Growthink Featured in WSJ
The recent Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act passed by the US President is about to provide an exciting new tool for entrepreneurs and small businesses to raise capital. Equity-based crowdfunding will allow for small firms to sell equity stakes of their company online to a vast number of invesors.
President of Growthink Dave Lavinsky weighs in on the many nuances to keep in mind and how to do equity-based crowdfunding right.
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Growthink Client on Fox Business News
When Raul Peñranda, a New York City Fashion Designer and Small Business owner, was asked by Fox Business News how he's been able to launch such a successful statup in a down economy, he mentioned Growthink for giving him tools to grow his startup and for supplying small business resources that are always right at his fingertips.
Our favorite quote from the interview? "We are a small business with a big heart." -- Our Growthink team continues to wish Raul the most success with his fashion startup!
Watch Raul Penaranda's full interview on Fox Business News by clicking here.
Growthink Published in Amex OPEN Forum
Growthink's contribution to Amex OPEN Forum for May 2012 discusses How to Pitch Investors so They Bite. President of Growthink, Dave Lavinsky, shares five ways you can get nail your investor presentation.
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Growthink Client Tax Saver Network Announces 500 New Members
Growthink client Tax Saver Network announces almost 500 new agent members from the San Diego brokerage Real Living Real Estate. Learn more about the Tax Saver Network and 1031 exchanges at www.taxsavingsnetwork.com. Kudos to Company President David Greenberger and his team for this great accomplishment!
Growthink Featured in INC. Magazine
INC. Magazine sought out the nation's most successful and influential entrepreneurs to reveal the companies that they thought were the best to work with. The article asks, "if it takes one to know one, who better to know great companies than entrepreneurs who have started great companies?" Growthink's Presdient & co-founder, Dave Lavinsky, was invited to comment amongst entrepreneurial heavy hitters such as Russell Simmons, Eric Ripert, Caterina Fake, Ken Block, and many more in one of the most exciting articles of 2012.
Click here to read Inc. Magazine's full article on Entrepreneurs and the Companies They Love.
Growthink Interviewed on Entrepreneurial Fit Radio
Growthink President, Dave Lavinsky, was invited to the Entrepreneur Podcast Network to interview with Host, Eric Dye of Entrepreneurial Fit Radio. Dave's interview reveals how being an entrepreneur is about managing your time and energy. Radio audience received tips on how to incorporate workouts in to your weekly work schedule and how important sleep is for success.
Click here to listen to Growthink's full interview on Entrepreneurial Fit Radio.
Growthink Interviewed on Business for Breakfast
Growthink's President, Dave Lavinsky, was invited to discuss What Entrepreneurs Can Do Right That Most Entrepreneurs do wrong on the Consumer Corner segment on the Business for Breakfast Radio Show. Dave talks to the hosts on how entrepreneurs can launch a successful business that will continue to grow and answers listener questions on how to turn their ideas in to actions and results.
Growthink Interviewed on Finances Radio
Growthink President, Dave Lavinsky was a guest on Finances Radio with host Phil Cioppa. Dave was invited to discuss why now is a better time than ever to start a business despite a down economy. Dave also spoke to Phil Ciopppa about the latest success stories in Crowdfunding and how more entrepreneurs can use social media to grow and raise money for their startups.
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Growthink Featured in USA Today Money
Growthink's Media Director, Raquel Castillo, was featured in USA Today Money to discuss how to set up a budget when starting at your first job or even starting your first business. The article teaches professionals of all ages how to start with the basics and even seek professional financial help and coaching to stay on track and pay yourself first.
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Growthink Presents at the New York Xpo for Business 2012
May 3, 2012 - New York City, New York -- Over the course of two days in early May, more than 10,000 attendees visited the New York Xpo for Business making it the largest tradeshow for entrepreneurs and small to mid-sized businesses. Growthink, Inc. was invited to participate and keynote to Presidents, CEOs and top executives of privately held firms entering the next phase of growth. Attendees diligently listened to Growthink's President, Dave Lavinsky who presented on the topic of 'How to Double Your Profits' and stayed after for questions. Entrepreneurs stuck around long after Dave ended his presentation to interact with the New York Growthink team and meet other exciting startup and small business owners.
Ansell Limited (ANN.AX) acquires Growthink client Sandel Medical
Growthink client Sandel Medical Industries was acquired by Ansell Limited (ANN.AX), a global leader in protection solutions. Ansell will continue the Sandel business under the Ansell Sandel Medical Solutions LLC name.
The Sandel product range covers six key product categories (sharps safety, ergonomic safety, medication handling & specimen handling, safety kits and safety products/correct site markers for patients) and will allow Ansell to offer hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers cost-effective solutions to improve safety of the environment of patients and staff and to comply with the ever increasing regulatory and legislative safety requirements for patients and staff.
Magnus Nicolin, CEO of Ansell Limited commented "The acquisition is an important step in Ansell's strategy to grow in both existing business segments, as well as to expand with integrated solutions in surgical safety." He concluded. "We are very excited about the Sandel opportunity and look forward to working with their experienced management team, staff, and valued customers."
Ansell is a world leader in providing superior health and safety protection solutions that enhance human well being. With operations in the North America, Latin America, EMEA and Asia, Ansell employs more than 10,000 people worldwide and holds leading positions in the industrial and medical gloves market, as well as in the sexual health and well being category worldwide. Ansell operates in four main business segments: Medical Solutions, Industrial Solutions, New Verticals, and Sexual Wellness. Information on Ansell and its products can be found at www.ansell.com.
Founded in 2002, Sandel Medical Industries was created around 2 key principles: to seek out unresolved safety issues in the operating room: and to develop and manufacture practical "Problem-Solving" products that address staff and patient safety. Information on Sandel and its solutions can be found at www.sandelmedical.com.
Growthink Contributes to Amex OPEN For Business
Dave Lavinsky will be a regular contributor to the Amex OPEN For Business Forum.
Today's piece offers unique ways to raise growth capital for entrepreneurs and small businesses struggling to find the funding they need.
Click here to read 5 Unique Ways to Obtain Growth Funding.
GT Securities Client Whitley Receives $8.9 Million in Financing
Keltic Financial Services announced the funding of an $8.925 million senior secured credit facility, consisting of a $7.5 million revolving line of credit, a $925,000 term loan and a $500,000 CAPEX loan, to Whitley Products, a client of GT Securities' (Growthink's wholly owned broker-dealer) affiliate network.
The company, headquartered in Warsaw, IN is a Tier Two supplier of fabricated tubular products serving the diesel engine, agricultural and off highway industries.
How to Write a Compelling Executive Summary by Dave Lavinsky on SmallBusinessLoans.com
Dave Lavinsky's article, How to Write a Compelling Executive Summary, provides readers with insider tips on how to create the most important part of a business plan.
Dave is a regular contributing writer and valued expert at SmallBusinessLoans.com.
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Dave Lavinsky Interviewed on Life Tips Webmaster Radio
Dave Lavinsky interviewed on Life Tips Radio on How to Use OPM, or other peoples money, to Start Your Own Business. Dave talks about crowdfunding, the new social-media-driven path to becoming a successful entrepreneur.
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Dave Lavinsky Featured in the Wall Street Journal
Dave Lavinsky was published in the Wall Street Journal on Sunday as part of a debate on Crowdfunding. Dave argues why Crowdfunding is so important and why the U.S. government must continue to support it.
You can read the full article in the WSJ here.
Growthink Client Smile Magic Receives Institutional Funding
Smile Magic - a Texas based, multi-location operator of children-focused dental clinics - today received its first round of institutional financin.
Learn more about Smile Magic here.