Written by Sue Wasserman Monday, November 11 2013
Lili Hall has decked the halls for the likes of Caribou and Target. She has given the Minnesota Rollergirls' look a facelift and put a spring in the step of New Balance’s packaging. As founder and CEO of her Minneapolis-based branding agency KNOCK, Hall is leading the charge to inspire and amaze. With a three-year growth rate of 78 percent, Hall shares why she made the entrepreneurial leap and how she continues to knock it out of the park.
Written by Wendy Bowman Monday, October 14 2013
When she was in her late teens, New York native Katelyn Gleason longed to be an actress. She got a job selling directories to put herself through theater school, and by the time she was 20, she was making six figures running the department. Today Gleason is the CEO of San Francisco startup Eligible – which helps doctors verify patients’ insurance coverage – and is enjoying a staggering growth rate of 200 percent each month.
Written by Patty Rasmussen Monday, September 09 2013
Tech trailblazer Leslie Bradshaw is getting a ton of press for her innovative startup Guide, but who has time to read it all? That’s exactly what her latest venture hopes to address. What if all the content you wanted to read on the web was actually read to you by an avatar, a person or even a puppy? You could be on the go and in the know.
Written by Stephanie Proft Monday, August 12 2013
Former Wall Street banker turned tech guru, Megan Brown created something out of desperation, something she and her growing family needed to keep their lives in check – something to replace the whiteboard in the kitchen, something that might help you maintain full velocity while keeping all gears engaged. Here, she shares what’s she’s learned about owning your “ugly babies” and listening to your gut.
Written by Olivia Putnal Monday, July 22 2013
On their third date Josh Resnick took Rosie O’Neill – then a marketing director for Barbie – to see “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” After the movie, they began dreaming of a lavish confectionery for adults, which has since crystallized into Sugarfina. Here’s how the now engaged duo scoured the planet for one-of-a-kind taste treats, became Facebook’s first candy partner and prepares to open their first retail store in Beverly Hills – all without spending a dime on advertising.