Posts tagged starting up
You Are Not Too Old To Start A Business

While it is true that there are billion dollar businesses founded by young men and women in their teens and twenties, life as an entrepreneur starts a lot later in life for most people. Mark Zuckerberg was 19 when he started Facebook and Bill Gates was 20 when he started Microsoft. But, Arianna Huffington was 54 when she launched Huffington Post and Vera Wang only wrote about fashion before starting up as a wedding dress designer at the age of 39.

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Why Is Instagram So Popular?

Instagram is not only a photo-sharing and video-sharing app, but also a social networking service. It allows users take pictures and videos and share them with friends and followers. The service launched on October 6, 2010 and had reached over 25 million users in under two years. It was acquired by Facebook for $1billion in April 2012. Instagram currently has over 200 million monthly active users.

Instagram opened up a new world of photography and in this article Mike Krieger, cofounder of Instagram, talks about how the company grew and what made it so successful.

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CapitalSquare: Why am I doing this?

This post is an attempt to explain why I (i.e. Modupe Macaulay) am starting up a coworking space. There are a million reasons for me not to do this, but here I am, doing this. I have no idea how it's going to turn out, but I'm hoping it will be great.

​So, why shouldn't I do this?​

​First of all, I have never done this before. ​I have sort of run a business while at school, but nothing like this. This is a huge responsibility and a huge investment and it's honestly very, very scary. And let's not even mention how much money I've borrowed for this. SCARY.

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