Twenty eight year old marketing prodigy Allison Floam is CEO and Co-Founder of The Fix, the world's leading website dedicated to addiction and recovery. Operating with a unique business model, The Fix thrives largely through means other than ad revenue, something that few websites are able to do successfully.
A Wharton School grad with an MBA from Harvard, Floam consults with many startups to help build financial models and business plans and mentors young entrepreneurs. She previously co-founded MicroDialogue, a next-generation market research firm specializing in social media intelligence and analysis and worked in Equity Research and Investment Management at Morgan Stanley. Allison also invented the award-winning SunSak, an innovative consumer product which she sold live on the QVC shopping network and in other retail channels.
Floam is available to discuss the following topics:
-How to start a successful business
-Five biggest mistakes young entrepreneurs make
-Five things you need to know about fundraising for startups
-Five tips for succeeding as a social entrepreneur
-How to analyze financial models and business plans
-The business of rehab and recovery
-Young women in business
-How to market your startup/build a brand
-Why lead generation is the way to go for small businesses
-It's human to stumble. How entrepreneurs find niches helping people bounce back.
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