Kendall E. Matthews – VP of AppointmentPlus

Kendall Matthews - VP of AppointmentPlus

If I were to start again, I would make different types of mistakes. At least this way, I know the mistakes I’ve made and the outcomes. Kendall Matthews is the vice president of global marketing at AppointmentPlus, a niche SaaS company. AppointmentPlus’ scheduling software serves more than 7,000 growing businesses. Last year alone, its software […]

Cody McGraw – Founder of SCOUT Military Discounts

Cody McGraw - Founder of SCOUT Military Discounts

I like stay organized. If someone saw how my email folders were organized they would probably be concerned. Cody McGraw is from Portland, Oregon. Raised in a family business, he got a lot of his entrepreneur skill sets by watching his parents operate their successful catering company. He graduated college from a private university near […]

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 […]