Nellie Akalp is an entrepreneur, business expert, professional speaker, published author and mother to four amazing kids. Nellie has dedicated her entrepreneurial career to helping other entrepreneurs and business professionals succeed at business ownership. As CEO and Founder of CorpNet.com, she has helped more than half a million small businesses and licensed professionals get off the ground. Nellie is highly active on all prominent social media platforms engaging with small business owners and entrepreneurs, Accountants, CPA’s and other licensed business professionals daily sharing helpful tips, advice and guiding them to success. Akalp is internationally recognized as one of the most prominent experts on small business legal matters, contributing regularly to media outlets such as Accounting Today, Insightful Accountant, Small Business Trends, Entrepreneur, Forbes, Mashable, and The Huffington Post. Each month, her regular columns and small business advice reach more than eight million people. A passionate entrepreneur, Akalp is committed to helping others take the reigns and dive into small business ownership. Through her public speaking, media appearances, and frequent blogging, she has developed a strong following within the small business community and has been coined as a Small Business Influencer Champion for multiple years and was named women entrepreneur of the year by NAWBO.