Startup Story: Helping Youngsters Make the Perfect Throw


In baseball, pitching has always been an art form. From hurlers like Sandy Koufax, to Randy Johnson, to Clayton Kershaw, all famous mound dwellers know exactly how to throw the perfect pitch, regardless of who’s at the plate. But every great pitcher started by learning sound throwing mechanics. Entrepreneur John Schiller has always had a […]

Startup Story: Clothing Business Supports African Girls In Need


Evelyn Botwe and Andrew Oppong were high school classmates growing up in Ghana. Little did they know one day they’d be business partners in a venture that lends a helping hand to girls in need who live in their native country. Originally established in November 2015, Adepa Wear, LLC is a clothing company based out […]

Startup Story: How This Entrepreneur Keeps Her Clients Fit Over 50


Kym Peck loves working out. So, in her mind, she thought that there would be no better way to share this passion with others than to start a fitness business for a population that is in dire need of physical activity. Peck established Live 2 B Healthy, a formal franchise venture in Pleasanton, California that […]

Going for a Ride with Serene Transportation


Michael Kincannon loves driving. While working as an Uber driver for over 3 years,Kincannon discovered that life on the road was therapeutic for him. So he decided to take it to the next level and start his own transportation company with his wife, Crystal. Serene Transportation, LLC was born in December 2015. Although the couple operates out of […]

Startup Story: Lighting Up the World One Candle at a Time


Entrepreneur Anton Karbanovich knows all about web development and Internet marketing. He also knows that there are lots of children in need around the world. So, he decided to combine these two factors by taking the leap of faith to start his own small business. Officially called Melt Candle Company, LLC, Karbanovich launched the home-based […]

Why Teamwork Makes the Dream Work for Two Young Entrepreneurs


At 26, Elizabeth Vazquez is far beyond her years in terms of motivation and goals. After working in the transportation industry for a few years, she quickly realized that she wanted to call herself a small business owner. Vazquez, who hails from Dallas, Texas and is a client of 1-800Accountant, proudly operates Towing & More, […]

Startup Story: Fire Pit Designers Help Customers Make Memories

A fire pit made by Colorado Custom Fire Pits

Since high school, Keith D’Angelo has always enjoyed creating things through welding and sculpting. So, when he saw people having a good time around the fire pits in their backyards, he jumped on an opportunity to create a unique version of these neat devices. In November 2016, he and his father, Terry, formally launched Colorado […]

It’s Always Showtime For This Driven Entrepreneur


Daren Fuster says he wears about 17 hats with the two small businesses he operates and other work he’s involved in. This is probably an underestimation for the motivated entrepreneur from Los Angeles. Fuster, who is a client of 1-800Accountant, proudly runs Fuster Artistic, LLC (based in Los Angeles and established in 2016) and Pro […]

Riding To Startup Success: How A Bike Trip Led To a Small Business

The Choquequirao Trek in the Peruvian Andes

Four years ago, Antonio Cala and Amanda Zeisset quit their day jobs, bought two bicycles, and took a cycling trip from Southern California all the way to Patagonia, Argentina. Little did they know this unique – and risky – adventure would one day lead them to starting a business in the travel industry. Today the […]

Vietnam Vet Finds Startup Sweet Spot 3,000 Feet Up

Gulf Coast Flying Circus plane

Entrepreneur James McDevitt often thinks to himself, “Are my customers really paying me to do this?” In his view, if you’re asking yourself this question, you know you’ve found your startup sweet spot as an entrepreneur. McDevitt, who handled 230 combat missions in the Vietnam War as an Army pilot, now proudly operates his own […]