Finances & Economics: Urban Entrepreneur

This series showcases a diverse group of successful entrepreneurs drawn from a predominantly US geographic base. Inspire students to create their own success stories. Large print and prose writing style with chapters but no sub-headings. Look inside.

Urban Entrepreneur: Comedy
Find out how comedy took small-time performers to mainstream success – Marx, Murphy, Pryor.
Urban Entrepreneur: Fashion
Entrepreneurs in the industry know that fashion is so much bigger than beautiful dresses, purses and shoes – models, design, trends, brand names.
Urban Entrepreneur: Film
Learn how filmmakers have used their experiences in the city to influence how they make movies – Damon, Affleck, Liu, Hudson, Lopez.
Urban Entrepreneur: Food
From cheesesteaks to Korean cuisine with American BBQ – read about urban entrepreneurs who put their money where their mouths are!

Urban Entrepreneur: Innovators
Learn about how amazing innovations have changed our view of normal, and meet some of the urban innovators who have changed our world for the better – Edison, Silicon Valley, Super Soaker toy, advertising.
Urban Entrepreneur: Music
Read about the music creators and the lyrical innovators who brought their beats to a few friends and then to the world – Beyonce, Ross, Swift, Nashville.
Urban Entrepreneur: Sports
Sports stars and promotional marketing have a big impact on many of the products we buy – Coke vs Pepsi, Nike & Jordan.
Urban Entrepreneur: Street Art
Introduces artists such as Bansky, KAWS and Fairey, looks at art on the internet and art vs graffiti?

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