Nellie Akalp is a passionate entrepreneur, small business advocate and mother of four children. She devotes her time to not only building out her flourishing small business helping other entrepreneurs succeed, but packing lunches, checking homework and changing diapers.
Nellie has perfected the balance of being a mom, the CEO of CorpNet.com, and maintaining a healthy relationship with her husband and business partner of 14 years. Through their various business ventures together, Nellie has formed more than 100,000 corporations and LLCs across the U.S. See below for free guides, tips and resources from Nellie herself on how to start off your new venture!
Paula Gosney is a fiercely honest, open and passionate coach, business
woman and student of life who brings hard won insights, experience and
a joyful laugh to the interview table. Paula, a highly successful serial
entrepreneur, is the force behind Belief School, her newest venture.
Belief School is an online interactive personal development program,
helping individuals transform their lives through self-realization,
self-esteem and confidence.
Paula is deeply passionate about sharing information, bringing
authenticity and a whole lot of learning from her amazing personal
growth and significant business success. Her ferocious appetite for
personal development and a whole heap of knee scraping along the
journey makes her brilliantly unique and valuable in this episode.
A powerful quote from Paula Gosney:
If you could see what I can see. The love, the courage, the burning light. You would know everything is possible.
Within each of us is the ability to create a life of love and abundance.
Accepting that it is our choices that have got us to where we are now.
From this place of responsibility, extraordinary things happen.
Brittany Hodak and Kim Kaupe, who met at an NYC advertising agency, have founded ZinePak in 2011 – an innovative packaging company that works with popular artists, celebrities and brands to create custom products such as magazines, collectibles and mixed-media packages that cater to ‘Superfans”.
This past April, we all watched Brittany and Kim rock their Shark Tank episode which got us all curious about their entrepreneurial story and how they got to where they are today. The two co-founders have self-funded their company from their own combined savings and have been lean when growing their company. And today with more than 3million in annual sales, ZinePak has attracted the attention of Robert Herjavec and Lori Greiner. The two sharks recently invested $725,000 for 17.5 percent of their business. But what happens next? And what does that mean?
Well…… in this episode, we find out how this powerful pair was approached by the show’s producers, how they prepared for the show, their secrets to being confident while pitching investors, what happened after they left the stage… and more interesting surprises and advices for women entrepreneurs.