21 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business


My parents came from Haiti to the United States and did not have in-depth knowledge of what was required to obtain financial freedom in this country. After graduating college with a degree in Accounting and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license, I found myself with over $30,000 worth of student loan debt and poor understanding of financial management. Each business has a story.

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50+ Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name


After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, I went to Haiti as part of a relief team. I found that giving away donations were not enough and the people of Haiti wanted jobs and to get their lives back to their previous state. This might sound stupid, but I simply named my company a combination of my name and my job description: “Micah Fraim, CPA”. The idea of exactly what your business is going to be usually comes first. Secondly, most often, is giving a title to your idea.

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