Washington Post: Business Rx Index

Branding

Title of Article Date Guest Name/Company Advisor
This serial entrepreneur conquered the education market. Now, he's ready to invade others. 4/5/17 Christopher Etesse / Scriyb Liz Sara
Their 'super coffee' looks to wake up energy drink market 8/3/16 Jordan DeCicco, Jim DeCicco, and Jake DeCicco / Sunniva Caffe Elana Fine
Drink this juice and your landfill will thank you 7/13/16 Ann Yang & Phil Wong / MISFIT Juicery (s) Sara Herald
How to persuade people you are as successful as you say you are 6/22/16 Ralph Sita Jr. / Cybrary Elana Fine
Blazing a path is cool. But to make money, he needs to explain why this trip matters. 11/11/15 Shelly Blake-Plock / Yet Analytics Elana Fine
How to style a stylist business 10/14/15 Jessica Grabler Elana Fine
Help, can you offer a better pitch to 'Delight Me?' 2/11/15 Marie-Louise Murville / Delight Me Elana Fine

Customer Acquisition

Title of Article Date Guest Name/Company Advisor
Her carpooling service looks to pick up more school students 5/10/17 Kimberly Moore / CarpooltoSchool Elana Fine
This coffee start-up seeks to stir up interest in new product line 4/19/17 Eric Golman / Javazen Elana Fine
This serial entrepreneur conquered the education market. Now, he's ready to invade others. 4/5/17 Christopher Etesse / Scriyb Liz Sara
Juicery owners seek tips on how to get people to thirst for their drinks online 3/29/17 Shizu Okusa and Jennifer Ngai / Jrink Juicery Elana Fine
A Washington area computer security business looks for more customers close to home 3/15/17 Siddharth Potbhare / Untethered Labs Elana Fine
This logistics startup seeks help delivering more clients to its platform 2/22/17 Somil Desai / ShipLync Elana Fine
This entrepreneur seeks help turning free rides into something more 2/8/17 Jonathan Chashper / Wolfpack Elana Fine
These two entrepreneurs seek help 'running' a bigger business 1/18/17 Julie Sapper and Lisa Reichmann / Run Farther & Faster Elana Fine
Their wedding registry helps charities around the world. Is there a broader idea here? 12/14/16 Kate Glantz and Alex Leach / Heartful.ly Elana Fine
A start-up specializing in public data seeks information on how to enter the commercial market 12/7/16 Carey Anne Nadeau / Open Data Nation Elana Fine
These matchmakers seeks companies and people to pair up 11/3/16 Zach Mayo and Sarah Rumbaugh / RelishMBA Elana Fine
We have a new way to provide eye care to kids. How do we let people know it exists? 10/19/16 Matt Oerding and Dr. Gary Gerber / Treehouse Eyes Elana Fine
This personal chef business seeks help getting more cooks in the kitchen. 4/6/16 Ryan Pillai / WeCook Elana Fine
Building this photo-branding business is not exactly a snap 2/10/16 Bill Replogle / PostCreator Elana Fine
Why start-ups need to 'bear hug' their customers 2/5/16 Chebem Chukwu / MobilePhire Corp Elana Fine
When creating a marketplace, who comes first, the buyer or the seller? 11/18/15 Elise Whang and Emily Dang / SnobSwap Elana Fine
An entrepreneur's dilemma, customers or loyalty? 10/21/15 Sam Feldman / CardBuddy Elana Fine
Does your guy need fashion help? 8/19/15 David Engle, Seean Kim, and Tony Liang / Demere Holly DeArmond
Growing this photo business is not all fun and games 7/14/15 Jacob Perler and Ryo Hang / Snaapiq Elana Fine
This real estate start-up seeks help making a home in a new market 6/17/15 Ori Zohar and Nick Stamos / Sindeo Brice Leconte
Here's a problem for a No. 2 pencil. This school supply start-up needs help adding more schools. 5/20/15 Ava Krensky / SchoolSupplyFly Elana Fine
Happily-ever-after limits her company's profit-per-customer 4/30/15 Danielle Tate / MissNowMrs Elana Fine
This sport's start-up looks to score more customers 3/25/15 Chia-Sheng "Tony" Chang / Expedition LLC Elana Fine

Entrepreneurship 101

Title of Article Date Guest Name/Company Advisor
He's building a business to let people post bail by giving up their guns 5/3/17 Trevor Brooks / GunBail Liz Sara
She knows how to knock on doors. But will investors open their wallets? 3/1/17 Kendall Tucker / Polis Sara Herald
This entrepreneur seeks help turning free rides into something more 2/8/17 Jonathan Chashper / Wolfpack Elana Fine
This farming start-up seeks help cultivating advisors to help it grow 2/1/17 Ashley King-Bischof / MarkIt Opportunity Sara Herald
Her start-up, VoiceVibes, is beginning to like the sound of teaming up 1/25/17 Debra Bond Cancro / VoiceVibes Elana Fine
Their secret weapon is a 'Wizard of Oz' strategy 11/23/16 Sara Capra and Veronica Eklund / Orate Liz Sara
She wants a reality check on her strategy for a virtual reality company 10/5/16 Amy Nichols / bThere Elana Fine
This company's problem is it is just too darn successful 9/21/16 Michael Shinn / Atomicorp Elana Fine
How to persuade people you are as successful as you say you are 6/22/16 Ralph Sita Jr. / Cybrary Elana Fine
He has a growing business. Now where to put it? 5/18/16 You Mon Tsang / ChurnZero Elana Fine
What to do when your wine business has a taste for technology. 5/11/16 Michael Warner and Michelle Lim Warner / DCanter Elana Fine
To build his cloud business, should he go it alone or rely on partners? 5/4/16 Jay Chapel / ParkMyCloud Elana Fine
To help working women this entrepreneur seeks advice on how to stay connected to hers 3/31/16 Ursula Mead / InHerSight Elana Fine
He designed a bag you can change on the fly. Now he needs a versatile business model to match. 3/15/16 Jamie Bowerman / Bowerbags Elana Fine
New competition is coming to town. Now what do I do? 12/9/15 Gigi Schumm / Bluebird Dinners Elana Fine
An entrepreneur's dilemma, customers or loyalty? 10/21/15 Sam Feldman / CardBuddy Elana Fine
His message to nonprofits? Do good, not paperwork 8/5/15 Culin Tate, Eric Carlson, and Lesley Carlson / SimpleCharityRegistration.com Elana Fine
Greeting card company wishes you were here (at its kiosk) 7/28/15 Adam Donato, David Henry, and Stephan Sabo / Card Isle Elana Fine
Here's some advice on handling advice 3/12/15 Iris Sherman and Alain Briançon / Kitchology Elana Fine
'Eventuosity' seeks help sharpening its focus 2/18/15 Justin Panzer / Eventuosity Elana Fine

Fundraising

Title of Article Date Guest Name/Company Advisor
To build a school, this entrepreneur first seeks to build a business 10/12/16 Jacqueline T. Audigé / Aumazo Sara Herald
This software firm asks, how to cross the chasm? 6/8/16 Nick Perdikis / Deven Software Elana Fine
His tea will give you a jolt. Can he find financing to deliver the same buzz to his business? 3/23/16 James Fayal / Zest Tea Elana Fine
He designed a bag you can change on the fly. Now he needs a versatile business model to match. 3/15/16 Jamie Bowerman / Bowerbags Elana Fine
Gold Lasso looks to wrangle up some investments 8/26/15 Elie Ashery and Michael Weisel / Gold Lasso Elana Fine
Health-care start-up seeks prescription for wooing investors 4/15/15 Shameet Luhar and Philip Rub / Vheda Health Elana Fine

Marketing

Title of Article Date Guest Name/Company Advisor
This coffee start-up seeks to stir up interest in new product line 4/19/17 Eric Golman / Javazen Elana Fine
Juicery owners seek tips on how to get people to thirst for their drinks online 3/29/17 Shizu Okusa and Jennifer Ngai / Jrink Juicery Elana Fine
She wants to be a force for good, and much more 3/8/17 Dale Nirvani Pfeifer / Goodworld Sara Herald
These guys want to help you host that special occasion 1/11/17 Erik Dreyer and Andrew Garcia / GoodShuffle Elana Fine
A software startup for the construction industry looks to build on its client list 1/5/17 Sunil Dorairajan and Karuna Ammireddy / Pype Liz Sara
Their start-up connects insurers to customers. Now, can they connect to industry partners? 10/26/16 Scott Hunter and Kevin Curry / Comparity Elana Fine
Their 'super coffee' looks to wake up energy drink market 8/3/16 Jordan DeCicco, Jim DeCicco, and Jake DeCicco / Sunniva Caffe Elana Fine
This socially minded start-up seeks help getting the word out 7/20/16 Eric Shih / Spendrise Sara Herald
This fundraising service seeks help telling its story–and raising its profile 4/13/16 Gary Hensley / Edbacker Elana Fine
This personal chef business seeks help getting more cooks in the kitchen. 4/6/16 Ryan Pillai / WeCook Elana Fine
Hey kids. Here's your monthly good deed, in a box. 3/2/16 Lily Yeh Elana Fine and Sara Herald
'Shark Tank' bit. Now, can this produce seller win over customers? 1/13/16 Evan Lutz / Hungry Harvest Sara Herald
How to style a stylist business 10/14/15 Jessica Grabler Elana Fine
Does your guy need fashion help? 8/19/15 David Engle, Seean Kim, and Tony Liang / Demere Holly DeArmond
He's ready to take his graffiti-inspired hat company to the streets. But how? 5/28/15 Jordan Greenwald / Meta Cartel Elana Fine
Here's how to brew up a new coffee business 5/13/15 Ryan Schueler, Aaron Wallach, and Eric Golman / Javazen Elana Fine
This virtual reality company gets help seeing its path to success 4/8/15 Christopher Hessman and Christopher Koeber / Machine Elf Software Elana Fine
This magnetic smartphone case seeks to attract more attention 4/1/15 Scott Bauer / OnYou Elana Fine

Monetization

Title of Article Date Guest Name/Company Advisor
This company wants to save you from that text you are about to send 8/12/15 Maci Peterson / On Second Thought Elana Fine

Networking

Title of Article Date Guest Name/Company Advisor
Theirs is no cookie-cutter operation. So how do they go about finding experts to network with? 12/22/16 Ravi Pidatala, Hao Jiang, and Alice Hu / BigSpool Elana Fine

Product Development

Title of Article Date Guest Name/Company Advisor
His language-learning company seeks help translating early success into a growing enterprise 3/22/17 Ben L. Grimley / Speak Agent Elana Fine
These matchmakers seeks companies and people to pair up 11/3/16 Zach Mayo and Sarah Rumbaugh / RelishMBA Elana Fine
Building this photo-branding business is not exactly a snap 2/10/16 Bill Replogle / PostCreator Elana Fine
His message to nonprofits? Do good, not paperwork 8/5/15 Culin Tate, Eric Carlson, and Lesley Carlson / SimpleCharityRegistration.com Elana Fine

Scaling

Title of Article Date Guest Name/Company Advisor
An online exercise service asks whether it is time to flex its muscles outside the U.S. 4/12/17 Daniel Freedman and Mike Kott / BurnAlong Elana Fine
These two entrepreneurs seek help 'running' a bigger business 1/18/17 Julie Sapper and Lisa Reichmann / Run Farther & Faster Elana Fine
A start-up specializing in public data seeks information on how to enter the commercial market 12/7/16 Carey Anne Nadeau / Open Data Nation Elana Fine
Life after rehab inspired her to start this business 6/1/16 Lauren Stahl / Sparkite Elana Fine
To build his cloud business, should he go it alone or rely on partners? 5/4/16 Jay Chapel / ParkMyCloud Elana Fine
This counselor asks how to scale a one-on-one business 12/16/15 Jodi Gershoni / CollegeUnlimited Elana Fine
Will this maker of virtual reality goggles be able to see its path to growth? 10/28/15 Yuval Boger / Sensics Elana Fine
They can help you build an app. Can you help them build a business? 9/30/15 Tyler Denk and Taylor Johnson / VentureStorm Elana Fine
This bow maker seeks help sewing up a market 9/16/15 Esther Oh / UMD Bows Elana Fine
Greeting card company wishes you were here (at its kiosk) 7/28/15 Adam Donato, David Henry, and Stephan Sabo / Card Isle Elana Fine
'Eventuosity' seeks help sharpening its focus 2/18/15 Justin Panzer / Eventuosity Elana Fine

Seed Funding

Title of Article Date Guest Name/Company Advisor
Fantasy sports app seeks investors willing to make a bet on it 8/17/16 Ryan Huss / Syde Fantasy Sports Elana Fine
They make finding recipes easy. If only it was so simple to locate ingredients for an investment. 1/20/16 Assaf Rozenblatt and Keith Cooperman / Supercook Elana Fine
Health-care start-up seeks prescription for wooing investors 4/15/15 Shameet Luhar and Philip Rub / Vheda Health Elana Fine
Will this toy maker's roads lead to an investment? 3/4/15 Andy Musliner /  InRoad Toys Elana Fine

Talent Acquisition

Title of Article Date Guest Name/Company Advisor
This farming start-up seeks help cultivating advisors to help it grow 2/1/17 Ashley King-Bischof / MarkIt Opportunity Sara Herald
'Princess Awesome' looks for a helping hand 9/29/16 Rebecca Melsky and Eva St. Clair / Princess Awesome Elana Fine
A health tech firm asks how best to find top talent 9/1/16 Kristen Valdes / b.well Elana Fine
These coffee makers think their craft should be a career, not a job. 4/20/16 Robert Peck and Chase Damiano / Robert Peck and Chase Damiano Elana Fine
How to manage a rapidly growing team 5/6/15 Greg Warner / MarketSmart Hal Shelton
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