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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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The E-Life with Ulife: Interview with Abe Choe

The E-Life with Ulife: Interview with Abe Choe

| May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ulife founder Abe Choe had a simple request after receiving a new laptop – he wanted a University of Oregon laptop cover. Seems like a simple enough request, but after a couple frustrating searches for a laptop cover without any success, Abe decided to create his own. Several years and thousands of orders later, Ulife […]

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Law School Dropout – Interview with LawKick’s Aaron George

Law School Dropout – Interview with LawKick’s Aaron George

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dropout is such a negative word. Young entrepreneurs all across the country and world are ‘dropping out’ of school, but not because they are failing.  Aaron George may have dropped out of law school, but it wasn’t to take a  job or because he couldn’t handle it. He left law school to focus on something […]

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This Bus Runs on Passion – Interview with Ricky Berrin of SalesBus

This Bus Runs on Passion – Interview with Ricky Berrin of SalesBus

| April 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

SalesBus Founders Rickey Berrin (left) and Seth Murphy (right) Entrepreneurs are often fueled by passion. When asked what’s important in vetting an idea to pursue as an entrepreneur, Ricky Berrin responded, “Make sure it’s something you are passionate about because you’re going to be spending a lot of time on it. The second part is […]

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Finding the Right Spot – Interview with Spot Hero’s Jeremy Smith

Finding the Right Spot – Interview with Spot Hero’s Jeremy Smith

| April 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

Parking in Chicago can be as difficult as it is expensive.  In trying to find an affordable place to park while attending a Bachelor party, I discovered SpotHero. The options available to me before finding SpotHero included paying $50 a day for valet parking at the hotel, spending $6.50 an hour for metered parking, or […]

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Ad Answers – Interview with Jebbit’s Tom Coburn

Ad Answers – Interview with Jebbit’s Tom Coburn

| March 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

We all love online advertising!  The wonderful pop-up videos, banner ads, and numerous links to click appearing while getting our daily fix of streaming television shows online makes our daily lives better, right?  Odds are that online ads and have little effect on your daily life.   Outside of an annoyance and a little bit of […]

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Subscribing to Success – Interview with OrderGroove Founder Greg Alvo

Subscribing to Success – Interview with OrderGroove Founder Greg Alvo

| March 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

What is OrderGroove? “We power subscription commerce programs for brands and retailers to help them extend lifetime value of their most valuable customers.” E-commerce subscription platforms are a significant part of online business now, but in 2008, convincing investors that a subscription commerce model would take off was a significant challenge. OrderGroove founder and CEO […]

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