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Eric Lefkofsky – Founder of Technology Based Globally Acclaimed Companies, Tempus, and Groupon

Posted on 7 June, 2017  in Business success, Entrepreneurs

Eric Lefkofsky is based in Chicago and is one of the most successful and well-known businessmen and entrepreneurs in the United States today. He gained international popularity with the success of Groupon, one of the companies he co-founded. Groupon went on to become an international success and now operates in many different countries. It helps in connecting the merchants and the consumers directly and helps the merchants to provide good deals to the customers at discounted rates. It helps the merchants to increase their sales while helping the users to get what they want at a lesser price. Groupon aggregates such deals from various vendors and retailers, and thus, helps the customers to find all they are looking for at one place.

Tempus is another firm that he recently started to help boost the field of cancer research and therapy. He found that the area of cancer research can develop much faster with the aid of advanced technology and the availability of accurate data at a quicker pace. There is no system available at the present that could help get the physicians, and the oncologists get their hands on clinical, therapeutic, genomic, molecular, and patient outcome data, at the click of a button. However, to provide patients with treatment that is effective as well as personalized, such data can play a vital role. And, it is this idea why Eric Lefkofsky started Tempus Inc, which is helping revolutionize the field of cancer research today.

Eric Lefkofsky is also the author of a famous book named Accelerated Disruption, which talks about how the technological advancement is overshadowing the legacy and experience at a fast pace. There are many industries and sectors where innovation can play a huge role, and any new company that comes up with change can potentially disrupt the entire industry and prove to be a great challenge to the old players. Accelerate Disruption talks about how the company should focus on innovating their sector as well on a continual basis to stay ahead of the competition because technology is and will play the crucial role in the time to come. Without using technology to your advantage today, a competitor surely will to your disadvantage tomorrow.

Learn more about him : www.forbes.com/profile/eric-lefkofsky

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Adam Goldenberg – Taking Techstyle Fashion Group To New Heights Of Success

Posted on 27 May, 2017  in Entrepreneurs

Adam Goldenberg is one of the most likely and successful entrepreneurs in the United States and is the man behind many different successful companies throughout his career. At just 15 years old, he built a company named Gamers Alliance that he sold two years later to Intermix Media, which was the parent company that owned Myspace as well.

Soon after creating and selling Gamers Alliance, the entrepreneurial spirit in him made him leave the high school and join Intermix Media, and in just a few years, at the age of 20, Adam Goldenberg was named the Chief Operating Officer of Intermix Media. He became the youngest ever COO of a company traded publicly.

Adam Goldenberg is one of the owners of the Techstyle Fashion Group, earlier known as JustFab. Even though Adam Goldenberg had no formal experience in working in the fashion industry, Adam, along with his friend and colleague, Don Ressler, did extensive research on the fashion retail sector on onmogul.com.

It helped Adam understand how huge the fashion industry is and how many opportunities are there to be explored. In a recent interview with CNBC, Adam Goldenberg told more about how the fashion industry is continuously evolving and how using the technology and social media to enhance the customer experience is essential to build brands that make its way to the target audience.

Adam Goldenberg also talked about the subscription model of the TechStyle Fashion Group, and how the company aims to provide something new, unique and value for money to the customers. Adam Goldenberg said that from the 4 million VIP members company has currently, one million has come from the referrals of the existing clients, which goes on to showcase the trust of the customers on the company to deliver.

Adam Goldenberg discussed the challenges of maintaining cost-efficiency and operational efficiency in the business, and how to avoid additional expenses to keep the final cost of the products affordable. Also, he talked about fundraising as well and mentioned that Techstyle Fashion Group is fully funded and enjoys positive cash flow at the moment.

Adam Goldenberg’s Techstyle Fashion Group is the parent company and has four thriving brands working under it, namely JustFab, ShowDazzle, Fabletics, and FabKids. The company at http://www.hudl.com/profile/4913266/adam-goldenberg continues to look for new opportunities in the fashion space to make their transformational fashion business more efficient and gain further outreach. Adam is also one of the directors of the online beauty retailer company, named Dermstore.com.

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EOS Makes Its Mark in the Lip Care Industry

Posted on 21 April, 2017  in Entrepreneurs

If you’ve been in your favorite discount department store or drug store lately, you’ve probably seen a few varieties of EOS lip balm at the checkout counter. These products weren’t in existence a mere seven years ago, and now it seems they are taking over the lip balm market. Beauty magazines like Cosmo and Allure feature EOS often, and celebrities like Taylor Swift and Kim Kardashian use EOS lip balm, which has made the product more appealing to consumers.

EOS is a Well-known for its natural ingredients like shea butter and antioxidants that nourish and protect the lips. The balms are also available in a variety of flavors like vanilla mint, passion fruit and honeysuckle honeydew. Sanjiv Mehra, one of the founders of EOS, shares on Facebook that he feels now is the time to let consumers know more about EOS, since the company is experiencing such monumental success.

Evolution of Smooth is currently the second best-selling lip balm (http://www.ebay.com/bhp/eos-lip-balm) in the United States and the company sells around 1 million units every week. It is also believed that EOS will have a huge hand in the expansion of the lip balm market, since the industry is projected to be worth around $2 billion by the year 2020.

For more information, visit https://evolutionofsmooth.ca/.

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Thor Halvorssen Exposes Trump’s Favorite Fox News During Explosive Interview

Posted on 25 March, 2017  in Advocates, Entrepreneurs

The new Trump Administration is bumbling through the first 100 days. They are really doing a good job at exposing the shortcomings of the GOP. Every action taken by the administration seems haphazard with poor planning. On top of all of this, the president himself seems to be unstable. He takes to twitter to hurl insults and accusations like a child.It’s no secret that Trump is a big fan of Fox News. It seems that he gets a lot of his information from the conservative news network. But it seems that Fox News gets quite a bit of things wrong. And when the network does something wrong, they often issue a correction during off-hours to avoid embarrassment. But there was one moment they couldn’t avoid.

During the election, the network brought on a world-famous human rights advocate. Thor Halvorssen is the 39-year-old founder of the Human Rights Foundation. He has quite an interesting family history that Fox News was trying to take advantage of.Thor’s father was a Norwegian representative living in Venezuela. He was sent there to help Venezuela fight off famous South American drug cartels. During the course of his service, Thor’s father was jailed by Venezuela’s dictator; a socialist dictator.

Thor himself sprung into action when he heard his father was being held captive. He recruited the help of some international human rights foundations to secure his father’s release. Thor’s Halvorssen dad was released after more than two months in captivity. While in captivity, he endured poor treatment and beatings.Fox News thought Thor would be adamantly against socialism. Since Bernie Sanders was running for the Democratic nomination as a Democratic Socialist, Fox News brought the human rights activist onto the network to attack Senator Sanders. It backfired big time.Thor told the confused Fox News interviewer by stating his support for Sanders. He continued to educate the network. Socialism isn’t bad; unilateral dictators are bad. Socialism works in a lot of places and Sander’s own human rights record was spotless. Instead, the interview turned into why Senator Sanders was better than any other candidate, inluding Clinton.

 

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Sam Boraie’s Success With Boraie Development

Posted on 13 February, 2017  in Entrepreneurs

The New-Jersey based company, Boraie Development is one of the leading development corporations in the United States. Most of its projects are based in New Brunswick. Over the years, the company has put up multi-use facilities. To this end, new residents have settled in the city. In addition, these projects have attracted small businesses to the area due to the increased office and retail space. The Atlantic City has been recovering from the economic turmoil. Boraie Development has greatly contributed to the rejuvenation of the city.

Sam Boraie asserts that the corporation has strategic plans. He contends that in the coming years, these plans will be implemented in a systematic manner. Sam is optimistic that with the development of more projects, the city will continue to rise and become New Jersey’s economic hub. The son of Omar Boraie, the founder of Boraie Development, believes that the revitalization process incorporates huge projects that necessitate massive funding. The company continues to engage with investors and companies to accelerate different programs. See, http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/boraie-development-llc-opens-leasing-center-in-new-brunswick-new-jersey-300176946.html.

Sam Boraie posits that the Development Company has been engaged in intensive marketing campaigns. The company believes that through their promotional strategy, many investors from New York City will be attracted to the city. In the recent past, the company partnered with Shaquille O’Neil. Sam is mandated with the duty of ensuring that the company acquires new strategies of growing faster and achieving set goals. He is one of the company’s vice presidents.

The company has a vast plan for redeveloping the city. Beyond constructing their own apartments, the corporation is also partnering with other companies to develop more projects in different parts of the country. Boraie Development is known to work with experienced property managers and real estate companies that seek to manage, develop and sell various high-end projects across the nation.

Some of the projects that have been completed by Boraie Development include The Aspire. This 238-unit project is close to the New Brunswick Train Station. It is also proximate to the One Spring Street. The 25-storey building has a roof deck, health club and many other amenities. In addition, the company owns The Beach, which has 250 units. This project is near the Atlantic Ocean and Boardwalk. In Newark, Boraie Development has constructed the Albany St. Plaza. Its office space is 250,000 square feet while the retail space has 20,000 square feet.

Sam spends most of his time in the family business. In addition, he is involved in various charitable initiatives. Sam has donated to the State Theatre of New Jersey. Moreover, he has engaged with Elijah’s Promise to deal with the issue of poverty affecting New Jersey community. This organization seeks to end hunger and decrease unemployment in the area. Over the years, Elijah’s Promise has provided food and many other items to the people of New Jersey.

Read More: http://magazine.rutgers.edu/insights/seeing-the-future

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