What does it take to build ethical journalism using blockchain? Matthew Iles and the team at Civil set out to solve this complex problem to bring back ownership to the journalists creating the news. With the clutter of 'fake news' and 'news with bias' they also decided it was time to bring trust and transparency back to the newsroom. Their launch was filled with great victories and setbacks, but they have pushed forward to change the game in modern day news.
You've heard of crowdfunding to get a product or service off the ground. But what if you actually want to crowdfund VC or Angel Funding? Can you truly bring startup funding to the masses? Kendrick Nguyen is doing just that through his company Republic. Getting into the world of VC or Angel Funding as an investor can be hard to do. It's often limited to accredited investors who are millionaires and billionaires. That's changing through Republic.
Christine Ziebell took the risk of leaving a known career as an attorney to start something of her own. In her journey of entrepreneurship she went from being a lawyer at a law firm to starting her own law firm. This gave her a glimpse into the world of entrepreneurship. From there she decided to take the leap to become a tech founder and start Intraboom.
What does it take to build a business startup with a Bootstrap philosophy and succeed in launching your idea? Brother's Sam and Charles Ryan did just that while building their business Flocksy. What is bootstrapping your business?
Having an idea or dream is the start, but how do you execute on that dream or idea? Sean Johnson is an expert on helping entrepreneurs, startups, and organization build better products and experience for their customers.