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Mantra: to bridge diverse communities.
Get to the right resource, at the right time. What problem are you solving and for who exactly? Do you know the people that can move your business forward? What is your goal? I partner with you to answer these questions and build out a "made to order" personalized acton plan.
In 2014, I made the leap towards the entrepreneurship space, learning alongside a diverse cast from nascent innovators and entrepreneurs turned angel investors to industry experts and ESHIP ecosystem builders across the globe. I am passionate about building entrepreneurial communities for the new majority through strategic collaborations and filling gaps in entrepreneurial services.
I leverage my 10 years of inspiring brand, interactive marketing and community building experience to help people and companies nurture relationships, tie their efforts to ROI, and accelerate revenue. Integrating your mission and vision, bridging cultural competence, and understanding your unique value proposition, is critical to engage authentically, consistently, and effectively.
Every year, my goals change to create impact. My interactive marketing agency BloomShift has a mission to double the size of 500 small businesses by 2023, providing diverse initiatives from Small Business Technical Assistance to Business Development and Entrepreneurship (ESHIP) Ecosystem building.
I am an international speaker and have worked with organizations such as WeWork, World Bank, Techstars, Global Entrepreneurship Network, Gallaudet University, Halcyon House, 1776 in DC, Freelancers Union Spark DC, CMX Hub, and more.
► Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 (888) 944-6461 (WhatsApp enabled) to move the needle for your business forward. ◄
Specialties: Entrepreneurship, Economic Development, Community Strategist, Cultural Marketing, Executive Coach, Growth-Driven Design, Integrated Marketing, Personal Branding, Public Speaking, Technology Transfer, Technology Commercialization
Steven A. Rodriguez is the Techstars Startup Programs Regional Manager for US and Canada, Founder / Managing Director of SUEGO™ and Chief Culture Officer at BloomShift™. He co-leads various ESHIP programs through his non-profit InnovateCoalition™; is a Business Development & Digital Marketing Mentor & Contributor for WeWork Labs and Coach for the DC Department of Employment Services In…
Steven A. Rodriguez is the Techstars Startup Programs Regional Manager for US and Canada, Founder / Managing Director of SUEGO™ and Chief Culture Officer at BloomShift™. He co-leads various ESHIP programs through his non-profit InnovateCoalition™; is a Business Development & Digital Marketing Mentor & Contributor for WeWork Labs and Coach for the DC Department of Employment Services Innovation Lab; and is a Board Member to the International Council on Trade and Development. He was Director of Community Engagement for 1863 Ventures, a business development program, and community strategist for the Global Entrepreneurship Network and NextGen Venture Partners. He is currently a community strategist leading various world renowned entrepreneurship programs and initiatives in the Greater Washington, D.C like the Global Entrepreneurship Week celebration and the Techstars Startup Programs through DC Startup Week, Startup Weekend DC and Startup Digest DC. Region. Rodriguez has a BA from CUNY The City College of New York and is currently pursuing an EMBA.
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Richard Rothstein started in retail sales in high school selling mattresses with his father. After college and some more retail experience he made the move to business to business sales at NewsUSA and has been steadily performing above quota ever since.
Richard was the youngest and fastest rising vice president in company history. After two years as vice president of sales, Rothstein was promoted to Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
Before his promotion, NewsUSA was a media company based very heavily on print newspaper placements for its clients. Richard Rothstein successfully managed the transition to more modern digitally focused company. This included creating several new products and revising and re-branding older offerings.
Mr. Rothstein also created new digital marketing campaigns including facebook ads, linkedin ads, google ads and SEO.
During this time, Richard has created several successful sales teams leading to record months for himself and the team.
These days, Richard Rothstein has over 15 years experience in sales and marketing at all levels of responsibility. He is the CEO and Founder of Rothstein Consulting where he helps startups and professional services firms with their sales processes, marketing programs, and recruiting efforts.
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