Zein Ahmed selected as a finalist for the Make Mine a Million dollar business competition!

Zein Ahmed, Managing Partner of Guru, has been selected as a finalist in the Make Mine a Million $ Business® Competition, joining a group of other highly motivated women entrepreneurs from across the country. Zein is a member of Count Me In, a featured partner in the American Express OPEN Women’s Business Summit where the Make Mine a Million $ Business Competition will be held, Wednesday, February 17 and Thursday, February 18, 2010.
"Just participating in this competition and working through the application process has been an amazing experience.  I am grateful for the love and support of the Guru community and for those involved who make Guru all that it is.  I am inspired by the Count Me In network and this opportunity to grow our business." - Zein Ahmed, Guru

About Count Me In


Count Me In's mission is to promote economic independence and the growth of women owned businesses. Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence is the leading national not-for-profit provider of resources, business education and community support for women entrepreneurs seeking to grow micro businesses to million dollar enterprises. Through Count Me In, Nell Merlino, Founder, President and CEO of Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence, is now inspiring women entrepreneurs to dream big and achieve even more. She is leading a global movement to empower women entrepreneurs to grow their businesses to a million dollars and beyond by providing tools, resources, and a supportive community of their peers.  Count Me In’s Make Mine a Million $ Business program reaches women entrepreneurs in communities around the country through events and on-line community. This movement will not only add millions of jobs and billions of dollars of economic activity, but take women to new levels of independence, empowering them to act as economic leaders. Follow Nell Merlino's blog on Readers Digest

About the M3 Competition


The Make Mine a Million $ Business RACE (M3 RACE) is a year-long business growth marathon to inspire women entrepreneurs ...to hit their revenue goals and receive a personalized business assessment and revenue tracking tools; quick and easy networking; sales, marketing and promotional opportunities; and the chance to win a Grand Prize of $100,000 cash for their business.

About the American Express OPEN Women's Business Summit

"Through the New Rules Summit, women entrepreneurs can learn what it's going to take to thrive in the new economy by receiving real advice, business coaching and networking opportunities.-Michelle Thompson-Dolberry, Director, Women's Advocacy, American Express OPEN
Wednesday, February 17 – Thursday, February 18, 2010, JW Marriott,  Houston Texax Register Today ----- Thank you to the Guru community for supporting us, visiting us at our market locations, encouraging your friends to shop with us, hosting private trunk shows and of course sharing your experiences with us and our products.  Please feel free to leave a comment or email us with your wishes, guidance or advice for Zein...we would love to hear from you!  services@guru-nyc.com Guru is available this weekend at the Brooklyn Flea at One Hanson and at the Young Designers Market in Soho.


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