Amanda Barbara – Vice President of Pubslush

Amanda Barbara - Vice President of Pubslush

[quote style=”boxed”]”Always go back and ask, “Why?” You need to remember your goals and objectives for the company and make sure you’re putting new plans in place to achieve them.”[/quote] Amanda L. Barbara is the vice president of Pubslush, a global crowdfunding publishing platform for books where authors raise funds…

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Michael Yonker – Co-Founder of TangoTab

Michael Yonker - Co-Founder of TangoTab

[quote style=”boxed”]For one day when I was a teenager, I worked at a car wash. It was my hell. It was so monotonous that I knew I should never settle and always fight for better.[/quote] TangoTab is a great online/mobile app that turns free dining deals into food for someone…

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Geoff Weathersby – Co-Founder of inLieu

Geoff Weathersby - Co-Founder of inLieu

[quote style=”boxed”]With passion and determination. I learned pretty early on that my greatest advantage is being willing to slug it out in any circumstance.[/quote] Geoff Weathersby is a recent graduate of the University of Richmond, where he was a Business Administration major in the Robins School of Business. He would…

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Justin Bankhead – Race Director of Color Me Rad

Justin Bankhead - Race Director of Color Me Rad

[quote style=”boxed”]Save your money and make sure you know how much money you’re making. The more money you earn, the easier it is to spend more than you make.[/quote] Justin Bankhead was born and raised in Orem, Utah. He loves being outdoors, running, biking, skiing and anything with his wife…

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Thijs Geerdink – CEO of Sprowd.com

Thijs Geerdink - CEO of Sprowd.com

[quote style=”boxed”]If you want to start-up a business, consider crowdfunding. Getting the masses to support your plan will bring your future business to great heights.[/quote] Thijs Geerdink (31 years old) is CEO of Sprowd.com, a global crowdfunding concept. He started developing a plan for the company and forming a team…

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Tina Tangalakis – Founder of Della

Tina Tangalakis - Founder of Della

[quote style=”boxed”]Keep doing what you’re doing, trust yourself and never listen to that voice of fear within you.[/quote] Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, designer Tina Tangalakis always sought to combine her love of art and humanitarian work. As a student she studied costume design at California Institute of…

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Jeff Hanson – Owner of Jeffrey Owen Hanson

Jeff Hanson - Owner of Jeffrey Owen Hanson

[quote style=”boxed”]My hope is that you, too, will find joy in being generous and compassionate with others.[/quote] Jeff Hanson is an 18-year-old, visually impaired artist from Overland Park, Kansas. Born with a genetic condition called Neurofibromatosis and an optic nerve tumor, Jeff shrugs off adversity by using abstract art to…

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Emile Cureau and Rachel Cope – Co-Founders LazyAngel

Emile Cureau and Rachel Cope - Co-Founders LazyAngel

[quote style=”boxed”]Tenacity is the #1 quality of an entrepreneur, even before intelligence. I’d wager to say 9 out of 10 business failures are because of lack of tenacity.[/quote] LazyAngel co-founders Emile Cureau and Rachel Cope are developing a charitable web app that allows Internet users to fight child malnutrition for…

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Jake Wood

Jake Wood

I’d find a way to pay myself sooner.  I wasn’t able to dive in fully because I was constantly worried about putting food on the table–and my work suffered as a result. Jake Wood serves as President of Team Rubicon, the organization he co-founded following the massive earthquake in Haiti. …

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