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The modern day PR pro and 5 tools they’re using to optimize “PR ROI”

By Rebekah Iliff In a world where office managers have become “Campus Innovation Advocates” and HR reps have metamorphosed into “Company Culture Experts”, it’s of no doubt that reinventing traditional roles have benefits beyond morale. Aside from the perk of having a cool biz card to whip out, the titles of today push employees to […]

Ignite Your Startup With SEO Done Right


David Zheng is the co-founder and CEO of Klout Fire, a digital marketing agency that helps brands drive revenue by acquiring customers and establishing brand awareness through inbound marketing strategies. You can connect with him on Twitter and LinkedIn.   It’s time to confess: SEO has a bad reputation. Over the years, less reputable companies […]

5 Growth Hacking Tools


Danny Boice is the Co-Founder & President of Speek. Speek lets users do conference calls with a simple link ( rather than using phone numbers and PINs. Danny attended Harvard, is a Forbes columnist, Adjunct Professor at Georgetown and was recently named a Tech Titan by Washingtonian Magazine. You can find Danny on Twitter @DannyBoice […]

Technology, Startups and Turnaround Economies: Rebuilding Detroit

By Ted Serbinski, Partner at Detroit Venture Partners Ted Serbinski is a Partner at Detroit Venture Partners, where he leads investments in early-stage software startups. Ted is widely regarded as an influential, emerging technology venture partner in the Midwest, leading the startup renaissance in Detroit. Previously, he was CTO and co-founder of ParentsClick acquired by […]

Celebrating Successful Entrepreneurial Collaborations


Gina Harman is the CEO of Accion’s U.S. Network, the only nationwide microfinance and small-business lending network in the United States. A longtime proponent of social justice, she believes passionately in helping hard-working, determined people take control of their economic future so they can provide for themselves and their families while contributing to their communities […]