Small biz spotlight

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Point Guard College

admin | December 10th, 2010

Ever wonder how professional basketball players got so good? It’s not just skill as we’ve learned – there’s a company called Point Guard College and it has been setting athletes up for success since 1993. Point Guard College (PGC) is an intense, no-nonsense learning experience that offers courses for middle school, high school and college-aged […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: DressRush.com

admin | November 19th, 2010

Ladies, the wait is finally (almost) over! DressRush.com is opening their figurative doors soon,  but registration is available NOW! DressRush.com is a members only, online auction where you can purchase designer wedding gowns and accessories for a fraction of their retail price. Membership is free and the site is completely open to anyone who would […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Mobilotto

admin | October 29th, 2010

Say goodbye to the days of purchasing a lotto ticket at the convenient store and hello to mobilotto. Based in Toronto, Canada, mobilotto is an application that now allows you to safely and securely purchase lotto tickets on your cell phone! The software only allows you to purchase lotto available in your area using location […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Penn Brewery

admin | October 8th, 2010

With it being Oktober and all, I thought it would only be fitting that we profile a German brewery! Penn Brewery just finished with their print design project for the body and neck labels of their Penn Kaiser Pils, a pale german-style pilsner that’s highly hopped with four kinds of Hallertau hops. Congratulations to mindsite09 […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Sole Discretion

admin | September 24th, 2010

We’ve all seen her…the woman on the bus carrying a purse, a briefcase, a lunch bag, and a tote. Some may refer to them as ‘bag ladies’ but in a big city, it’s hard for women not to carry literal ‘excess baggage’. One of the main causes? Shoes. Believe it or not, those three inch […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Alfred Jorgensen Laboratory

admin | September 17th, 2010

Now, I may be the reigning champion of Christmas Party Beer Pong here at crowdSPRING (no big deal…) but this next company may have me beat. The Alfred Jorgensen Laboratory, located in Copenhagen, Denmark, has been supplying breweries all over the world with pure cultures of brewing yeast for over 130 years. For those of […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Fearless Women Entrepreneur Network

admin | September 12th, 2010

From  Amelia Earhart to Wonder Woman to right here on cS, it’s no surprise to anyone that girls rule. That aside, it’s only natural that women are making a serious impact in the entrepreneurial world! Fearless Women Entrepreneur Network (or FWEN for short) posted a logo project on crowdSPRING and they need our community’s help. […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Anna Banana’s

admin | September 3rd, 2010

Some may label me a shopaholic, others a connoisseur… either way I love a good consignment shop and the people of Boone, NC are about to get a great one. Boone is not only home to Appalachian State University but also of Anna Banana’s, a new consignment shop opening soon. Anna Lipford, the brains behind […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: SpotHero

admin | August 6th, 2010

OK, I don’t know about you guys but parking in my neighborhood in Chicago is TERRIBLE. It takes me at least 20 minutes to find a spot and if we want to go out to eat around town… well, forget about it; you have to take a cab or public transit. For this reason I […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Learn 2 Screen-Print

admin | August 3rd, 2010

This week we’re doing something a little different so don’t get too confused guys… Laura Day took advantage of that little blurb at the bottom of our newsletter each week that says “We want to hear your story” and sent us an email. Laura is a creative on crowdSPRING but she also owns her own […]

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