All tagged Entrepreneur

Viv Delgadillo & Matt Mateiescu [VM Creativ]: Photographers

VM Creativ is a joint effort to create visual art by Viv Delgadillo and Matt Mateiescu. The couple’s venture combines their passion for creativity and travel to establish a location-independent business model. During our chat, they talk to us about what it’s like to run a business with a romantic partner, why burn out almost always poses a threat (even while doing something you love), and how they turn daydreaming into actionable to-do’s.

Nicole Vasquez: Entrepreneur & Community Connector

Nicole Vasquez is a Chicago-based entrepreneur with a knack and passion for bringing people together to share ideas, exchange information and establish mixed-industry collaborations. She facilitates this process every day at The Shift, the co-working and community space she founded, by connecting fellow entrepreneurs to opportunities and resources. She frequently hosts and leads events, panels and workshops to discuss entrepreneurship, building collaborative communities, and managing co-working spaces. In 2015, Nicole was named one of the “35 Under 35 Making an Impact in Chicago,” and won the Community Award at the RedEye Chicago Big Idea Awards.