Legislation to Support Entrepreneurs

On February 19th, I had the opportunity to testify in support of SB 328, the Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) bill, authored by Senator John Carona, at a hearing of the Texas Senate Government Organization Committee in the State Capitol in Austin. The bill is designed to help encourage the hiring … READ MORE

Ingrid Vanderveldt February 25, 2013

Dell Tech Innovators Day at Dell

Today is a truly unique day at Dell, and I couldn’t be prouder. As part of our first-ever Tech Innovators Day, we’ve invited 15 high-potential entrepreneurs to our Round Rock headquarters for a unique opportunity to meet with Steve Felice, Dell’s President and Chief Commercial Officer and other … READ MORE

Ingrid Vanderveldt January 24, 2013

Dell Founders Club Profile: Thomas Brenneke, Network Redux

In 2004, Thomas Brenneke started his entrepreneurial journey, straight out of college. His company, Portland-based Network Redux (@networkredux) is a Web Hosting and data service provider that develops, deploys and manages Web Hosting environments for Internet projects both large and small. What is now a large company, hosting websites for 1,300 clients in … READ MORE

Ingrid Vanderveldt November 19, 2012

Inaugural Dell Founders Club Summit

Back in June, Dell launched the one-of-a-kind Dell Innovators Credit Fund, pledging up to $100M to fuel entrepreneurial growth and success worldwide by opening up easier access to credit via Dell Financial Services and through creating resources and support for entrepreneurs and business owners to help them grow their … READ MORE

Ingrid Vanderveldt November 6, 2012

The Big Apple: Small Businesses are BIG

A couple weeks ago, I had the honor of being named as a Small Business Influencer. Funny thing is, years ago, any award title with the word “small” in it probably wouldn’t seem very important to many. I’m very excited to say, however, that times have changed. Entrepreneurs and … READ MORE

Ingrid Vanderveldt October 24, 2012

Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference 2012: “In the Best Collaborations, Everyone Comes Out a Winner”

Last month I had the privilege of joining over 1,500 entrepreneurs attending the Dell-sponsored Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo (BEEC) in Chicago. This is the country’s premier business conference and networking event for African American entrepreneurs, executives, and professionals. IV interviewing BEEC Expo Attendees The quality and … READ MORE

Ingrid Vanderveldt June 4, 2012
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