March 2014

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24758.mp3 [caption id="attachment_7133" align="alignright" width="200"] Beate Chelette[/caption] Beate Chelette - CEO at Chelette Enterprises, Inc. - Highlight Here Beate Chelette was on the show just before Christmas as part of Female Entrepreneurship Week. She has been an Elle magazine editor and has sold a business to Bill Gates. Beate is now a sought-after speaker and coach. She works with businesses on internet and direct response marketing, branding, and product positioning. She also has written the Women’s Code books to help women achieve their dreams, and is the author of 'Happy Women Happy World'.        [caption id="attachment_7135" align="alignright" width="200"] Linda Galindo[/caption] Linda Galindo - Accountability Consultant and Coach - Highlight Here Linda Galindo is an expert in the field of executive leadership and accountability. She is a former radio news personality turned author. Her recent book Where Winners Live - Sell More, Earn More, Achieve More Through Personal Accountability is her fourth. She has worked with clients like Abbott and MetLife to introduce accountability to all levels of an organization. Great stuff for all us entrepreneurs to hear. We need accountability!         ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24728.mp3   [caption id="attachment_7154" align="alignright" width="200"] Tony Wright[/caption] Tony Wright  -  Founder and head of products at software startups - Highlight Here Tony Wright is just back from a trip around the world with is wife. The joy on being a successful entrepreneur! Tony participated in Y Combinator and founded companies funded by uber-prestigious VC's Sequoia, True Ventures & Redpoint Ventures. Recently, he was Head of Products at Trippy.com (backed by Sequoia). His company Cubeduel went viral and was sold to investors and he was founder and CEO of RescueTime where he was founder and CEO. Tony has been quoted on the front page of the New York Times and was interviewed on CNBC and Fox Business.       [caption id="attachment_7130" align="alignright" width="200"] Kendall Almerico[/caption] Kendall Almerico - CEO & Founder at Fund Hub - Highlight Here Kendall Almerico is an Attorney (yes, we will tease him!) and crowdfunding expert.  Kendall is one of the top JOBS Act experts and VentureBeat named him the 17th Most Influential Leader in the crowdfunding industry.  He loves crowdfunding as it helps restore the American Dream, providing capital for business to grow. Kendall has been interviewed or featured in USA Today, Huffington Post, the New York Daily News, the Washington Post, Fox Business News, and The Sean Hannity Show. He has consulted with thousands on crowdfunding and SMB issues.         ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24708.mp3   [caption id="attachment_7121" align="alignright" width="200"] Ann Winblad[/caption] Ann Winblad - Co-Founder & Managing Director Hummer Winblad Venture Partners - Highlight Here Ann Winblad is a Managing Director and co-founder of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. Ann is one of the best known and most respected venture capitalists in America. In 1976, Ann co-found Open Systems with a $500 investment and sold it six years later for $15 million. She served as a strategy consultant for IBM, Microsoft, and Price Waterhouse and served as a Director of numerous companies. Ann is a Director and former Chairperson of SV Forum.      [caption id="attachment_7124" align="alignright" width="200"] Kimberly Foss[/caption] Kimberly Foss - President & Founder of Empyrion Wealth Management Inc, and Author - Highlight Here Kimberly Foss is one of the top investment advisers in the US. She began her career at Merrill Lynch and has more than 30 years of experience. Kimberly helps people make wise decisions with their money while avoiding expensive mistakes in the market. Bloomberg Wealth Manager has named her company Empyrion Wealth Management as one of the nation's Top Wealth Managers for the seventh time. She has been featured on the Today Show, Fox News, and Good Morning America, and she regularly contributes to well-known media outlets. Kimberly's new book is Wealthy by Design.         ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24685.mp3   [caption id="attachment_7116" align="alignright" width="200"] Teghvir Sethi[/caption] Teghvir Sethi - Founder & CEO at .Bk - Highlight Here Teghvir Sethi is Founder and CEO at .Bk. Teghvir has taken over the family run business and is focused on bringing it into the social media world. .Bk makes small runs of its clothing, very rare in the world today. This dedication to small runs and quality changes the operations and sourcing dramatically. They work with small, family owned factories and insist on ethically-produced apparel. His goal is 'not to make good-enough shirts for thousands of people, but to make unique shirts for unique people.'      [caption id="attachment_7001" align="alignright" width="200"] Tristan Bel[/caption] Tristan Bel - President at GreenSmart - Highlight Here Tristan Bel has just made a big change in his life. For the past 12 years, he has helped small companies to design products and building strong operations team to support their successes. But recently, Tristan took on a more permanent role with GreenSmart. They recycle post consumer plastic bottles to create incredible satchels, cases, and backpacks. The products are great and environmentally friendly. Tristan talks about his new role and plans for the future.      [caption id="attachment_7118" align="alignright" width="200"] Jeremy Reid[/caption] Jeremy Reid - Executive Chairman at PINCHme - Highlight Here Jeremey Reid has built an incredible organization dedicated to building brands. Companies hire him to distribute millions of sample products to consumers that opt in and agree to review the products. They increases sales by delivering mass awareness and insights for top brands. Jeremy wraps up a great show full of entrepreneurs building cool businesses.        ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/24663.mp3   [caption id="attachment_6651" align="alignright" width="168"] Sean Mabey[/caption] Sean Mabey - Director of Small Business Strategy and Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo Bank - Highlight Here Sean Mabey has become a regular guest on the show. He is the Director of Small Business Strategy with Wells Fargo, and says that he "wakes up in the morning" to help small businesses grow. Today, Sean is with us to talk about 2014 being the year of the woman entrepreneur. His reasoning is very compelling and all focuses around the number 6.        [caption id="attachment_7157" align="alignright" width="200"] Jacques Bastien[/caption] Jacques Bastien - CEO of Boogie- Social Media Agency, Founder of PrettySimpl, Entrepreneur, Professor - Highlight Here Jacques Bastien is the CEO of Boogie, a social media agency that focuses on being design-driven. Boogie helps startups and brands communicate with the important 18-34 year old demographic. Jacques is also the founder of PrettySimpl, a new way to look at the commercial printing industry, and rethinks the printing process by making it easy to print beautiful, high quality, or promotional materials using their mobile device. Jacques is writing a book that connects products, startups, entrepreneurship, fashion, and social media.        [caption id="attachment_7113" align="alignright" width="200"] Penina Rybak[/caption] Penina Rybak - Author, Huffington Post writer, iPad Evangelist, Founder of Socially Speaking - Highlight Here Penina Rybak began her career as an ASHA certified, pediatric speech-language pathologist. Her focus was on autism and the growing number of children, especially boys, suffering from the condition. She was an Apple evangelist from the beginning (she was part of the 1995-2000 NY TRAID Project), and embraced the iPad as a great tool for autistic children. Today, we have Penina with us to talk about her new book on female entrepreneurship  (published by Maven House Press). Penina has also started a organization called NICE, to help women entrepreneurs. Lots to talk about!         ...