Are You a Unicorn?

By Frances McLaughlin Let’s talk about unicorns. Not the mythical creature, of course, but something just as special – a privately held technology company that has a valuation of $1 billion or more. A company that Aileen Lee, founder of Cowboy Ventures and the term itself, describes as the “winner of all winners”. Examples of [...]

By | July 23rd, 2015|

Wake Up Corporate America! Innovate Like a Startup!

Previously Published on LinkedIn By Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker Corporations that continue to flex the same muscles and refuse to depart from old ways are likely to find themselves no longer able to keep up with the flow of fresh ideas and innovation that fuel future growth. A recent study by KPMG revealed that [...]

By | July 21st, 2015|

Richard Branson’s Productivity Secret

Previously published on LinkedIn By Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker Entrepreneurs know that a business idea is only as good as the ability to execute it, and top-notch entrepreneurs like Sir Richard Branson have found the way to supercharge their efforts. How do they do it? They carve out time to exercise and stay fit, [...]

By | July 14th, 2015|

The Right Technology Can Jump-Start Entrepreneurial Success

By Ed McLaughlin with Wyn Lydecker Nowadays, it seems that tech startups are the only ones getting media attention. But many entrepreneurs are launching non-tech startups, just as I did. When you are developing a non-tech startup, intelligent use of technology can create a distinct competitive advantage, tighten your relationship with customers, improve access to [...]

By | July 7th, 2015|