My Conversation with Torri Singer about Snapetite: A Foodie’s Dream App

Snapetite

Tell me more about your app, Snapetite that you just released in the iOS app store on April 15th. What was the impetus to create this type of app? Basically the idea behind this was my Dad and I are always trying to enterprise different ideas. He’s a really creative person and growing up I was interested in cooking. I attended cooking classes and I eventually became a … [Read more...]

Conversation with Keven Spargo, Founder of K-Sounds

Keven Spargo

Last Tuesday I had the opportunity to chat with Keven Spargo, founder of K-Sounds, who developed a business 12+ years ago when he recognized that the piano sounds on keyboards were quite limited. He began to sample piano sounds and thus was born a passion for sampling and the birth of a business. Below is a record of our conversation that details the origins of K-Sounds, how … [Read more...]

Meet Eric Lyons – The TaskRabbit Power User

TaskRabbit

Want to make a ton of cash through odd jobs? Are you looking to supplement your income on the side? Eric Lyons has figured out how to do exactly that. On Sunday night I was fortunate enough to speak with Eric about his experience using TaskRabbit. For those who aren't familiar, TaskRabbit is an online and mobile marketplace that allows users to outsource small jobs and tasks … [Read more...]

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...]