St. Joseph's University is accepting applications for its inaugural Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, to begin this spring in partnership with Syracuse University's Institute for Veterans and Military Families. Up to 25 veteran entrepreneurs will be accepted.
Catapult Learning L.L.C., of Camden, a national provider of K-12 outsourced instructional services, has hired Jeffrey Cohen, the former head of Sylvan Learning, as its new CEO, effective Oct. 2. Cohen succeeds Stuart Udell, who will serve as executive chairman of Catapult's board of directors.
First it was wine. Then beer. Now juice. University City's Invisible Sentinel Inc., developers of microbial detection tools aimed at preventing spoilage, has now entered a deal to help Netherlands-based Refresco Gerber, a European bottler of soft drinks and fruit juices. Refresco's clients include Ocean Spray, Del Monte and Welch's.
'A hotelier's nightmare" - that's what the general manager of the Statler Hotel at Cornell University calls bedbugs. A University of Kentucky entomology professor puts it this way: "Bedbugs are kind of like Ebola with six legs - it causes a really strong emotional reaction with people."
Diane Mastrull has been at the Inquirer since 1997, covering Atlantic City, suburban development trends, commercial development, and, for the last six years, small business. The creator of the red-hot Scrub Daddy attributes his emergence as the top-selling product on Shark Tank to first being written about by Diane. But even businesses with tiny footprints are of interest, as they all have stories of motivation, adaptation, and trial and error that others can learn from.