Nellie Akalp is a serial entrepreneur, small business advocate, professional speaker and author. Through the various “Do-It-Yourself” and “Business-Startup” services she has founded since 1997, she has formed over 500,000 corporations and LLCs for small business owners.
Her last company was acquired by Intuit in 2005. Today, she and her husband, Phil, operate CorpNet.com where they help entrepreneurs start, grow and maintain their businesses. In 2015 CorpNet was recognized on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing privately held companies in America.
Nellie shares her expert tips with readers at Forbes, Entrepreneur and Mashable and others. She was named a Top 100 Small Business Influencer the last four years by Small Business Trends. Nellie has spoken at Small Biz Expo, New Media Expo and sat down with members of Girls in Tech, General Assembly and more to inspire and motivate others to make their business dreams a reality.