks.com is an online rewards company that strives to bridge the gap between brands and consumers through an interactive and rewarding advertising medium. In 2013, it was ranked #67 in Inc. Magazine’s list of top 100 marketing companies.
What I love most about my business is that it allows me to interact with my customers. In addition to earning a living, it has enabled me to develop many new friendships throughout the day.
According to Rabbi Yehoshua Werde, Director of CHYE “workshops are topic specific talks given by experts on the matter. They allow attendees to hone in on specific issues, questions and best practices in the business world.”
In our efforts to present cutting-edge business tips and tricks, a CHYE staff member, recently attended the JWE conference, held May 4th in Parsippany, New Jersey (We travel the distance for our members!) The conference proved a day filled with expert guidance, inspirational speakers, and offered a variety of multiple breakout sessions.
Dear CHYE I run a small service based business and am always looking to generate more clients do you have any advice for me?
Hi Yehuda, I have an innovative business idea, and I am being told that I should file for a patent. Do I need to hire a lawyer or can I file independently? I am also worried about cost, I am afraid of the business failing to gain traction and I will be stuck with a huge bill. Please advise. Yaakov.
Dear Yehuda, I am debating starting a business that is based mainly on sales. However, the idea of promoting my product to strangers makes me uncomfortable. How do I get myself into the proper frame of mind? I really believe in this product. Thanks, Dovid.
I have been working for a catering service for the last few years, and I have learned a lot about the food establishment. BH my family is growing and I need to find employment that will be able to support my growing family. I have been thinking about opening up my own small café/restaurant. Since I have been working in this type of business, I feel I have enough experience to put out a good product. My issue is that friends have told me though that there is a lot of red tape involved while operating a food establishment and this is something I have no experience in. Can you please advise me on what I will need to have in place before I even get started?
Shmuel Goldman founded Intrasphere Technologies and served as it’s COO, leading the pharmaceutical consulting firm to its place as one of the leading life sciences agencies in the world. Shmuel is available to help you plan your business strategy and systems.
Don’t take any shortcuts. Keep your word and be trustworthy. If you are honest and fail in business, you can work out the kinks and re-launch with a better product or business model.
"If you do go down the entrepreneurial path, then as you do, tap into the experience and guidance of those around you, as getting this help is a strength, not a weakness."
The most important step to finding the right people is defining the requirements for the position.
Dear Daniel I have been running my business for a year now and it is time for me to bring on several employees to fill some key positions how can I go about the process of finding the right people.
BYE JOE USA is a Houston-based spirits company founded by Houston-native Matt Trusch in 2011. The company’s signature label, byejoe, has become the #1 bestselling Chinese spirit in America.
Sheina Levin co-founded ABBA Realty alongside her husband in 1993. ABBA Realty Associates, Inc. is a full service real estate firm specializing in the rentals and sales of quality properties throughout New York City.
CEO of 1st Merchant Funding
Shmuel Brook is vice president of Fidelity Industries, a family business founded by his late father-in-law, Mordechai Rivkin, in 1974. An Israeli native, Mr. Brook arrived in the United States at the age of 16, and has resided here since then. After completing his kollel career in 1980, he joined the family business and this has been his occupation ever since.
Joe Apfelbaum is the CEO of Ajax Union, a comprehensive online marketing company specializing in SEO and PPC optimization. Within only a few years of its inception, Ajax Union has grown from its two founders to over 70 employees, and was recently ranked 178th fastest growing company in America by Inc. magazine.
Shmuel Gniwisch is a Montreal native, who, along with his brothers and brother-in-law, founded the Champlain, NY based jewelry site ice.com in 1999.
Your success will be determined by whether your idea solves a problem or substantially improves an existing product.