Tag Archives: Entrepreneurs

Students: Charles Inim

Student artist strives for musical success as rapper, entrepreneur

Charles M-Inim

Charles M. Inim

By Andrew Osegi

Charles M. Inim considers himself a musician, an artist, a promoter, an MC and an entertainer. Also know as Charlie, CB or Prince Charles, Inim is a Texas State University student realizing his dream as a local, aspiring rapper with no intent of stopping. Continue reading

Spotlight: RampCorp

RampCorp launches women
toward entrepreneurship

By Mary Kincy

Sue Leininger was already the owner of an Austin-based management consulting business when she had the idea for a startup company whose solutions, she thought, would attract a major client in the trade association field.

A logo for the Texas State Office of Commercialization and Industry Relations.She was wrong — and a course that has evolved into what is now known as RampCorp, a program of Texas State’s Office of Commercialization and Industry Relations, helped her to see that.

“I realized by the time I finished the year that it wasn’t such a great idea and that I needed to kind of rethink,” Leininger recalls. Continue reading

Alumni: Jaime Valdivia

Business grad makes a splash
with Victoria aquarium business

Jaime Valdivia owns Blue Lagoon Aquariums in Victoria. (Photo: The Victoria Advocate)

As a young entrepreneur, Texas State University grad Jaime Valdivia says business is going along swimmingly.

Valdivia owns Blue Lagoon Aquariums, based in Victoria, Texas. The company, which he started on his own 10 years ago, services about 150 aquariums in local homes and offices. Continue reading