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Jessica Valenzuela

by Jill Foster on October 5, 2009

On Clients and Marketable Nuggets, an Entrepreneur Asks: What is Grok?

by Jill Foster on October 5, 2009

What is grok? A techi geek word, to grok is a coinage of science-fiction writer R.A. Heinlein, meaning to understand something thoroughly by having empathy with it. Urban Dictionary also defines it as “to drink” (I’m definitely not referring to that meaning of grok in this post!). (Image Points of View by RickyDavid, Creative Commons) [...]

by Jill Foster on September 11, 2009

From a 'Lone Ranger Entrepreneur': a Story on Scalable Product, Great Teams, and Next Level Growth

by Jill Foster on September 11, 2009

Earlier on Women Grow Business, I shared my vision on why and how I started Mavin Digital, Inc. over a year ago. And with our growing client base and service offerings I’m taking the company to the next level. What does this mean? I’m creating an organization around Mavin Digital, while taking an offensive strategy [...]

by Jill Foster on June 24, 2009

From Advisory Boards to Equity Partners: the Plan to Grow My Business

by Jill Foster on June 24, 2009

Can I do this? When I first started Mavin Digital, Inc. in October 2007 (sounds like it has been ages ago!) the question I want answered was “can I do this?” Go solo while creating a virtual company that can serve as a source for interactive advertising agencies, startups and brands that are budget conscious. [...]

by Jill Foster on May 7, 2009

Set Your Business Apart: The Power of Brand Differentiation

by Jill Foster on May 7, 2009

Guest contributor Jessica Valenzuela is the founder and principal of MavinDigital, a 360 degree digital product and marketing company. She is closely associated with Springboard Enterprises and Astia, two exciting organizations that mentor, incubate, and invest in high-growth, women-led companies. Also collaborating regularly with Columbia Univeristy’s Women’s Entrepreneur Network, Jessica can be reached through her [...]