Paychex Founder Tom Golisano's Advice for Innovators

The founder of the $4 billion payroll processing company talks with us about challenging conventional wisdom, complimenting competitors, the pitfalls of sharing equity and what he looks for as an investor.

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Chuck Sacco

Sell More Faster

Swartzfarb is a product-market fit and a sales expert and his book's 182 pages provide startup founders with an easy-to-follow guide for building and scaling their sales organizations. Considering that many startups fail because they can’t grow revenues early enough, Swartzfarb’s sales framework focuses on what’s most important: who is your customer, what product do they really need, and why do they need it.

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Past e-Fest Winners Continue Innovating

Participating in e-Fest gave undergraduate innovators not only capital to nurture their businesses, but also connections, confidence and valuable experience. We caught up with seven teams in the summer of 2020.

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How does he do it? A great profile of Elon Musk

How does the edgy Elon Musk innovate through not one, but multiple companies? This profile in Vanity Fair is a great morning read.

Designers strive to make products work better for users of all abilities

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is now 30 years old. While ramps are everywhere, more work remains to be done. From McKinsey, an article on the design of physical products and accessibility and inclusion.

Family Businesses Resilient in Crisis

This article from the Kellogg School of Management has some insights into how family businesses are surviving coronavirus. A long-term horizon and limited debt are helping many weather better than expected.




Supported by the Richard M Schulze Family Foundation

Supported by the Richard M Schulze Family Foundation