It takes a lot more than an idea to build a business, but there can’t be a business without the idea. So we asked folks who’ve built wonderful businesses to tell us about how they came up with the idea in the first place.

Daniel Lopez | Smart Home Expert

I always liked technology and all the solutions you can get from it. I simply started helping some neighbors and friends to troubleshoot computers, network simply things, then word started to spread out and people started asking me for help and that is how Grizzly Tec started. It was just a part time job for weekends and since 2016 it is now my full time job. Read more>>

Maria Rodriguez | Interior Designer

I am a real estate investor and I have experienced all phases of a project. My partner and I know the difficulties and risk involved in Real Estate investing. From property acquisition, selecting a contractor, material and finish selection and choosing the right real estate agent when placing the property in the market. Home Selection Consulting is a company created to help homeowners and also new and experienced real estate Investors. My company helps them make the most of their projects by helping them from beginning to the end. We strive in making their projects a profitable one following a clearly define process. A clearly defined process turns into a profitable and enjoyable project. Read more>>

Krystal Lewis | Mompreneur & Black Business Owner

Growing up with two grandmothers who always had a cake made for guest inspired me to do the same. I loved baking cookies or any type of dessert for holidays and family events. My family encouraged me to start selling my product for profit, it was something I enjoyed doing so I thought “Hey why not!” Sweet Kravings was birthed from a generational love of providing that “something sweet” after a delicious meal. Hence the name Sweet Kravings. I enjoy providing the same love in the kitchen to my clients that was given to us at our family table. Read more>>