Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | November 30- December 4
Dec 4, 2015
By: Jules Weinstein
Bootstrapping In America is tastytrade's spotlight on the best and brightest of the entrepreneurial community in Chicago and beyond. Meet the innovative men and women leading the companies featured in this week's episodes!
LauraJane Hyde | Glida's Club Chicago
LauraJane Hyde is the CEO of Gilda's Club Chicago. Named after Gilda Radner, they support anyone with cancer - men, women, teens, and children and their families.
Kayne Grau & Justin Mahlik | Drivin
Kayne Grau is the CEO, and Justin Mahlik is the COO of Drivin. They are revolutionizing the used car industry by bringing data and technology together to help dealers acquire the right cars at the right prices.
Jim Snediker & Tim Tierney | Stock Mfg.
Jim Snediker & Tim Tierney are the co-founders of Stock Mfg. They design and produce premium garments and sell them directly to the public without middlemen.
Lindsay Segal & Brielle Buchberg | Luxury Garage Sale
Lindsay Segal & Brielle Buchberg are the co-founders of Luxury Garage Sale. They are a luxury consignment shop - both Brick & Mortar and online. They have stores in Chicago and Dallas.
Marc Jacobs and John Chiakulas | Lettuce Entertain You
Marc Jacobs and John Chiakulas oversee Beatrix. They are part of the Lettuce Entertain You group of restaurants with two restaurants in Chicago. They serve unique twists on comfort food, including many with a healthy spin.
What are your favorite episodes of BSA? Who would you like to see on the show? How about you?! Drop us a note in the comments below, send a tweet to @BootstrappingIA, or send an email to email@example.com!
Tune in to catch a brand new interview on Bootstrapping In America Live Monday - Friday at 9:40am CT on tastytrade.com!
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