Hangout with an Eco-preneur Hangout

Published on February 15th, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

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Hangout with an Ecopreneur: Caroline Cummings on Feb 19, 4 pm EST

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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.

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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.

Hangout Details:

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!

 




About the Author

Hi there! I am Priti and I specialize in strategy and communications for impact organizations that aim to create social, environmental and economic wealth for all stakeholders. Working from the ground up, I help these do-gooders craft effective programs for community engagement, outreach and profitability. Follow my work covering do-gooders, cleanweb, start-ups and Web 2.0 businesses on Ecopreneurist and at Crowdsourcing Week. I enjoy traveling with my boys, cooking up a gourmet meal from scratch and entertaining! Join my community for Social Entrepreneurs on G+ Follow me on Twitter, on LinkedIn and Google+



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