In case you missed last week’s Internet of Things (IoT) for Homes event, click on this link to access Dave Conroy’s presentation on how to create a Smart Home: Getting Smart about the Smart Home
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Check out Project CEO and female business outcomes in this week’s Naperville Sun! “North Central College workshops to boost women-run businesses”
Entrepreneurship programs teach life skills; so how can someone teach how to be an entrepreneur without actually doing it? The simple truth is, you can’t. At North Central College, we teach AND we do. Business students can learn about theory within a discipline or skills in a classroom in preparation for employment that transfers to […]
Women own 38% of the businesses in the US today. However, many women struggle with growth and in building a team that employs others. In my 10 years of experience guiding women and men through startup, I have seen no gender disparities in their abilities as entrepreneurs. How, then, is the woman’s struggle explained? And […]
What do you get when you combine angels with local entrepreneurs launching truly world-changing products and services? The power of an innovative ecosystem rooted at North Central College. ConVerge, a downtown Naperville-based business accelerator is pleased to announce the West Suburban Angel Investor (WSA) forums will be held at North Central’s new science center starting […]
This week, we had the pleasure to have Leah Packett join us for a podcast. She is the Founder and CEO of www.compuwerx.com a processing payment startup for Colleges and Universities. She shared with us her passion for helping people and some of the difficulties of being an entrepreneur and much more. Don’t forget to write […]
Hello! Today we are presenting our Podcast with Shawn True, a North Central College Alumni, now co-founder of Trooz, a woman’s cleats company. Shawn is currently in the midsts of a Crowdfunding Campaign. Trooz is trying to raise 50,000 to make justice for women that need to buy men’s boots because the shape of women’s […]
Need Cash? Don’t be too quick to give away equity in your company. The “Shark Tank” phenomenon seems like a glamorous way to secure financing, but in reality, equity financing can create sacrifices compared to financing the business with a loan. Needing money is not a bad thing. Cash needs can vary throughout the normal […]
Interviewing Michael Hanes from Make It Here: This is ConVerge’s first podcast. A place where we talk with our members and find out what their stories are. At ConVerge we believe that great stories happen everywhere. If you are interested in Make it Here follow them here: Facebook LinkedIn Website
What is the difference between a mentor and entrepreneur coach? Startups ask us to clarify this question all the time, so this is our attempt to outline the differences as we see it at ConVerge. An entrepreneurial coach helps oversee all aspects of your business. Analogous to a medical internist, a coach is knowledgeable about […]