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Outroop-connecting consumers and making everyday tasks easier than ever

Outroop-connecting consumers and making everyday tasks easier than ever

Outroop connects consumers and service providers online. Consumers can post work, review bids, and select their provider from any location. Service providers can create profiles, find work, ask questions, and bid in one place. Outroop will change the way you think about finding people, and make it easier to get work done. With everyone’s busy [...]

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Pet Jellyfish? The latest innovation to the Pet Industry is now available to anyone!

Pet Jellyfish? The latest innovation to the Pet Industry is now available to anyone!

Name of your company and URL? Jellyfish Art www.jellyfishart.com Date started? Although our founders (Alex Andon & Cameron Urban) began working on developing what is now Jellyfish Art many years ago, we were able to really formalize and grow the company quickly after our successful Kickstarter Campaign in 2011. What is your product or service? [...]

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Thinking Putty from Puttyworld lo

Reinventing the Wheel…of Putty

My startup is called Crazy Aaron’s Puttyworld. Our website is www.puttyworld.com. The company began in 1998 with a small box of putty I kept under my desk during my job as a software engineer. I borrowed a Weight Watchers food scale to weigh out the putty and sold it in plastic bags to co-workers. We [...]

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Got Parking?

Got Parking?

Name of your company and URL? Our company name is ParkingEdge, LLC and our Website is http://www.bestparking.com/ Date started? In business since 2006, we work with the nation’s largest operators and dozens of on-the-ground surveyors to assemble highly accurate parking data. What is your product or service? BestParking.com (formerly NYCGarages.com) is a parking search engine [...]

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Interview with Shlomo Zalman Heigh

Interview with Shlomo Zalman Heigh

Founder and CEO of Heigh Tech LLC, which he founded at 13 years old. Shlomo Zalman Heigh is the founder and CEO of Heigh Tech LLC, a software company he founded when he was 13 years old. He currently leads the company in the development of various types of software and apps. He also started [...]

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How Business and Non-Profits can come together for Giving An Interview with Kelly Reddington of Givengi

How Business and Non-Profits can come together for Giving An Interview with Kelly Reddington of Givengi

I recently caught up with Kelly Reddington of Givengi to find out more about his most recent project and learn about his unique story. For the last two years Kelly has been working to consolidate his other business interests and responsibilities in order to devote the much-needed attention to Givengi, which he claims is “the [...]

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Building an Equipment Empire, One Sale at a Time

Building an Equipment Empire, One Sale at a Time

Name of your company and URL? My equipment company is U.S. Equipment Sales, Inc http://www.USEquipmentSales.com Equipment Media is my consulting and training company http://www.EquipmentMedia.com Date started? U.S. Equipment Sales went live in August of 2009 after a month or so of preparation. What is your product or service? We sell and export construction, recycling and [...]

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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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Parrut brings measurable social commerce tools to publishers and online businesses.

Parrut brings measurable social commerce tools to publishers and online businesses.

What is the name of your business and URL? Parrut (yes, like the bird) www.parrut.com A brief synopsis of the website / application ? You know your favorite ice cream? Imagine if it was really easy to tell your pals about it when you’re online using Facebook, Twitter, or email. Then imagine the company gives [...]

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TinderBox Aims To Change The Way to Create, Manage, & Track Sales Proposals

TinderBox Aims To Change The Way to Create, Manage, & Track Sales Proposals

        What is the name of your business and URL? TinderBoxwww.gettinderbox.com A brief synopsis of the website / application (explain it to a 5 year old)? TinderBox is a web-based application that makes it easy for individuals and teams to create, manage, deliver, and track interactive proposals and business communications. Creating proposals can [...]

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Is it possible to make a living giving away stuff for free? At MyFreebeez.com, that’s exactly what we do

Is it possible to make a living giving away stuff for free? At MyFreebeez.com, that’s exactly what we do

Why did you start your company? Even in difficult economic times like these, there are always opportunities present for those who notice them and are willing to take advantage of them. In this terrible economic environment, my partner and I are able to make a living by giving away free stuff. Sounds crazy, doesn’t it? [...]

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Interviewing College Entrepreneurs Evolves into a Business: Start It Up TV

Interviewing College Entrepreneurs Evolves into a Business: Start It Up TV

Name of your company and URL? Start It Up TV (http://startitup.tv) Date started? Beta: July 19th, 2011 Official Launch: September 2nd, 2011 What is your product or service? Start It Up TV provides current and aspiring entrepreneurs with valuable resources and information on how to create, launch, and run a business in college. The site [...]

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Business Startup 101: From Great Idea to Profit...Quick!

Creating Startup Success

A short authors bio Chris Gattis has helped hundreds of people just like you become successful entrepreneurs. He knows how to hone a business model, analyze its viability, launch a business and keep it growing. Chris applies his real world knowledge with the skill that only comes from years of experience. His wide range of [...]

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Roadmap to Resources for Local Green Business Communities

Roadmap to Resources for Local Green Business Communities

Name of Social Enterprise and URL? We are Green Breakfast Club, a triple bottom line enterprise. Who is the person? What is there background? Danielle Lanyard founded Green Breakfast Club in June of 2011 as a company that blended her unique passions and experience in sustainability, technology and community development What is your product or [...]

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Value-Based Intellectual Property Law Firm

Value-Based Intellectual Property Law Firm

It was very clear that there were two sets of values in the law firm: Ours and Theirs. Nobody was going to change and the company was split in two very different directions. So, we packed up our bags and our Values and walked out to start our own Firm. The recession was in full [...]

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The Virtual Startup

The Virtual Startup

Imagine you wake up and decided to start your dream company. You begin to go through the checklist: Taxpayer ID number State registration Open the bank account See the lawyer and accountant about how to get it set up right Get your business phone number Create your business cards Start your marketing and networking. Notice [...]

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Core Competencies and Outsourcing

Core Competencies and Outsourcing

In the MBA world, they call “what you do best,” core competencies. Corporations understand that they succeed by doing what they do best and letting other folks, like suppliers or vendors, do the other stuff. For instance, most hotel chains do not actually own their hotels. Why? Any moron can own a hotel. The owning [...]

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This is the Century for Small Business

Corporate leviathans appear to have every advantage over small business— big bank accounts, armies of Harvard-educated MBA’s, fleets of lawyers, wallets filled with powerful politicians, and access to the biggest, baddest, priciest media on the planet. And what do you have? A great idea, a laptop, and a stressed-out checking account. What chance do you have? [...]

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Financial strategy — the most important, and most overlooked, business strategy

Financial strategy — the most important, and most overlooked, business strategy

“It may look like a movie, but I see dollars, dollars, dollars.” Let’s start with a bit of word association. When I say the word “Miramax,” what immediately comes to mind? You might say, “great movies,” or “Cinema Paradiso,” “Shakespeare in Love,” or “Harvey Weinstein.” All of these are fine, but for someone on the [...]

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If running a business is a marathon . . .

. . . have you ever wondered what a marathon is like? Come on, you know you’ve heard the expression a thousand times. “Running a business” or “starting a business” “is a marathon, not a sprint.” And you nod your head in agreement as if somebody has actually said something sensible. But outside of the [...]

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