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.
Growthink Interviewed on Finances Radio
May 07, 2012
Growthink Featured in USA Today Money
May 07, 2012
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.
Growthink Presents at the New York Xpo for Business 2012
May 07, 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
May 02, 2012
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
April 12, 2012
Today's piece offers unique ways to raise growth capital for entrepreneurs and small businesses struggling to find the funding they need.
GT Securities Client Whitley Receives $8.9 Million in Financing
April 12, 2012
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.
Growthink Teams Up with Startup America
April 06, 2012
How to Write a Compelling Executive Summary by Dave Lavinsky on SmallBusinessLoans.com
March 27, 2012
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.
Dave Lavinsky Interviewed on Life Tips Webmaster Radio
March 27, 2012
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.
Dave Lavinsky Featured in the Wall Street Journal
March 21, 2012
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.
Dave Lavinsky Interviewed on It's Your Biz Radio
March 19, 2012
Dave Lavinsky speaks with host and New York Times Best selling author, Susan Solovic, on Crowdfunding: the new social media path to becoming a successful start-up.
Growthink Featured on CarolRoth.com
March 08, 2012
A great new way for businesses to raise capital is through Crowdfunding and websites like KickStarter.
Dave Lavinsky, President of Growthink, and a member of the CarolRoth.com network of entrepreneurs, advisors and experts, has shared his best tip for ensuring a successful crowdfunding project.
Growthink and Raquel Castillo Featured in Forbes
March 08, 2012
Raquel Castillo, Media Director at Growthink, was featured in Forbes Magazine as a woman in the boardroom who is breaking boundaries.
Dave Lavinsky Featured on Business Radio
March 01, 2012
Dave Lavinsky interviewed by Experience Pros Radio Hosts Eric Reamer
Growthink Client Smile Magic Receives Institutional Funding
February 28, 2012
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.
Growthink Featured on Small Business Loans.com
February 13, 2012
Dave Lavinsky, President of Growthink, shares his 4 Keys to a Great Business Plan on Small Business Loans.com.
Growthink Client eWordofMouth Receives Great Review from AllFacebook.com
February 10, 2012
One of our long-time clients, eWordOfMouth, launched a new app on Facebook that allows people and businesses to easily create new fan pages and tabs.
"iFrame Unlimited offers roughly the same feature list for $30 per year that many tab-creation tools we’ve looked at charge $30 per month for."
Growthink on the Dresser After Dark Show
February 08, 2012
Dave Lavinsky, President and co-founder of Growthink, talks with host Michael Dresser about Crowdfunding: the new social-media-driven path to becoming a successful entrepreneur.
Growthink Featured in The News-Herald
January 30, 2012
Dave Lavinsky Writes for Lendio
January 12, 2012
Dave Lavinsky reveals the "3 Ways Business Plans Get You Money" on Lendio.com.
Entrepreneurs will learn why business plans are so critical with regards to getting the funding they need.
Growthink Featured in INC. Magazine
December 29, 2011
Growthink co-founder and President, Dave Lavinsky, has been featured in Inc. Magazine's "Crucial Keys to Business Success in 2012" article.
In the article, entrepreneurs discover key strategies for entering into a new year prepared for positive success and motivating results.
Dave Lavinsky Interviewed by Newsday
December 22, 2011
Dave Lavinsky interviewed in Newsday on the topic of Strategic Business Planning for the new year.
In the article, Dave discusses why businesses need to break down strategic planning goals in to the key areas of revenues, net profits, and business assets.
The article goes on the discuss the value of testing a company's marketing strategies as Dave suggests trying one new form of marketing a month to test a total of 12 new forms of marketing by year's end.
Growthink Client ifbyphone Secures $2 Million from BlueCrest Capital
December 13, 2011
Ifbyphone, a voice-based marketing automation platform, has secured a debt financing commitment of $2 million from industry-focused debt provider BlueCrest Capital Finance.
In the past, Ifbyphone has received $18 million in funding from investors such as Illinois Innovation Accelerator Fund (I2A), Apex Venture Partners, Origin Ventures, Spring Mill Ventures, and River Cities Capital Funds.
Most recently, The National Association of REALTORS also invested in Ifbyphone through its strategic investment fund, Second Century Ventures.
Dave Lavinsky Interviewed on Lendio
December 12, 2011
Dave Lavinsky interviewed on Lendio on the topics of Starting, Growing, and Selling Successful Businesses.
Dave Lavinsky Interviewed on Stylus
December 12, 2011
Dave Lavinsky interviewed on Stylus.com to discuss the recent change in U.S. Legislation for raising money through Crowdfunding.
In the interview, Dave reveals why Crowdfunding is the biggest revolution in company finance since the late 1950's.