Female Founder Interview: Tanesha Lambert – Catalysts for Growth

The Startup Magazine

Tanesha is the founder and CEO of Intelquest, a business growth consultant in Naperville, Illinois. Lambert : We fuel economic development in communities through entrepreneurship and business growth. As part of The Startup Magazine Female Founder Series, we interviewed Ms.

Top 3 Startup Winner: Happenstance

The Startup Magazine

At this year’s FUND Conference in Chicago, Illinois, over 100 startups presented their early-stage companies in front of hundreds of investors and industry leaders. All of these findings inspired the team to move forward with a more robust storytelling app for the Chicago community and schedule a release in spring of 2019. HQ Location : Chicago, Illinois.

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Founder Interview: Todd Warren with Family Law Insights

The Startup Magazine

Clients look to Katz, Goldstein & Warren for excellence, integrity, and quality results in the area of family law in Lake, Cook, McHenry, Kane, DuPage and Will Counties in the northern Illinois. Community Legal insight People The entrepreneurs attorney Business Services Career culture Disrupt Entrepreneur family Founder Interview hiring Illinois law firm opportunities problem solving service startup team valuationMany lawyers are entrepreneurs.

Tianyi Joe Zhu, Entrepreneur and Startup Advocate

The Startup Magazine

Today we send out an inspiring notice about a young leader in the startup community who is truly making a difference with his high energy in bridging startups with investors and selfless pursuit of innovative solutions. CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (PRWEB) JULY 12, 2017. He got his start in entrepreneurship when he was in college, where he attended the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.

Female Founder Interview: Maria Teresa Ramos – Ramos Tax and Services

The Startup Magazine

But her dedication to her customers and the value of the help and services she provides to an underserved community make her story truly inspiring. We provide our services to our surrounding community. We started by providing bilingual services to our Latino community, but our presence in the community with a wide staff of professionals and reasonable prices have expanded our presence in other markets.

Founder Interview: Dan Breier Helps Raise Funds for Charities

The Startup Magazine

Dan has a great story as Founder of BreierSide Solutions , a charity consulting company in Sleepy Hollow, Illinois. BreierSide Solutions was started as an effort to give back to the community. Dan is a successful entrepreneur who plays an active role in his community.

Founder Interview: Jim Elliott – Volunteer to NonProfit Entrepreneur

The Startup Magazine

Jim’s efforts have been widely recognized by the Illinois Skin and Scuba Council—receiving the “Humanitarian of the Year” award in 2005—and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago—receiving the “Community Award” in all of 2005 through 2007.

Why My Small Business Uses crowdSPRING – Innova Apps, Inc.

crowdSPRING Blog

shares how his company uses crowdSPRING for design and why he thinks other startups and small businesses should consider leveraging crowdSPRING’s community of more than 55,000 designers and writers. Charles, Illinois, helps companies by developing software (including websites) using popular technologies, at a reasonable cost. Tags: Interviews business community crowdsourcing design bryan sebastian crowdspring customer innova apps interview testimonial Bryan J.

[US] Small Business Advocacy Council Launches Crowdfunding Platform

YoungUpstarts

Crowdfunding is a new way of funding startups and small businesses, and Chicago, Illinois-based Small Business Advocacy Council (SBAC) is getting into the act by starting its own crowdfunding platform SBAC Connects. “SBAC Connects provides valuable resources to SBAC members to grow their businesses, and we are excited about the incredible opportunities this program provides to the small business community.”

Tapping the Strength of Intergenerational Living During a Crisis: A Nonprofit Board President’s View

Board Effect

The residents at Hope Meadows in Rantoul, IL chose their community before they chose their home. In fact, the residents of this little community do a lot of things differently than most people because their neighborhood was established on a principle called, “intentional neighboring.”.

MentorMob.com Aims To Revolutionize Learning Through Crowdsourcing

YoungUpstarts

But Chicago-based startup MentorMob ( www.mentormob.com ) wants to change that – the free, community-based collaborative service aims to aggregate and organize the best online educational content on any topic, so it’s easier to find. At MentorMob , our community members sort through all the content, choose the best snippets and lace them together into a step-by-step course.

Top 3 Startup Winner: Digs

The Startup Magazine

At this year’s FUND Conference in Chicago, Illinois, over 100 startups presented their early-stage companies in front of hundreds of investors and industry leaders. We have sent hundreds of volunteers to help communities in need, all the way from Haiti to Nepal. HQ Location : Chicago, Illinois. FUND is a national connector of entrepreneurs, VCs, angel investors, and industry experts with a focus on deal flow and making connections.

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Twitter Link Roundup #129 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

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Illinois 3rd-worst in nation for business, CEO survey says - [link]. Awesomeness business community crowdsourcing design How To inspiration Interviews marketing Reviews social media start-up tips Strategy Technology writing ads advertising copywriting entrepreneur entrepreneurship facebook industrial design leadership package design pr product design public relations small biz small business startups twitter

Getting out of the building…by staying in the building!

Steve Blank

In order to get the healthcare community to collaborate with each other to bring new ideas to market they will need some help to catalyze the “co” part of co-working. The life sciences community is still warming-up to the value of customer development in the early stages of building new ventures”, says David Schonthal , MATTER Co-founder and Clinical Assistant Professor of entrepreneurship & innovation at the Kellogg School of Management.

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: SpotHero

crowdSPRING Blog

He graduated from the University of Illinois in 2008 and after running into countless problems with parking tickets and being towed, he thought of this great service to give people and businesses a way to make a little extra money and drivers to find a sanctuary for their cars without the risks. OK, I don’t know about you guys but parking in my neighborhood in Chicago is TERRIBLE.

4 Entrepreneurs Explain What Being USA Made Means to Them [Sponsored Post]

Hearpreneur

Share Communities are everywhere. They are interest based, community based, location based and even social-economically grounded. Either way, we at CEO Blog Nation tried to highlight the different communities within the entrepreneur and business owner world. Placing Value in our Neighborhoods, Friends, Family & Communities. “…USA Made means placing value in our neighborhoods, friends, family, and our communities near and far.

Small Business Marketing – New Strategies to Get Noticed

YoungUpstarts

Customer relationships, industry expertise, community involvement – those are all qualities that build loyalty and inspire confidence. Involvement in local charities builds a positive image of community involvement that will reap benefits down the road. a full-service marketing and public relations firm based in Northfield, Illinois. by Nancy Gerstein, CEO of Creative Marketing Associates .

Host a Livestream of The Lean Startup Conference

Startup Lessons Learned

For the 2010 and 2011 Lean Startup conferences , we offered the complete conference for simulcast so that people could join in from their communities around the world. These simulcasts are important community-building opportunities. BTW, you can read more about why in Brad Feld's new book, Startup Communities.) Luis Rivera Gurrea-Nozaleda of Spain Lean Startup said, "Our community of entrepreneurs loved participating in last year’s event."

Join a conference simulcast near you

Startup Lessons Learned

One of the most important things we do with The Lean Startup Conference is make a livestream of the plenary talks available for free to groups around the world, supporting entrepreneurship communities everywhere. The number of hosts has grown annually, and this year, we have 200+ groups joining us on Monday, December 3. They represent more than 10,000 people total. If you're not attending the conference in person, consider meeting up with one of these groups to watch.

What is a Social Enterprise?

Up and Running

it is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit, but because of its dedication to sustainability, it is now working with local communities to form separate stove manufacturing factories in their countries. L3Cs were first formed in 2008, and are currently only legal in Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, and Wyoming, as well as the federal jurisdictions of the Crow Indian Nation of Montana, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

@TechCrunch Highlights Growth of Midwest Innovation Economy (And Case’s Rise of the Rest)

Campus Entrepreneurship

Beyond being born and raised in Chicago and spending many years on campuses in the Midwest (BA, MBA), I worked in the tech community during the Internet Bubble and love the Midwest’s continued growth. That said, the optimistic story in TechCrunch by Jonathan Shieber, seems to be a throwback to 15 years ago with the added focus on Case’s idea of the ‘rise of the rest.’

What is an L3C?

Up and Running

The United Kingdom began using a similar structure in 2005, called a Community Interest Company. His organization, Americans for Community Development, provides detailed information about L3Cs, and you can find out more about the organization on their website. . In recent years, socially-minded entrepreneurs have begun testing a new type of business entity: the L3C, or Low Profit Limited Liability Corporation.

Twitter Link Roundup #107 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

Number of startups in Illinois rising – [link]. Awesomeness business community crowdsourcing design How To inspiration Interviews marketing Reviews social media start-up tips Strategy Technology writing ads advertising copywriting entrepreneur entrepreneurship facebook industrial design leadership package design pr product design public relations small biz small business startups twitter

Twitter Link Roundup #71 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

Revealing picture of how fucked Illinois is even compared to other troubled states like CA and NJ – [link]. Awesomeness How To Interviews Reviews Strategy Technology business community crowdsourcing design inspiration marketing social media start-up tips writing ads advertising copywriting entrepreneruship entrepreneur facebook industrial design leadership packaging design pr product design public relations small biz small business startup twitter

Business Leader Behind a National Auto Repair Franchise’ Growth In Just a Short Time Span

Hearpreneur

Based in Midlothian, Illinois, Moran Family of Brands provides specialty products and services in virtually every aspect of the automotive aftermarket through four individual brands and a total of more than 120 franchise locations nationwide including: Mr. Transmission, “The Professionals”; Alta Mere “The Automotive Outfitters”; Milex Complete Auto Care centers and SmartView Window Solutions. Franchising is one of the best to unearth opportunities in the automotive industry.

Episode 76: Accounting Basics for Entrepreneurs with Jody Padar

Mike Michalowicz

Jody earned her BBA from Saint Mary’s College and MST from Northern Illinois University. She is also an adjunct professor at Oakton Community College and a contributing member of the Intuit Trainer Writer Network. Also Available On. Show Summary. Welcome to Episode 76 of the Profit First Podcast! In this episode we discuss the accounting basics that every entrepreneur needs to know. When you’re working with an Accountant, what questions should you be asking them?

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Embrace: Valerie Lopez on the importance of employee-led resource groups

Transformify - Recruiting

Having established Cision’s first formal DEI function, the program fulfills the company's core values and business goals of supporting its inclusive and diverse community. She is a certified diversity professional through the Society for Diversity and is a member of the National Diversity Council, the Illinois Diversity Council and the National Association of Asian American Professionals. I am an Asian woman and a member of the LGBTQ community.

What Is a Benefit Corporation?

Up and Running

Now, you can create a benefit corporation in: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington D.C., Fournier with detailed, guide-style information on starting a benefit corporation and the positive effects they can have on communities.

The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail

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Illinois. Illinois. Journal Community. Journal Community. A community of WSJ readers interested in franchising news, trends and issues. Journal Community. Answers allows you to tap the knowledge of Community members. The language you used does not comply with community standards. Journal Community. Your question to the Journal Community Your comments on articles will show your real name and not a username. Community Rules.

15 Entrepreneurs Share Their Favorite Business Quotes

Hearpreneur

“A Business that makes nothing but money is a poor business,” said by Henry Ford is my favorite quote because it has inspired me to give back and help rebuild my local community. I come from a small town in the middle of a cornfield in Illinois. André Gide wrote that,”Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But since no one was listening, everything must be said again.”

The Best Places Worldwide to Start Your High-Growth Startup

Up and Running

startup hubs, based on the city’s “clear emphasis on next generation tech companies specializing in education, energy and healthcare industries; high quality of life ratings; and a welcoming regulatory environment for startup communities.” Tech London: Your Guide to the Startup Community, Events, and Jobs in London. Chicago, Illinois, USA. If you’re interested in starting your company in Seattle, check out these resources: Seattle Startup Community Resources.

15 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Names

Hearpreneur

Northern Illinois University alum) It’s a running joke among friends that Kitty Meow is my sort of alter ego to my normally introverted self. Don’t forget to join our #IamCEO Community. The idea of exactly what your business is going to usually come first. Secondly, most often, is giving a title to your idea. What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Some people turn to their childhood for inspiration or a beloved family pet.

5/25-NYC – Investing in Intellectual Capital: Patents, Trademarks, Domain Names, Litigation, Government Rights, and other Intangible Assets

David Teten

Geleerd also co-managed the IPO of Manufactured Home Communities, LLC, now Equity LifeStyle Properties, LLC which owns and operates the highest quality portfolio of resort communities in the United States. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois and was a golf instructor at Club Med in Mexico and the Bahamas.

6 Key Tactics Agencies Use to Help Local Businesses Rank Higher in Google

Duct Tape Marketing

Long-tail keyphrases – web design ohio, seo guest posting strategies, local marketing chicago illinois, responsive wordpress theme templates (more focused and specific to target audiences). Whether it’s teaming up with a blogger in your city to run a thought leadership piece or investing some time to share relevant content through a local community site, there are many outlets that help increase your clients’ local visibility and build up their reputation.

SXSW Startups: UbiGro

Austin Startup

A finalist in Hyper-Connected Communities , which will pitch at 5 pm Saturday, March 9, UbiGro is a nanotech-enabled greenhouse film by UbiQD, Inc. We collaborated at the Los Alamos National Lab, the National Renewable Energy Lab, and University of Illinois. Credit: UbiQD, Inc. The Forrest Four-Cast: February 23, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx.

Twitter Link Roundup #41 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

Illinois leg. Illinois leg. Tags: Awesomeness How To Interviews Reviews Strategy Technology business community crowdsourcing design inspiration marketing social media start-up tips copywriting crowdspring entrepreneur entrepreneurship facebook leadership pr public relations small business smallbiz startup twitter writing Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing.

37 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Businesses

Hearpreneur

When you support that platform with inspirational and informative subject matter that helps guide people along the way, and then offer them a community of service providers who can help round out their team—well, that’s the ticket. Surfers alway want to know the waves conditions in real-time and they want to stay connected with their local and global community. We have seen a real difference in the communities that we serve and that’s what really drives us to what we do.

Why the Browser Matters

Ben's Blog

Before my partner Marc Andreessen and his friends at the University of Illinois invented the browser in 1993, most people thought only scientists and researchers would use the Internet. Even after the team introduced Mosaic, the world’s first browser, almost nobody thought the Internet would be significant beyond the scientific community­—least of all the most important technology industry leaders who were busy building proprietary alternatives.

6 SaaS Metrics You Should Track - ReadWriteCloud

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Read their latest case study: A Canadian Printer Leaves its Servers in Illinois.

6 SaaS Metrics You Should Track - ReadWriteCloud

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Read their latest case study: A Canadian Printer Leaves its Servers in Illinois.

Top Social Media Measurement and Tracking Tools

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[Infographic] The Truth Behind Small Business Lending

YoungUpstarts

If you’re wondering about how small business view bank loans, this infographic from Chicago, Illinois-based credit card processing fee comparison engine FeeFighters shows that only 42-percent of small businesses see bank loans as a viable financing option. Community banks used to lend to small local businesses. There are many fewer community banks now than there were 10 or 20 years ago, so therefore, fewer loans to small businesses.

Out of the Crisis #18: Sal Khan on institution building, solving the digital divide, and education as the lever for all decisions

Startup Lessons Learned

And then you fast forward a couple of weeks, I live here in Santa Clara County in Silicon Valley, which actually I think had one of the first cases or one of the- Eric Ries : Of community spread, yeah. Sal Khan : first cases of community spread. Actually, even well before Benjamin Bloom, 100 years ago in Winnetka, Illinois, they did the Winnetka Plan where they did essentially mastery learning.