Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs

Risk Takers. Visionaries. Mountain Movers. The entrepreneur is a unique person, seeing possibility where others see only landscape. Here, we provide information and resources to help make those dreams real.

The 2015 Business Black Box Awards

The Business Black Box Awards are back—and we’ve once again named the winners of seven different awards, based on your nominations. This time, with an...

2015 Community Impact Award

Ryan McCrary: 2015 Community Impact Award When Ryan McCrary started mentoring at-risk youth almost seven years ago, he had no idea that it would change...

2015 Future Leader

Taylor Beard: 2015 Future Leader Award Sometimes it is in doing the most unlikely things that we find our passions and callings in life. For Taylor...

2015 Best Boss Award

Jamie Prince: 2015 Best Boss Award The nomination reads: “Even though she is our boss, she never once seemed like a ‘boss’ to me. Jamie...

2015 Green Award

Kyle Simpson: The 2015 Green Award Being green doesn’t have to mean a complete, systematic overhaul. Sometimes, one small idea can have big impacts. Such is...

2015 Entrepreneur of the Year

Jason Fletcher: 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year If you feel that The Green Room popped on to the scene out of nowhere, you’re not far off....

The W in Prospecting

I was a journalism major, so I can confidently say there is a “W” in prospecting—and I won’t even retract it tomorrow! It’s the “W”...

Regulation “A+” and Venture Capital Financing

In 2012, Congress passed the JOBS Act with the intent of making it easier for start-ups and smaller companies to raise capital. At the time,...

How Much Does it Cost to Build an App?

Software is eating the world and apps are a significant part of the disruption happening. In the next 10 years, every industry and manner...

Your Actions Are So Loud I Can’t Hear What You’re Saying

As the director of a marketing firm, I have the opportunity to meet with business leaders on a daily basis.  Most of these folks...