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“Extraordinary Story” podcast – Eastview Christian Church

Follow the links below to listen to parts 1-4 of a weekly podcast series done by Eastview Christian Church, featuring internrocket founder, Mike Somers. In this episode, Mike shares his story, how he became a Christian, and how he has upheld his beliefs while becoming an entrepreneur and founding his own business. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mike-somers-pt1/id1151194036?i=1000378679027&mt=2 https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mike-somers-pt2/id1151194036?i=1000378949641&mt=2 https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mike-somers-pt3/id1151194036?i=1000379190409&mt=2… Continue Reading

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Bloomington Normal Angel Investor Network 2017 Sponsors

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Catalyst Construction, Inc. receives 2016 Emerging Business of the Year Award ($10 million category) from Emerging Business Services

Emerging Business Services is excited to announce Catalyst Construction, Inc. as the 2016 Emerging Business of the Year ($10 million plus category) in Bloomington-Normal! Founded in 2011 by Andy Kaufmann and Mike Carithers, Catalyst has been serving the greater Central Illinois area with their high-quality construction services firm for over five years. Andy has 12… Continue Reading

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ZDI receives 2016 Emerging Business of the Year Award ($20 million category) from Emerging Business Services

Emerging Business Services is excited to announce Zeller Digital Innovations as the 2016 Emerging Business of the Year ($20 million plus category) in Bloomington-Normal! ZDI is a company specializing in integrated technology systems for businesses and companies of all types and sizes. ZDI identifies the right technologies for each company’s needs, and then integrates them for a seamless,… Continue Reading

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Join EBS for “Financial Focus: Friday at 5” this week at Slingshot Cowork in Uptown Normal!

Starting this Friday, August 26th, at 5 PM Emerging Business Services will be hosting a monthly event on the last Friday of each month at the Slingshot Cowork Space in Uptown Normal called “Financial Focus: Friday at 5”. Each monthly event will focus on a separate topic relative to capitalizing and financing start up and emerging companies…. Continue Reading

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Coffee Hound receives 2016 Emerging Business of the Year Award ($1 million category) from Emerging Business Services

Emerging Business Services is excited to announce The Coffee Hound, owned and operated by Steve and April Fritzen, as the 2016 Emerging Business of the Year ($1 million plus category) in Bloomington-Normal! Central Illinois’ premier purveyor of fresh roasted coffee, The Coffee Hound is dedicated to providing customers with a unique atmosphere where they can… Continue Reading

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The Link between the Intangible and the Tangible

Emerging Business Services has demonstrated a history of success assisting clients not only with the tangibles of business (financial capital and financial services) but with the intangibles as well. Intangibles are the dynamics surrounding capital and the movement of value. They are things like trust, character, protection, relationship dynamics (internal and external), antecedent goodwill and accretion of real… Continue Reading

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Startup Services

Emerging Business Services believes entrepreneurs with startup businesses in Central Illinois deserve a chance to have their endeavors funded and to have full access to high-level professional services during the critical beginning stages. Emerging Business Services frequently provides services to businesses pro bono (free) during this pivotal time. The foundation for this approach comes from Christ “It… Continue Reading

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Trust in Business

Trust is a fundamental aspect of every human relationship, community and business. Emerging Business Services understands the role of trust in these areas and that it is trust which facilitates the flow of value. If the trust pool is shallow, it is difficult to create anything of value. Likewise, if the channel of trust is narrow,… Continue Reading

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Protection in Business

The concept of protection is very important in business, yet frequently misunderstood. Many business leaders fail to make the connection between protection and the accretion of leadership privileges. In short, if leaders do not put themselves at risk when needed to protect the individuals within their organizations, leadership privileges will never accrete to the leaders. Great… Continue Reading

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