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Interview: David Siteman Garland on Entrepreneurship and Running a TV Show

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / March 15, 2010

David Siteman Garland had a TV show before he even had a website. He pitched his idea for an entrepreneurial TV show until ABC picked him up and made his dream possible. He invested all his savings and started producing the show which has seen some incredible success. Today he has been featured on things like CNN, ABC, NBC, and CBS to name a few. His show The…

Interview: How Timothy Sykes Made Two Million From His Dorm Room

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / March 8, 2010

Photo via Gawker First things first, how the hell did you make $2million from your college dorm room? I traded thousands of hyped up penny stocks, discovering several chart patterns that were predictable 90% of the time, taking small gains nearly every day and those gains added up over time. My first million was made through buying these stocks as they hit new highs, but my second million…

Go Green Fundraising Focuses on Earth Friendly Fundraising

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / March 6, 2010

What is the story behind your company? The recession was just starting to get into full swing in 2008 and I realized that groups like sports leagues, churches, and schools would be feeling the effects of a downward economy and there would be a greater need for fundraising options.  At the same time, the green movement was beginning to gain a mainstream foothold and eco-friendly marketing messages were…

Tough Job Markets Lead to Fashion Industry Startup ash&dans

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / March 5, 2010

Ashley Cook and Danielle Dankner graduated together from Washington University in 2008. Both found themselves in a tough job market and had trouble breaking into the competitive acting industry in New York City. Instead of giving up or getting depressed about the situation they did the next best thing…they started a company. Ash&Dans was born and quickly has become a known name in the fashion industry with features…

Jack Abraham has Taken Milo.com From Idea to Over 1 Million Monthly Visitors

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / March 1, 2010

Jack Abraham has had the entrepreneur bug since an early age. His father started the public company comScore and he was amazed at the process of taking an idea and building it into a powerful company. At only 23 Jack is on a similar path with Milo.com. He attended the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania which he left early for Palo Alto. It was…

Startup BeMe Encourages Creativity and Individuality

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / February 27, 2010

What is the story behind BeMe? Individuality is something our family always embraced. Growing up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, we kept our parents busy by exploring a plethora of activities throughout our childhood- soccer, basketball, gymnastics, dance- you name it, we tried it. Our activities allowed us to form a strong sense of identity that played an important part in shaping our lives. These experiences inspired Tina…

Skip Class, Make Money: CEO Nathaniel Broughton

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / February 23, 2010

Nathaniel Broughton is 27 and has already been involved with more then 5 start-ups and has gained the experience of someone twice his age. He graduated from the University of Missouri in 2006 with a degree in accounting although class was never exactly his thing. His companies have won Inc 500 awards and are currently reaching revenues of over 40 million. However he also touts an impressive record…

Ashley Bodi and Business Beware Gives Your Business a Voice

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / February 20, 2010

Year Founded: 2008 URL: http://www.businessbeware.biz Founders and Ages: Ashley Bodi – 26 What is the story behind your company? ie. where did the idea come from, how was it founded etc..: The idea for Business Beware started when Robert (my father) was talking with a friend about a customer they had problems with and turns out that same customer is the one that had given him problems too.…

BizBreak & Under30CEO Present "Limitless VC Contest"

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Startup Advice / February 16, 2010

We are proud to announce the kick off of a truly remarkable opportunity! We have partnered with BizBreak LLC to host the “Limitless VC Contest” where one remarkable entrepreneur will win a minimum of – $3,000 AND Consulting from 5 top entrepreneurs! OK so what’s the deal? The competition is based around the BizBreak iPhone App which in theme with Under30CEO is an app that lets you beat…

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