Entrepreneur Interviews

Success Beyond Her Years: Interview with Stacey Ferreira Founder mySocialCloud

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship / September 11, 2013

Interview with young entrepreneur Stacey Ferreira on starting her business mySocialCloud. This is part two of the ten part series. Follow the Starting a Business as a Young Entrepreneur interview series and don’t miss an interview!  Interview Series Sponsored by Hiscox Small Business Insurance.  Hiscox  specializes in protecting IT/technology, marketing, consulting, health and beauty, photography and many other professional services businesses, tailoring coverage to the  specific risks in your industry. As…

Fueling Your Sports Fantasies with Data: Interview with Numberfire Founder and CEO Nik Bonaddio

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship / September 6, 2013

As a sports fan coming from a strong background in math and statistics, Nik Bonaddio came up with the idea for Numberfire – a business that uses quantitative analysis to provide advanced predictions on sports matchups and fantasy sports.  Fantasy sports data may seem like an extreme niche, but more than 27 million Americans play fantasy sports each year.   The number of free online platforms for fantasy sports…

Starting a Business as a Young Entrepreneur Interview Series

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship / September 4, 2013

Advice on how to start a business from those who’ve been there. Follow the Starting a Business as a Young Entrepreneur interview series and don’t miss an interview!  Today, we are announcing a new interview series here on Under30CEO sponsored by Hiscox Small Business Insurance. This interview series will focus on ambitious young entrepreneurs from across the country who have taken the leap into a small business of their own.…

Video: Stop Comparing Yourself To Others

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / August 28, 2013

Something everyone of us deals with is a “comparison complex,” where we are always  comparing ourselves to others or getting jealous of someone else’s  success. We tend to judge ourselves based on other peoples’ standards  and it gets us nowhere! Ending your comparison complex is all about  tossing aside your need to feel perfect or compare yourself to other  people and I’ve got a few tips to help…

Investability of a Startup: Interview with BoxGroup’s David Tisch

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship / August 27, 2013

David Tisch’s entrepreneurial journey started like many children’s – buying and selling baseball cards.  Setting up a table at trade shows turned into selling cards online in the late 90’s.   Although the bulk of his baseball card collection no longer exists due to a busted pipe in his parents’ basement, David and BoxGroup co-founder Adam Rothenberg are collecting something else – investments in startups.  In just three and…

Making Success Look Easy: Interview with Taykey CEO Amit Avner

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship / August 20, 2013

Still under the age of 30, Taykey Founder and CEO Amit Avner’s entrepreneurial roots trace back to when he was just 14. In 1999, Avner built a search engine named WittySearch.  Four years later Avner created a social note-taking application – Witty Notes. In January of 2009, he started advertising technology company Taykey, which “helps to make advertisers more real-time by delivering media based on what is topical…

Self-Storage Turned Sexy: Interview with Sparefoot’s CEO Chuck Gordon

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship / August 12, 2013

“Self-storage is very sexy contrary to popular belief,” said Chuck Gordon in response to the idea that self-storage isn’t the most appealing industry for a young entrepreneur to pursue.  Chuck Gordon is co-founder and CEO of Sparefoot, the world’s largest online marketplace for self-storage.  Gordon described Sparefoot as the ‘Hotels.com for storage’. Chuck Gordon is from Washington, D.C., and attended UCLA.  When he decided to study abroad in…

Startup to $850,000 in 1 Year: Interview with Crisp Video Group’s Michael Mogill

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship / August 7, 2013

A year and a day before I spoke with Michael Mogill, Crisp Video Group was born.  Only 366 days later, the company has grown to 8 employees and is projected to earn $850,000 in revenue for the year of 2013. Having success as an entrepreneur is nothing out of the ordinary for Mogill, who at the age of 12 launched a web design company out of his parents’…

Personalizing Your Reality: Interview with One App Co-Founder Cory Levy

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship / July 31, 2013

A man walks into a bar and his favorite song starts playing. Someone yells “Go Bears!” his favorite football team, and a beautiful woman approaches and starts talking about their favorite TV show.  The man has never been to the bar before, but everything falls into place just like he was in an odd, but fantastic scene from a movie. Is this a fantasy, or could it be…

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