24 Jan January 25, 2017 – SBA Wins Harvard Bright Ideas Award, Your One Word Evan Carmichael & CareBand Adam Sobol
Eugene Cornelius -Deputy Associate Administrator For Field Operations at the U.S. Small Business Administration and Mark Gibson – Director for National Outreach Initiatives
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is dedicated to improving LGBT access to their programs. Their LGBT Business Builder program just won the Harvard University Bright Idea in Government Award. Eugene Cornelius is a member of the Senior Executive Service for the U.S. Small Business Administration and is a highly accomplished professional. Mark Gibson served as the National LGBT Communications Director and said, “The LGBT Business Builder seeks to highlight the benefits of the LGBT Business Certification, increase the number of firms that are certified, and raise awareness of SBA Programs and Services.” Congrats on the big win!
Evan Carmichael – Founder of Evan Carmichael Communications Group and Author of Your One Word: The Powerful Secret to Creating a Business and Life That Matter
Evan Carmichael coaches entrepreneurs for peak performance. At 19, he built then sold a biotech software company. At 22, he was a VC helping raise $500k to $15mil. Evan was named one of the Top 100 Great Leadership Speakers for your Next Conference by Inc Magazine and one of the Top 40 Social Marketing Talents by Forbes. He has been interviewed or featured as an entrepreneur expert in The New York Times, The Wall St. Journal, Forbes, Mashable, and elsewhere. He now runs EvanCarmichael.com, a popular website for entrepreneurs. He speaks globally and is based in Toronto. And his One Word is Believe.
Adam Sobol – Founder of CareBand
CareBand is an innovative wearable technology company for seniors living with dementia. CareBand aims to increase the safety and independence of seniors, giving caregivers and family members peace of mind. Recently, CareBand was named in the Top 10 Healthcare Tech Startups to Watch by Tech Republic. The all-in-one personal wearable gives seniors the opportunity to live safely and in the least restrictive manner possible while providing caregivers and families with insight into daily living behavior.