Tag Archives: Entrepreneurs

Small Town Coffee Roaster Engages Big Time with Social Media

Shelby Mulligan   June 18, 2014

 Organization Name: Grounded Coffee Company Inc. Industry: Retail, Service Name of Contact: Nicole DiPinto, Scott Campbell Grounded Coffee Company in Midland, ON serves the freshest coffee in town.  A bold statement, maybe, but one that’s hard to dispute, mainly because of the Probat professional coffee bean roaster located on-site, in the cafe and the burlap bags filled with fair-trade, organic… Read more »

General Electric Turns to Social Media to Develop Products from its Patent Portfolio

Carrie   June 13, 2013

In April 2013 General Electric announced it is going to turn to social media through a partnership with Quirky – a social platform that specializes in helping inventors turn ideas into actual products. GE will license hundreds of patents to the community on Quirky for a share of the revenue generated by any products created. This is a very low… Read more »

Crowd Sourcing: A Quirky new path for Entrepreneurs

a2miller   October 21, 2012

We have all had that great idea for a product or a service that will revolutionize our world but 99.9% of us don’t do anything about it. In the past the reason so many of these ideas wouldn’t develop is because of a lack of access. An idea is just an idea, for a successful entrepreneur they require design skills,… Read more »