Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Kyle Bergman, Founder & Chief Swoverall Officer of the Great Fantastic (and Shark Tank survivor)

Hello all! If you didn't first see him on Shark Tank, let me be the one to introduce Kyle Bergman - creator of the Brooklyn-born sweatpant/overall sensation, Swoveralls. On a mission to create the coolest, comfiest apparel in the market through a sustainable supply chain, Kyle and his team at The Great Fantastic are struggling … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Kyle Bergman, Founder & Chief Swoverall Officer of the Great Fantastic (and Shark Tank survivor)

Member Spotlight: Mindie Kaplan – Founder & CEO, MaleRoom (& Rated VR)

Hello all! As founders and general go-getters, we could all use a few more reasons to take a break and LAUGH. That's why we're particularly excited to showcase Mindie Kaplan this month, Founder & CEO of MaleRoom! If you were at our January Club Event, you may recall Mindie mentioning the launch of MaleRoom live … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Mindie Kaplan – Founder & CEO, MaleRoom (& Rated VR)

Multi-Member Spotlight: Vesna, Alessandra and Ariel Launch RAW DIAMONDS (a social impact agency!)

Hello all! In a 2019 study by Porter Novelli / Cone Purpose, 72% of Americans said they feel it is more important than ever that the companies they buy from reflect their values.  76% said supporting companies that are addressing social and environmental issues helps them feel they are doing their part. And 86% said they’re … Continue reading Multi-Member Spotlight: Vesna, Alessandra and Ariel Launch RAW DIAMONDS (a social impact agency!)

Member Spotlight: Tracy Komlos, Founder, Pangea Dreams (and nature photographer!)

Hello all! As an entrepreneur, finding the time to travel can be next to impossible. And yet, research suggests that taking the time to get away can actually enhance your levels of creativity, boost positive thinking and ultimately foster a happier, sharper version of yourself. What if - in some magical world - entrepreneurs and … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Tracy Komlos, Founder, Pangea Dreams (and nature photographer!)

Member Spotlight: Jason Kolinsky, Partner & CMO, Save the Cat! (+ creative storyteller!)

Hello all! In today's busy entrepreneurial landscape, the importance of storytelling is picking up a lot of attention. Whether you're pitching to investors or designing your brand image, your ability to tell a clear, relatable, and inspiring story will significantly impact your success. That's why we're particularly excited to chat with Jason Kolinsky this week … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Jason Kolinsky, Partner & CMO, Save the Cat! (+ creative storyteller!)

Member Spotlight: Djivan Schapira & Andrew James, Co-Founders of ABDB Designs

Hello all! You've heard it all before: don't go into business with friends (if you want to keep them) and don't mix business with pleasure. If you're not careful, the relationship - and in consequence, the business - can quickly sour. Thankfully, we have accomplished entrepreneurs such as Djivan Schapira and Andrew James to prove … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Djivan Schapira & Andrew James, Co-Founders of ABDB Designs

Member Spotlight: Andrea Weinberg (Founder, the ANDI Brand & vedic meditator!)

Hello all! It's my pleasure to introduce another amazing female founder, Andrea Weinberg, though as co-chair to SHNY Entrepreneurship Club, you've likely already met her! Andrea is Founder & CEO of a rocking bag brand - the ANDI Brand - which brought in six-figure revenue in its first year (although Andrea is too modest to … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Andrea Weinberg (Founder, the ANDI Brand & vedic meditator!)

Member Spotlight: Alli Schaper, Zigii Founder (and… triplet?!)

Hello all! It's time to introduce another amazing SHNY Entrepreneurship Club member - Allison (Alli) Schaper! If you're like most of us in the Club, you frequently find yourself traveling, and you're likely familiar with the woes of maintaining a healthy lifestyle while you're at it. Thankfully, Alli is changing that with her new travel-f0cused … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Alli Schaper, Zigii Founder (and… triplet?!)

Member Spotlight: Shane Fuhrman, Co-Owner, the Wyman Hotel (and seasoned heli-skier!?)

Hello all! It's time to introduce another amazing SHNY Entrepreneurship Club member - Shane Fuhrman! If you're into the outdoors (whether it be skiing, hiking, mountain biking or just sipping coffee in picturesque mountain landscapes), you should know that Shane recently launched a 16-room boutique hotel in beautiful Colorado (thewyman.com). Scroll to the bottom for … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Shane Fuhrman, Co-Owner, the Wyman Hotel (and seasoned heli-skier!?)