WhichPic Launch: Conversation with Founder Mike Jakovcic

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Tell me more about WhichPic? What was the impetus for creating this app and how are you looking to position this app to users in the marketplace? One day I was looking through my pictures trying to figure out which picture I was going to put on LinkedIn as my LinkedIn profile picture. I wanted to use the most professional picture I had and I honestly couldn’t decide. In my … [Read more...]

The Story of Wheel Media & One Man’s Mission to Change the World One Non-Profit at a Time

Entrepreneurship

On Friday, I was fortunate enough to speak with Michael Rolph, CEO and Founder of Wheel Media, an agency that specializes in delivering web design, social media and SEO services to small businesses, with a focus on non-profits. In the late 90’s, Michael skipped out on a career in mortgage banking to go back to school to get a Master’s in Education, with the goal of working … [Read more...]

My Conversation with Pierre Drescher, Founder of The Creative Loft

The Creative Loft

Tell me more about yourself? What did you do before you founded The Creative Loft? I started The Creative Loft not too long after I graduated from University. I focused on Information Systems - I have always bridged the gap between information and technology. I was working for a company in Spain and then I moved back to New York where I worked in IT. I was looking to get … [Read more...]

My Conversation with Entrepreneur & Business Owner Steve Goedeker

Goedeker's

  Before we dive into the story of Goedeker's, I would love to hear more about your background prior to starting Goedeker's and a little bit more about the history of the store. My dad started Goedeker's in 1951 by repairing TV's in his basement. Soon after he opened a TV repair shop and then a few years later started selling TV's - I would work with my dad after … [Read more...]

My Conversation with J.Y. Ping, Founder of 7Sage.com

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Disruptors have a certain way of seeing change before change actually takes place. J.Y. Ping is one of those individuals. During the last three years he has been working tirelessly to build 7sage.com, an online LSAT prep company that is offering shorter, more engaging courses at a fraction of the cost. JY's goal: to disrupt legal education. Three years in, he's doing a heck … [Read more...]

My Conversation with Mike Glezos

Entrepreneurship

"This is an important thing to understand: always being humble enough to realize that you don’t know everything. There’s someone out there who can teach you something." – Mike Glezos, March 27th 2014 Last month I was fortunate enough to speak with Mike Glezos, vice president of digital marketing at corpNet and founder of Biz Name Wiz, a business naming agency. During our … [Read more...]

My Conversation with Pizza Dude: How Two Students Built a Pizza Company & a Brand

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18 and 20 year old college students rarely make pizza, heck they rarely make any type of food. They’re more likely to order ‘za at 2am to quench their insatiable appetites. Adam Folta had a different idea. Instead of spending his Thursday evenings buying pizza from a local shop in Greencastle, Indiana, home of DePauw University, he began buying DiGiorno pizzas in bulk and … [Read more...]

My Conversation with Helen Anzalone Gordon & Her “You Can Fight” App

You Can Fight App, From Helen Anzalone Gordon

1. Tell me a little bit about yourself. I know that you have a 6-year old daughter and that you’re a 3rd degree black belt. What spurred you to create the “I Can Fight” App that has earned you such great national acclaim? I have always wanted to be a black belt. When I moved out to California, I decided this was a  good time to start training. I started training and I … [Read more...]

My Conversation with Scott Holloway…on his Conversation with Gary Vaynerchuk

Gary Vaynerchuk

Two weeks ago, Scott Holloway, a 25-year old finance professional, met face-to-face with Gary Vaynerchuk, the CEO and founder of Vaynermedia, founder of WineLibrary TV and author of several best-selling books. In our conversation, Scott speaks about how he connected with Gary via Twitter, his conversation with Gary and the power of soft connections. Anyone looking to grow … [Read more...]