Jenny Q. Ta is the founder and CEO of Sqeeqee, a social networking site that allows users to buy, sell, socialize, and monetize. With her start on Wall Street and over 20 years of experience, Ms. Ta has become a household name that many look up to. Questions Asked: What would be your advice for
I just enjoyed SxSW in Austin and heard the word literally thousands of times over a single week. Despite this, it seems to me that truly disruptive innovation is systematically avoided. Bureaucrats want innovation they can control so they farm “planned innovation” rather than hunting for disruptive innovation. After all, by its very nature disruptive innovation cannot be in the carefully laid technology roadmaps or the
Founder disputes are one of the top reasons why startups fail. It has been written about, reported on, and even made into an infographic. Co-founding a startup is like getting married. You go from spending some time together, to spending all your time together, in a small space, and sharing your finances. On top of that, creating a business
Lisa Song Sutton is a model, entrepreneur, real estate broker, and businessowner. She is also a TV Host and influencer who speaks and engages with young minds about the many ways to become a successful entrepreneur. Questions Asked: You were named to a list of badass social media superstars/disruptors how did you get to that
Dara Albright is one of the leading pioneers in the crowdfinance movement. She writes and speaks about injustice in the financial field and is helping cultivate the crowdfunding industry. Questions Asked: What is the best type of companies you have seen that succeed with equity crowdfunding? (5:30) How do you explain Bitcoin for someone new
SXSW Accelerator event organizer Chris Valentine discusses the overall trends or highlight some of this year’s most interesting companies. As a startup thought leader, Chris is directly involved in selecting Accelerator alums that have gone on to earn over $3.1 billion in funding.
While at SXSW Joseph Salesky of CRMNEXT talks with Youngry about his experiences as a serial entrepreneur and shares some sage advice with us!
Youngry interviews leading production company Consulado’s CEO, Andre Fiorini on storytelling for business, the 4 steps you need to take to start a production company, and how to self awareness creates better branding!
Marlon Nichols is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Cross Culture Ventures. Check out this exclusive interview while we were at SXSW and hear Marlon share his thoughts on diversity in entrepreneurship and more priceless advice!
Youngry interviews Wealth Migrate CEO, Scott Picken. Today, we go deep on uniting business and purpose, creating opportunities where 49% of the world’s money is, and how to become resilient in business!
If you haven’t read the original post, check it out here. The Spark Notes are, I’m going 40 days and nights without consuming processed sugars and I’m going to document the results with weekly articles. This is week 1! Day 1 without sugar 3/1/2017: I made it through without any real struggle at all. I didn’t
First, let’s dispense with the obvious question: if cell phones weren’t safe, wouldn’t we know it? The answer, unfortunately, is no. There’s already enough evidence to indicate cell phone radiation is a problem. And thanks to the intersection of money, politics, and cognitive dissonance, we can’t blindly trust that those supposed to look out for
Brian MacMahon is the founder of Expert DOJO, one of the largest startup high performance center for entrepreneurs in the Southern California area. He is an expert in bringing global perspectives to small businesses and speaks all over the world, advising small businesses on growth and expansion. Questions Asked: Please tell our YOUNGRY entrepreneur audience
Hello there you world-shattering, dent-in-the-Universe-making YOU! I might not know exactly what you are working on these days, but I know it’s epic. I also know you are working on creating social change with your business by having a charitable component blended into your model (I know that because you are reading THIS). And… while
Jeremy Redman is the CEO and founder of AirFive, an app that connects individuals through their love of drinks. Entrepreneurially spirited from a young age, Jeremy took his love of innovation and created a company that can be the next big thing. Questions Asked: Was there a situation where you learned about eliminating negative
Who is Naomi Goez? Naomi Goez, a 22-year-old FIDM student in Los Angeles, CA, recently found out that even professional opportunities could solely depend on social media reach and web traffic. What is this fashion design competition? Last week, Naomi received an exciting email letting her know she has made it to the last round
In this episode of Youngry News: Austin, Vince Vitale sits down with lifestyle blogger Jane Ko founder of A Taste of Koko to discuss the Do’s and Dont’s of South By Southwest.
How did you get started as an entrepreneur? I got started as an entrepreneur when I was 21. I co-founded a company called BeginU, which was a way to connect college students to student startups. I then started an online dating blog called Top Romp, which gave me the opportunity to learn digital marketing –
Episode 1 of Youngry News: Austin. In this episode, David Kogan of Veggie Noodle Co. shares his thoughts about the state of entrepreneurship in Austin. See the episode here.
So here you are, you just graduated with your 4-year degree and you’re wondering what to with your life. Up until this point, you were given a syllabus before every class letting you know what to expect and what the professor is expecting from you in order to get that nice shiny grade at the
One of the top growing trends in the tech world has been crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is the method of funding a project or venture by raising a high volume of small amounts of money from a large number of people. This revolutionizing investment trend has touched many different industries and businesses that would otherwise not have
We all love lists – am I right? You see them everywhere; “10 Ways to Become a Successful Entrepreneur”, “The 7 Secrets of the Rich”, “Top 5 Movies this Week”, you get the drift. In fact, Buzzfeed leads the way by presenting news and stories in a list format. And who could forget David Letterman’s
A blog is a useful tool in both helping to define your brand and increasing your brand awareness. It is also an effective way to communicate to your audience that you’re really passionate about what you’re doing. So how do you build a blog with top-notch content and domain authority quickly? Find an influencer in