Partnerships and Things Gone Wrong

First off, I would like to express my uncontainable gratitude for the Parkway Spark! Business Incubator Program. I have already learned so much, been challenged, felt uncomfortable, networked, founded a business, had business meetings, created marketing research surveys, and much more. So grateful. Now for challenge number one of my business: our name. Joe, my business partner, and I were suggested a name that we loved and thought … Continue reading Partnerships and Things Gone Wrong

An Inspiring Dynamic

Last week, Spark! visited Diode Dynamics in Earth City. This company was not like many others we had visited or talked to in the past. The business was founded when the owner, Paul McCain, was in high school and worked with cars. He realized that most of car LEDs available online were very expensive, shipped from China, or shipped from companies with horrible customer service. This … Continue reading An Inspiring Dynamic

The Horse is the Company

My family loves horse races; we even take trips to go watch them. Just as in the sport of track and field, there are different types of horse races. There are “sprint” events like the Kentucky Derby, and there are “hurdle” events, such as the Steeplechase. Our favorite race is the Iroquois Steeplechase held each spring in Nashville, Tennessee. It’s always a fun and eventful day, … Continue reading The Horse is the Company