Very proud of the article in CNN Money recently. Entrepreneurs and business managers are having a tough time battling not only the economy but banks to find financing for growth.
In the end, it comes down to risk and perseverance. It's not easy to run a business in these economic times, but sometimes, it's best to be aggressive while everyone else is retreating!
Learning the toy business from the ground up, they looked for undiscovered toy inventors who needed help in getting their ideas to market, eventually releasing products such as the award-winning EcoAquarium, a self-contained ecosystem complete with its own dwarf frogs. Sales at the profitable company grew from $850,000 in 2009 to $5.3 million in 2010. The duo have managed to get their toys on the shelves of Toys `R Us and Barnes & Noble while running the business on cash flow.