Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Entrepreneur

IFV News: Entrepreneurial Words of Wisdom - Ben Engber Founder and CEO of Thumbtack Technology

IFV News Words of Wisdom from Entrepreneurs to Entrepreneurs. Today's video features Ben Engber - Founder and CEO of Thumbtack Technology.

IFV VOX: Entrepreneurial Words of Wisdom - Jared Hecht, Co-Founder of GroupMe

Welcome to Entrepreneurial Wisdom Wednesday! (Twitter hashtag is #ewiswednesday) Words of Wisdom from Entrepreneurs to Entrepreneurs.

Today's video features Jared Hecht, Co-Founder of GroupMe (@jaredhecht & @GroupMe on Twitter).

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IFV VOX: Entrepreneurial Words of Wisdom - Adam Singolda - Founder & CEO of Taboola

Welcome to Entrepreneurial Wisdom Wednesday! (Twitter hashtag is #ewiswednesday) Words of Wisdom from Entrepreneurs to Entrepreneurs.

Today's video features Adam Singolda - Founder & CEO of Taboola (@AdamSingolda & @taboola on Twitter).

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IFV VOX: Entrepreneurial Words of Wisdom - Jeff Minsky - Director of Emerging Media, OMD Ignition Factory at OMD

Welcome to Entrepreneurial Wisdom Wednesday! (Twitter hashtag is #ewiswednesday) Words of Wisdom from Entrepreneurs to Entrepreneurs.

Today's video features Jeff Minsky - Director of Emerging Media, OMD Ignition Factory at OMD (@IgnitionFactory & @OMDUSAInsights on Twitter).

Jeff also discusses the people whom have been inspirational throughout his career, including: the now deceased Gene DeWitt, founder of DeWitt Media; Susan Schiekofer currently Managing Partner, Account Director at MEC; Ray Kurzweil, Founder of Kurzweil Technologies; Jaron Lanier and Dr. Michio Kaku.

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IFV VOX: Entrepreneurial Words of Wisdom - Anthony Meyer, Chairman & CEO of Meyer and Co. LLC

Welcome to Entrepreneurial Wisdom Wednesday! (Twitter hashtag is #ewiswednesday) Words of Wisdom from Entrepreneurs to Entrepreneurs.

Today's video features Anthony Meyer - Chairman & CEO of Meyer and Co. LLC. To watch the video/webreport, click here. Read more »

IFV VOX: Entrepreneurial Words of Wisdom - Jamison Tilsner, Evangelist within Kantar Video

Welcome to Entrepreneurial Wisdom Wednesday! (Twitter hashtag is #ewiswednesday) Words of Wisdom from Entrepreneurs to Entrepreneurs.

Today's video features Jamison Tilsner - Video Evangelist and Business Development Executive at Kantar Video (@JTilsner & @KantarVideo on Twitter). To watch the video/webreport, click here. Read more »

IFV News Features Dallyce Cole an Intellectual Who Gave Up a Career in Aerospace Engineering to Start a Music Revolution

What would make an entrepreneur give up a six-figure salary in a hard earned, prestigious career such as say... aerospace engineering? Could it be that the desire to follow ones passion wins out over title, money, position and a healthy 401(k)? That's the case here. Dallyce Cole is living it, she's an artist and CEO of fledgling company, Rise of the Originals (ROTO), New York City's original music talent showcase and talent search. Cole has refused to give up on her generation, one that has seen the once rich and creative music industry drastically changed, turned on end by the natural progression of an enterprise highly dependent upon technology, culture and human emotion. As it becomes easier for the average consumer to create and share their own original music and taste in musical acts, the indie label is becoming a more clean and palatable option for the artist looking to make it big. Cutting-edge artistry, seemingly unencumbered by race and sound easily promises to be the, "next big thing" for a fresh breed of uncompromising listener. Whether it's the eclectic stylings of acts like, Gnarls Barkley, Bjork, Feist, Telepopmusik, Beyond This Point or muMs&Aurora, "folk music's answer to hip hop", the listener is guaranteed something brand new. Clearly a change is welcome from a creative and business standpoint. People who like what they hear share and they're sharing digitally. Read more »

IFV VOX: Entrepreneurial Words of Wisdom - Christine Lemke, COO of Sense Networks

Welcome to Entrepreneurial Wisdom Wednesday! (Twitter hashtag is #ewiswednesday) Words of Wisdom from Entrepreneurs to Entrepreneurs.

Today's video features Christine Lemke - COO of Sense Networks (@cklemke on Twitter). To watch the video/webreport, click here. Read more »

IFV VOX: Entrepreneurial Words of Wisdom - Brad Harrison, Founder & CEO of BHV

Welcome to Entrepreneurial Wisdom Wednesday! (Twitter hashtag is #ewiswednesday) Words of Wisdom from Entrepreneurs to Entrepreneurs.

Today's video features Brad Harrison - Founder & CEO of BHV (@bradharrison1 on Twitter). To watch the video/webreport, click here. Read more »

IFV News Features the Talented Kathy Ireland, CEO KIWW®, Mother, Author & Giver, as was Mentor Dame Elizabeth Taylor

This weekend fans and admirers mourn the passing of legendary Actor, Dame Elizabeth Taylor. An entertainer, businesswoman and activist, Taylor in the 1980's stepped out of the perceived glitz and glamour of Hollywood and into the murk and taboo of death, illness and bigotry brought about by the AIDS epidemic. She fought tirelessly raising funds to help combat the virus and educating the public on the importance of accepting patients stricken with the disease. Then in 1991 Taylor founded, The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, which raises money for HIV/AIDS service organizations around the world.

Taylor's mentee, friend and fellow philanthropist, Kathy Ireland has also made helping others a priority. Ireland battles for causes like, HIV/AIDS, ending poverty and hunger, the health of mothers and children, gender equality, the environment. On the evening we spoke with her, she was becoming the first recipient of the Design For Life award from Gift For Life (GFL). Gift For Life and DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS, one of the largest funders of HIV/AIDS service and education programs in the United States, are charity partners. Read more »

IFV VOX: Entrepreneurial Words of Wisdom - Judy Martin, Founder of WorkLifeNation.com and Judy Martin Speaks

Welcome to Entrepreneurial Wisdom Wednesday! (Twitter hashtag is #ewiswednesday) Words of Wisdom from Entrepreneurs to Entrepreneurs.

Today's video features Judy Martin, Founder of WorkLifeNation.com and Judy Martin Speaks (@judymartin8 on Twitter). To watch the video/webreport, click here. Read more »

IFV VOX: Entrepreneurial Words of Wisdom - Jay Levy, Co-founder & Principal of Zelkova Ventures

Welcome to Entrepreneurial Wisdom Wednesday! (Twitter hashtag is #ewiswednesday) Words of Wisdom from Entrepreneurs to Entrepreneurs.

Today's video features Jay Levy, Co-founder & Principal of Zelkova Ventures (@ZelkovaVC on Twitter). To watch the video/webreport, click here. Read more »

IFV News Features Nick Moore of Wunderman New York - Fresh Thoughts on Digital Space Branding & Affinity Marketing

The intellectual craves food for thought, just as your digital audience hungers a fresh, hot, all day, all you can eat, buffet for conversation. A generous helping of brand building content could have your audience chattering about you in places like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, thereby fueling your brand with little or no effort or cost from you. But of course as all things in life do, the serving spoon dips both ways. Social media, for better or worse, has given the public a new found power over a company's brand. Will you be invited back for another course, today that's not always up to you. Nick Moore tells IFV News, that even PR and Marketing giants are working this new paradigm shift into their clients branding strategy. This is brain food for anyone wanting a seat at the table, from big business to the solopreneur. Read more »

IFV News Features Nell Merlino - A Woman Helping Women Vault Over that Million $ Mark

You heard the rumble now watch the explosion! The number of businesses created, grown and sustained by women are thriving. The U.S. Small Business Administration reports that women-owned businesses make up about 41percent of all privately held companies and are growing at a rate twice as fast as all companies. The SBA also says, women-entrepreneurs employ more than 12 million people and generate nearly $2 trillion dollars in sales. Such positive results and proven successes, yet many women are still having a hard time accessing funds to get their great business ideas off the ground. Those that make a go of it often struggle to push beyond that million dollar mark, no matter how ingenious their product or service. Nell Merlino has spent her career straightening out the curve, she tells IFV that only 6 percent of women owned businesses have revenues of a million dollars and beyond.  Read more »