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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

| 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

| 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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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

| 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

| 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

| 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

| 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

| 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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Young Entrepreneur Interview with Trevor Owens of Lean Startup Machine

| November 20, 2013 | 2 Comments

Interview with Trevor Owens about starting his business Lean Startup Machine. This is part ten of the ten part series. Follow the Starting a Business as a Young Entrepreneur interview series and don’t miss an interview!  Interview Series Sponsored by Hiscox Small Business Insurance.  Hiscox  specializes in protecting IT/technology, marketing, consulting, health and beauty, photography and many other […]

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