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Tech VENTure: Interview with Ryan Fant of Keen Home

Tech VENTure: Interview with Ryan Fant of Keen Home

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

We’ve all had restless nights: staring up at the ceiling, hoping to fall asleep. As an air vent blew warm air into the face of Ryan Fant keeping him awake, he faced a dilemma. He could turn off the heat and freeze to death, or pile blankets and pillows over his head to avoid the […]

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6 Ways to Boost Sales After a Slow Summer

6 Ways to Boost Sales After a Slow Summer

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

What are some simple strategies I can use to turbocharge sales numbers after a slow summer? The following answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Run Giveaways With Bloggers […]

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Passion Wave: Interview with VoyVoy’s Nat Disston

Passion Wave: Interview with VoyVoy’s Nat Disston

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nat Disston found his passion for surfing at an early age. At the age of 4, Nat and his cousin made pretend surfboards out of cardboard. Although he unsuccessfully rode carpet waves in his living room, creating cardboard surfboards was an early sign that his passion would soon come out through his work. Years later, […]

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Entrecelebrity: Interview with SpiritHoods Founder Alexander Mendeluk

Entrecelebrity: Interview with SpiritHoods Founder Alexander Mendeluk

| July 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

Alexander Mendeluk always saw himself being in the spotlight, but as an actor, not as an entrepreneur. As the child of a Hollywood movie director, Alexander grew up on television and movie sets. “That whole world helped me explore my imagination.” That imagination fueled his passion and interest in storytelling, which led him into acting. […]

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Investing in Service: Interview with Regal Wings Founder Eli Ostreicher

Investing in Service: Interview with Regal Wings Founder Eli Ostreicher

| July 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Every business requires investments, but not all investments are monetary. When Eli Ostreicher started New York City based boutique travel agency Regal Wings, startup capital was not the most important investment made in the company. “It wasn’t so much about investing financially, but investing effort and everything that I could give to it.” Regal Wings […]

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Founded on a Bicycle – Interview with Dashed Founder Phil Dumontet

Founded on a Bicycle – Interview with Dashed Founder Phil Dumontet

| July 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

My interview with Phil Dumontet was interrupted by a police officer knocking on his window after he pulled over safely to the side of the road. As rare as an interview starting with a police intervention is a company starting with just a CEO and a bicycle. Dashed has grown into the leading restaurant delivery […]

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From Stuffed Animals to Dating: Interview with Serial Entrepreneur Alex Furmansky

From Stuffed Animals to Dating: Interview with Serial Entrepreneur Alex Furmansky

| June 25, 2014 | 7 Comments

BusinessDictionary.com defines a serial entrepreneur as “an entrepreneur who continuously comes up with new ideas and starts new businesses.” Alex Furmansky is a great example of someone who not only comes up with ideas, but turns those ideas into ventures of all shapes and sizes. Young entrepreneur Alex Furmansky was an early teen when he […]

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7 Ways to Use University Career Centers to Find Your Next Star Employee

7 Ways to Use University Career Centers to Find Your Next Star Employee

| June 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

How can founders best utilize university career centers to find potential hires as graduation approaches? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of […]

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12 Business Questions You Should Ask Yourself Today

12 Business Questions You Should Ask Yourself Today

| June 7, 2014 | 2 Comments

  What single business-related question should every young founder ask themselves tomorrow and why? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs […]

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From Basement to Center Stage – Interview with Glamour Kills Founder Mark Capicotto

From Basement to Center Stage – Interview with Glamour Kills Founder Mark Capicotto

| June 4, 2014 | 2 Comments

Glamour Kills embraces the spirit of the underdog, from their flying pig logo to the humble beginnings of the brand. Nearly a decade after their start, this alternative fashion brand has gone from the basement to the center stage. Mark Capicotto started doing freelance art designs of CD covers, t-shirts, and logos for friends’ bands […]

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