entrepreneurs http://wkms.org en E-Z Portable Buildings Brings New Jobs to McCracken County http://wkms.org/post/e-z-portable-buildings-brings-new-jobs-mccracken-county <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Metropolis, Illinois-based storage-manufacturing company is relocating its base to McCracken County bringing close to 100 new jobs.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">E-Z Portable Buildings announced that it’s moving its headquarters to the former Essex Wire Plant in West Paducah which has sat vacant for nearly five years.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:46:29 +0000 Rob Canning 39371 at http://wkms.org E-Z Portable Buildings Brings New Jobs to McCracken County Kentucky Awards $100K in Grants to University Students http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-awards-100k-grants-university-students <p></p><p>The Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development has awarded $100,000 in prize money to university students who developed plans for 18 new Kentucky companies.</p><p>The prizes awarded last weekend are intended to help identify and support Kentucky's next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs.&nbsp; The largest cash awards went to students whose entries were more fully developed and more likely to succeed. Most of the money can only be claimed as reimbursements after the companies are legally formed.&nbsp; Wed, 17 Apr 2013 12:31:10 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 30672 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Awards $100K in Grants to University Students The Morning Cram [couch potato entrepreneur edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-couch-potato-entrepreneur-edition <p></p><p><strong>From NPR: </strong>Millenials tired of low-paying jobs or no jobs at all are creating <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/12/14/166677669/farewell-bosses-a-wave-of-young-entrepreneurs">their own small businesses</a>. Some use the space of already established businesses to work while others stay at home and work from their living room. Fri, 14 Dec 2012 14:38:59 +0000 Whitney Jones 25697 at http://wkms.org The Morning Cram [couch potato entrepreneur edition]