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1,294 entrepreneurs were asked: "How did you decide to get into this type of business, and what was your initial goal?" These were their responses, which can help us to try to figure out what type of business we might like to start. Please scroll below:

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NAICS: 722 Food Services and Drinking Places
Description: Indian Restaurant
I used to own a Subway before I bought this Indian restaurant. All my life I wanted to own a Indian restaurant of own. I was born in India and I thought that why not I have a Indian restaurant of own. I know how manage my business and I love my country. I thought that having restaurant of different culture is a very righteous idea. I bought this restaurant from somebody else and I was so fortunate to get one.
Date Submitted: 2010-04-08 23:42:52

NAICS: 541 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Description: Tree Service
Well i use to work for a family member when i was younger and it was something i liked to do when i was young, he gave me the a good chance to do better in my life when he employeed me. I had to quit because i got married and me and my wife were going to have a baby so i need more money coming in so i decide to start my own tree service business.
Date Submitted: 2010-04-08 23:29:19

NAICS: 722 Food Services and Drinking Places
Description: Steak and Burger Restaurant
I decided to go into the restaurant business so I can work for myself. I do not really like having a boss and I would rather be my own boss. Also, I did not want to worry about being fired from my job and instead I would rather be financially dependent. My initial goal was to make money without working for someone else.
Date Submitted: 2010-04-08 23:24:59

NAICS: 315 Apparel Manufacturing
Description: graphic t-shirt lifestyle company
I, partnered up with Randy DeJesus because i saw great potential and future in the business. My initial goal was soley to make money. I sensed a growing demand and also saw a nice little niche for the business to fill.
Date Submitted: 2010-04-08 23:11:14

NAICS: 524 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
Description: Commercial Insurance Agency
A few friends who were older then me started their own auto insurance agency. I went to work for them, then got into commercial insurance, due to the fact that sales were much higher than personal policies. My initial goal was to obtain all facets of product knowledge, and risk management skills. Another goal was to build up to $5,000,000 $10,000,000 in annual sales.
Date Submitted: 2010-04-08 23:09:15

NAICS: 445 Food and Beverage Stores
Description: Food, Candy, Drinks, etc
Well to me, whatever you think your good at. Something that you expending in, and you know you will succeed.
Date Submitted: 2010-04-08 22:51:09

NAICS: 561 Administrative and Support Services
Description: Pest Control
I got into this business because i realized that pest control is an unsaturated field of work, it will always be in demand. My initial goal was to start a micro business and eventually expand it to the point where i would have several trucks to run routes.
Date Submitted: 2010-04-08 22:44:45

NAICS: 722 Food Services and Drinking Places
Description: Catering with entertainment for all your needs!
I always enjoyed cooking and loved food, and my initial goal is to be a millionaire.
Date Submitted: 2010-04-08 22:32:39

NAICS: 624 Social Assistance
Description: Day Care
Laura stated that she decided to get into this type of business mainly because she was a mother of three kids and she wanted to spend more time with her children. Her initial goal was to educate her children and other kids that would come to her day care. Laura’s desire to spend time with children led her to become focused on the education and developmental growth of children.
Date Submitted: 2010-04-08 22:25:44

NAICS: 446 Health and Personal Care Stores
Description: Aids with weightloss and nutrition
I have had a lot of lifetime experiences in this field. I studied nursing and took anatomy. I worked a various gyms and consulted a lot of people. This field is great for me. My initial goal was to just own my own business. Be my own boss. Make my own money.
Date Submitted: 2010-04-08 22:19:35

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