Entrepreneur Insight: Daniel Catullo, FoodECrave

Food-related small businesses face many of the same growth challenges as every other business. However, food entrepreneurs face a few unique hurdles that can stand in their way—including how to develop an online presence to market and sell perishable goods outside their immediate geography. Often, this kind of effort simply isn’t in the budget for

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Entrepreneur Insight: Tom Barrett, 7Signal

In today’s workplace, manufacturers, universities, hospitals and many other enterprises all depend on reliable wi-fi networks. These organizations are full of mission-critical, and in some cases life-critical, equipment and processes. And while wi-fi tends to make everything run more efficiently, interference, network congestion and coverage issues can cause major headaches. Fortunately, Cleveland-based 7Signal offers a

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Entrepreneur Insight: Kate Volzer, Wisr

Kate Volzer is passionate about helping students find success in their pursuit of higher education. Upon completion of her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago, she began her career by serving in various student advisory roles for her alma mater while pursuing her MBA. Immersed in this work, she became aware of a significant

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Entrepreneur Insight: Gene Groys, The Burton D. Morgan Mentoring Program

When Gene Groys founded OnShift more than a decade ago, he was prepared to pursue his idea. However, as a first-time entrepreneur, he wasn’t exactly sure where to start. Along the path to creating the thriving and sustainable business that OnShift has become, Gene stumbled through numerous obstacles, but he credits each as a valuable

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Entrepreneur Insight: Amy Husted and Audrey Wallace, Komae

In just 35 days and two minutes, business partners Amy Husted and Audrey Wallace, both stay-at-home moms, raised $30,000 to get their startup Komae off the ground. With Kickstarter backing and a pitch competition win under their belts, the duo was equipped with the necessary resources to begin developing a social app – one designed

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Entrepreneur Insight: Bob Gephart, VizZle

In 2005, Monarch Teaching Technologies was founded to develop visual learning software for the treatment of children and adolescents with autism. This software, which became VizZle, has since been adapted for use by schools, clinicians and families of children with special needs. Taking a big step toward getting their innovative learning tool into more classrooms

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Entrepreneur Insight: Angela Flowers, Making A Difference Consulting

While interacting daily with children in the school system, Angela Flowers became painfully aware of the insufficient and inconsistent mental health care available to students. With experience as a licensed social worker and therapist, Angela knew she had the knowledge and skills needed to tackle this problem. In 2007, Angela co-founded Making A Difference Consulting,

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Entrepreneur Insight: Paul Hugenberg, InfoGPS Networks

The question is simple and straightforward—where is your organization’s sensitive consumer data stored? The answer, on the other hand, tends to be far more complex. Paul Hugenberg experienced the struggle of answering this question frequently while working as an IT consultant, so he took it upon himself to develop an efficient and effective means of

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Entrepreneur Insight: Al Hawkins, Milo Biotechnology

Driven by the rarity of the disease and the fact that there were no viable therapies on the market, Al Hawkins set out on a mission to enhance the lives of patients diagnosed with debilitating and incurable muscular dystrophies. In 2012, he founded Milo Biotechnology, a clinical-stage startup working to develop gene therapies to treat

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