Startup Snapshots

Lori Asbury, MBA '03 (E): CMOco

Irene Kim

Lori Asbury’s two-year-old startup, CMOco, has a simple value proposition: Rent a chief marketing officer (CMO).  Read More..


John Kallassy, MBA '03: I-Bankers Direct

Irene Kim

In March 2013, John Kallassy launched his Web-based “crowdfunding” platform, I-Bankers Direct, to mine what he saw as a rich vein: the opportunity created by the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act. Signed into law by President Obama in April 2012, the act eases certain regulations on small businesses regarding disclosure and SEC registration, with the aim of helping them raise funds and grow. Read More..