Christine Haskell



Christine is a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft with several years experience in the .com industry.

She recently started social venture labs, an idea incubator for those leading small mission-driven businesses or organizations looking to create relationships, share ideas and get feedback on common business practices. She is new to StartupNation, and looking to profile mission driven companies and discusses related themes.

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From an article in Entrepreneur…neat reminder on “knowing your audience” and focusing well.

 

It’s called The Trunk Club. It’s a great example of how market, identity, and focus come together to build new businesses that combine new ideas with old-fashioned serving the customer. It’s also a personal favorite because it’s the brainchild of one of my former students.

Three years ago Joanna Van Vleck was a student at the University of Oregon who wanted to build her own personal shopping business. Now she and partner Brie Chapman have built a successful business in Bend, Oregon and are looking to expand nationally.

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