5 Ways Small Businesses Add Recurring Revenue to Thrive

Take an in-depth look at what three small businesses did to pivot their business models from transactional to lucrative recurring revenue models. By Kim Folsom This is Part 3 of our series on adding different revenue streams to your small business. Today I’m giving you some real-world examples of how small business owners pivoted from […]

7 Reasons to Develop Recurring Revenue for Your Small Business

By Kim Folsom This is Part 2 of our series on adding different revenue streams to your small business. Today I’ll talk about why recurring revenue is so crucial to keeping small businesses surviving — and thriving — in any business environment. Visit Part 1 here. Businesses can grow their companies by any number of ways. For instance, they can […]

Kim Roxie, LAMIK Cosmetics

Kim Roxie, LAMIK Cosmetics - Founders First

Spring 2019 Bootcamp Member Company Website: https://lamikbeauty.com Kim Roxie, the founder of LAMIK Cosmetics, a clean cosmetics brand for women of color, is on a mission to combat the negative statistics related to Black women founders. And with high-caliber women of color from Grammy winners to Congresswomen wearing LAMIK’s products, and a new online presence, Roxie is […]

Pit Crew IT Services Spotlight

Pit Crew IT Services Spotlight

February 2020 FastPath Alumni Company Website: https://pitcrewit.com/ Company Bio:  Pit Crew is the fastest growing provider of managed IT services specializing in small and mid-sized businesses in and around the Texas area. Since inception, we have strived to challenge the status quo and develop an organization that focuses on customer service just as much as we do […]

SaulPaul Productions Spotlight

Saul Paul Productions Spotlight - Founders First

Austin 2019 Elevate My Business Challenge/Spring 2019 Founders Bootcamp Alumni Audience Choice Award Winner Spring 2019 Bootcamp Company Website: www.saulpaul.com Company Bio: Part rapper/part singer songwriter, SaulPaul is an entertaining artist who blends his voice, his guitar and his loop pedal to create a live show that is nothing less than an EXPERIENCE. SaulPaul Productions is a […]

BlueCloudUSA Spotlight

BlueCloudUSA Spotlight

Spring 2018 North County Elevate My Business Challenge Alumni Fall 2018 Founders Bootcamp 3rd Place Winner Company Website: www.bluecloudusa.com Company Bio: BlueCloud is a San Diego-based telecommunications company providing fully customized Voice over IP phone systems and services to small and medium-sized businesses nationwide. BlueCloud handles all of your business communication needs, including voice, texting, and virtual […]

DuFresne Solutions Group Spotlight

DuFresne Solutions Group Spotlight

Pitch Link: https://vimeo.com/329695948/ab295afe8f Company Bio: The DuFresne Solutions Group specializes in developing mid-level leaders and managers to meet and exceed company goals. We affectionately describe mid-level leaders or managers as the “Squeeze Suite.” Mid-levels drive C-suite initiatives, manage direct reports, and work with peers making this pressure-filled role complex, fast-paced, and constantly changing. In 2013 Jenny DuFresne […]

On-Sight Safety Optics Spotlight

On-Sight Safety Optics Spotlight

North County 2019 Challenge Alumni & 2nd Prize Winner Company Website: https://www.onsightsafetyoptics.com/ Company Bio:   On-Sight Safety Optics LLC provides prescription safety eyewear products and services to businesses and consumers in need through a unique mobile, onsite service model. Centered on convenience, improving safety compliance, and building lasting relationships. By partnering with industry leading optical manufacturers, we […]

Wepa Commercial Cleaning Spotlight

Wepa Commercial Cleaning Spotlight - Founders First

Fall 2018 South Bay EMBC 3rd Place Winner Pitch Link: https://vimeo.com/310168690/603c9b9b4c Company Bio: Wepa Commercial Cleaning based out of San Diego, California was established in 2015 and has obtained the following certifications: SDVOSB, DVBE, MBE, SB (Micro) and SDB. As a reliable and dedicated Military Veteran I run my company in the same fashion and standards as […]