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An Open Door: Young Entrepreneur Interview with KeyMe’s Greg Marsh

An Open Door: Young Entrepreneur Interview with KeyMe’s Greg Marsh

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ever been locked out of your house or apartment?  If you’re anything like me or Greg Marsh’s wife, you have…often.  After several costly and lengthy lockouts, Greg took the problem of getting locked out and created an effective solution – KeyMe.  KeyMe is a mobile app that allows you to digitally store your key information […]

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Water that Takes a Different Shape – Interview with My Cause Water’s Michael Fitzgerald II

Water that Takes a Different Shape – Interview with My Cause Water’s Michael Fitzgerald II

| December 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

While the $11.8 billion bottled water market seems like an attractive option for innovation and new entrants, the market has some of the toughest competitors including PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Nestle, and Poland Spring. Despite this strong competition, for Michael Fitzgerald II of My Cause Water, the beverage industry was always attractive, and bottled water appeared to […]

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The Financial Side of the Startup – Interview with Lili Balfour

The Financial Side of the Startup – Interview with Lili Balfour

| December 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

Raising startup capital can be tricky.  Many startups fail before getting started because of financial limitations.  Despite the need of many young companies, banks aren’t exactly jumping at the chance to work with 20-30 year olds with a new business idea.  Due to the volatile nature of a startup and high failure rate, there is […]

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Which High-Rising Startup Do You Love Best?

Which High-Rising Startup Do You Love Best?

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

According to Silicon Valley Business Journal, this is the list of the top ten most buzz-filled and momentum-driving startups. Accelerator/incubator programs are seeing more and more SaaS firms. They’re easy to set up with a handful of people and are rapidly scalable (just don’t lose momentum!). But are we seeing too many of these kinds […]

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Solving Arguments through the Power of the Crowd: Interview with Imagoo Founder & CEO Mickey Hernandez

Solving Arguments through the Power of the Crowd: Interview with Imagoo Founder & CEO Mickey Hernandez

| September 13, 2013 | 2 Comments

Only 12 credits short of graduating from UNLV with a degree in economics, Imagoo CEO Mickey Hernandez is in no hurry to graduate.  “On my lunch break I run over to school to take a class and head back over to work for the rest of the day.” The 22 year-old has always wanted to […]

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Starting a Business as a Young Entrepreneur: Interview with Sachin Kamdar, CEO of Parse.ly

Starting a Business as a Young Entrepreneur: Interview with Sachin Kamdar, CEO of Parse.ly

| September 4, 2013 | 1 Comment

Interview with young entrepreneur Sachin Kamdar on starting his business Pars.ly.

This is part one of the ten part series. Follow the Starting a Business as a Young Entrepreneur interview series and don’t miss an interview!

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Investability of a Startup: Interview with BoxGroup’s David Tisch

Investability of a Startup: Interview with BoxGroup’s David Tisch

| August 27, 2013 | 6 Comments

David Tisch’s entrepreneurial journey started like many children’s – buying and selling baseball cards.  Setting up a table at trade shows turned into selling cards online in the late 90’s.   Although the bulk of his baseball card collection no longer exists due to a busted pipe in his parents’ basement, David and BoxGroup co-founder Adam […]

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6 Best Marketing Tips for StartUps

6 Best Marketing Tips for StartUps

| August 3, 2013 | 9 Comments

When you seek to carve out a niche for your business, you’re going to have a wide range of successes and failures. However, there are some very important marketing lessons you can learn the easy way. The following are just a few of those lessons. 1. Don’t be a Buzzkill Far too many businesses start […]

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Finding the Right Mix: Cordina Cocktails’ Craig Cordes Interview

Finding the Right Mix: Cordina Cocktails’ Craig Cordes Interview

| July 25, 2013 | 5 Comments

A few friends were kicked off of a beach because they were drinking alcohol out of glass bottles.  So what would any rational, entrepreneurial-minded Millennial do? Invent a way to put alcoholic drinks in a portable pouch. Craig Cordes and his co-founders set out to do the impossible and turn margaritas into an adult version […]

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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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