Small Business Spotlight

Joe Connolly, Robert Strang
WCBS 880
April 17, 2018 - 7:45 pm
Robert Strang had a career as an agent with the FBI and the Drug Enforcement Administration, and now he has parlayed those skills into a new business focusing on intelligence gathering, corprate security, and especially cybersecurity.
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Joe Connolly, Chris Hutchins
WCBS 880
April 10, 2018 - 7:54 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Chris Hutchins was a newlywed when he found financial planning was not geared toward young people who should be saving for their future. That led the bicoastal San Franciscan-New Yorker to work to create Grove – a financial planning and software company for millennials. Video...
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Joe Connolly, Suma Reddy
WCBS 880
April 03, 2018 - 7:25 pm
Brooklyn-based Farmshelf is aiming to localize the production of pesticide-free, farm-fresh food that people can grow wherever they may be – even inside.
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AITE Students At WCBS Small Business Breakfast
Neil A. Carousso/WCBS 880
March 29, 2018 - 4:11 pm
Amid the sea of attendees in the Stamford Hilton ballroom Wednesday at the WCBS Small Business Breakfast was a table filled with high school students furiously taking down notes.
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Joe Connolly, Wendy Gonzalez
Neil A. Carousso/WCBS 880
March 28, 2018 - 1:49 pm
Participants learned how to take full advantage of the digital tools available for their business at the WCBS Small Business Breakfast Wednesday morning.
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Joe Connolly, Mo Vaughn
WCBS 880
March 27, 2018 - 5:47 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Mo Vaughn went from being a slugger and star first baseman for the Boston Red Sox and New York Mets to the founder of a men’s clothing company – and he says others who could execute the business vision made all the difference. Video of Mo Vaughn Says You Must "...
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Joe Connolly, Bill Rouhana
WCBS 880
March 20, 2018 - 8:30 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- The “Chicken Soup for the Soul” book series is a household staple around the country, and chairman Bill Rouhana Jr. could write a book himself on how to grow a business. “Chicken Soup for the Soul” chairman and chief executive officer Bill Rouhana bought the company in 2008...
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Joe Connolly With Megan O'Connor, Sam Gimble Of Clark Inc.
WCBS 880
March 14, 2018 - 7:00 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- A couple of years ago, Megan O’Connor noticed that her mother was spending an inordinate amount of time organizing and operating the business for the tutoring service she offered on the side – so O’Connor created an organizer so her mother could focus on teaching students...
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Joe Connolly, Forrest Shinners
WCBS 880
February 28, 2018 - 7:00 am
Forrest Shinners owns a destination rental box service for brand-name ski clothing, and he has found customers in locations and among demographics he wasn’t expecting.
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Joe Connolly And Dave Heath Talk About Bombas Socks
WCBS 880
February 21, 2018 - 6:53 pm
In just over four years, Bombas has grown 400 percent year-to-year, and has made $50 million in revenue, by selling creative and cozy socks.
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