Seasoned Entrepreneurs with a Startup Mindset

Seasoned entrepreneurs talk about their startup experience. Sign up now to block the date on your calendar.

Speaker: Mitch Rothschild, Chief Perfectionist & CEO of Vitals

Mitch brings two decades of entrepreneurial experience to his role as co-founder, Chief Perfectionist & CEO of Vitals.

Prior to Vitals, Mitch founded RaspberryRed Marketing, NetWorks, Tuff Rhino,, RUSS CandyBears and Time Warner Viewer’s Edge. He has also been involved in the rapid growth of Popcorn Indiana, Blue Moon Mexican Cafe and IT’SUGAR.

Startup Pitches: (5-minute pitches followed by 5 minute Q&A:)

1) Spudder – Fundraising for Amateur Sports

Spudder is a management system for amatuer sports organizations. Spudder is the first platform that provides a solution to the 4 challenges facing amateur athletics.These challengers are  fundraising, safe communications, community involvement (validated through hard metrics) and real time sports updates (aka “SPUDS”). Spudder is currently accepting requests for private beta users at Spudder.

Presented by: Dennis Harabin

2) iSocialSmart – a leading vendor of enterprise social networking compliance solutions for various industries and situations.


Presented by: John Carini

John is the CEO of Social Smart Software and the Chairman and founder of its parent company iEnterprises, Inc.  John has more than 15 years experience in the software industry and has worked in leadership roles at companies such as iEnterprises and SugarCRM.  In addition John has worked with various partners and customers including IBM, Oracle, Apple, Microsoft, Google and other organizations during his career.

3) TBD (pending review)

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What to expect:

6:30pm – Networking, light refreshments & beverages
7:00pm – Start of Meeting – Introduction by the Organizer
7:15pm – Startup Pitches
8:00pm – Speaker(s)
8:45pm – Open Q&A
9:00pm – Continue Networking!


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