July 2014

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/26269.mp3 Maisha Walker - President of Message Medium and Contributing Editor for Inc. Magazine -Highlight Here [caption id="attachment_8983" align="alignright" width="150"] Maisha Walker[/caption] Maisha Walker is Founder of Message Medium, an internet strategy firm that drives ROI for small businesses. The firm creates big digital footprints and dynamic brands with great design, development, optimization and Internet marketing. She has spoken for the NYC Dept. of Small Business Services, Project Enterprise, The Workshop in Business Opportunities, The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone, The Princeton Entrepreneur's Network, and at Columbia University. In 2007, Maisha published a book called "Web Site Fundamentals for Entrepreneurs" and she now writes a column for Inc. She has appeared in Our Town, Harlem News, Entrepreneur, Black Enterprise, Essence, The New York Enterprise Report, and The Wall Street Journal.    Joel Holland - Founder and CEO of VideoBlocks - Highlight Here [caption id="attachment_8991" align="alignright" width="150"] Joel Holland[/caption] Joel Holland is the founder and CEO of VideoBlocks, the first subscription-based provider of stock video and audio. The story of how he started this business is great radio and worth the listen. He has grown it to be an industry leader with over 100,000 customers in the television and video production industry. Priced so we can all afford to download cool video clips, they also sell to NBC and MTV. In 2013 Deloitte found the company  the 32nd fastest growing technology company and the 2nd fastest growing technology company in the DC region. They have been noted as the #4 Fastest Growing Media Company by Inc. Magazine. Joel was named "Entrepreneur of the Year" for the Greater Washington DC Region by Ernst & Young, "Young Entrepreneur of the Year" by the SBA, and one of the "Top 25 Entrepreneurs Under 25" by BusinessWeek Magazine.          ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/26265.mp3 [caption id="attachment_9000" align="alignright" width="150"] Deborah Asseraf[/caption] Deborah Asseraf - Founder of Popcorn Productions - Highlight Here Deborah Asseraf is the founder of Popcorn Productions, an experiential marketing company helping entrepreneurs and business owners differentiate themselves from the clutter around them. Deborah helps clients "break through the noise and claim their spotlight." She worked at ABC Television and Red Eye Flight Production called prior to going out on her own. She also runs a networking group for women, WomenWorking. She gives very useful and practical information on giving great presentations and how to network.      [caption id="attachment_9002" align="alignright" width="150"] Jeff Burningham[/caption] Jeff Burningham - Founder & Managing Partner at Peak Capital and Peak Ventures - Highlight Here Jeff Burningham is a serial entrepreneur that has founded 5 businesses and had 3 successful exits. He is now running Peak Capital, a real estate investment firm with assets valuing in excess of $750 million dollars. He recently started Peak Ventures to invest in real estate technology startups, and other early-stage operating companies. He is active in 16 deals already. He won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Utah Region) for 2014, was an Utah "Top 40 Under 40" winner in 2009, and was Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the State of Utah for 2002.          ...