Clarence Bethea – Founder of Upsie

Clarence Bethea - Founder of Upsie

Defining a problem is the first step to bringing a new idea to life. I look for problems that may be getting overlooked, and then consider the solutions available. Clarence Bethea is a business entrepreneur, consumer advocate, community leader, coach, mentor and father. Over the years, Clarence has worked with businesses from startup to Fortune […]

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 […]

Charles Hibble – CEO of iDropped

Charles Hibble - CEO OF iDropped

Always ask questions. No matter what it is, even if on the surface it has no relevance to my life, part of me habitually wants to know how and why. These questions quickly transfer into what this information can do for me, or my team. Productivity is the offspring of the ideas created through questions. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]