The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center https://thecenter.nasdaq.org Entrepreneurs, Welcome to Your Center Thu, 17 Sep 2020 23:49:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 A non-profit in San Francisco dedicated to providing entrepreneurs with quality resources and access to mentors, training, and networking – all at no charge. The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center episodic The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center cristina.tramutola@thecenter.nasdaq.com cristina.tramutola@thecenter.nasdaq.com (The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center) Copyright 2017 . All rights reserved. Entrepreneurs, Welcome to Your Center The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center https://deow9bq0xqvbj.cloudfront.net/image-logo/1578682/NEC_square_logo.jpg https://thecenter.nasdaq.org/the-daq-blog/ Faces of Entrepreneurship: Tamar Blue, MentalHappy https://thecenter.nasdaq.org/foe-tamar-blue-mentalhappy/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=foe-tamar-blue-mentalhappy Thu, 17 Sep 2020 23:48:22 +0000 https://thecenter.nasdaq.org/?p=10293 Tamar Blue is the founder and CEO of MentalHappy, a social network helping people around the world to overcome challenging life events and improve their daily lives through peer support. She and her company are alums of Y Combinator, one of the most respected startup accelerators in the world. Based on personal experiences and her [...]

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Faces of Entrepreneurship: Kay Luttrell, UNLAX Candles https://thecenter.nasdaq.org/foe-kay-luttrell-unlax-candles/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=foe-kay-luttrell-unlax-candles Tue, 15 Sep 2020 20:06:41 +0000 https://thecenter.nasdaq.org/?p=10247 Kay Luttrell is the founder of UNLAX Candles, a company she started in 2019. Kay is active duty military, currently serving in the US Navy at Joint Expeditionary Base-Little Creek in Virginia Beach, Virginia. As part of both the Black and military communities, Kay has had friends and loved ones battle mental health issues and [...]

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Faces of Entrepreneurship: Marcus Bullock, Flikshop https://thecenter.nasdaq.org/foe-marcus-bullock-flikshop/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=foe-marcus-bullock-flikshop Fri, 11 Sep 2020 00:53:09 +0000 https://thecenter.nasdaq.org/?p=10116 Marcus Bullock is the CEO and Founder at Flikshop, which was built to be the tech company that helps families connect to their incarcerated loved ones. Users are able to take a picture, add some quick text, press send, and for 99 cents, Flikshop prints and ships that picture and text on a real tangible [...]

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Impact on Innovators: Vicki Johnson, ProFellow https://thecenter.nasdaq.org/ioi-vicki-johnson-profellow/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ioi-vicki-johnson-profellow Thu, 03 Sep 2020 20:08:59 +0000 https://thecenter.nasdaq.org/?p=10075 This is the second installment of the Center's new Impact on Innovators series in which we reconnect with some of the innovative, inspiring founders who are a part of our entrepreneurial community. Through this series we will shine a spotlight on the incredible entrepreneurs who have benefitted from the Center’s programming and, as a result, [...]

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Faces of Entrepreneurship: Shilla Kim-Parker, CEO & Co-Founder of Thrilling https://thecenter.nasdaq.org/foe-shilla-kim-parker-thrilling/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=foe-shilla-kim-parker-thrilling Wed, 02 Sep 2020 19:22:23 +0000 https://thecenter.nasdaq.org/?p=10066 Shilla Kim-Parker, whose mission is to make second-hand shopping more modern, accessible and popular with the average consumer, is the CEO and co-founder of Thrilling. With a diverse background in business including investment banking at JPMorgan, strategy and business development at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and, most recently, Chief of Staff for the [...]

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Faces of Entrepreneurship: Calvin Cooper, Rhove https://thecenter.nasdaq.org/foe-calvin-cooper-rhove/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=foe-calvin-cooper-rhove Thu, 27 Aug 2020 23:33:34 +0000 https://thecenter.nasdaq.org/?p=10061 Rhove turns renters into owners. The company’s mission is to expand access and opportunity for everyone to own a stake in their community. Before founding Rhove, Calvin Cooper spent nearly a decade helping entrepreneurs build their companies. Most recently, he was a director and venture partner at an early stage venture capital firm. He also [...]

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