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Smart Money Startups – Why is it Important?

Interview with J.D. Davids from the Fronis Group In this interview with J.D. Davids from the Fronis Group, we discuss his concept of Smart Money Startups. J.D. has been the CFO of eight different startups; three went IPO, and three concluded in successful M&A exits. J.D. has raised over $1 billion in financing and M&A transactions, on both the buy and sell side, in his career. J.D. …

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Top 6 Home Buyer Concerns: “There Aren’t Enough Homes”

(This article first appeared on www.Indra-Group.com) The National Association of Realtors just published survey results showing the top six home buyer concerns this year. Homeservices Lending and our Berkshire Hathaway affiliate loan officer Michael Campos and I will help you alleviate all of these headaches. This week’s concern is, ‘There aren’t enough homes to choose from.’ Worried about this? Let the INDRA Group help! This week in …

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Top 6 Home Buyer Concerns: “I Need To Sell My Home First”

(This article first appeared on www.Indra-Group.com) The National Association of Realtors just published survey results showing the top six home buyer concerns this year. Homeservices Lending and our Berkshire Hathaway affiliate loan officer Michael Campos and I will help you alleviate all of these headaches. This week’s concern is, ‘I need to sell a home first.’ Worried about this? Let the INDRA Group help! Talking to …

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EcoATM Provides a Solution for Recycling Old Phones for Cash

Interview with Tom Tullie, former CEO of EcoATM, and Mark Bowles, the Co-Founder and former CTO of EcoATM In this interview you’ll hear about the creation and early development of the EcoATM product, navigating through the challenges of raising money, building the business, and successfully selling EcoATM to Outerwall.  Despite the recent challenges and management changes at Outerwall and EcoATM, this technology holds the promise …

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Abtum RF Filter Design Promises Breakthrough Performance

Interview with Dr. Behnam Analui, CEO of Abtum In this interview with Dr. Behnam Analui, CEO Abtum, you’ll hear about Behnam’s background, what Abtum does, and how this technology is based on a breakthrough architectural approach to radio frequency (RF) filter design.  I met Behnam because he is part of the San Diego-based EvoNexus pro bono incubator in their Irvine location. In 2000, Behnam immigrated …

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Top 6 Home Buyer Concerns: “Home Prices are Rising”

Mike Campos, loan officer with Berkshire Hathaway, and I have been talking about the top six home buyer concerns, and one of the biggest fears buyers are having is about affordability. Buyers are concerned that home prices are rising too high. Watch as Melia, Mike and I explain a bit about why buyers are afraid of prices rising, and how to combat that fear if you …

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Women Who Mean Business Awards

The San Diego Business Journal Honors Outstanding Businesswomen and Raises Money for Breast Cancer “You never lose in business, either you win or you learn.” — Melinda Emerson, the “SmallBizLady” The San Diego Business Journal‘s annual “Women Who Mean Business Awards” was held today at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center, and WOW was it inspirational! Seeing over 200 nominees for the awards fill into …

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Help on the Way for Starting & Running a Personal Training Business

Podify is Solving the Challenges of Running a Sole Proprietorship for Wellness Professionals: An Interview with Bryan Renaud and Matt Eeles, the co-founders of Podify In this interview, the co-founders of Podify discuss their backgrounds, how they came-up with the idea for Podify, and the unique value proposition that Podify offers for running a personal training business or other wellness professional business, such as a …

Internet Marketing Inc. Thriving in a Competitive Market

Interview with Brandon Fishman, CEO of Internet Marketing Inc. In this interview with Brandon Fishman, CEO of Internet Marketing Inc. (IMI), you’ll hear about Brandon’s background, what IMI does, and how they differentiate themselves in the rapidly growing digital online marketing space. Brandon is a serial entrepreneur with lots of drive and passion.  He has a ton of experience in growing businesses, and expertise in …

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EveryStory Combines Photos with Collaborative Storytelling

An Interview with Ed Cox, CEO of EveryStory In this interview with Ed Cox, the CEO of everyStory, he describes how the company started, what they do, and how it adds value for users of the everyStory platform.  EveryStory enables photos combined with voice-over from multiple people for collaborative storytelling.   Ed Cox, CEO of everyStory   David Keene, the founder and CTO of everyStory, …