#StandingOut with Ruth Hedges and Katrina Padron

October 6, 2016

Ruth E. Hedges is one the world’s foremost authorities on crowdfunding and is one of the original pioneers of the legislation that was ultimately signed into law as the JOBS Act on April 5, 2012. She was honored with an invitation to the White House for its Crowdfunding Champions of Change event. Ruth created and operates the world's first Global Crowdfunding Convention ( GCC - Thegccworld.com) now in entering its 5th year. It is hosted every year in Las Vegas, NV.

Ms Hedges is the founder of CrowdfundingCRM.com, the industry’s first Marketing Automation CRM and social media platform built for Crowdfunding and Crowd Financing.

The company aims to fill the void between basic email software and complex and expensive marketing software. Along with an easy to use Crowdfunding Task & Action Plan™-A virtual placeholder, guide and calendar for you to create a step by step crowdfunding plan with timelines for launching and running a successful and compliant campaign.

As an industry expert, Ms Hedges has been interviewed or quoted in over 50 major publications and was selected to teach the first university-level course on securities-based crowdfunding in the nation at the University of Nevada Las Vegas ( UNLV).

Ms Hedges was also a Founding Board member of the CrowdFund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA) ​and CFPA. ​In 2012, Ms Hedges also launched globalcrowdfundingday.com to help spread the word across the globe.


Previously, Ms. Hedges was featured in the Chronicle of Philanthropy as well as the New York Times, The LA Times and People Magazine for her work with Oxfam America and the Hollywood Hunger Banquets. She was featured on ABC’s Home Show, and the Financial News Network produced a two-part series on Ms. Hedges for their show” American Entrepreneur.” She was invited to fill a cabinet seat on the Second Century Campaign board which raised over 16 million dollars to build the new Union Rescue Mission. She is the recipient of the Certificate of Appreciation from the City of Los Angeles for that work.

This podcast is generously sponsored by Think Global. Think Global is a business advisory firm working with women entrepreneurs around the globe to scale their businesses to the next level.

This podcast is also generously sponsored by SmashFund. SmashFund is for the dreamer who dares to dream, the entrepreneur who eats obstacles for lunch and a place where passions, people and life collide. You can find your special invitation code in the description of this podcast.

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#StandingOut with Trish Thomas and Katrina Padron

October 3, 2016

Trish Thomas, Partner & CEO at Atomic20, is a marketing executive with experience spanning a wide range of industries. She holds a BS in Computer Information Systems and a MBA in Management & Strategy. Trish is an expert on fast-track business growth with a track record of helping clients boost visibility, sales and profitability rapidly. At Atomic20, she and her partners are challenging the status quo in advertising and reinventing the way teams work together to deliver great creative.


Want to know what keeps Trish grounded as she disrupts business as usual?


This podcast is generously sponsored by Think Global. Think Global is a business advisory firm working with women entrepreneurs around the globe to scale their businesses to the next level.

This podcast is also generously sponsored by SmashFund. SmashFund is for the dreamer who dares to dream, the entrepreneur who eats obstacles for lunch and a place where passions, people and life collide. You can find your special invitation code in the description of this podcast.


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#StandingOut with Dr. Christine Wiedinmyer and Katrina Padron

September 14, 2016

Dr. Christine Wiedinmyer is a Scientist in the Atmospheric Chemistry Observations & Modeling Laboratory of the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Dr. Wiedinmyer’s research emphasizes the identification and quantification of various emission sources and modeling the transport and fate of pollutants in the atmosphere. Her research interests include evaluating ways in which climate, technology, and policy impact air quality. She is the lead of several international projects (i.e., see reaccting.com) and collaborates with researchers around the globe. Christine is also a founding member and on the Board of the Earth Science Women’s Network (ESWN). Christine received her Master’s and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, and a BSE in Chemical Engineering from Tulane University. On a personal note, Christine is the mother of Finn (age 10) and Maggie (age 13), and an active women's lacrosse official.


This podcast is generously sponsored by Think Global. Think Global is a business advisory firm working with women entrepreneurs around the globe to scale their businesses to the next level.

This podcast is also generously sponsored by SmashFund. SmashFund is for the dreamer who dares to dream, the entrepreneur who eats obstacles for lunch and a place where passions, people and life collide. You can find your special invitation code in the description of this podcast.

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#StandingOut with Beth Rosenberg and Padron Marketing

August 24, 2016

Beth Rosenberg is an Adjunct Professor (NYU Tandon School of Engineering) and is Founder/Director, TechKidsUnlimited.org.

Beth Rosenberg is an educator who works with teachers, students, technologists, academics, parents, families and schools. She has worked on curriculum, strategic development, program outreach, interpretive educational exhibition materials, partnerships and collaborations between cultural organizations, community organizations and schools.  Beth held education staff positions at Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology in NYC where she was the Founding Education Director and The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum where she was the Education Program Manager for many years. She holds a BA and an MA in Art History and an MS in Educational Technology. Beth is on the faculty at the Brooklyn Experimental Media Center at NYU-Polytechnic Institute in Brooklyn, NY.  A parent of a teen on the spectrum, she is an advocate for students with disabilities and is the Founder/Director of TechKidsUnlimited.org, a technology not-for-profit program for special needs youth.


Learn why personal is very political for Beth.

This podcast is generously sponsored by Think Global. Think Global is a business advisory firm working with women entrepreneurs around the globe to scale their businesses to the next level.

This podcast is also generously sponsored by SmashFund. SmashFund is for the dreamer who dares to dream, the entrepreneur who eats obstacles for lunch and a place where passions, people and life collide. You can find your special invitation code in the description of this podcast.

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#StandingOut with Leslie Fox with SmashFund and Padron Marketing

July 18, 2016

Leslie is a change agent entrepreneur, a global leader,  an inspired action business and personal coach,  who is passionately driven to assist people/organizations to breakthrough to their fullest potential.  Leslie’s own personal journey includes formal education and certifications, yet what she cherishes and utilizes the most is her experience from the school of life. Beginning in the early 1980’s, Leslie worked closely with doctors, scientist, shamans and many change agents devoted to the exploration of human potential.


Leslie is a founding investor in Smashfund, a Crowdfunding company set up in a new design as a Public Benefit Corporation.  She is cofounder of Moore Fox Global , a business collective committed to global transformation and wellness.  Leslie is also writing a book along with coaching and mentoring individuals and businesses to reach their fullest potential through inspired action and collaboration.


Do you have a passion but need funds? Listen here for the solution!

You'll need a special invitation code. Click here: https://smashfund.com/signup/via/3816025


This podcast is generously sponsored by Think Global. Think Global is a business advisory firm working with women entrepreneurs around the globe to scale their businesses to the next level.
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#StandingOut with Andrea Learned and Padron Marketing

June 23, 2016

If you keep up with Sustainability Thought Leadership, you likely follow Andrea Learned (@AndreaLearned) on Twitter or have read her articles in the Huffington Post


Andrea is founder and president of Learned On, LLC, a professional development consultancy focused on positioning sustainability leaders to leave a deep digital footprint of positive impact. Specifically, she coaches business and nonprofit executives in using their most authentic “voice” in blog post writing and on social media.


Andrea has been in marketing consulting-related fields for 25+ years, which includes over 10 years of deep expertise in marketing to women (She co-authored the 2004 book, Don’t Think Pink). She regularly shares her unique perspective and curates business leadership topics via herTwitter feed and blog, Learned On.


If you're struggling to find and develop your voice, click here to hear the rich discussion. 


This podcast is generously sponsored by Think Global. Think Global is a business advisory firm working with women entrepreneurs around the globe to scale their businesses to the next level.

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#StandingOut with Elizabeth Giorgi and Padron Marketing

June 16, 2016

Elizabeth Giorgi is the Founder and CEO of Mighteor, one of the world's first internet video production companies. Mighteor’s innovative combination of production and online promotion techniques have helped clients achieve more than 5.5 million views, raise $6 Million in Venture Capital and receive international media attention. 


Their crowdfunding team has a 100% funding success rate on Kickstarter and the company has been featured in the New York Times, The Huffington Post, National Public Radio, Scientific American, Gawker, Wired, Forbes, Fast Company and many more.


Liz is an Emmy-winning director, writer and editor whose work has appeared on PBS, The Discovery Channel, Fox News and at festivals and museums across the globe. She is a passionate advocate for women in production and also founded Opening Weekend, the first site of its kind to provide users with access to film, television and media offerings that are written by, directed by and starring women. 


Want to know what works in video? Listen here.


This podcast is generously sponsored by Think Global. Think Global is a business advisory firm working with women entrepreneurs around the globe to scale their businesses to the next level.

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#StandingOut with Stacia Guzzo and Padron Marketing

June 1, 2016
Stacia Guzzo is a former-teacher-turned-entrepreneur and the owner of Handcrafted HoneyBee, a business that creates educational kits for smart girls and quality skin care for smart women. Her STEM kits, which teach girls how to make skin care while incorporating lessons in science and art, have won multiple awards—including 2016 Kids Product of the Year and 2016 Preferred Choice Awards and from Creative Child Magazine. Along with her husband and small team of 2 part-time employees, she makes all of her products by hand in her home-adjacent studio in Tehachapi, California. She also is a full-time mother, raising her two sons, ages 3 & 5, while running her business. 

Hear how one opportunity helped her shift for success. Do you know what to look for?


This podcast is generously sponsored by Think Global. Think Global is a business advisory firm working with women entrepreneurs around the globe to scale their businesses to the next level.

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#StandingOut with Emily Morgan and Padron Marketing

May 26, 2016
Emily Morgan helps entrepreneurs and execs strategically clear their plates so they can focus on what they love! She is the founder of Delegate Solutions, a Strategic Support Firm and the designer of the “Delegate Method” which helps entrepreneurs identify areas of their business they can delegate or automate for maximum efficiency.  She's helped hundreds of entrepreneurs master delegation and design systems to support and grow their awesome businesses! This year alone, her team cleared nearly 10,000 hours of tasks off the plates of overwhelmed business owners.


This podcast is generously sponsored by Think Global. Think Global is a business advisory firm working with women entrepreneurs around the globe to scale their businesses to the next level.

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#StandingOut with Matt Handshakin Holmes and Padron Marketing

May 25, 2016
Matt "Handshakin" Holmes is an entrepreneur, speaker, author, and world record holder.  He is Founder of the Handshakin Video Series: featuring top entrepreneurs on networking and personal branding strategies.  


This podcast is generously sponsored by Think Global. Think Global is a business advisory firm working with women entrepreneurs around the globe to scale their businesses to the next level.

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