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MBA in Corporate Innovation and Startup Disruption with LISNR Founder Rodney Williams

Matt Hunckler | February 20, 2017

Rodney Williams is the Founder and CEO of LISNR, one of the most disruptive companies in the IoT, or Internet of Things, space and the world of mobile connectivity. You can find Rodney on Twitter (@rodneybwilliams) on twitter and on his company website, LISNR.com. And he’s got a cool story, because he spent 4 years at …

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Mike Dillard on Reinventing Yourself, Thinking Big, and Food Innovation

Matt Hunckler | February 17, 2017

Mike Dillard is a serial entrepreneur who is creating a new technology that you’ll be able to put in your house and will supply all of the organic produce that you would want on a monthly basis. And Dillard’s entrepreneurial path prepared him to make a big impact with this audacious new venture. Mike started …

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13 Ways To Maximize Your Daily Productivity

YEC | February 15, 2017

Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. As a new founder, what are some strategies for building a structure around my work day that helps me …

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The Magic of Immersion for Startups and VCs with Upfront Ventures Partner Kara Nortman

Matt Hunckler | February 15, 2017

Kara Nortman is the co-founder of Seedling and partner at Upfront Ventures. In this interview she recounts her evolution as a creative child from an adventurous family, to her role as a partner in the largest and most tenured venture capital fund in Los Angeles.     Armed with an AB in Politics and an MBA …

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How to Build Traction, Gain Customers, and Grow with DuckDuckGo CEO Gabriel Weinberg

Matt Hunckler | February 13, 2017

Businesses grow by getting traction. Without it, a brand will easily lose market share and eventually implode with a whimper. But how exactly do you gain traction? Gabriel Weinberg, a millennial entrepreneur who achieved the unthinkable feat of challenging Google at its own game — and surviving — will show you how. Gabriel co-founded the …

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Masterclass On Building Influence with Luis Garcia of Ambition Media

Deric Pastrano | February 8, 2017

Achieving success depends on how much you want it. On how motivated you are. On whether it really is your burning ambition to succeed. Millennial influencer Luis “Ambition” Garcia started building his business while on tour in the war zones of Afghanistan. Using precious breaks from 16-hour army days, he laid the groundwork for a …

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