so·​lo·​pre·​neur | \ ˌsō-lō-p(r)ə-ˈnər How to pronounce solopreneur (audio) , -ˈn(y)u̇r \
plural solopreneurs

Definition of solopreneur

: one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise without the help of a partner : a solo entrepreneur One of the challenges many would-be solopreneurs overlook is cash flow. When you—the owner of a single-person business—stop working, your cash flow is often reduced to zero.— Jaime Catmull And while there are huge benefits to being a solopreneur, there are also some downsides that come with it. Especially the isolation, lack of stimulation, accountability and push for perfection.— Annabel Acton

First Known Use of solopreneur

1992, in the meaning defined above

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“Solopreneur.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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