This 91-Year-Old Insurance Giant Stays Young With Smart Acquisitions and Ambitious Investments

  Financial services companies are interesting. At scale, success or failure depends on how willing you are to push the boundaries. That can be through technology or hiring better people or building a culture –– or all three.   American Family Insurance does that. It’s one of the coolest insurance companies. That sounds weird, I…

Future Tech: Sell Your Products Using 3D and 360-Degree Photos

  I’ve been thinking about content creation for as long as I can remember.   I spent most of my childhood walking around manufacturing plants with my dad. Even then, I couldn’t believe they weren’t capitalizing on the coolness factor of the machines. Everyone has this misconception of manufacturing as a murky, dirty, undesirable environment.…

Easy Estate Planning For a Generation Who Neither Thinks About it or Can Afford It

  Our listeners can get $10 off at Trust & Will by entering TECHNORI at checkout.   Before his wedding, Trust & Will co-founder Cody Barbo sat down for an “adulting conversation” with his then-fiancee. Setting up joint checking and life insurance was fairly straightforward. But he quickly noticed there was something missing.   “Being…

Technori and Founder Institute: A Free Spot in the Startup Launch Program

APPLY BY APRIL 14TH!!   In the decade since the Founder Institute was established, it’s grown into the world’s premier pre-seed startup accelerator with over 3,500 companies launched across the globe, with program graduates having raised over $800 million. Co-Directors Jason Randolph and Jason Jacobsohn have played no small part, having built the Chicago branch…

From Parents’ Kitchens to Sold Out Across Chicago – The Story of Quevos’ Healthy Egg White Chips

[Invest NOW on Kickstarter!]   Nick Hamburger is a good egg. At just 21, he’s whip smart ready to scale his healthy-snack startup into the next big food brand.   Quevos is a snack chip made from egg whites. “It’s a combination of the words quick and huevo,” Nick says. “Spanglish for ‘quick huevos.’ Eggs…