Writer @Forbes, #entrepreneurs, #smallbiz. Previously BusinessWeek, Money, Forbes, NY Daily News. New Yorker. Dog owner.

Amy Feldman is an award-winning writer and journalist. She writes about business, health care, investing, law, real estate, regulation, taxes and urban development. Her work has appeared recently in Inc., Money, The New York Times and Time, among other publications. She also reviews books for Bloomsbury Review.

Before going freelance in March 2005, Amy was a senior writer at Money magazine, where she investigated corporate wrongdoing, analyzed the tax code ...

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The Super Sizer: How Greg Flynn Became America's Largest Restaurant Franchisee With $1.9B Revenues

forbes.com — Greg Flynn, a Tesla-driving West Coast dealmaker, isn't the kind of guy you'd expect to be running a bunch of Applebee's and Taco Bells. But using plenty of patience, persistence and institutional capital, he's built America's largest franchise restaurant empire--and made a lot of money.

What It Took To Get Society Nine, A Startup Selling Women's Combat-Fitness Gear, Off The Ground

forbes.com — Society Nine's 27-year-old founder, Lynn Le, sold her stuff, launched a Kickstarter campaign, and went on TV to raise funds for her women's boxing glove and combat sports apparel startup. She hopes to reach $1.5 million in sales in 2017.

Franklin Global Discovery: Shelter From the Storm

barrons.com — When markets are turbulent, as they've been lately, there's something to be said for sticking with funds that have a long history of downside protection. Franklin Mutual Global Discovery (ticker: TEDIX), which has $26 billion in assets and a 22-year history of buying undervalued stocks, is one such fund.

"Nothing Out There For Younger, Fashionable People"

forbes.com — Canadian fashion designer Izzy Camilleri started a brand for people in wheelchairs. Designing the clothes for a seated position was the easy part, figuring out how to market them has been much harder.

Alex Algard Risked Everything To Turn His Struggling Firm, Whitepages, Into A Growing Tech Company

forbes.com — Alex Algard risked everything he owned to turn his struggling business, Whitepages, into a fast-growing tech company he expects to generate $150 million in revenue next year.

Music From Your Sunglasses? Zungle's Founders Crowdfund $2M For Shades With Bone-Conduction Speakers

forbes.com — Zungle's young entrepreneurs crowdfunded more than $1.9 million for their bone-conduction shades, putting the project in the top 100 campaigns of all time on Kickstarter.

A Third-Generation Bike Business Is Trying To Bring Manufacturing Back To The U.S.

forbes.com — Talking with Kent International CEO Arnold Kamler about building bikes in the U.S. and selling millions of bikes to Walmart, Kmart and other mass-market retailers.

A Franchise Owner Gives Former Inmates A Second Chance

forbes.com — Entrepreneur Zane Tankel has hired dozens of former inmates at his restaurants, promoting a number of them to managerial roles.

Earbud Maker Phazon Pushes Back Timetable By 4 Months After Raising $1.8M

forbes.com — Earbud maker Phazon raised $1.8 million on Indiegogo and promised to deliver its product to backers in July. It missed that deadline, and now says it will get them out in November.

Four Years After Shark Tank, 23-Year-Old, Her Best Friend And Her Dad Build A $7M Nut Butter Company

forbes.com — Keeley Tillotson and Erika Welsh dropped out of college to focus on their nut butter business. Now they're on track to reach $7 million in revenues this year, with sales in Whole Foods, Costco and Kroger.
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Aug 10, 2016

Designer starts brand for those in wheelchairs: "Nothing out there for younger, fashionable people" via @forbes  http://tinyurl.com/zabm8we 

Aug 03, 2016

Alex Algard risked it all to turn his struggling firm, @Whitepages, into a growing #tech company. My latest @forbes  http://tinyurl.com/hb6pcyb 

Aug 02, 2016

Music from yr sunglasses? @zungle_inc founders crowdfund $2M for shades w/ bone conduction tech. My latest @forbes  http://tinyurl.com/zzbtxx7 

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