Archive | January, 2012

Innovative online travel resource,Greenloons,raises the bar for true ecotourism travel experiences

What is the name of your social enterprise? Greenloons http://www.greenloons.com/ is a pioneering online resource aimed at answering the question, “who in the world of ecotourism should I travel with and why?” What is your background? I serve as the company’s Founder & President and have over 12 years’ experience in the corporate world providing [...]

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Productive Web Apps: Web apps to help you at work and play

Productive Web Apps: Web apps to help you at work and play

What is the name of your business and URL? Productive Web Apps http://productivewebapps.com A brief synopsis of the website / application? Productive Web Apps is an interactive directory that lets you easily search, sort, rate and compare hundreds of the best web applications available online. Why did you start this company? A small gripe I [...]

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FoxyUtils’s free online webapps make PDF file manipulation simple

FoxyUtils’s free online webapps make PDF file manipulation simple

What is the name of your business and URL? The name of our business is FoxyUtils and our website is http://www.foxyutils.com. All our webapps are available through the site. A brief synopsis of the website / application? Our webapps make it easy to work with PDF files, such as merging multiples PDFs, splitting, adding and removing [...]

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Biz2Credit Does for Small Business Lending What Amazon Did for Online Shopping

Biz2Credit Does for Small Business Lending What Amazon Did for Online Shopping

Regardless of industry, size or location, all businesses need capital to grow. Many small business owners hesitate to approach banks directly, in part, because applying for a loan is time consuming, costly, and intimidating — with no guarantee of getting approved. Thus, entrepreneurs often resort to using personal credit cards, home equity lines, or their [...]

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Bill Lyons San Diego

Most Great Startups Start Out on a Shoestring

Revestor, makes the impossible possible through innovation, resourcefulness, sweat and a big vision for the future What is the name of your business and URL? Revestor LLC www.revestor.com We also have a blog at blog.revestor.com A brief synopsis of the website / application ? Revestor is a real estate search engine that searches homes for [...]

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Parlaying Privacy into a Career

Parlaying Privacy into a Career

After working for a non-profit organization researching and writing on the subject of personal privacy, a young journalist named Robert Ellis Smith found himself out of work when the organization’s funding dried up. Smith decided to launch a monthly newsletter on the subject, similar to the one he had started for the non-profit organization in [...]

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Mindful Capitalism

Mindful Capitalism

Madison Avenue Executive to Socially Responsible Business Owner Rachana Suri, Accessuri.com Like us on Facebook A Little About Me After being laid off from the corporate Ad world of Manhattan I went on a life changing journey that led me to find my passion, my voice, and the strength to start my own business. I [...]

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Connect the Doc revolutionizes interactions between clinics, practitioners and patients with their online booking platform.

Connect the Doc revolutionizes interactions between clinics, practitioners and patients with their online booking platform.

A brief synopsis of the website / application ?
 Connect the Doc (www.connectthedoc.com) is an online service for private healthcare clinics, practitioners and their patients in Canada. This web platform allows people to book their private healthcare appointments directly online (for free) from either the clinic’s website or connectthedoc.com. CTD has launched their service in [...]

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An Enterprise Class Phone System for Small Businesses

An Enterprise Class Phone System for Small Businesses

The way we work is changing – we’re mobile, global, and increasingly dispersed. With smartphones and video conferencing, it has become status quo for businesses to support a remote workforce. In fact, nearly half of employees spend 75% of their time conducting business away from the office. Technology has made it easier to work out [...]

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Chewing Your Way to Success on a Shoestring

Chewing Your Way to Success on a Shoestring

Think Gum is a brain-boosting chewing gum designed to enhance concentration and memory. The gum is sugar-free, naturally caffeinated and contains a proprietary blend of herbal ingredients including peppermint, rosemary, guarana, bacopa, ginkgo and vinpocetine. The gum tastes like regular peppermint gum with a green tea-like finish. I founded Think Gum LLC in 2007 after [...]

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EasyWebContent

Easy Web Content

What is the name of your business and URL? Our name is Easy WebContent and we can be found at http://www.easywebcontent.com A brief synopsis of the website / application (explain it to a 5 year old)? Easy Web Content is an online web service allowing anyone to create a new website or edit an existing [...]

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Pillowcase Studies

Pillowcase Studies

www.pillowcasestudies.com Youtube Video As a student at the London School of Economics, I spend roughly 30 hours per week studying and reviewing material that learned in class. About 2 of these 30 hours are spent scheduling study calendars and finding more efficient ways to analyze and retain information. Last year on August 19th I found [...]

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ROBERT RADCLIFFE – CHANGING LIVES 180 DEGREES

Robert Radcliffe – CHANGING LIVES 180 DEGREES

180 Degrees is the inspiring true-story of a once homeless, teenage drug addict who was able to achieve sobriety and ultimately become a self-made millionaire by the age of 30. 180 Degrees, an autobiography written by Robert Radcliffe, was self-published in 2008. Robert resides in Los Angeles with his wife and sons. With over 18 [...]

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Qurkl – A New Style of Online Business Listings

Qurkl – A New Style of Online Business Listings

What is your product or service? Qurkl http://www.qurkl.com is a free online yellow pages site that was started in the fall of 2009. Qurkl is free for businesses to list or edit and free for consumers to search. Why did you start your company? Due to my frustration with yellow pages type websites (as a [...]

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WeSearch- A Collective Research Effort

WeSearch- A Collective Research Effort

Name of your company and URL? WeSearch Foundation. www.we-search.org Date started? Fall of 2011. Who are you? WeSearch was founded by Chris Rovin and Guillaume Curaudeau. Both Chris and Guillaume hold degrees from the University of Michigan and both have spent time in brain tumor research labs. Chris did this interview. What is your product [...]

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eFax Mobile Apps Provide Full Document Management System for Small Businesses

For small business, time is money and every second counts when it comes to securing contracts, purchase orders, and agreements vital to their business and providing optimum customer service. And now, one key business tool has gone mobile, making it even easier for entrepreneurs to do more with less. A small business tool like eFax® [...]

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UNFEAR: Facing Change in an Era of Uncertainty

UNFEAR: Facing Change in an Era of Uncertainty

Author Bio: CEO Karlin Sloan has committed herself to finding out what makes great leaders tick, and to supporting leaders to be the change they wish to see in the world. As a corporate citizen she is an advocate for creating sustainable ways of working and living, and for creating positive organizational communities that work [...]

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Design-a-webpage.com: Webpage design meets Internet marketing

Design-a-webpage.com: Webpage design meets Internet marketing

Design-a-webpage.com (http://design-a-webpage.com) is a state of the art online webpage design tool for small businesses, entrepreneurs, marketers and startups. It combines best-practice Internet marketing techniques with the ease of point and click webpage creation, to provide members with the unique ability to create high converting landing pages in minutes. The site is the brainchild of [...]

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Kenmark Sports: Fitness at your Fingertips

Kenmark Sports: Fitness at your Fingertips

1. Name of your company and URL? My company is Kenmark Sports, LLC, and you can find us online at www.kenmarksports.com. 2. Date started? We were incorporated on December 23, 2010. 3. What is your product or service? Kenmark Sports offers two products at this time: the Armband Water Bottle and the lightweight aluminum Water [...]

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Monitor all aspects of your operation with Librato Metrics

Monitor all aspects of your operation with Librato Metrics

What is the name of your business and URL? The name of the web application we created is “Metrics” and the URL to its website is https://metrics.librato.com/. The name of our company is Librato. A brief synopsis of the website / application: Metrics is a web-based service for monitoring metrics that are important for an [...]

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