Founder Profiles

Rebecca Alvarez-Story Talks Ingredient Transparency with Intimacy Products

The intimate care and sexual wellness marketplace can be intimidating, especially due to a lack of transparency behind ingredients in common products. Rebecca Alvarez-Story and her team at…

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Signature Lacrosse Founder Dan Soviero on Youth Sports

Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports in the US. Despite its growing popularity at both the youth and professional level, the lacrosse equipment market still lacks a…

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Founder Profile: Jacob Hanchar of Digital Dream Labs

American STEM education is notoriously lacking. In a leading international education¬†study, the United States was ranked 38th out of 71 countries in math proficiency among 15 year olds. Over…

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Grapevine Founder Emily Rasmussen on Giving Circles

Philanthropy in the U.S. is growing. In 2019, Americans gave almost $450 billion in charitable donations, a 5% increase from the previous year according to the National Philanthropic Trust.…

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Legion Founder Ryan Bettencourt Talks Tech Investments

Equity crowdfunding has opened startup investing to millions of Americans. But there are still many deals and companies that are beyond the reach of the everyday investor -- whether because…

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LiteraSeed Founder Aziza Ismail on Protecting the Vulnerable

Misunderstandings between healthcare providers and patients can lead to serious complications -- including death. Issues like language barriers and cognitive disorders increase the likelihood for such miscommunication. These patients are…

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Bext360 Founder Dan Jones on Sustainable Supply Chains

Ethical sourcing is a growing concern in supply chain management. More and more consumers want to know that the products they buy were made with materials that are obtained in…

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Industry News and Analysis

The Blizzard on Wall Street – News Roundup…

Yeah,¬† I know, Apple debuted new tech this week. But…

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Investing in Real Estate – The Basics

Introduction This is the second article in a 4-part series…

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A New Theranos Chapter Opens – News Roundup

From a nasty spat between luxury good brands to the…

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Common Mistakes in Early-Stage Investing – Part 4

Note: this is the last of four articles on best…

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