entrepreneur story

Enovia Bedford - BLKTECH
Photo credit: acjphoto.com In 2016, a Black man named Keith Lamont Scott was fatally shot by a Black police officer in Charlotte, North Carolina. Scott had been sitting in his truck in the lot of the apartment complex...
Tech Female Founder Bronwyn Morgan
When Bronwyn Morgan was a child, she wanted to be a fighter pilot and eventually an astronaut. But as she explains, a physics course during her third year of university kind of killed that dream. Instead, she forged a...
Azlo Customer Story - Kat Arias
Photo credit: Benjamin Hyunh. It takes a lot of grit and guts to turn your passion into a business. That's what Kat Arias did in 2012, when she signed a lease and got the keys to her first dance studio in the Washington...
Azlo Customer Story - Christopher Kabat
Photo credit: Christopher Kabat. When Christopher Kabat launched ProAerial Media, LLC (PAM) in late fall of 2019, he set the wheels in motion for an official kick-off in the spring of 2020. Christopher anticipated that...
Azlo Customer Story - Analicia Honkanen
Photo credit: Laurel Smith Photography. They say bad things happen in clusters. And for photographer Analicia Honkanen, that adage rings true. In March of this year, Analicia’s employer, a furniture company based...
Managing your time when you're self-employed
Back when I worked 9-to-5 and in between jobs, I’d go to a nearby coffee shop and work on my passion project: my fiction. With complete control over my schedule, I’d work whenever the mood struck. I had the freedom to...
How to Test a Business Idea
There’s a reason why so many successful entrepreneurs have a pivot story—the moment when they decided to change their products and business model because their original vision wasn’t working. Not all businesses need to...
Dustin Van Ells Entrepreneur Story - Van Renovation
There’s something uniquely satisfying about building something with your own hands—especially if it’s something that will be used, loved, and enjoyed every day. There’s something intensely energizing about being free to...
Making time for career development as a freelancer
Back when I had a day job as a proofreader at a small publisher, it became obvious that our company sorely needed a social media and content marketing plan. Besides a simple business website, the publisher had...
Balancing a side-gig and a full-time job
I’d like to introduce you to Laura, my long-time coworker. We’ve worked together since 2013 (long before we both started at Azlo), and she’s always taken on work that requires a lot of responsibility and energy. She’s...