Twenty years ago, Oklahoma took steps to develop and support its startup community when it created i2E, a venture development organization.
Startups and businesses seeking to expand are always in need of more support and small business champion Ossie Kendrix has the success stories to prove it.
At a time of explosive growth in the healthcare industry, angelMD provides a marketplace that connects medical technology startups with investors, the majority of which are physicians.
As the healthcare market continues to shift, efficiency becomes a top priority for local pharmacies, many of which are small businesses run by entrepreneurs and pharmacists. Founded by a community pharmacist, ComputerRX offers a software management system that supports community pharmacies and their unique needs.
Delivering the right message through the right channel to the right audience at the right time is trickier than it sounds and requires a specialized yet extensive expertise to cover all the moving pieces.
Workplace injury is known for its red tape. Chronwell wants to use its technology to automate and facilitate the process to improve the outcome for the injured worker. Work injuries has traditionally been an underserved niche.
“We’re not a small business, we’re a growing business,” so says the teachings of Scale Up Milwaukee, an initiative of the Greater Milwaukee Committee that uses entrepreneurial growth to generate economic development.
Autism rates are increasing, but autism is still misunderstood. HAAPE believes autistic people can be happy, productive members of society. This new Ft. Lauderdale facility will offer testing, training, job matching and advocacy to help to integrate and support autistic citizens 18 and over.
In this era of small business and entrepreneurship, shared work spaces serve a specific need. Scott Lorenz takes his business development job seriously and is proud of the many benefits for clients working with Milwaukee’s business café.
Can the wine term “terroir” apply to craft beer? Well, why not?! Lakefront Brewery, a Milwaukee craft brewery and restaurant, is known for its hyper-local brews. Those brews are also innovative, organic and are produced in a brewery considered “green” by the state.
Spirit, wine and beer retailers think they know us, but they don’t. Spirit brands have a relationship with the venue, the bar or the restaurant. Breweries and distillers don’t even realize they need help identifying their customers. Shared Spirits, a mobile app, seeks to change that.
Data is no longer a by-product to be stored; it’s now capital—capital to build your business and drive revenue. Data should be used. Accessibility and transparency are critical to any data exchange; infrastructure must be improved. And Buzzi.io is all over it!
More than $7 million in donations is nothing to sneeze at. From the land of famed glass sculptor Dale Chihuly comes GlassBaby, a votive candleholder available in 400 colors. Each color has a name and a story, many with giving partners.
In woodworking, ‘square peg’ refers to a strong connecting joint. The phrase also refers to a person who doesn’t ‘fit in.’ For Amy King, co-founder of Square Peg Construction, it’s about second chances. SPC hires and provides support for previously incarcerated adults.
When he launched his power bike company in 2007, a very young Mike Radenbaugh couldn’t possibly have known how perfect his timing was. As the popularity of biking has soared, Rad Power Bikes has innovated to accommodate and better serve its fans.
Tennessee has a vibrant entrepreneur community, partly due to the efforts of Launch Tennessee and CEO Charlie Brock. Under Brock’s leadership, Launch Tennessee has grown 36|86 into a major entrepreneurship conference.
For 16 years, this reluctant superhero has been quietly making the world a better place. Now that physical and mental well-being in the workplace are trendy, ErgoFit Consulting has become hot and trendy as well, experiencing intense growth.
Coworking has evolved into a more flexible form of shared space that caters to a more varied customer. Book the kind of workspace you want for only the time you need it—whether that includes a desk or a conference table or a bar sink.
They call themselves “Future Tellers.” Studio 216, a digital production agency, enables clients to experience the unbuilt environment, building the property, airport, museum, stadium digitally before it actually exists. The future is today!
A surprise audit strikes terror into the hearts of even the best prepared companies, especially those in the heavily-regulated financial and medical industries. With technology created by NASA, Lucidoc ran with the concept to create a compliance and document company that seeks to change that.
She was told she’d never walk again, but she did… through tenacious motivation, aggressive therapy and hours of hard work. It was experience Jessica Harthcock used when she founded UtilizeHealth.co, a specialty care coordination service.
Since its founding five years ago, Glass Distillery has been a “Willie Wonka-esque” adventure for MacNeil’s small and exclusive team. You might say Glass Vodka is the Neiman-Marcus of spirits!
Edward Hechter, CEO of one of the Puget Sound Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Top 100 private companies, introduces an industry coming into its own, and the company that serves it.
If real estate agents used better technology, and if they were truly focused on their role as customer advocate, the real estate space would be a friendlier, less stressful place for homebuyers and sellers.
It’s a race to the cloud and today’s software technology can empower your employees with faster data.
Cloud based systems are taking over the business world, but how do you manage the growing complexity of managing cloud based infrastructures across the enterprise?
BusinessMakers USA checks in from Nashville, Tennessee. Russ Capper visits with Tony Giarratana, residential developer changing the downtown Nashville skyline with big, bold innovative skyscrapers.
BusinessMakers USA checks in from Nashville, Tennessee. Russ Capper sits down with Charlie Brock, President and CEO of Launch Tennessee, the organization connecting people and fostering collaboration to enhance entrepreneurship in the state. They discuss challenges, successes and the vibrant Nashville economy.