It’s Your Turn: Make a Difference with Your New Startup

By Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker Some companies have products and services that make large-scale, change-the-world contributions to society. Some are old – Ford, General Electric, AT&T, Xerox, IBM – and some are new - Intel, Microsoft, Apple, Google, Facebook. Some are among the 143 unicorns, privately owned companies valued at $1 billion or more, [...]

By | November 19th, 2015|

The Journey to Start Up: When Is the Right Time for You?

  Previously Published on LinkedIn By Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker When is the best time to start your own business? This is a burning question that I am receiving with increasing frequency from entrepreneurs of all ages. Some questioners are students that want to know if they should work for someone else or start [...]

By | November 17th, 2015|

How Technology Is Changing the Way We Buy & Sell Real Estate

By Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker Thanks to the Internet and a profusion of evolving technology, a gateway to information that was once set apart for service providers, is now open for the savvy consumer. From medical information to the latest update on incoming weather, fingertip access to a wide span of knowledge is commonplace. [...]

By | November 12th, 2015|

Funding Solutions for Women-Led Businesses

By Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker We never hear the term “male entrepreneur,” yet the distinction of “female entrepreneur” is often used when referring to entrepreneurs that happen to be women. Therein lies a clue that there is, indeed, dissimilarity in the perception of entrepreneurship by gender. While both women and men certainly face the [...]

By | November 10th, 2015|

How to Build Your Network & Strengthen Your Business

By Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker As the owner of a small business, you are responsible for the basic care and feeding of your business, but there’s another vital element at play. You need to reach out and increase your business network in order for your business to grow and develop. A recent Knowledge@Wharton article, [...]

By | November 3rd, 2015|