Mathew Heggem – CEO of SUM Innovation

Mathew Heggem - CEO of SUM Innovation

I recommend that overachievers occasionally break up with their to-do lists. It’s OK to say, “It’s over.” Let yourself go through these mini rebirths. Change is a part of life. Stop holding on to the things that don’t help you achieve your goals, and recognize that yesterday’s goals might not be relevant today. Prior to […]

Erik Chan – Founder of Angelbacker

Erik Chan - Founder of Angelbacker

Stay persistent, optimistic, and don’t make the same mistakes again. Every entrepreneur needs to stay persistent and optimistic to stay being an entrepreneur. Want-to-be-entrepreneurs make excuses for themselves. A serial entrepreneur and technologist, Erik Chan previously co-founded social and online game companies 28wins and Bottomless Pit Games, and payments company MicroPay Technology. Prior to Erik’s […]

Benjy Feinberg – Co-founder and CEO of Behalf

Benjy Feinberg - Co-founder and CEO of Behalf

I like to think about technology as fueling today’s move toward disintermediation — removing the middleman from the supply chain process. As new technologies develop, the masses can access more information directly. Ultimately, this trend makes life cheaper and more convenient for individuals and for businesses. Benjy Feinberg, co-founder and CEO of Behalf, grew up […]

Reza Jahangiri – Founder and CEO of American Advisors Group

To ensure I’m productive, I am a bit obsessive about writing down major priorities for the next day. Reza Jahangiri is the founder and CEO of American Advisors Group (AAG), serving as CEO since July 2005. AAG is a leader in reverse mortgage lending, with a singular mission of providing reverse mortgage loans to benefit […]

Mack Dudayev – Founder of InsureChance

[quote style=”boxed”]Read a lot and then read some more. I try to read everything about my industry, marketing, technology, business and when I have time I love reading business biographies.[/quote] Mack Dudayev is the founder of InsureChance, an online life insurance marketplace located in Boca Raton, Florida. It is one of a kind online life […]

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. […]