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BizOntheRise.org: New Web Site Features Diverse Entrepreneurs with Innovative Business Solutions

Posted by Hopeton on August 12, 2009

Even in these days of economic uncertainty, the eternal optimism and unflagging energy of creative entrepreneurs insures that they will continue to develop innovative products and services that solve our problems, meet our needs, and fulfill our dreams.  BizOntheRise.org is a new web site that will feature stories about business and social entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds that have developed innovative solutions to the challenges of today.

Alvin Brown

Alvin Brown

The first entrepreneur featured on BizOntheRise is Alvin Brown, president of Ladder Jumpers. Brown has developed a free service to help family and friends communicate during a natural or man-made disaster, WeAreSafeandSound.com.  During a time when the Gulf coast of Texas and Louisiana seem to have a major hurricane hit nearly every year, Brown’s commitment is worthy of notice.

Here is an excerpt from the article on Alvin Brown:

Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Rita, Hurricane Ike.  If you, family, or friends were in the middle of one of these forces of nature you likely wanted a reliable way to contact family and friends to make sure everyone was okay.  Now an enterprising young man has developed a service to insure you can communicate with them during a natural or man-made disaster, WeAreSafeAndSound.com…To read the entire article on Alvin Brown and listen to a short interview click here.

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