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Foundations Give Entrepreneurs a Channel for Doing Good

Like Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, many successful entrepreneurs think about their legacy to the world. Family foundations give them a way to use their wealth Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

We Talk with Wes Schroll, CEO of Fetch Rewards, Softbank's latest Unicorn

On April 1, Madison, Wisconsin-based company Fetch Rewards became a unicorn, with a  $210 million  investment round lead by SoftBank VisionFund 2. EIX Editor in Chief Jon Eckhardt Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Jon Eckhardt

Learn from Leaders #5: Growing the Business

  This is the final video in our exclusive series called "Learn from Leaders," featuring advice for early-stage entrepreneurs and innovators from founders and CEOs of groundbreaking Read More...

Category: Interviews

Authors: Daniel Forbes and Jon Eckhardt

Family Firms Can Optimize Women's Strengths

Family businesses are far ahead of non-family businesses in letting women help shape important decisions, but both the family firms and the women themselves must make some changes in order to Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

Learn from Leaders #4: Building a Team

  This is the fourth video in our exclusive series called "Learn from Leaders," featuring advice for early-stage entrepreneurs and innovators from founders and CEOs of groundbreaking Read More...

Category: Interviews

Authors: Daniel Forbes and Jon Eckhardt

Learn From Leaders #3: Advisors and Mentors

  This is the third video in our exclusive series called "Learn from Leaders," featuring advice for early-stage entrepreneurs and innovators from founders and CEOs of groundbreaking Read More...

Category: Interviews

Authors: Jon Eckhardt and Daniel Forbes

Learn from Leaders #2: Getting the Financing Your Venture Needs to Survive

  This is the second video in our exclusive series called "Learn from Leaders," featuring advice for early-stage entrepreneurs and innovators from founders and CEOs of groundbreaking Read More...

Category: Interviews

Authors: Jon Eckhardt and Daniel Forbes

Learn From Leaders: Developing an Idea

  Over the past several years EIX editors have interviewed famous and noteworthy founders and CEOs of groundbreaking companies, and published the videos of those discussions on our site. We Read More...

Category: Interviews

Authors: Jon Eckhardt and Daniel Forbes

Startup Helps Military Spouses be Successful Entrepreneurs

  Military families often must move every three years, making it nearly impossible for spouses to sustain a career that requires working for someone else. Many smart and talented spouses are Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

How 1,100 Family Firms Grappled with Covid-19

For family firms, the Covid 19 experience has been compared to being battlefield doctors: they are surrounded by trauma and uncertainty, and forced to make decisions without any precedent to guide Read More...

Category: Interviews

Authors: Mat Hughes and Torsten Pieper