Category: Startup Insider

A Rant Could Be Your Best Sales Pitch

I got an email from Eric Hauk, president of Bodacion Technologies in Barrington, Illinois. Before I relate his story, let me explain. Eric’s company makes “hack proof” web servers that do not have any of the usual security holes that Windows, Linux, and Unix machines have. We’d just done a fast start phone consultation, and the…

How Purple, Uber and Airbnb Are Disrupting and Redefining Old Industries

Join Entrepreneur and today’s most influential business innovators in Denver, May 4. Register Now » When you look at traditional industries in the U.S., it’s clear that many are outdated and boring. However, customers continue to do business with the companies within these industries, because there are no practical alternatives. But when a new company that’s…

Is Franchising a Fit for You?

If you’re thinking about getting in on the franchise game, you may believe that your biggest question would be whether to open a donut shop or a car wash. But according to Joel Libava, franchise expert and advisor, the real question is whether you should buy a franchise at all. While franchises are growing in…