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How Jack Kim Built Benelab, The Search Engine For Good [Interview]

Interviews - 08 August 2012

How Jack Kim Built Benelab, The Search Engine For Good [Interview]

Jack Kim is not your normal high school student. He founded Benelab, a search engine that donates 100% of the revenue to charity. I read about him from a Mashable article and thought he would have great lessons and tips for anyone starting a business. I also just wanted to learn how the search engine [...]

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Ben Kosinski On Rewarding Influential College Students With Sumpto [Interview]

Interviews - 03 August 2012

Ben Kosinski On Rewarding Influential College Students With Sumpto [Interview]

Ben Kosinski is the founder of Sumpto, a website lets college students win prizes based on their influence. It’s an interesting niche for the college demographic and I asked Ben to explain how he started the idea. What Ben Shared: Where the idea for Sumpto came from How it works exactly How he plans to [...]

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Catherine Cook, MyYearbook Founder On Building, Runing, And Then Selling The Company [Interview]

Interviews - 05 February 2012

Catherine Cook, MyYearbook Founder On Building, Runing, And Then Selling The Company [Interview]

Catherine Cook is the founder of MyYearbook.com, the social network that helps people meet others through social games. What makes this story special is that Catherine started the company when she was a teen and has run it ever since. Back during 2011′s Global Entrepreneurship Week, we interviewed her and asked “What’s it like? Being [...]

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Ben Wagner On Building LifeKraze, Where People Track How They Live Life [Interview]

Interviews - 03 February 2012

Ben Wagner On Building LifeKraze, Where People Track How They Live Life [Interview]

Ben Wagner is the founder behind LifeKraze, a website that asks “What have you done?” Another social network? Maybe, but this one is unique because you are awarded points for doing “stuff” and then redeem them for things you actually want. This was a really fun interview with Ben. He’s a real funny guy. What [...]

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Tony Smith, Founder of I Am Tony GFX, Talks About Where He Began And Where He Is [Interview]

Interviews - 14 October 2011

Tony Smith, Founder of I Am Tony GFX, Talks About Where He Began And Where He Is [Interview]

This interview was conducted by Stephen Perkins and was originally posted on his blog. Tony Smith‘s interest in graphic design began while he was still in school. Today, he has turned that interest into a wildly successful graphic design studio. On top of that, he also runs a branding company that is starting to take on [...]

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Q&A With Angel Investor Devon George OF DMV Capital Corp [Interview]

Interviews - 07 October 2011

Q&A With Angel Investor Devon George OF DMV Capital Corp [Interview]

Devon George has been helping startups apply strategic execution and infrastructure to their business operations since 2001 and is currently the President of DMV Capital Corp, a family office. He has built and developed strategies for web, software, ecommerce and technology companies. Before DMV Capital, Devon served as a founding member of Freshnotes, a social [...]

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Joseph Warren On Building CoCreativ, The Starbucks For Entrepreneurs [Interview]

Interviews - 12 August 2011

Joseph Warren On Building CoCreativ, The Starbucks For Entrepreneurs [Interview]

Joseph Warren is the founder of CoCreativ, a Starbucks for entrepreneurs. The concept behind the company is an entrepreneurial cafe for the virtual business owners to go, hang out, do work and interact with other entrepreneurs. Joseph is a very funny guy and some of the advice he gives is priceless. He does startup coaching [...]

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Nate Drouin, Could Fundraise.com Be The Next Great Crowdsourcing Platform? [Interview]

Interviews - 23 July 2011

Nate Drouin, Could Fundraise.com Be The Next Great Crowdsourcing Platform? [Interview]

How did a 19-year old get venture funding for his business idea? Better yet, how did the same teen entrepreneur establish the connection in the first place? Today’s interview is with Nate Drouin, the founder of Fundraise.com. For any domainers out there, the name itself would make you jealous. In this interview, Nate talks about [...]

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Max Lytvyn Of Grammarly On Building The Most Accurate Grammar Checker Grammarly [Interview]

Interviews - 15 July 2011

Max Lytvyn Of Grammarly On Building The Most Accurate Grammar Checker Grammarly [Interview]

Max Lytvyn is the founder behind Grammarly, the web-based solution for spelling and grammar checking. After selling his previous company to BlackBoard, he decided to again focus on the educational industry. Watch how Max started the company, some of the lessons he learned and what their strategy is for growing the company. What Max Shared: [...]

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Jay King, Music Mogul And Grammy Winner Talks About Starting In Music Business [Interview]

Interviews - 01 July 2011

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Jay King is a music pioneer. By the time he was 24, he had his own record label and won a Grammy with his group Club Nouveau. In this interview, Jay shares all he learned along the way and some more. See how he got started, how the he would do things different now that [...]

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