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InnovateHER pitch competition puts businesswomen center stage

As she finished her business pitch during a competition Tuesday, the timekeeper yelled at Frances Titus: "Time!" And just like that, the two minutes of pitch, which she had spent six hours preparing, ended. "There is a lot you want to say, but you have to cut the fat," she said. The preparation paid off [...]

The Recession is Bullhonkey: Frances’ Story

This is part of The Recession is Bullhonkey series, where I share stories of those who have gotten hired and/or started their own businesses (or sometimes both!) since 2008. Frances Titus was (and is!) a woman on a mission, and I just love how she took  her personal, educational and professional experience to create the product she needed [...]

Meet a Business Mom Who Developed the First On-The-Go Instant Lactation Tea

April 18, 2015 By American Mothers The positive effects of breastfeeding are undeniable. It’s the perfect food for baby, builds the immune system, reduces the risk for infections, develops the brain,and deepens the connection between mother and child. It’s also an incredible calorie burner for mom as well. Mothers who are unable to breastfeed are all too [...]

Reality show auditions Orlando entrepreneurs

ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) The producers of a new reality show think Orlando is one of the best places in the country to find talented business owners. The Statup Hour — a business-themed reality show — auditioned entrepreneurs representing 16 companies on Thursday. “The startups that are coming here today we’re very impressed with.  There’s some very strong [...]

Reality show auditions Orlando entrepreneurs

Orlando Sentinel on March 26, 2015. Greg Devlin’s Thursday did not exactly start off on the right foot. The military veteran’s van broke down on his way to downtown Orlando, where he would pitch his educational comic books to a television crew for an upcoming entrepreneurs show. However, once he arrived at the coworking space Canvs, [...]