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Family-First Entrepreneurship: An Interview with Adii Pienaar

Family-First Entrepreneurship: An Interview with Adii Pienaar

This interview is part of our Entrepreneur Interview series. Adii Pienaar is the founder of Conversio, an all-in-one ecommerce marketing dashboard. Initially launched as Receiptful in 2014, a SaaS company offering ecommerce tools, they evolved from providing email receipt functionality to an all-in-one dashboard that runs your marketing so you have more time to run […]

Don’t Let the Hurdles Get in the Way: An Interview with Derek Waleko

This interview is part of our Entrepreneur Interview series. Derek Waleko is the co-founder and CEO of Up Sonder — the number one drone rental platform to provide, hire, and rent drones and related services online — along with his partners Isaac Nabors (COO) and Keith Smith (CTO). The platform has launched in San Francisco, Chicago and New […]

Let Your Passion Drive You, One Step at a Time: An Interview with Timothy Sykes

This interview is part of our Entrepreneur Interview series. Timothy Sykes — full-time stock trader and teacher — is in an industry centered around money, yet money sits on his back burner. For this entrepreneurial spirit and ruckus starter, it all comes down to passion, and letting that passion drive your business every step of […]

Untethered From Tradition: An Interview with Brian Solis

This interview is part of our Entrepreneur Interviews series. Brian Solis didn’t set out to be a technology analyst or a marketer. In fact, he started like many of us — on a collegiate path he was unsure of, dedicated to getting a 9-5 job with a steady paycheque. Finding himself influenced by the right […]

7 Entrepreneurs Name Their Biggest Inspirations

What inspires you to wake up and GSD every day? That’s the question we asked a few of the entrepreneurs who so graciously agreed to do an interview with us. Did they get the inspiration from within? From their parents? From other people in the industry? If you’re struggling to find your “ah-ha” moment, read on for […]

Don’t Talk About It, Be About It: An Interview with Brenton Hayden

This interview is part of our Entrepreneur Interview series. Creating a business is not just something that comes at the switch of a button. It takes hard work, some failure and a great team. Brenton Hayden of Renters Warehouse based in Minnesota got his business off of the ground at the tender age of 22 with a […]

Great Things Take Time: An Interview with Neil Patel

This interview is part of our Entrepreneur Interview series. Growing up modestly, Neil Patel thought that the best way to make a great life for himself was to earn as much money as possible. After years of entrepreneurial trial and error, Neil achieved some of his biggest goals and, along the way, realized that money isn’t everything. […]

Two Is Better Than One: An Interview with Shala Burroughs

This interview is part of our Entrepreneur Interview series. Isn’t it funny how life can change in a matter of minutes? One minute, Shala Burroughs was going for a casual walk with a new friend and the next, she was talking about starting a business. She and her co-founder, Kate Kendall, didn’t exactly expect to be going […]