solopreneur

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1992, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of solopreneur was in 1992

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“Solopreneur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/solopreneur. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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