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Happy National Entrepreneurs' Day!

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 19, 2010

Back in May of 2010, Grasshopper founders David Hauser and Siamak Taghaddos, started a petition to the President to create a National Entrepreneurs’ Day.  They couldn’t figure out why the most entrepreneurial country in the world didn’t have a day dedicated to recognize and celebrate entrepreneurship.  Both David and Siamak truly believe that entrepreneurs can do anything, even stimulate a real economic turnaround.  Hopefully this accomplishment can be…

The Resurgence of Word of Mouth

by / ⠀Finding Customers Startup Advice / September 13, 2010

I’ve always found it interesting how certain cultural trends come and go in almost a cyclical pattern. For instance, something that was “cool” five years ago may not be anymore (sorry Myspace).  While something that was “in” during the 80’s and has already stopped being cool, is now once again the latest fashion (think skinny jeans, leggings, and neon colors). Our culture is always changing yet we continue…

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