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Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | July 20 - July 24

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | July 20 - July 24

Meet this week's Bootstrapping In America guests: Jessica Altieri from Wine Channel TV, Brian Lanier & Beth Birnbaum from GrubHub, Andrew Lutsey from Local Foods, Trevor Heffernan from Chicago Helicopter Experience, and Dick Burke from VISANOW.

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | July 6 - July 10

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | July 6 - July 10

Meet this week's Bootstrapping In America guests: David Geslak from Exercise Connection, Dusty Folwarczny from Ink Factory Studios, Scott Mandell from Enjoy Life Foods, Hope Bertram from Digital Megaphone and Kristi Zuhlke from KnowledgeHound. 

Bootstrapping In Canada Weekly Recap | June 15-19

Bootstrapping In Canada Weekly Recap | June 15-19

Meet this week's Bootstrapping In America guests: Bryan Smith from ThinkData Work, Ben Baldwin from ClearFit, Juan Gonzalez from Videogami, Steve Croth from FlipGive, and Blair Livingston from StreetContxt.

Bootstrapping in America: Canada Week!

Bootstrapping in America: Canada Week!

For the week of June 15-19, Bootstrapping in America will feature five entrepreneurs from Canada, who will talk about their businesses are shaping their communities and beyond.

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | June 8-12

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | June 8-12

Meet this week's Bootstrapping In America guests: Michael Kane from Ribfest, Will Chyr from Relativity, Julie Smolyansky from Lifeway Foods,  Alison Velazquez of Soupology, and Dr. Robert Cucin of BioSculpture.

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | June 1-5

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | June 1-5

Meet this week's Bootstrapping In America guests: Danielle Dy Buncio from VIATechnik, Nick Chapleau from Starchup, Shane Higginbotham from Build This, and Claire Lew from Know Your Company

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | May 18-22

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | May 18-22

Meet this week's Bootstrapping In America guests: Maria Littlefield from Owl's Brew, Dean Casagrande from Mondo Meatball, Badal Shah from TurboAppeal, Zach Kaplan from Inventables, and Kathryn Goetzke from The Mood Factory.  

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | May 11-15

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | May 11-15

Meet this week's Bootstrapping In America guests: Brendan Kim from Solar Gear, Mike Doyle from Rent Like a Champion, Tejas Shastry of Ampy, Moira Hardek of Galvanize Labs and Billy Jacobs from Piece Pizza.

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | May 4-8

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | May 4-8

Meet this week's Bootstrapping In America guests: Lindsay Avner from Bright Pink, Matthew Knippen and Kevin McQuown from City Lab, Paul Everton from Yapmo, and Briggs Doherty Jr. and Jason Adams of Briggs & Adams.

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | April 27-May 1

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | April 27-May 1

Meet this week's Bootstrapping In America guests: Chris Rentner of Akouba Credit, Entrepreneur Tony Rihan, John Simpson and Jeff Hirner of One North Interactive, Michael Howell from Dolly and Scott Merchant of Golf Pipeline.

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | Apr 20-24

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | Apr 20-24

Meet this week's Bootstrapping In America guests: Andy Nielsen from ebth.com, Monica M. Luburich of Pergamino, Brent Payne from loudinteractive.com, Coco Meers from prettyquick.com and Sam Kirk.

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | Apr 13 - 17

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | Apr 13 - 17

Meet this week's Bootstrapping In America guests: Craig Williamson and John Godwin from Schlep Inc, Chris Rooney from Digital Bridge Solutions, Innovation and Technology Commissioner for the City of Chicago Brenna Berman, Insureon.com's Ted Devine and Risk and David Rodriguez from whiskchicago.com.

Four Similarities Between Entrepreneurs and Traders

Four Similarities Between Entrepreneurs and Traders

Ever wonder what entrepreneurs and options traders have in common? Read this post about tastytrade's show "Bootstrapping in America", which focuses on entrepreneurs in Chicago and around the country. The post talks about how the show came to be, and what traits each of our featured guests share with tastytraders!

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | Mar 23 - 27

Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | Mar 23 - 27

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!