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Entrepreneurs Eve Recap

Chicago had tons of New Year’s Eve parties Monday night and a lot were great, but none were quite like Entrepreneurs Eve. Held at the Adler Planetarium the party was literally an event under the stars. Chicago’s business professionals came out in their finest duds…Read The Full Post

Haute 100 Update: PayPal Founder Peter Thiel Grants Young Entrepreneurs $100,000 to Skip College

Many of today’s success stories, especially in the tech entrepreneurial realm, didn’t require a college degree to come to fruition. PayPal founder, Silicon Valley heavyweight, and venture capitalist (he was the first to invest in Facebook) Peter Thiel has launched the “20 Under 20” program, which supports young entrepreneurs who choose to skip the traditional college route and straight into their dreams.

Talking Movies With Film Producer Todd Traina

As the 58th San Francisco International Film Festival winds down we catch up with film producer Todd Traina, a board member of the San Francisco Film Society, whose festival ends on May 7. The producer and founder of Red Rover Films and Traina Productions answers our questions about Silicon Valley’s role in movie making, what movies he’s looking forward to seeing this summer, what he’s working on [dog lovers will particularly love one of them] and, oh yeah, how we in northern California view Hollywood celebs. His answer to the latter may surprise you!

Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa: A Most Brilliant Mind

One of the most brilliant minds you may ever meet is Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa. Creator of The 99, his work and talent goes much deeper than the world of comics. Al-Mutawa has studied psychology extensively, earning a Masters and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. He also has a Masters in Organizational Psychology and an MBA. Dr. Naif is a professor of medicine at Kuwait University, a licensed psychologist in New York and also founded the Soor Center for Psychological Counseling and Assessment.

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