Recreational Start-Up

Promoting personal interests, entrepreneurs create businesses around leisure

Implications - Gen Y -- better known as the entrepreneurial generation -- is combining business and pleasure. With the availability of online tools and resources to launch one's own business, there's nothing stopping the millennial from basing an entire venture on a leisurely interest. This presents a challenge for those looking to hire from this youth generation in that Gen Y is more able than any other generation to only do what they love, so offerings from employers must tap into one's true passion.
SCORE: 6.1
Warm Top 6 Examples: 21,191 Total Clicks Sep 14 - Oct 15
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Gamified Work Spaces - The MacPaw Office Space is Designed with Elements of a Computer Chip
SCORE: 7.4
V. Hot 3,054 Clicks Pub: Aug 18, 15
Gamified Work Spaces
The MacPaw Office Space is Designed with Elements of a Computer Chip
Baraban designed this gamified work space for MacPaw’s Toronto-based office. The information technology business is represented well through the use of tech-based elements and computer-... [More]
Urban Co-Living Spaces - The 'Common' Start-Up Opens Its First Communal Home in High-Priced NYC
SCORE: 7.2
V. Hot 3,601 Clicks Pub: Oct 21, 15
Urban Co-Living Spaces
The 'Common' Start-Up Opens Its First Communal Home in High-Priced NYC
‘Common’ is a start-up created by General Assembly co-founder Brad Hargreaves that aims to provide affordable co-living spaces in urban environments. With housing prices skyrocketing and... [More]
World Travel Start-Ups - Remote Year Helps People Find Work as They Explore the Globe for a Year
SCORE: 6.6
Hot 7,151 Clicks Pub: Sep 25, 14
World Travel Start-Ups
Remote Year Helps People Find Work as They Explore the Globe for a Year
Picking up and leaving is a romantic notion, but it’s not often a feasible one; Remote Year hopes to make it happen. A start-up founded by 25-year-old Greg Caplan, who recently left a job at... [More]
Outdoor Co-Working Spaces - The TreeXOffice Breathes Fresh Air into More Traditional Workplaces
SCORE: 5.4
Warm 4,235 Clicks Pub: Jun 5, 15
Outdoor Co-Working Spaces
The TreeXOffice Breathes Fresh Air into More Traditional Workplaces
The co-working space is gaining a lot of steam as millennials continue to embrace alternative work schedules and jobs. Yet until now, these flexible offices have remained fairly traditional... [More]
Shared Office Memberships - The MatchBOX Studio Provides a Collaborative Space for Entrepreneurs
SCORE: 4.4
Warm 2,461 Clicks Pub: Mar 18, 15
Shared Office Memberships
The MatchBOX Studio Provides a Collaborative Space for Entrepreneurs
Shared workspaces isn’t something new, but The MatchBOX Studio helps make the concept more collaborative in order to spur on ideas, startups and more. Although people can easily treat the... [More]
Travel Experience Websites - 'Experitus' is Travel Experience Platform for Purchasing Local Lessons
SCORE: 3.7
Untested 689 Clicks Pub: May 29, 15
Travel Experience Websites
'Experitus' is Travel Experience Platform for Purchasing Local Lessons
Ukrainian-based start-up ‘Experitus’ is an online travel experience platform that allows locals to teach short instructional classes to local visitors. The website is designed to give... [More]