Caroline Cummings

Caroline Cummings

An entrepreneur. A disruptor. An advocate. Caroline has been the CEO and co-founder of two tech startups—one failed and one she sold. She is passionate about helping other entrepreneurs realize their full potential and learn how to step outside of their comfort zones to catalyze their growth. Caroline is currently executive director of Oregon RAIN. She provides strategic leadership for the organization’s personnel, development, stakeholder relations, and community partnerships. In her dual role as the venture catalyst manager, Cummings oversees the execution of RAIN’s Rural Venture Catalyst programs. She provides outreach and support to small and rural communities; she coaches and mentors regional entrepreneurs, builds strategic local partnerships, and leads educational workshops.

LivePlan Posts Written By Caroline Cummings

Webinar Series: “Compare Your Business Plan to Reality”
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Webinar Series: “Compare Your Business Plan to Reality”

Editor’s note: Since publication of this update, our Scoreboard feature has undergone a change, and we now call it the Dashboard.   On Oct 30, 2012, we hosted a webinar exclusive to our LivePlan customers to demonstrate how to keep your business plan alive and compare your financial reality to what you’ve projected in your plan. Mike […]

LivePlan Customer Interview: Innovative Solutions for the Hearing Impaired
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LivePlan Customer Interview: Innovative Solutions for the Hearing Impaired

I had the pleasure of interviewing yet another one of our amazing entrepreneur customers – Dr. Robert Keefer, CEO and founder of Now Hear This, an audiology and hearing aid clinic in Raleigh, North Carolina. Follow Dr. Keefer on Twitter @NowHearThisAuD What is Now Hear This? We provide hearing aids and hearing aid adjustments in […]

LivePlan Customer Interview: Staying Sane in an “Always-On” World
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LivePlan Customer Interview: Staying Sane in an “Always-On” World

Another interview with one of our amazing LivePlan entrepreneur customers! Heidi Lorenzen is the CEO and founder of The Moksha Group – a new marketing consulting company based in California. Connect with Heidi on Twitter @hlorenzen Why and when did you start your own business? I was a marketing executive for 25 years – based […]

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An Entrepreneurs Call to Action!

If you haven’t already – you should register your LivePlan business plan into the $10,000 Boost competition. It’s open to US residents. Watch the video below for some inspiration! We look forward to seeing your winning business plan! Also – register to attend the FREE live webinar on August 7th, 10am (Pacific Time) to learn […]

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2 Tips for “Listening” Online as a Small Business

Having taught several Social Media Boot Camps over the years, the first question I would get from my workshop participants – followed by a firm statement – about utilizing social media was: “How much time does it take to use social media?” “I don’t have any more time in my day for this new media […]

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Free eBook: Perfect Your Elevator Pitch

Many LivePlan customers are writing a business plan because they need to raise investment capital. Are you one of those entrepreneurs? If so – we’ve got a free eBook for you that was written by the founder of our company, Tim Berry.   Tim shares the five steps to delivering a powerful elevator pitch to get […]

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Switching Your LivePlan to Full Financials

If you’re using LivePlan to write and track your business plan you’ll want to make sure you expand your financials to include the following. These financial documents are required if you are seeking a bank loan or outside investment capital. They are also required if you’re submitting your completed LivePlan  into the “LivePlan $10,000 Boost” […]