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Sweetriot Founder Talks About the Power of Social Entrepreneurship and Brand

Sweetriot Founder Talks About the Power of Social Entrepreneurship and Brand

There are many aspects of forming a successful brand: creating an eye-catching logo with carefully selected colors, building a good website, designing creative marketing materials, and more. The list is long and daunting, but before you get started on those tasks, there is one important thing to do first. According to my latest interview...

Discussing Gender Diversity in Business with Sara Brand of True Wealth Ventures

Discussing Gender Diversity in Business with Sara Brand of True Wealth Ventures

Statistics show that although women hold almost 52 percent of all professional-level jobs, they are vastly underrepresented in top leadership positions. For example, only 4.6 percent of Fortune 500 companies are run by a woman, and women make up just 16.9 percent of all Fortune 500 board seats. These numbers are not uncommon; in...

How to Pitch a Complex Business: Advice from 2017 SXSW Dell Experience - interview with Bethany Edwards of Lia Diagnostics

How to Pitch a Complex Business: Advice from the 2017 SXSW Dell Experience

Pitching your business is a subject we frequently write about here on Smart Hustle. In the past year, we’ve covered articles on the sales pitch, pitch contests, pitching to the media, and even pitch advice from Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary. Recently, I encountered another angle that I think some business owners would appreciate, after watching...

The Experience: Dell Showcases the Power of Technology at SXSW 2017 - Interview with Erik Day

The Experience: Dell Showcases the Power of Technology at SXSW 2017

Dell made a splash at the 2017 SXSW festival, hosting an interactive 4-day pop-up called “The Experience” which allowed visitors to explore the latest Dell innovations, including virtual reality, security, open source, entrepreneurship, and creativity. Attendees interacted with cutting-edge technology related to music, video, and gaming, and listened to thought-provoking sessions like “How VR Could Change the...