Would You Work for a 13-Year-Old Entrepreneur?

Inc Startups

Mallory Kievman's hiccup remedy has garnered support from Startup America and the University of Connecticut business school. Briere first met Kievman at the 2011 Connecticut Invention Convention, which was held at the University of Connecticut. These UConn MBA students are!

The Agony and Ecstasy of Selling My First Company

Feld Thoughts

It 1993, I sold my first company, Feld Technologies, to a company called Sage Alerting Systems (which, after several name changes, became AmeriData Technologies.) I can’t remember the name but it was a funky place I went to all the time. I learned that they weren’t in New York, but were in Stamford, Connecticut, which I’d never been to. A new guy I hadn’t heard of yet named Jerry LeBow came in.

Book Review: Why We Get Fat

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Namely, what kind and how many carbohydrates. Colon cancer is ten times more common in rural Connecticut than in Nigeria. I found Gary Taubes’ Why We Get Fat to be provocative and persuasive.

How Women Can Achieve Success In Male Dominated Professions


However, once I got married, my career path changed, as my husband’s job was transferred back up to Connecticut (where I’m originally from). In Connecticut I chose to make the transition from working at a large public accounting firm, to a small privately owned company.

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10 Best Apps For Small Business Owners

crowdSPRING Blog

Take the Hartford, Connecticut police department, who use Slack to “track and share intelligence regarding felonies and pattern crimes.” As the name suggests, Adobe Scan lets you turn photos of documents, whiteboards, and other “analog platforms” into high-quality PDFs.

Crazy Horse Memorial & Visionary Innovation

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

The short version of the story: in 1949 an Ogala Lakota Indian elder named Henry Standing Bear approached an up and coming sculptor, Korczak Ziolkowski , about doing a large scale work to show the world that Indians also had great heroes.

29 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business


We would name our sales intelligence company Vainu. Our response has been very favorable and we’ve expanded into Ohio and Connecticut in addition to launching a related site for comparison shopping for residential natural gas. Each business has a story.

Why I Started a Business: 5 Unusual Founder Stories

Inc Startups

The financial services company, based in Connecticut, is named after the founder''s son, Michael Kearns, who died of cancer in 2009. She suffered from mental lapses, forgetting common names and getting lost in well-known areas.

7 Things You Need to Know Today

Inc Startups

According to a recently published Wharton School of Business survey of 126 startup tech executives, most companies want investors to be able to offer operational advice and help more than they want huge valuations or big-name venture capitalists.

The Founding Fathers Were (Mostly) Entrepreneurs

Inc Startups

Oliver Wolcott of Connecticut studied to be a doctor as well, but never practiced, Goodrich wrote, as he''d already inherited a fortune and didn''t need the money. Doctors, lawyers, merchants (and a few ne''er do well heirs) -- meet the self-made men behind the Declaration of Independence.

Made by Entrepreneurs: 8 Great Gift Ideas

Inc Startups

The company itself started in 2009 and is named after the owner, Betsy Thagard. Spread some holiday cheer in the office. Here are eight unique gift ideas that won''t break the bank. Plus, by supporting these companies, you''re helping owners like yourself stay in business.

How Technology Helps You Stay Relevant

Inc Startups

Connecticut''s Chris Runyan is the owner of six GameXChange franchises, which sell, purchase, and trade new and used electronic gaming hardware, software, and accessories. Small business owners across the U.S.

Inside Uber's Latest Taxi Launch

Inc Startups

Standing on the corner of Connecticut Avenue and K Street, right arm held high? Uber, the San Francisco-based technology company behind the "classy-ride"-hailing application of the same name, launched UberTaxi on Monday in the Dictrict of Columbia.

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Big Money for Cheap Legal Services

Inc Startups

Rocket Lawyer also offers a web-based subscription service that provides help with more advanced legal problems and access to actual lawyers, plus flat rates for legal filings such as name changes or corporate restructuring.

Back in March 2007, I registered 1000+ of the best Twitter Usernames

Steve Poland

When I came home, I manually (with someone I hired) registered 1,131 usernames for city names, state names, state acronyms, sports team names, and tons of generic keywords. I was going to use the city and state names that I registered, but felt as though it’d be more of a waste of my time and money. Twitter has since written an entry about ‘ name squatting ‘ and the use of 3rd-party RSS feeds. Connecticut. Connecticut.

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It's Not Just Twitter. Why IPOs Are Back

Inc Startups

billion, according to Kathleen Smith, principal at Renaissance Capital in Greenwich, Connecticut. For a flavor of what it takes to go public these days, we asked analysts to name a handful of companies with much anticipated (and probably imminent) IPOs.

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Why (and how) you should let your customers do the advertising for you

Duct Tape Marketing

George Ryan is a serial entrepreneur who is the founder and CEO of Hatchwise , a community of tens of thousands of graphic designers and writers who have created over a million amazing designs and company names since 2008.

The Art and Science of Corporate Icons

Inc Startups

In June 2011, three months before launching Skeeter Snacks in Westport, Connecticut, the co-founders hired freelance designer Alex Adams to determine exactly how a quirky creature like Skeeter should look. Skeeter Snacks is a great name, but I would never understand that it is nuts free.

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


NAME AOL. NAME Comcast. NAME Verizon Communications. NAME Yahoo. NAME Shikhar Ghosh. NAME Toby Stuart. NAME Daniel Dreymann. NAME Charles Holloway. NAME David Cowan. Domain Name/Basic Site. Connecticut. Connecticut. Your question to the Journal Community Your comments on articles will show your real name and not a username. Why use your real name? Please enter your first and last name.

How To Start A Startup – For Busy People


He may have been named by Silicon Valley thought leader Paul Graham as one of the five most interesting startup founders since 1979, but Sam’s curious penchant for wearing t-shirts over long-sleeve shirts suggests that he’s definitely too young for me.

Using Negative Keywords To Attract Highly Qualified Customers


Especially in cases where products share familiar names, such as these Supernova shoes…. Be sure to name your Ad Groups with their match types. Lawyers by the name of Diamond. Restaurants with Diamond in the name… the list goes on and on. Connecticut Cheese Challenge.

Invest in Israel Newsletter – June 2012 Edition

VC Cafe

Stanley is headquartered in New Britain, Connecticut, USA. Daniel Hillel, an 81-year-old Israeli scientist, who has reached across political and ethnic boundaries to help dozens of countries in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and South America improve agriculture with new irrigation methods has been named to receive the World Food Prize.

7 Ways Top Performers Train Themselves to Win

Inc Startups

After exploring several franchising opportunities, he decided against it and invested $750,000 of his own money to start Launch trampoline parks in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. I''m in a new city and this column needs a new name.

'Made in the USA' Gets a Makeover

Inc Startups

Browse a handmade leather satchel ($1,395) from Ghurka in Norwalk, Connecticut, and you'll learn that founder Marley Hodgson employs 35 people and draws his inspiration from antique Nepalese military gear.

Another Hard Lesson in Modern Lending

Inc Startups

Last month, as part of pretrial discovery, Moyal and his attorneys found out that the lender, a subsidiary of Bridgeport, Connecticut-based People''s United Bank, had already received the $200,000 back--months before the bank sued Moyal. On April 20, 2011, a People''s Capital and Leasing Corporation portfolio administrator named Jimmy J. Entrepreneur David Moyal''s bank reneged on a loan--then sued him. Now, the case has taken another surprising turn.

Top Social Media Measurement and Tracking Tools


T ool: Curalate URL: Curalate.com What it does: Monitors and measures traffic from “visual-based platforms”—namely (for now, at least) Pinterest. First Name. Last Name. Company Name. * Connecticut. Connecticut. ); E-Mail Alert Sign-Up. --> Subscribe Now. --> Media Kit. --> About FOLIO. RSS Feeds. --> --> Bookmark FOLIOMag.com. folio. MediaPRO Community. Job Board. SEARCH FOLIO: Search. Careers. Careers Home. Search Jobs. Add Your Resume. Featured Jobs.

Entrepreneurs Give Matzo a Makeover

Inc Startups

When Amy Kritzer was growing up in Connecticut, her mother made lasagna from matzo each Passover. From lasagna to granola to s''mores--the new face of matzo.

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Pricing experiments you might not know, but can learn from


Marketing professors at Clark University and The University of Connecticut found that consumers perceive sale prices to be a better value when the price is written in a small font rather than a large, bold typeface. This mental process has a name. They also changed the name.

5 News Stories Not to Miss This Week

Inc Startups

Apparently the brand wanted to distinguish itself in the marketplace because, you know, Budweiser is such an unrecognizable name in beer. The change came months after the Newtown, Connecticut shooting, which is close to GE''s corporate headquarters.

The Commodity-Pricing Trap

Inc Startups

—Jolina Li, Owner, EntrePIXneur, Hartford, Connecticut When you're starting a business, it's easy to fall into the trap of trying to compete against larger companies on price. Rather, I suggested that she target those who are focused on creating successful businesses and therefore want to be sure to get a booth that comes with the best technology available—namely, hers. Norm Brodsky advises on how to avoid the race to the bottom.

Is This Paradise for Entrepreneurs?

Inc Startups

For a Mediterranean island about the size of Connecticut, Cyprus certainly produces an outsize number of graduates. Or take a young lawyer named Eloiza Savvidou as another example.

NFIB and Visa Inc. Announce 2010 “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” Winner

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation Blog

June 24, 2010 – For her work in helping to inspire the next generation of stage actors, Shayna Turk of Agoura Hills, California has been named the 2010 “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” by the National Federation of Independent Business Young Entrepreneur Foundation and Visa Inc. Four additional students were named NFIB/Visa Inc. David Conway of Wilton, Connecticut: Mr. Conway is the founder of CoolCash Coins, ( www.coolcashcoins.com ) a coin appraisal business.

Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Incubators Are Reaching Out To 1M/1M


In addition, I asked him to do a competitive analysis on the pricing models of the various mobile app platforms and come back to me with both sets of market data, namely, customer research and competitive analysis.

Private Fund Adviser Regulation Under The Dodd-Frank Act

Recent Buzzes - VC Experts, Inc.

One state that many private fund advisers that are not eligible to register with the SEC will find themselves needing to register with is Connecticut, which requires registration of investment advisers who either have a place of business in Connecticut (regardless of the number of Connecticut clients), or have more than five Connecticut clients (regardless of the advisers' geographic location). sharing the same or a similar name with a fund.

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Professional Marketplaces - the vc in me. - Typepad

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Air Quality Control is saving lives in Colorado,Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut by installing radon gas mitigation, remediation, and abatement systems. Name and email address are required. Name is required to post a comment. the vc in me. Welcome! This blog broadcasts my thoughts on sectors of interest in my role as a venture capitalist as well as other ideas or tidbits on the business of entrepreneurship.

Dynamic strategy and the end of competitive advantage. Rita McGrath, Business of Software 2014

Business of Software Blog

And they were both in say 1970 roughly equivalent players, and they both had great global brands, fantastic technology, lots of patterns, lots of things to their names and they were both competing head-to-head. If we can find it, if we can put our names on it, we can fix it.

Episode 14: Be Your Own Boss, Restaurant Owners, and Friendliest Cities for Businesses | The Bcast

Up and Running

His name is Eric Cacciatore. Peter: Number three, New Haven Connecticut.

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Growth & Arrogance vs. The Power of a Customer Centric Culture | Art Papas, Bullhorn | BoS USA 2015

Business of Software Blog

So there is an email thread that said this – I’ve changed the name to protect the innocent, but the email thread goes around. So Leslie, I ended up going down to Stanford, Connecticut, spending 2 days with her. From growth arrogance to customer-centric culture Art Papas, CEO, Bullhorn. In this talk, Art Papas shares his journey as founder and CEO of Bullhorn – a company that has grown extremely rapidly to more than 500 employees and nearly $100 million in revenue.

Hard Lessons in Modern Lending

Inc Startups

Before ATMs sat on every street corner and sports arenas had names like Citi Field and Bank of America Stadium, U.S. After the financial crisis, banks had to reduce risk. For business owners, the process has been a difficult education in the current-day workings of financing.

the vc in me.: Generational Disruption in Media

the vc in me

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