The Shrimp Tank Podcast - The Best Entrepreneur Podcast In The Country
The Shrimp Tank Podcast - The Best Entrepreneur Podcast In The Country
Jeff Levy - Owner of The Entrepreneur's Source

Jeff Levy / The Entrepreneur’s Source

Jeff is a coach to individuals interested in exploring self-employment with an emphasis in franchising.   His experience includes participation in new technology companies, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, raising investment capital and coach to hundreds of startup ventures.  Jeff has coached over 700 individuals and approximately 200+ who have become franchisees. He co-authored the book “Making the Jump – Into Small Business Ownership.” He is a nominee for the “SBA 2016 Small Business Advocate,” award.


Chairman, Bellevue Business Roundtable

SBA Lending Conference, featured speaker on franchising

JPMorganChase Seminar Leader in Entrepreneurship and Franchising

Puget Sound Business Journal Business Development Speaker Publishing and Franchising

SBA/AARP/Seattle Public Library Entrepreneur Program Committee Member and Speaker

Speaker Workforce Conference, NCDA International Conference

Recent Panelist “Life After Microsoft.”

Bank of America: Private banking group on entrepreneurship

SCORE Technical seminar on evaluating a franchise

Speaker: The Women’s Business Center/Community Capital Development Bank

University of Washington: Speaker, MBA class and Entrepreneur University

North West Entrepreneur Network/Bellevue Community College: panelist and speaker

Speaker at: Workforce; SCORE; Lee Hecht Harrison, Right Management and Rotary.



Instructor, Seattle Central Community College

Fellow, Fordham Consortium on Business

Curriculum Development and Instructor at SCCC: The Entrepreneurial Toolkit  Bus 122

Seattle University Albers School: Advisory Board Member and founding Chairman of Education

Advisory Board City University Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Committees: Deans Five Year Strategic Planning Committee; Member Johnson Chair search committee for Academic leader; 17 Year Mentor Award Recognition Albers School at Seattle U.

Past President -The Executive Network of Seattle.



Co-Author: Making the Jump – Into Small Business Ownership



2014-15 Possibilities, Options and Dreams Award

2012 Winner Terry O Powell Award for Overall Coaching Excellence

2010 Winner “Outstanding Contributions” to FSBI Brands.

2009 Franchisee of the Year at the Entrepreneur’s Source

2006 Co-Top Performer out of 285 coaches.



WA State Self Employment Assistance Program (SEAP) qualified provider



Brad Berger / Cornerstone Financial Strategies

Dan Weedin /Toro Consulting

Jeff Levy / The Entrepreneur’s Source

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