Larry LeSueur is used to former peers from the software world asking him, “What the heck are you doing?” It’s a reasonable question, considering the decidedly different turn he and his former Microsoft colleague Jose Lugo took in 2010 when they founded Redmond, Wash.-based WISErg, anxious to solve the growing problem of food waste in America.
"Most investors, they want to come onboard when you can show them that you make more money from your customers than it costs you to find them," says Gregg Brockway, co-founder of Chairish. "When your business gets to that point, it is super easy. You’re off to the races. The hard part is, how do you tell if you’re on to something before the numbers start rolling in?”
Oh to sleep perchance to … find a way to arrive after a redeye looking even somewhat alive and ready for your morning meeting. Trying though it may be for some of us to catch some shuteye during flights, sweet sleep doesn’t have to elude us forever. And, no, we’re not talking about popping an Ambien with a bourbon chaser. (Please, don’t do that. We don’t want to have to worry about you.) We called on some experts and constant travelers for some help.