Episode 386: Focused Entrepreneurism
What happens when a couple of entrepreneurial computer guys get together? They create a Cloud-based business development software application that aligns personal interests with business, sales and mapping efficiencies. Russ interviews John O’Dell and Michael Bloxton, Co-founders of Cink. Vincent Polito introduces upcoming energy conference Total Energy USA. In our vignettes, Leisa interviews Sarah Groen, co-founder and director of SURGE Accelerator, Robin discusses the TrueCost Electric Portal with CenterPoint Energy’s David Quin, and Russ continues his NAV-X Software discussion with PKF’s Greg Price.
John is back! Russ and John present the show dedicated to those who DID build it: the entrepreneurs who take an idea and grow it into something that improves our lives. We think these people should be encouraged. Includes: The BusinessMakers Quote of the Week—surprising words from liberal American politician George McGovern; This Week in Business History includes big events like the great stock market crash of 1929, the formation of the European Union and the indictment of Enron’s Andy Fastow; the Jargon Challenge Round—trendy technospeak that YOU should know; and Dumb Moments in Business—two special absurdities in the News.
What happens when a couple of entrepreneurial computer guys get together? They create a Cloud-based business development software application that aligns personal interests with business, sales and mapping efficiencies. Russ interviews chairman and CEO John O’Dell and president Michael Bloxton, co-founders of Cink.
Are you going?! Total Energy USA is based on a trade show concept from Aberdeen, Scotland that brings all forms of energy--fossil, renewable and nuclear--together under one roof. This annual conference will first be launched in the U.S. November 27-29 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. Russ interviews Vincent Polito, president of Total Energy USA.
Why can’t choosing an electricity provider be simpler for consumers? Robin Tooms discusses the TrueCost Electric Portal with David Quin, Director of Brand and Communications strategies at CenterPoint Energy.
She wanted off the beaten path and ultimately found herself in the Houston entrepreneurial ecosystem. Leisa Holland-Nelson interviews Sarah Groen, co-founder and director of SURGE Accelerator, a mentor-driven seed accelerator focused on energy software.
How do you know when you’re doing a great job? Russ continues his discussion with Greg Price on PKF’s 10 years working with Microsoft Dynamics’ NAV-X Software.