On this episode of Bosses Who Brunch, I talked with the co-founders of FuzePlay, a S.T.E.A.M. learning toy company. Kristy Sevy and Kyle Muir are the brother and sister team that founded FuzePlay, and their first product is the Zubi Flyer, the first hackable frisbee designed to help kids learn how to code. In this conversation, I talked with Kristy and Kyle about some of the challenges they’ve faced in starting up, ranging from navigating the manufacturing process to starting a company while raising kids. Learn more about FuzePlay and pre-order the Zubi Flyer at www.fuzeplay.io. Kristy and Kyle recommended a book: Venture Deals: Be Smarter than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist by Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson. Disclosure: Fibonacci Media Co./WhiteHat Magazine participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates...Read More
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On this episode of Bosses who Brunch, I sat down with Maxine Turner, founder of Cuisine Unlimited Catering and Special Events. Maxine started Cuisine Unlimited in 1985 as a small deli and catering company in Salt Lake City, and over the years, built the company to be a full service event provider that has served guests at no fewer than four Olympic games. At her offices in Salt Lake City, Maxine talked to me about some of the ups and downs she’s faced over the years, as well as her current role representing small businesses at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington DC. Bosses Who Brunch is grateful to Cuisine Unlimited for their sponsorship of our meetups. To find out more about Cuisine Unlimited, visit cuisineunlimited.com. To learn more about the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Council on Small Business, visit this link. Maxine previously recommended a book for startup founders: “Start On Purpose: Everything You Need to Know and Do to Startup With Strength” by Susan Schreter. Disclosure: Fibonacci Media Co./WhiteHat Magazine participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates...Read More
WhiteHat Magazine is seeking articles to be published in our Summer 2017 edition: Refugees. Articles should analyze the global refugee crisis from the perspective of challenges facing refugee populations and, most importantly, solutions to assist them in rebuilding their lives. We are looking for writing that is well-researched but conversational (as opposed to academic) in tone. Articles should be original and not have been previously published in any other format — print or online. Articles may address topics including, but not limited to: Innovations that are focused on assisting refugees Profiles of entrepreneurs or scientists who are/were refugees Mobile phones: How are these lifelines for refugees being used? Education: Challenges and opportunities for education in refugee camps/li> Men vs. Women: Analysis of how issues around technology affect genders differently Seeking solutions: What are the technology options for cash transfers to refugees? Please avoid wonky or insider language, and remember that you are writing for a global audience. Do not include footnotes, endnotes, or a list of references. Hyperlinks are welcome; however, please do not use Wikipedia as a reference. Contact us for payment details. All documents should be sent via email to the editors at firstname.lastname@example.org with email subject line: “Article Submission: Summer 2017”. Hard copies will not be accepted or returned. You will be notified about the publication status (accepted or not) within 5 business days, and will...Read More
WhiteHat Magazine is seeking a video editing intern. Candidates may work remotely, but should display close attention to detail, have strong communication skills, and show initiative and self-motivation. Journalism experience is not necessary, but an ability to turn footage into a short but compelling story is important. Experience using Adobe products is a plus. Interns would be working closely with both the Editor in Chief and the CTO to turn captured footage into videos ready for release on social media platforms and the WhiteHat Magazine website. Qualifications Applicants must be at least 18 and attending an accredited institution. Graduate students are also eligible. Candidates should have excellent communication and computer skills, as well as be extremely self-motivated and able to work outside of a structured office environment. Details Interns will be expected to work about 20 hours per week, although the hours and location for working are flexible as long as tasks are completed on time. Internship is unpaid; applications must receive college credit for their experience. How to apply: Please email your resume and a video sample to Chrisella Herzog, Editor in Chief at email@example.com. Use the email subject line: “Internship...Read More
On this episode of Bosses Who Brunch, I talked with the co-founders of DuCo. Sidney and Alicia have created a platform that takes the traditional industry of consultants and experts in Washington, DC, and opens it up to be accessible to anyone. Over a Skype call, Sidney and Alicia tell me what it has been like to get DuCo started, how their platform can help other businesses anywhere in the world, and even how they find time to sit down and read a little every day. Learn more about Dūcō at ducoexperts.com. Sidney and Alicia recommended two books: Get Backed by Evan Baehr and Evan Loomis, and The Lean Startup by Eric Ries. If you are an entrepreneur looking for a supportive community, join the Bosses Who Brunch group on Facebook! Disclosure: Fibonacci Media Co./WhiteHat Magazine participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates...Read More
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