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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 | 0 Comments

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

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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Running a Successful Wedding Planning Business as a Young Entrepreneur: Interview With Tanya Costigan of Bowties and Butterflies

Running a Successful Wedding Planning Business as a Young Entrepreneur: Interview With Tanya Costigan of Bowties and Butterflies

| September 18, 2013 | 6 Comments

Interview with Tanya Costigan about starting her wedding planning business bowties and butterflies. This is part three 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 […]

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Making Success Look Easy: Interview with Taykey CEO Amit Avner

Making Success Look Easy: Interview with Taykey CEO Amit Avner

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Still under the age of 30, Taykey Founder and CEO Amit Avner’s entrepreneurial roots trace back to when he was just 14. In 1999, Avner built a search engine named WittySearch.  Four years later Avner created a social note-taking application – Witty Notes. In January of 2009, he started advertising technology company Taykey, which “helps […]

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Building Apps in a Dorm to Mobile Innovation: Interview with Alex Moazed of Applico

Building Apps in a Dorm to Mobile Innovation: Interview with Alex Moazed of Applico

| July 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

The dorm room startup is a beautiful thing.  Alex Moazed started the mobile innovation firm Applico while studying at entrepreneurship powerhouse Babson College.  Alex was surrounded by friends who were running successful companies, raising venture capital, and launching new ideas.  As Alex explained, “It’s baked into the community of the school.”  Now focusing on the […]

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Gareb Shamus Turned His Passion Into the Industry Leader Wizard Entertainment

Gareb Shamus Turned His Passion Into the Industry Leader Wizard Entertainment

| October 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

Today we spoke with Gareb Shamus who is the founder of Wizard Entertainment. Wizard Entertainment is the largest media outlet in the world covering comic books and toys. They also run the comic-con tour which is the largest series of events in the industry. Gareb started the company because of his love for comic books […]

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Interview: Neil Patel on Focus and Failure as an Entrepreneur

Interview: Neil Patel on Focus and Failure as an Entrepreneur

| October 4, 2010 | 10 Comments

Today I had a chance to speak with Neil Patel of KISSmetrics and the entrepreneurship focused blog Quicksprout. At 25 Neil has already been the driving force behind 3 major companies and has been a part of countless others. He has always had the entrepreneurial drive dating all the way back to before he was […]

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