Di Huang – Co-Founder and CEO of cloudcade

The moment you decide that you no longer need to learn, someone else will inevitably surpass you in your endeavors. Di Huang is a serial entrepreneur from San Francisco. He is currently the CEO and Co-Founder of cloudcade, a tablet-first mobile games developer aimed at creating fun, original and deeply engaging free-to-play games for a […]

Santiago Jaramillo – CEO of Bluebridge

Batching keeps me productive. The habit of arranging my schedule to tackle large tasks for long intervals like meetings, brainstorm time, design sessions keeps me focused. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Bluebridge is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company that allows organizations to easily design and maintain a mobile app with the support of a team of highly knowledgeable […]

Jason Jones – President of Vertical Motion

[quote style=”boxed”]Have a routine. Always have a checklist of stuff you’re going to do and follow through with it. It’s okay if you don’t finish everything on the list as long as you try to accomplish something. Having a checklist keeps you motivated and organized, helping you stay on top of things. It’s all about […]

Mark McDonald – Co-founder of Appster

[quote style=”boxed”]Constantly learn from people who have done what you want to do.[/quote] At the age of 19 Mark McDonald co-founded Appster, the world’s leading app development company with his business partner, Josiah Humphrey. Together the two launched the company in 2011 in Melbourne, Australia with just $3,000 and no outside funding; today the company’s […]

Asier Galdos – CEO and Co-founder of Greenius

[quote style=”boxed”]I walk the talk. Ideas have almost no value (everyone has good ideas!) so I try to build simple (but not simpler) solutions interactively, releasing early and often, and attacking only one problem at a time. This approach has some costs (perfection is not gained immediately) but it’s the only way I know to […]

Eric Graham and Kevin Loos – Founders of CrowdComfort

[quote style=”boxed”]We end every meeting with a hard ask. This can be anything from asking them to introduce us to another investor, setting up a second meeting, or a commitment to try our product. [/quote] Eric Graham is a clean energy entrepreneur who is committed to spreading energy efficiency and renewable energy systems. Eric has […]

Ivan Matkovic – CEO and Founder of Spendgo

[quote style=”boxed”]I would build my personal network earlier. A startup is not a DIY project.[/quote] Ivan founded Spendgo in 2010 following the advice from his college professor and now current Spendgo board member, John Durham. During the last four years, Ivan has taken Spendgo from a tiny warehouse with three developers to a national company. […]

Andrew Cohen – Founder and CEO of Brainscape

[quote style=”boxed”]Every single time you meet someone and get their business card, write them a follow-up email that same night. It doesn’t matter if you barely have a useful reason to connect with them. If you liked them, and you spoke for more than 5 minutes, then you can write them a short email offering […]

Nancy MacIntyre – Founder and CEO of Fingerprint

[quote style=”boxed”]My goal is to have five work tasks accomplished by 8 a.m. each day. [/quote] Nancy MacIntyre is the founder and CEO of Fingerprint, a mobile technology company that offers customized mobile networks for global brands – working with hundreds of developers to curate and create the best mobile learning and fun apps for […]

Corey Weiner – Founder of Jun Group

[quote style=”boxed”]Focus. I’m addicted to multitasking, but I’ve found that it simply doesn’t work very well, and it’s a character flaw I’ve had to work on. When I’ve focused exclusively on the task at hand, I’ve been much more productive and effective.[/quote] Corey Weiner helped found Jun Group while he was in high school. The […]

Raj Patel – Founder of Explora

[quote style=”boxed”]Hard work. It’s a cliche but it seems to be the thing that gives you the best chance for success. [/quote] Raj Patel founded Explora, a smartphone rental service for travellers visiting the United States. He is a lifelong travel enthusiast, former lawyer, investment banker and die hard rugby fan. Recently launched, Explora delivers a […]