If you know the classic tale of Robin Hood, then you’re familiar with the concept of rob from the rich and give to the poor. Emerson Spartz gives Robin Hood a 21st century facelift. Instead of bows and arrows, his weapons are Wikipedia and user testing. Instead of plundering gold and jewels, he’s grabbing up…
Yup, this article is controversial. So before you begin reading, let me go through my preparation checklist…I wanted to start this article by noting a few points that prove my headline wrong.
The business world can seem huge and overwhelming when you own a small business. If you think it’s going to be impossible for you to make a bigger name for you and your business, fear not.
If you are the type of founder who thinks technology is everything and that great products sell themselves, read no further.
Writing this article as someone who has never owned a business (and never intends to), I approached the topic of delegation with curiosity after recently being traumatized by a seemlingly seasoned entrepreneur.
Everything else kicked off in its consistent fashion with a great keynote speech from David Kalt – Former CEO of OptionsExpress and Owner of Chicago Music Exchange
“A lot of useless people are making money off of people trying to build useful things”
Healthcare is teeming with start-up activity…it’s hard to look at how broken the system is and not see this as the opportunity of the century.
Probably the most common question I hear investors ask entrepreneurs is, “if this idea/product/service is so great, why won’t the big guys enter the market?”
I met David Kalt on the sailboat docks at Belmont Harbor in the Summer of 2001. I remember it because he mentioned he had recently started a company called OptionsXpress