The Savvy Entrepreneur
|Saturday||11:00 am||12:00 pm|
Tagged as business, entrepreneurs, entrepreneurship, small business, startups, talk radio
My goal is to inspire current entrepreneurs as well as those thinking about taking the plunge. I host a wide variety of guests on the show, talking about all aspects of business and entrepreneurship.
Give me a shout if you have a topic you'd like to hear about, a resource or story to share, or a challenge you're dealing with, or if you know someone who'd be a great guest: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Program Dates and Guests:
Allen Kutchins, Kutchins Robbins & Diamond, CPAs
Leslie August-Levy, CEO, The Leslie August Corporation (workplace culture & bullying)
Emily Finger, CEO & Founder, Fingerprint Photography (the story of Fingerprint Photography)
Alan Sipe, SCORE Mentor (ins and outs of selling through Amazon)
July 31, 2021 -- Dr. Sherry Benton, Founder & Chief Science Officer, TAO Connect (digital platform for mental health support)
July 24, 2021 -- Melissa Lederer, Chief Experience Officer, mHub (manufacturing incubator)
July 17, 2021 -- Tamika Franklyn, CEO & Founder, PrecisionFranchise (women in franchising)
June 19, 2021 -- Constance Scopelitas, CEO & Founder, Constance Art (the business of art)
May 29, 2021 -- Dr. Asha Parekh, CEO & Founder, FrontLine Medical Technologies (Women in STEM & the story of Frontline Medical)
May 15, 2021 -- Patricia Miller, CEO, Matrix4 (the story of Matrix4)
May 8, 2021 -- Shaniqua Davis, Founder & CEO, Noirefy (finding & retaining diverse tech talent). Listen to the show.
May 1, 2021 -- Scott Majeski, FranNet (Franchising for Entrepreneurs). Listen to the show.
April 24, 2021 -- Taralinda Willis, Founder & CEO, Curate Solutions (the story of Curate). Listen to the show.
April 17, 2021 -- Dr. Anthony Orsini, Founder & CEO, The Orsini Way (how to have difficult conversations). Listen to the show.
April 10, 2021 -- Stefan Agustsson & MJ Anderson, Co-Founders, RealityBLU (the story of RealityBlu & the future of enhanced reality technology). Listen to the show.
April 3, 2021 -- Dr. Shashi Gupta, Founder & CEO, Apex CoVantage (establishing & maintaining a value-based culture). Listen to the show.
March 27, 2021 -- Richelle Martin, Founder & Managing Partner, The Winnow Fund (seed funding & women in venture capital). Listen to the show.
March 20, 2021 -- Jason Weaver, Founder & CEO, AirDeck (the story of AirDeck). Listen to the show.
March 13, 2021 -- Kyle LaFond, Founder & CEO, American Provenance (the story of American Provenance). Listen to the show.
March 6, 2021 -- Andy Walker & Chris Eckstrom, Principals, Rock River Capital Partners (what VC investors look for). Listen to the show.
February 27, 2021 -- John Fisher, Founder & President, Rethinking IT & SCORE Mentor (why every business needs a great elevator pitch). Listen to the show.
February 20, 2021 -- Matt Cordio, Co-Founder, Skills Pipeline, and Co-Founder, Wisconsin Startup Coalition (improving the ecosystem for entrepreneurs). Listen to the show.
February 6, 20201 -- Austin Mac Nab, Founder & CEO, VizyPay (the story of VizyPay). Listen to the show.
January 30, 2021 -- Chris Banakis, Founder, Acuity Advisory Partners & SCORE Mentor (creating a winning pitch deck). Listen to the show.
January 23, 2021 -- Brett Jacobson, Founder & CEO, Giddy (the Art of the Pivot). Listen to the show.
January 16, 2021 -- Troy Vosseller, Co-Founder, Gener8tor Accelerator (the role of accelerators & story of Gener8tor). Listen to the show.
January 9, 2021 -- Laura Gallaher, Founder & CEO, Gallaher Edge (changing company culture). Listen to the show.
January 2, 2021 -- John Kennedy, Founder, Three Dog Logistics & Pat Veverica, Founder, What's Your Plan (story of Three Dog Logistics). Listen to the show.
December 19, 2020 -- Steven Clayton, Founder & CEO, NetBlaze (the 80/20 Rule of Digital Marketing). Listen to the show.
December 12, 2020 -- Joey Frayne, Investment Technology Manager, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (Qualified New Business Venture Tax Credits). Listen to the show.
December 5, 2020 -- Lillian Roberts, Founder & CEO, Xendoo (Cashflow vs. Profitability). Listen to the show.
October 3, 2020 -- David Liebman, Managing Broker, Merit Partners (commercial real estate tips). Listen to the show
September 12, 2020 -- Jeff Hodges, OneSoundFoundation & Imani Community Development Corporation (blending public & private partnerships). Listen to the show.
September 6, 2020 -- Bill Miksch, President, WDMA Financial Group (employee benefits). Listen to the show.
August 29, 2020 -- Ron Wajer, President, Business Engineering & Mark Akerly, President of Sigma Resource Group (co-authors of "Food for Thought," a compilation of their business learnings, available on Amazon). Listen to the show.
July 7, 2020 -- Beth Pride, President, BPE Global (sourcing & selling products internationally/classifying your products & components). Listen to the show.
June 30, 2020 -- Randy Rice, President, Surely Signs (the story of Surely Signs). Listen to the show.
June 6, 2020 -- Tom Still, President, Wisconsin Technology Council (public-private partnership fostering entrepreneurship in Wisconsin). Listen to the show.
May 30, 2020 -- Sean Hauser, Commercial Credit Specialist (Electronic payment options). Listen to the show.
May 16, 2020 -- Sue Reardon, Co-Founder & Community Co-ordinator, Suite Spotte LLC (co-worker spaces). Listen to the show.
May 9, 2020 -- Chris Brown, Owner, Slades Corners Computer Repair (entrepreneur). Listen to the show.
April 11, 2020 -- Mechie Nkengla, President & Chief Data Strategist, Data Products LLC (entrepreneur -- big data/AI/business intelligence consultants). Listen to the show.
April 4 -- Steve Garchow, President, Foresight Consulting (Business Strategy). Listen to the show.
March 28 -- John Casey, President, Shamrock Consultants (Leadership). Listen to the show.
March 21, 2020 -- Michael Rosen, Managing Director, Helix 51 Incubator at Rosalind Franklin University (Incubators). Listen to the show.
March 14, 2020 -- Drs Aaron Olson & Mehrdad Arjmand, Co-Founders, NovoMoto (entrepreneurs -- solar generators & appliances in SubSaharan Africa). Listen to the show.
March 7, 2020 -- Christina Fontinelle, Owner, Fontinelle Art LLC (entrepreneur -- trauma support & therapy). Listen to the show.
February 22, 2020 -- Stephen Dinehart, President & CEO, MoolaPitch (Crowdfunding tips). Listen to the show.
February 15, 2020 -- Angela Spinazze, Owner, ATSPIN Consulting (entrepreneur - serving museums, art galleries & other cultural entities). Listen to the show.
February 8, 2020 -- Ty Rohrer, Chairman Waukegan Arts Council, Manager of the Waukegan Symphony Orchestra, and Board Member, Illinois State Historical Society (using entrepreneurial skills to run a non-profit). Listen to the show.
February 2, 2020 -- Dan Olszewski, Director, Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship, University of Wisconsin-Madison (student entrepreneurship program). Listen to the show.
January 25, 2020 -- Fred Copestake, Brindis (entrepreneur -- training & consulting services business). Listen to the show.
January 18, 2020 - Chelsea Brownridge, DogSpot (entrepreneur -- product business). Listen to the show.
January 11, 2020 -- Marsha McVicker & Micky York, Errand Solutions (entrepreneur - personal errand service business). Listen to the show.
January 4, 2020 -- John Sartoris, Sartoris CPA Group (1099s vs. employees). Listen to the show.
December 2, 2019 -- Lori London, Lori London Entertainment & Lori London Music (artist & author/entrepreneur). Listen to the show.
December 14, 2019 -- Michael Kastler, 43 Folders Technology Solutions (building & maintaining a website that works for you). Listen to the show.
December 7, 2019 -- John Miller & Kevin Dastic, Miller Area Heating & Air Conditioning (entrepreneur - family-owned business). Listen to the show.
November 23, 2019 -- Tom Denison, Founder & President, SmartHealth Activator (biotech accelerator). Listen to the show.
November 16, 2019 -- Eric Freibrun, Freibrun Law LLP (protecting your intellectual property). Listen to the show.
November 2, 2019 – Wendy Basch, BCU (what lenders look for). Listen to the show
October 19, 2019: Barry Goodman, Partner, SVA (building company value). Listen to the show
October 12, 2019 – Debra Kurtz & Andrea Nosek, Kurtz Consulting (innovation for entrepreneurs). Listen to the show
October 5, 2019 – Manu Edakara, Director of iVentures at the University of Illinois (student business accelerator). Listen to the show
September 28, 2019: Mark Goodman, volunteer with SCORE, Illinois (SCORE free & low-cost resources for entrepreneurs). Listen to the show
September 21, 2019 Heather Grove, Managing Director at Caliber Advisors (business valuation). Listen to the show
September 1, 2019 : Greg Baker, Manager, Bascom Ventures (alumni venture capital investing platform). Listen to the show
September 7, 2019: Tom Cox, Partner, McCarthy Duffy LLP (considerations in setting up a brand-new company). Listen to the show
August 24, 2019: Evie & Tom Caprel, BreakThrough (business succession planning)
August 17, 2019: Robert Steiner, Illinois District Director, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA overview & business planning). Listen to the show
August 3, 2019: Ryan Mjoen, 4137 Productions (entrepreneur - startup media business)
The Savvy Entrepreneur crew
Doris Nagel is a serial entrepreneur and long-time corporate/commercial attorney and small business coach and mentor. She has started or helped start at least 9 startups, some candidly more successful than others! She helps startup and small businesses with a variety of legal issues through her Forsythia Law business. She helps businesses partner more effectively, […]