How To Turn Creative Ideas Into Revenue

[quote style=”boxed”]”…we keep our overhead as low as possible. Call it bootstrapping or call it Lean – we call it ‘keep it in the bank.’” – Shannon Hughes, Spur Studio[/quote] Okay, you’ve got your great idea. You’re taking action. The ball is rolling. Your bank account is dwindling. You need to keep yourself fed, clothed, and […]

Jamie Wong – Co-founder of Vayable

[quote style=”boxed”]Ask questions. Ask your customers. Ask your team. Ask your friends. Ask yourself. Never stop asking questions.[/quote] Jamie Wong is the co-founder of Vayable, a community marketplace where you can discover and book tours, activities, and unique experiences anywhere in the world. Before co-founding Vayable, she was a creative and strategy consultant for several […]

Ang Pheng Huat – Co-founder of Boxyroom

[quote style=”boxed”]Ideas come to be at the most unexpected time in the wildest places. When an idea hits me, I will whip out my smartphone and take a short note of the idea so I won’t forget.[/quote] Ang Pheng Huat is the co-founder of Boxyroom, an online peer-to-peer marketplace to help expatriates and students, who […]

Steve Silberberg – Owner and Founder of Fatpacking

[quote style=”boxed”]I would have started 15 years earlier. Well, I didn’t have the idea 15 years earlier, but I did have it 3 years earlier so I should have run with it then.[/quote] Steve Silberberg is the owner and founder of Fatpacking, weight loss backpacking adventure vacations. He graduated from M.I.T. in 1984 with both […]

Brendon Schenecker – CEO of Travel Vegas

[quote style=”boxed”]Find a competitor and do it better. Everyone is looking for the next big idea, which is great. I think many people lose focus. I always hear “That’s been done before.” Make it better. Take something you’re good at or passionate about, and work harder than anyone else at it. It sounds simple, but […]

Matt Dimmer – Founder and CEO of The Extra Mile

[quote style=”boxed”]Persistence. What we are trying to do has its own unique set of challenges, so it’s all about not letting up until we make progress. I’ve always been passionate about ideas and getting them made regardless of the hurdles. This one is no different. If anything, the more challenges I face, the harder I […]