Tahnee Elliot was working as a receptionist at a law firm while finishing up college when she asked her boss for time off for spring break. The answer would change the course of her career.Continue Reading
One of the toughest parts of starting a business is figuring out how to fund it. If you don’t have a teeming trust fund or a lineup of angel investors waiting to hand you their cash, it can feel like an uphill battle.Continue Reading
If you’ve ever needed to edit a PDF file on the fly, there’s a very good chance you’ve typed ‘free PDF editor’ into Google. And, if you’ve done that, there’s also a very good chance you’ve used Sophie Knowles’ product.Continue Reading
Every entrepreneur has to start somewhere; it’s a fact Michael Shoup and Paul Shearer know all too well.Continue Reading
Mark Tyrol may be an engineer by trade, but he’s an entrepreneur at heart.Continue Reading
It’s not unusual for a new year to signify change. For most businesses, the new year typically brings fresh challenges, goals and ideas. But for Affect Digital Media—then known as Advocate Digital Media—2018 meant more than just a new set of sales goals or a motivational message from the corporate office.Continue Reading
The year was 2006 and Charles Cridland was walking through his native London. As he made his trek to the train station on foot, he silently bemoaned all the private driveways and parking spots sitting empty that he passed along the way.
Suddenly, a thought hit him. The spots weren’t being used, but they belonged to someone.Continue Reading
In the early 2000’s, Vladimir Gendelman was working in his computer repair shop when a customer came in with a very specific request. He wanted folders that were customized for his business.Continue Reading
If you’ve ever worked with a contractor to update your home, you know how trying the process can be. For every successful project, there are a dozen other horror stories: contractors that go MIA, projects where costs balloon infinitely, mistakes that plague the homeowner for years into the future.Continue Reading
In the early 2000’s Matt Marks was following the path many budding entrepreneurs take: working full time (in his case, sales and marketing) while pursuing his passion project—DJing at local nightclubs and events—on the side.
It was around that time he met the woman who would one day become his wife, a popular fitness instructor named Susy C who was known all over the area for her high-energy Zumba classes and addictive choreography.
From the start, it was a match made in musical heaven.Continue Reading