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Posts in category Chicago

Ben Rosenfield, Hero

Ben Rosenfield, Hero
Co-founder and CEO: Ben Rosenfield Company description: App that makes it easier for freelancers and potential clients to connect. Anyone can make money with their skills on the side. Date of Interview: July 2016 Ben Rosenfield is an entrepreneur, a traveler, and an accidental reality star. He began his entrepreneurship journey about ten yea [...]

Ted Gonder, Moneythink

Ted Gonder, Moneythink
Co-founder and CEO: Ted Gonder Organization description: Recognized by President Obama as one of the best new ideas for social innovation, Moneythink expands economic opportunity in the United States by equipping low-income youth to navigate the financial decisions of adulthood. By combining high-touch financial mentorship with a pop-culture [...]

Nicole Yeary, Ms. Tech

Nicole Yeary, Ms. Tech
Founder: Nicole Yeary Company Description: Membership organization that connects and helps business and technology women entrepreneurs Company Website: http://ms-tech.co/; @MsTechGroup; Facebook Date of Interview: July 2015 Nicole Yeary, Ms. Tech Art by Tiffanie Mang Nicole Yeary is the founder of Ms. Tech, a membership organization that help [...]

Elizabeth Peterson, Eastwood Group

Elizabeth Peterson, Eastwood Group
Profile: Elizabeth Peterson, Eastwood Group Company Description: Payment integration consulting and FinTech software product development Website: http://www.elizabetheastwood.com/; @Chitownlizzy Date of interview: October 2015 Elizabeth Petersen, Eastwood Group Art by Francesco Dibattista Elizabeth Peterson is an artist, an entrepreneur, a m [...]

Kris Petersen, Mac and Mia

Kris Petersen, Mac and Mia
COO: Kris Petersen Company Description: Curated clothing service for kids –  ‘Trunk Club for kids’ Company Site: https://www.macandmia.com/, @MacMiaStyle, @KrisPetersen Date of Interview: September 2015 Kris Petersen, Mac and Mia Art by Francesco DeBattista Kris Petersen is a serial entrepreneur, founder, and currently the COO of Mac an [...]

Martin McGovern and Rajiv Nathan, Ide...

Martin McGovern and Rajiv Nathan, Idea Lemon
Founders: Martin McGovern and Rajiv Nathan Company Description: Platform of tools to ‘discover your inner awesome.’ Site: http://www.idealemon.com/; https://twitter.com/ideaLemon Interview Date: August 2015 Martin McGovern and Rajiv Nathan, Idea Lemon Art by Francesco DiBattista Martin and Rajiv are the co-founders of Idea Lemon, a platform o [...]

Rose Afriyie, mRelief

Rose Afriyie, mRelief
Founders: Rose Afriyie, Genevieve Nielsen, Marina Goldshteyn Company Description: Technology that simplifies the screening process for public assistance programs. Company Site: http://www.mrelief.com/; Twitter Interview Date: July 2015 Rose Afriyie, mReliefArt by Francesco DiBattista Rose Afriyie is a founder, a technologist, an activist, a w [...]

Julie Schumacher, Well Turned Words

Julie Schumacher, Well Turned Words
Founder: Julie Schumacher Company Description: Copywriting, editing and social media studio Company Site: http://wellturnedwords.com/; https://twitter.com/wellturnedwords; http://forthchicago.com/; https://twitter.com/ForthChicago Date of Interview: July 2015 Julie Schumacher, Well Turned WordsArt by Francesco DiBattista Julie Schumacher is a [...]

Levi Baer

Levi Baer
Founder: Levi Baer Company Description: Organizational strategy consultant and community leader Company Site: Levibaer.com; Twitter; Coffee & Conversation Date of Interview: July 2015 Levi Baer Art by Francesco DiBattista Levi Baer is a community builder, a team facilitator, an organizational change strategist, and was previously a nation [...]

Jason Kunesh, Public Good

Jason Kunesh, Public Good
Founders: Jason Kunesh, Dan Ratner Company Description: Software company that helps organizations connect with civic supporters to raise money, inspire involvement and build community Company Site: https://publicgood.com/; Twitter Date of Interview: June 2015 Jason Kunesh, Public GoodArt by Francesco DiBattista Jason Kunesh is the co-founder [...]