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Investor Interview-Carrie Nikitin in Health and Wellness

In Investor Interviews, News by Mary Kurek

Carrie Nikitin is a business founder, serial investor, and advisor in health/wellness, tech, and energy spaces. She sits on several boards of start-ups and also investment organizations. In this interview, Carrie shares with magazine publisher, Mary Kurek, how she got into business, a bit about the businesses in which she invests, and what she looks for when investing.  Meet Carrie …

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Frontrunner Event: Virtual Courtesy Meet-up with the Relentless Dean Stott

In News by Mary Kurek

Meet Dean Stott, Wed, April 29, 2020 – 12:00 pm-1:00 pm eastern Courtesy event sponsored by REMO (Meeting platform) REGISTER HERE FOR DEAN’S EVENT Dean Stott is one of those amazingly talented people who didn’t start out knowing how relentless he was. In fact, quite the opposite. His story starts with being told what he wasn’t. The impact he’s accomplished …

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Your Opportunities for Impact: 19th Edition on Sustainable Development in Africa

In News by Mary Kurek

Producing the 19th edition of Frontrunners Innovate on Self-Sustaining Continent-African Innovations for Development was a labor love for myself and Dr. Osita Aniemeka.  The people who shared stories of impact and offered suggestions and ideas on how to achieve sustainable development are remarkable.   Normally, about a week after we release a new edition of the magazine, we put up a …

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Meet Our Partner: US Africa Trade Council

In News by Mary Kurek

Titus Olowokere, Exec Dir of US Africa Trade Council, making remarks at The Africa Diaspora SME Business Forum on July 14, 2016, at Gallup Headquarters in Washington, DC. This event was the first curtain-raiser for President Obama’s upcoming second U.S.-Africa Business Forum that was held shortly thereafter in New York on September 21, 2016 on the margins of the United Nations …

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Meet Our Partner: Cheer Media-Nigeria

In News by Mary Kurek

Cheer Media Limited is the Publisher of The Cheer News.  Cheer Media was born out of a passion to educate and inform the world about the potential that is around them to succeed and live a meaningful life.   Website http://www.thecheernews.com  Nigerian and global news as it breaks. “We keep you informed with global trends on education, entrepreneurship, and technology, …

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Meet Our Partner: Africa Alert

In News by Mary Kurek

Introduction to Africa Alert Africa Alert is a targeted news monitoring and alerting service providing top stories on the topics subscribers choose. Africa Alert’s service supplies daily, weekly, and monthly reports on the stories that matter to users. The focus of Africa Alert is on both the business and development opportunities to be found across the African continent. We publish …

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Hot Topic: What’s Really Happening: A look in the Coronavirus Mirror

In News by Mary Kurek

Dr. Raymond Mobrez, featured in the January edition of The Introducer Magazine on FinTech Literacy and Creativity in Finance, introduced Dr. Adam Tabriz to me this past weekend to have an honest and informative chat about what is missing in the conversation about the coronavirus. Along with his background as an international trade developer, Mobrez holds a Ph.D. in human …

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Connections in The Introducer Magazine on FinTech Literacy

In Features18, News by Mary Kurek

Here are the connections we see in the 18th Edition of The Introducer Magazine on FinTech Literacy and Creativity in Finance:  If you see an opportunity for connection for yourself here, you can reach us at editor@theintroducermagazine.com Linda Goetze of the current edition and Alana Stott of a previous edition in the summer of 2019 would have a good conversation …

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Things Learned From Innovators in 2 Years

In News by Mary Kurek

September 2019 marks the second anniversary of The Introducer Magazine.  We couldn’t be prouder of the people we’ve featured and the impact we’ve instigated through this unique magazine/business development platform and its companion network, The Frontrunners League of Social Impact Innovation. We’ve learned a few things, too.  We thought some of what we’ve learned through interviewing and working with more …

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Networking Opportunities Identified in The Introducer Edition on Health Tech

In Health Tech, Networking Opps, News by Mary Kurek

Welcome to what The Introducer does best – facilitate connection.  For those who have been reading The Introducer for a while, you know that about a week after the edition goes live, we post the networking connections we see between those featured in the current edition (and we include some from previous editions where there’s a fit).  So, for The …