Business ideas worth sharing



At last year’s first-ever LTB summit, after a buzzing day of motivational keynote speakers, networking opportunities and captivating breakaway sessions, the evening came to a climax. The crowd grew silent. The lights were dimmed. The stage was set for the most highly anticipated event of the day – The Launch Pad – modeled after the ever popular Shark Tank.

Five successful “Rocketeer” investors, who has raised over $3 billion for over 400 companies –  came to the Launch Pad ready to dish out upwards of $100,000 for each worthy pitch.

All the investors were eager to empower Jewish businesses by giving them the capital necessary to propel their businesses to the next level. The “star” of the panel was none other than Kevin Harrington, a celebrity “shark” on Shark Tank as well as a successful entrepreneur known for his work in the infomercial industry and founding of “As Seen On TV!”

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History was made last year with the launching of LTB 2013. Hailed as North America’s very first Jewish business conference, it made waves across the Jewish world and beyond. Its impact is still reverberating.

New ideas and business concepts were shared, powerful networking relationships were formed, lucrative financial investments were obtained, and for the over 500 committed businesspeople who came together to learn and grow, it was an event which absolutely changed the face of business.

In the aftermath of LTB 2013, it quickly became apparent that this platform would set the new standard for commerce in the community. Amidst an outpouring of enthusiastic messages of support and gratitude, the groundwork for LTB 2014 was laid with the goal of building upon the success of last year to guarantee a bigger, better and bolder experience.

…Which leads us to the debut of LTB 2014.

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Did your parking ticket disappear?

Picture this scene: You walk up to your car parked along a New York City street and there – tucked neatly under the windshield wiper arm – sits a fresh parking ticket, compliments of New York’s Finest.

There are now a few options for you to consider.

1. Just pay it immediately and view it as a gift to The Big Apple.

2. Stash the ticket in a drawer and hope it magically disappears.

3. Post it on eBay and ask a complete stranger to pay it for you.

You probably never thought of posting a parking ticket on eBay, right?

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