Featured Success Story – ID Signsystems

Posted on November 7, 2019 in  Small Business, The Entrepreneurs Network

Katrina Beatty and Paul Dudley see signs wherever they look. Not the mystic kinds, of course, but rather physical signs that build brands and improve the total customer experience. As co-founders of ID Signsystems, they have created an internationally recognized design-build company specializing in signage and lighting for retail, healthcare, and institutional markets. Just look […]

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Featured Success Story – Eat Me Ice Cream

Posted on August 21, 2019 in  The Entrepreneurs Network

Ice cream is a tough category.  Competition is fierce. Grocery shelf space is limited.  Large brands dominate. That’s why Eat Me Ice Cream’s remarkable success over the last seven years is a true testimonial to savvy, resourceful, and persistent entrepreneurship. More importantly, founders Amber Odhner and Catelyn Augustine have demonstrated that scalable growth comes from […]

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Meet the Staff: Jean Kase

Posted on July 29, 2019 in  Meet the Staff, The Entrepreneurs Network

Name: Jean Kase Company Role: Executive Director, The Entrepreneurs Network TEN is an economic development program powered by Imagine Monroe for tech startups and high-growth small businesses. Favorite quote: “Try not. Do or do not, there is no try.” Master Yoda Your top 3 favorite Podcasts/Books?  Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers […]

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Featured Success Story – Heart Health Intelligence

Posted on June 19, 2019 in  The Entrepreneurs Network

Heart Health Intelligence is a medical device impact startup that will do well by doing good – for heart failure patients and for hospitals. Heart failure (HF) is a type of cardiovascular disease where the heart does not pump enough blood to supply the needs of the body. There are 1 million new cases of […]

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Featured Success Story: Health Care Originals

Posted on May 21, 2019 in  The Entrepreneurs Network

Sharon Samjitsingh is asthmatic. This led her to ask a key question. Why hasn’t anyone invented an effective solution to manage chronic respiratory diseases when 10 million people die each year? Her search for an answer led her to cofound Health Care Originals Inc., an award-winning digital health startup, utilizing a combination of its own […]

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Monroe County Small Business Week 2019

Posted on April 24, 2019 in  Imagine Monroe, Small Business, The Entrepreneurs Network

Imagine Monroe is pleased to recognize the small businesses of Monroe County during National Small Business Week May 5th to 11th, 2019. Small Business Week is an annual event created by the U.S. Small Business Administration held in recognition of the nation’s top small businesses and entrepreneurs as well as small business advocates and champions. […]

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Featured Success Story: Glamping Experience, LLC

Posted on April 16, 2019 in  Small Business, The Entrepreneurs Network

Dawn Aprile is a successful real estate developer with vision.  She also has a new title to add to her profile – Glamping Diva. For those of you who have not heard of glamping, it is one of the hottest trends in the tourism and hospitality industry, offering outdoor accommodations with luxury, comfort and convenience. […]

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Start-Ups and Small Businesses Thrive in The Entrepreneurs Network (TEN)

Posted on March 27, 2019 in  The Entrepreneurs Network

More than 400 founders and senior executives have participated in The Entrepreneurs Network – an innovative program powered by Imagine Monroe. Surveys of participants indicate that TEN has improved their revenue, strengthened their operations, and helped them receive critical funding. The participating companies represent both tech start-ups and small businesses looking to scale through new […]

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Featured Success Story: Sydor Technologies

Posted on March 5, 2019 in  Small Business, The Entrepreneurs Network

Sydor Technologies is a global leader in the manufacturing of high-speed diagnostic imaging solutions and ballistic test systems.  These complex measurement solutions generate critical results for the world’s most advanced applications in the defense, energy, ballistics, security, space, and research industries. Michael Pavia, CEO and President, held key positions in laser fusion systems, semiconductor capital […]

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TEN alum Ecolectro secures $1.7M ARPA-E award

Posted on January 11, 2019 in  Small Business, The Entrepreneurs Network

A clean tech alumnus of The Entrepreneurs Network, Ecolectro Inc., a developer of low-cost, high-performance polymers for electrochemical applications, secured $1.7 million from the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E.)

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