Professor and Entrepreneur Mentor, Dr. Abby Peters

April 25, 2018 in Episodes

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Dr. Abby Peters is an Assistant Professor of Business at Nevada State College and a member of the SAGE (Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship) leadership team. Each year, Abby helps bring entrepreneurs from all over the world to participate in a pitch competition to support future business owners.

In this episode, we cover her approach to teaching her students about business, how she partners with local businesses to build internship opportunities for her students, her passion for SAGE, and the one thing she could change about business if she could.

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Life as a Social Worker with Randy Reinoso

April 20, 2018 in Episodes

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Randy Reinoso is a Manager at the Clark County Department of Social Services. He oversees various programs and manages a team of social workers who support those in need in Southern Nevada. In this episode, Randy gives us a glimpse into what it was like growing up in Las Vegas, having a father who flew for the world-famous U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, a day-in-the-life of a social worker, and how Randy recruits and hires new team members.

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Technology and Investment Pioneer, Ruth Hedges

April 13, 2018 in Episodes

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On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed the JOBS Act that contained new laws associated with Crowdfunding under Title III. Ruth Hedges was a driving force behind the enactment of this law which gave small businesses access to capital that had never been available before.

Listen to how Ruth built multi-million dollar businesses in both the culinary and technology industries, what it was like to create new legislation, and the types of crowdfunding opportunities that are available.

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Special Forces Meets Entrepreneurship with Jax Scott

April 4, 2018 in Episodes

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Jax Scott served in the United States Army and was a member of a pilot program that embedded women into various Special Operations teams during combat. She continues to serve as a Chief Warrant Officer and Founded Outpost Gray, which focuses on defeating terrorism, the illegal drug trade, and human trafficking.

In this episode, Jax dives into what it was like being a woman in combat, how she gained the trust of her peers, her daily routine, and the government contractual work she does as an entrepreneur.

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