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Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | September 21 - September 25

Sep 25, 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!

Dan Roberts | Scout

Dan Roberts is the co-founder of Scout. Scout is a home security system that requires no wires or technicians. You can install it yourself and take it with you if you move. Their monitoring technology gives you peace of mind at home and away, and it allows you to customize your response to all alerts. 

Melissa Crounse | The Garage

Melissa Crounce is the executive director of The Garage. The Garage is Northwestern University's new incubator housed in Evanston for students and alumni. It is a space where ideas are transformed into businesses.

RJ Pahura I Venture Connects

RJ Pahura is the CEO and founder of Venture Connects. They provide resources to startups and growing businesses seeking outside funding and investment advisory services. The company also puts on an annual Fund Conference where companies can meet investors.

Tim Hockett | M Burger

Tim Hockett is the chef and partner in M Burger, part of the Lettuce Entertain You group of restaurants. They offer a quick service menu including: Midwestern beef burgers, fries and ice cream selections, including cones, sundaes, shakes and floats. They currently have 6 restaurants and are growing. 

Karen Herold | Studio K

Karen Herold is the founder of the multidisciplinary creative house, Studio K. Studio K is a creative design company with an exciting portfolio of clients that include the Chicago Cubs, Miami Heat, Dallas Cowboys, The Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, and several restaurants in the U.S.


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 jules@tastytrade.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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