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Rzo: 3 Guys From Hawaii Are Creating an Energy Drink Revolution

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / October 2, 2010

“Take a Chill Pill” a once popular idiom used to tell people they needed to calm down.  Most of us know nothing about this; all we know is how to live life at full speed ahead with an endless variety of energy drinks we don’t have a reason to ever stop or slow down. 3 guys from Hawaii are out to change that. Using natural ingredients and methods native…

Interview: Katie Shea and Susie Levitt of the NYC Startup CitySlips

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / September 13, 2010

Katie Shea and Susie Levitt are the founders behind the New York City startup CitySlips.  The two NYU students got sick of hobbling home after a night out or a day at an internship in their high heels….so they fixed it. The two turned to their professors and resources at NYU and before long had a shipment of 1000 pairs of their creative shoes sitting at Katie’s parents…

Technology, Trucks, and Trains: Robert Nathan and the Freight Fast-Lane

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / August 23, 2010

This week we caught up with Robert Nathan the 28 year old graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder and co-founder of Load Delivered Logistics, LLC. While so many young people are jumping into tech startups trying to build the next facebook, Robert dove into the more traditional transportation industry. It seems as though he made the right move. Load Delivered is expected to do 14million in…

Earl O’Garro Jr.: Why he Succeeded Whether His Business Did or Not

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / August 16, 2010

Photo Credit: Mike Priggins and Kyle Reyes. This week we had a chance to speak with 27 year old entrepreneur Earl O’Garro, Jr. Earl founded Hybrid Insurance Group over a year ago and it has already done over a million dollars in business. Earl talks about how he got into insurance at such a young age and how many people might not think of the industry when they…

Russell D’Souza and SeatGeek are Changing How You Buy Tickets

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / August 9, 2010

Russell D’Souza co-founded SeatGeek in 2009. SeatGeek predicts ticket prices for events based on a variety of factors and after analyzing millions of transactions to develop patterns. Russel graduated Dartmouth College in 2007 and has already raised over 1.5million for SeatGeek while also being part of the founding team of Scribnia. Russell is very focused on the business model behind SeatGeek and advises young entrepreneurs to stay away…

Building a Multi-Million Dollar Business with No Funding: Sean McCleese

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / August 2, 2010

Sean McCleese is the founder of StudentofFortune.com where students can get smart tutorial help in an open marketplace. Sean is 26 and had the idea back in college while he had a problem with a homework question and he could not find anyone else to help him. From there the idea was born and Sean has turned that idea into a mulit-million dollar business. Sean is extremely proud…

Creating Her Dream Job: Brittany K Earls of Genesis Magazine

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / July 12, 2010

Today we had the chance to catch up with Brittany K Earls the 23 year old founder of Genesis Magazine. In only 15months she grew the magazine to almost 40,000 print subscribers from 18 states. The magazine is making money through a traditional advertising model and we were able to hear Brittany’s thoughts on the advertising and print industry. As Brittany said she could not get the job…

Changing the Way We Think About the News: Ali Alam of YourVox

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / July 6, 2010

In the third quarter of 2009, Ali launched YourVox Inc., a platform for sharing news, and perspectives on events taking place in the world in real time. At the age of 19, Ali is changing the way that we think about the news, as his platform enables global issues to become a participative discussion, as opposed to a passively consumed media product. Since then, the platform has developed…

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