We are proud to announce a new Hangout-on-Air series on Ecopreneurist called “Hangout with an Ecopreneur.” Every Tuesday we will chat with an entrepreneur who is creating an impact through a viable business. We hope these inspiring stories and lessons learned will encourage you to dream big and do good.
For our next hangout on-air on Google+, we will chat with Caroline Cummings, serial entrepreneur and VP of Marketing at Palo Alto Software. Owning to her startup failures and successes, Caroline has a wealth of information for entrepreneurs that she will share with us.
Caroline Cummings is VP of Marketing at Palo Alto Software, the world leader in business plan, pitch, and financial management software (flagship products include LivePlan and Business Plan Pro).
Caroline’s equal passions for both entrepreneurship and philanthropy have guided her throughout her career as a business leader, marketer, and dedicated mentor and child advocate. As the former co-founder and CEO of two technology companies, she’s experienced both start-up failures and successes, and has raised close to $1 million in investment capital.Her first venture, OsoEco.com (healthy social shopping), dissolved in 2009. Her second venture, RealLead (mobile marketing for real estate) sold in early 2012.
She has co-founded several successful entrepreneurial programs for the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce, including Smart-ups Pub Talks and the Southern Willamette Angel Network. Caroline is regularly invited to participate as a judge for several business plan competitions, as well as speak on topics including entrepreneurship, angel investing, social media, and authentic self promotion.
Caroline currently mentors several young women and is also the immediate past president of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lane County’s board of directors. She is a graduate of Drexel University’s LeBow School of Business.
Submit your questions:
Do you have a question for Caroline? Please feel free to post the question on the event page and I will include reader questions in our discussion.
When: Tuesday, Feb 19, 4 PM EST
Where: on Google Plus
The Hangout will also stream live on our YouTube Channel
Format: The Hangout will include a few questions from me (10-15 min). After our initial chat I will pose reader questions or hangout participants can ask her a question through the event page.
Join us on Tuesday!