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Meet Our Companies: Wrapadoo

Meet Our Companies: Wrapadoo

Here at Chicklabs, we have a lot of respect for our entrepreneurs. We feel fortunate to be working with a dedicated  group of innovators who are leading some pretty groundbreaking companies. As we navigate their paths to acceleration, we want to introduce our companies and…

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Private Equity Top of Class for Educational Deals

Private Equity Top of Class for Educational Deals

Companies like Teach Now and 2U are trailblazers in the realm of online teacher certification and preparation. Each year, these types of virtual education companies are becoming increasingly valuable to private equity companies.   Michael Wursthorn January 18, 2013 via Dow Jones & Company, Inc….

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Some see it as failure, we see it as just the beginning

Some see it as failure, we see it as just the beginning

He Failed on ‘Shark Tank’—but So What? Entrepreneur Jamie Siminoff on How Startups Can Compete for Tech Talent by Caitlin Huston via The Wall Street Journal Failing to get funding on “Shark Tank,” the entrepreneurship reality TV show, didn’t sink Jamie Siminoff’s most recent startup….

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One Woman’s Journey From Israel’s Elite Army Corps to Tech Startup Founder

One Woman’s Journey From Israel’s Elite Army Corps to Tech Startup Founder

By Gwen Ackerman via Bloomberg.com Marina Orenstein was used to being alone in the ladies room while serving in the Israeli army’s 8200 intelligence corps, the vaunted unit that has spawned countless technology startups including Check Point Software Technologies. Now a mother of two, Orenstein,…

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Hate Small Talk? One Approach Anyone Can Use

Hate Small Talk? One Approach Anyone Can Use

By Jeff Haden for Inc. com Chatting with people you don’t know is easy if you follow one simple rule. I was at a conference with a client. Everyone knew him. He was the guy. I was just some guy with him. No problem… until he…

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Chicklabs Featured in the Orange County Register

Chicklabs Featured in the Orange County Register

Many thanks to Lily Leung for her wonderful article about Chicklabs in the Orange County Register today. We are especially grateful for her mentions of our companies Wrapadoo and Immuno Gum. Check out our Companies page to learn about Plans in Place, Hot Moms Club, and…

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An Inside Look at a Founder Hangout with Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

An Inside Look at a Founder Hangout with Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

Jordan Lloyd Bookey, co-founder and “Chief Mom” for Zoobean, recently attended a Founder Hangout with tech superstar Sukhinder Singh Cassidy of JOYUS, the online shopping website that uses the power of video to help visitors discover new apparel, beauty, and lifestyle products. After securing $20 million of…

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Taking a Look at Warby Parker’s Innovative Social Media Strategy (And Why They’re Getting Results)

Taking a Look at Warby Parker’s Innovative Social Media Strategy (And Why They’re Getting Results)

Written by Kim Lachance Shandrow for Entrepreneur.com Some small businesses are getting creative and earning their social media followers’ trust — and their dollars — by ditching the one-way hard sell that’s all too common on Facebook and Twitter. They understand that social-media platforms are fertile ground…

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5 Industries Ripe for Young Entrepreneurs to Disrupt

5 Industries Ripe for Young Entrepreneurs to Disrupt

Written by Adam Toren for Young Entrepreneur The rapid pace with which we produce new technology means that new industries are created every day, providing ample opportunity for young entrepreneurs to get in on the ground floor. But the paradox of choice can be problem,…

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Questions to ask of any logo design

Questions to ask of any logo design

A good logo is not just pleasant to look at. It’s a functional tool in your marketing toolbox and a key piece of your visual identity. I designed this logo sign for a client and I just can’t say it enough: when you design a…

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