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Amy Zhao

Amy Zhao

Recent Posts

10 Chicago Startup Awards to Raise Your Startup’s Profile in 2021

The year is quickly coming to an end, which means it’s time to solidify your marketing strategy for 2021. If that strategy doesn’t already include applying for awards, it should!

Faced with an Impossible Task? Here's How to Get It Done

I was born in Wuhan, China. My parents and I immigrated to the US when I was five. We are now US citizens, but the majority of our family still lives in Wuhan.

As a result, my dad often takes months-long trips back to visit. During the end of his...

What Makes a Good Award Nomination: Advice from a Judge

Award wins can be a powerful way to grow your company. Aside from bragging rights, there are many practical advantages to winning awards, including building credibility and brand awareness, attracting potential hires, and grabbing the attention...

Why I Left Big Companies to Work with Startups

Before coming to Propllr, I worked at two Fortune 200 companies. They both had very different cultures, but the things that made them similar are why I decided I needed a change of pace: my job descriptions were laid out like a manual and I...