Recently, Goodwin’s Chairman David Hashmall, Managing Partner Rob Insolia and Chief Operating Officer Michael Caplan discussed how a firm’s culture can empower leadership at every level. Whether you are in a management position or mentoring someone for the first time, understanding your organization and being a steward of your firm’s culture is key to a successful future.
Instead of clinging to what is safe and familiar, and falling back on routines and tradition, rebels defy the status quo. They are masters of innovation and reinvention, and they have a lot to teach us. Last month, Women@Goodwin hosted Dr. Francesca Gino from Harvard Business School to share insights from her new book Rebel Talent.
Taking the leap into the world of entrepreneurship? The first step is to familiarize yourself with common startup terminology and industry lingo so you can enter your business meetings with confidence.
2018 has shaped to be up to be a busy year for de novo bank charters, with signs suggesting that we will continue to see strong interest in bank formation.
Launched by a group of MIT engineering students, Spyce was created to be the world’s first fully automated restaurant, serving meals with fresh ingredients in under five minutes. To turn their food technology invention into a real money maker, they needed investors to finance their dream. But how did they attract these investors? How did they secure funding? And ultimately how did Spyce receive a $2.57 million investment from venture capital firms?
Although there is still significant uncertainty regarding any possible withdrawal agreement from the European Union in relation to financial services, the publication of the government’s draft financial services withdrawal Regulations is a sensible time to revisit where we are.
While we know, there is no set formula for becoming a successful entrepreneur, there are certain skills that can help you along your journey.
The cannabis industry is expanding rapidly worldwide, and is being pioneered by forward-thinking groups of entrepreneurs and activists. In North America alone, the industry is expected to grow from $9.2 billion in sales in 2017 to over $47 billion within ten years.
The rise of PropTech along with advances in technology is creating a new wave of real estate startups that are disrupting the industry. Goodwin has recently launched a PropTech practice, which brings together the firm’s expertise in real estate and technology to address clients’ needs in this growing hybrid sector.
As a new entrepreneur, it’s important to learn from others’ mistakes and successes when building the fundamentals of your own business. For your startup to make it in a world of nonstop change, you must constantly update your knowledge base by reading.