Nick Cannon is familiar with your startup life

Actor and celebrity-entrepreneur Nick Cannon stopped into Chicago to host the Teen Mogul summit, an event that spotlights young innovators from underserved communities in Chicago. Showbiz Shelly visited the event to have a sit-down chat with the “Wild ‘N Out” star. Seems like even someone as successful as Cannon still recognizes the risks involved with…

An alternative to lower health care costs

Procured Health is finding solutions for hospitals to provide better care at a lower cost. President and Chief Strategy Officer Eric Meizlish was inspired after seeing medical products being marked up without the hospital’s knowledge. According to Meizlish, health care only changes when it has to, and “when” came after the Affordable Care Act passed.

Israel’s Start-Up Nation comes to Chicago

After speaking at an event at 1871, representatives from several Israeli organizations working in the entrepreneurial and innovative space joined Scott in studio to talk about start up culture, building a relationship with the startup communities in Chicago and greater America and what their organizations do. Guests are Gidi Grinstein, Co-Founder of TOM, Yotam Dagan,…

The Sparkl fairy will come wash your car

Have someone swing by and wash your car in an eco-friendly, waterless manner. Lisa Souter is the founder of on-demand car cleaning service Sparkl. After growing annoyed with a dirty van and having three kids, Souter had the idea to build an on-demand car cleaning service. Find out how she balanced parenthood and building an…

HPA Podcast | People First with Joe Beatty

Joe Beatty, former CEO of Tellular Corporation, joins HPA on our latest People First podcast to discuss the key skills for running both public and private companies. Key takeaways include: How to build your team and fit your team members in their respective roles How your actions and attitudes as a CEO permeate every single part of…