April 11, 2016

Emily Johnson is one of the founders of Tutorlist, a platform for experienced K-12 tutors to start, build, and manage a business. Previously she led enterprise products at LearnVest, a fintech startup sold to Northwestern Mutual in 2015, and was the third employee at AppNexus, an adtech company last valued at $1.2 billion. She has…

March 30, 2016

   Tamra Johnson is a Partner and Cofounder of 79 Studios, building a platform for seed stage investing, advising, and partnership for inspirational female entrepreneurs. In this episode of the Sassy Strategist, Tamra discusses: The typical paths to getting funding When to seek funding What you need to do to prepare to apply for funding…

March 22, 2016

In this episode of The Sassy Strategist Podcast, Kim Dawson interviews Mansi Singhal, Co-Founder of qplum, an online wealth management service. At qplum, Mansi is leading a team of 20+ engineers to package quantitative portfolio management solutions into a tangible online platform. She has over 10 years of experience in portfolio management. She was a portfolio manager…

March 9, 2016

Pursuing her dreams to work in television, Bonnie Bruderer shares her success story from her first job out of college to becoming the Executive Producer and Host of theASKBONBON Show in New York City. In this episode of The Sassy Strategist Podcast, Bonnie discusses how she built her business to help people get their message and brand…

March 2, 2016

In this very informative interview, Donna shares her story of how she built her company by helping people. As a Social Visibility Expert, Donna discusses strategies for maximizing social media platforms including the importance of optimizing your website, using Facebook Groups, and embracing new social technologies such as Facebook Live, Periscope, & Blab, and which social media platform…

February 23, 2016

In this episode, Shaheen Kanda, the CEO and Co-Founder of Syndicated Loan Direct, discusses the following: * How she is solving problems in the Financial Industry through Technology * What syndicated loans are, and how they are a part of a multi-trillion dollar industry * The process of hiring and building a team * Developing a revenue…

February 16, 2016

In an inspirational and insightful interview with Aimee Kandrac, Co-Founder & President of WhatFriendsDo, Aimee discusses the process of starting and building a tech company including getting funded, finding software developers, working with attorneys and other support professionals, developing a contemporary revenue model, and building a company with a social mission. Her story began when a…

February 9, 2016

My interview with entrepreneur Kristine Pachuta, the CEO and Co-Founder of CortexMD. Kristine discusses the process of building a software startup. CortexMD is a clinical decision support tool aimed at reducing unnecessary radiology costs. Kristine previously worked as a Product and UX Director for health care, finance and government data products. She has also worked as an analyst…

January 15, 2016

Valerie Biaggi, Co-Founder of SimplyGenie, a unique online boutique that creates custom Designer Parties in a Box and Handmade Party Decorations, discusses how she and her co-founder, Andrea Garcia Walker, started SimplyGenie. Valerie tells us how they came up with the idea, drafted their business plan, started the process of seeking manufacturers and designers for their products, carried out…

November 23, 2015

Fedwell is dedicated to bringing healthy, home-cooked foods to pets. Founder/CEO Emily Lagasse got her dog, Fenway, while spending two years in Africa with the Peace Corps.  When Emily returned to the States, Fenway became ill on the American dog food diet.  In an effort to return him back to good health, she learned how…