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Are You Startup Founder Material?
Dec09

Are You Startup Founder Material?

Just like how a toddler displays certain skill sets fit for a particular line of work while he’s playing in his playpen or sandbox, people often display startup founder material even in the little things they do. How about you? Are you startup founder material? So you think out of the box – or maybe you…

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6 Things To Consider Before Joining A Startup Incubator
Feb19

6 Things To Consider Before Joining A Startup Incubator

Startup incubators are popping up like meerkats in all of the major (and a bunch of minor) cities across the world. Here at KillerStartups, we’ve profiled companies that have incubated in Canada, Germany, Chile, New York, California, to name just a few. But what can you and your company really get out of an…

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Brian Lee Initially Turned Down Jessica Alba, Then Raised $27 Million For The Honest Company

Jessica Alba (yeah, that Jessica Alba), Christopher Gavigan and Brian Lee teamed up last year to address the fact that mainstream baby products can be full of nasty chemicals and there are a lot of parents who aren’t down with that. Up until recently their weren’t choices beyond cloth diapers for eco/chemical conscious parents but The Honest Company has come out with a whole line of products that can be delivered right to...

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Fostering The Entrepreneurial Spirit With Stu McGowan, Entrepreneur OG

My dad, Stu McGowan, is the OG of entrepreneurs. He started his own video production company when he was still in college, ran that for 25 years and then totally switched gears and went into rehabbing houses about 10 years ago. For my entire life I’ve watched my dad work his ass off all day and night, creating two really successful businesses and raising seven kids along the way.   Five out of those seven kids are now...

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Planting The Seed Of Entrepreneurial Spirit In Teenagers

Convincing a teenager to be an entrepreneur sounds like a difficult proposition but people like Mark Zuckerburg the founder of Facebook are inspiring teens to go after their dreams and not let age be a factor. The beauty of introducing a teenager to entrepreneurship is they don’t see limitations to the dreams they have and every idea is a possibility.   This might not be a realistic in the real world but it is dreams and...

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