Goggle Lunar X-prize has no winner

By |January 28th, 2018|

A decade ago, there was a great deal of buzz about the $20 million Google Lunar X-prize conceived to inspire primarily university students and contributors to design, build and land a commercial robotic probe on the Moon. Peter Diamandis, one of the founders of the X-Prize Foundation, hoped to follow up the successful award given […]

William P. Lear and the Learjet

By |December 3rd, 2017|

During the 20th century, William P. Lear was an innovator and market disrupter like Elon Musk today. Lear successfully engineered and marketed automotive radios, aircraft radio and guidance electronics and servo mechanisms, and the lowest cost small business jet which became known simply as the Lear Jet.

What drove Bill Lear to conceive, engineer and market […]

Bridging the Entrepreneurial Generation Gap with Chris Michael Harris

By |June 9th, 2017|

This past May I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Chris Michael Harris for a podcast for his online Entrepreneur Hour program. This came about because of a twitter exchange. Chris had tweeted about an upcoming podcast with the youngest entrepreneur he had ever interviewed. I tweeted something to the effect, “How about an […]