Startup Stories: Couple starts a new business and finds ways to attract customers in large numbers after a few slow months.
Jera and Brad Deal of Peoria, Illinois really put the “accident” in “accidental entrepreneurs.” After successful careers in business — he in management and she in marketing — it’s not surprising that Jera and Brad would eventually go into business for themselves. But how they did it is one of those amazing “only in America” stories with a side of good-old fashioned hard work and perseverance.
How to Grow via Acquisitions
If you own a small business that you want to grow more aggressively go check out this cool site on growth strategies involving the acquisition of your suppliers, competitors, customers, and anyone else who happens to be in view. Continue reading
Bill Gross of IdeaLab enthralled the audience at last week’s TechZulu’s Spotlight LA Tech Winter Edition which was held at CalTech with a presentation on some of key lessons he’s learned from starting over 100 companies. Here are some of the highlights. Continue reading