You know that age-old adage about not dipping your pen in the company ink? Let’s forget about the crude imagery that saying implies and focus on the real question: are office romances always off limits? Specifically, is your cofounder’s love worth risking your company’s future?
The world is full of fearless innovators. Meet the Rising Stars making a difference in their communities and industries. Who is Kyle Lintner? Kyle Lintner is the cofounder, Principal, and Director of Markets at K-Ratio. He has also been a member of the Chicago Board
If you’re a startup founder, you may want to read about those who have done what you aspire to do. Through their errors and achievements, you can prevent making the same decisions they have or dedicate time to doing what brought these entrepreneurs success. 1.
When it comes to sales, objections are inevitable. Every person you speak with will have questions or reservations about the product or service you offer. If they didn’t, they would have already bought from you! Objections shouldn’t stop you in your tracks. Objections are an
Let’s assume for the moment that you are seeking some sort of traditional venture capital investment. It can be quite intimidating if this is your first time in front of a professional investor. To help you prepare for the experience, Evolution Accelerator compiled a list
The quagmire of nearly every entrepreneur is how much of their business to share with not only employees, but also with consultants or out-sourcing companies. The reality is the patent will not go unchallenged indefinitely. The balance between guarding the secrets well and not stifling growth
2019 was a huge year for our GREY Cohort. These Rising Stars and Mavericks have each faced adversity in their own ways and have leapt over hurdles to become the founders, CEOs, and executives of their own enterprises. By their own accord, they have taken
The world is full of fearless innovators. Meet the Rising Stars making a difference in their communities and industries. Who is Jared McKenzie? Jared McKenzie is the CEO and founder of Headline Solar. At only 24 years-old, he has been working in the solar industry
When you think about the best Christmas movies to watch around the holidays, Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York always come to mind. For nearly 30 years, television repeats have made these two films a household tradition. But you’re probably wondering,
Innovation comes in many forms. Meet the creative minds inspiring others through art. Matt B is the definition of a hustler. Born in Oak Park and raised on the southside of Chicago, Matt has been passionate about music since a young age. He grew up
With the rising popularity of streaming services among teens, it seems the days of traditional television commercials may be ending. Thankfully, for marketers, the omnipresence of social media still guarantees a way to reach younger demographics. TikTok is a new app that is dominating the
What is a maverick? Someone who breaks the rules, achieves success, and changes the world. Who is Lupe Rose? Lupe Rose is the president of She Beverage and CEO of the Women’s Football League Association. Having started her career in radio, she has worked as
Guy Laliberté, the billionaire behind the creation of Cirque du Soleil and PY1 pyramid, started his career as a street performer in his little town near Quebec in the mid-1980s. For almost three decades, the Cirque du Soleil traveled the world “hypnotizing” masses with its