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Leonard Bisk Discusses People Thought His Father Was Crazy For Becoming an Entrepreneur

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  • Date Added : 9/1/1996
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Leonard Bisk

  • Founder, Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • male
  • Caucasian
  • 1946 (Age: 75 years old)
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
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Biography

Leonard Bisk is an entrepreneur who has started six successful companies, sold three, and taken one public. He currently works as a strategic marketing and management consultant, and has advised businesses throughout Europe, the Far East, and North America.

Leonard Bisk is a graduate of Cornell University.

I'm sure all of his friends thought he was crazy, I think most entrepreneur's friends think their crazy when they start businesses, I mean that's probably a general rule of thumb unless they happen to have a lot of friends who are entrepreneurial. Most people don't have friends who are entrepreneur...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 36 Leonard Bisk Discusses His Early Professional Background
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 2 min. 0 sec.
Video 2 of 36 Leonard Bisk Discusses Challenges of Being In Business as Father and Son Business
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 0 min. 35 sec.
Video 3 of 36 Leonard Bisk Discusses Growth of Business
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 4 min. 5 sec.
Video 4 of 36 Leonard Bisk Discusses Failure of Two Later Startups
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 3 min. 10 sec.
Video 5 of 36 Leonard Bisk Discusses Business Opportunity With Solar Hot Water Heating Systems
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 2 min. 19 sec.
Video 6 of 36 Leonard Bisk Discusses Business Venture in Ultra Fine Precious Metal Powders
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 5 min. 44 sec.
Video 7 of 36 Leonard Bisk Shares Thoughts on Entrepreneurship
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 2 min. 58 sec.
Video 8 of 36 Leonard Bisk Shares Thoughts on Risk
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 1 min. 16 sec.
Video 9 of 36 Leonard Bisk Discusses People Thought His Father Was Crazy For Becoming an Entrepreneur
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 1 min. 2 sec.
Video 10 of 36 Leonard Bisk Discusses Importance of Family Support
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 1 min. 52 sec.
Video 11 of 36 Leonard Bisk Discusses Pros and Cons of Working with Family
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 5 min. 0 sec.
Video 12 of 36 Leonard Bisk Shares Thoughts on Collaboration
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 1 min. 38 sec.
Video 13 of 36 Leonard Bisk States His Startup Required a Business Plan Because They Needed Funding
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 2 min. 45 sec.
Video 14 of 36 Leonard Bisk Discusses Evolution of Incubators in Israel
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 4 min. 14 sec.
Video 15 of 36 Leonard Bisk Discusses Concept of an Incubator
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 0 min. 56 sec.
Video 16 of 36 Leonard Bisk States One Advantage of an Incubator Is Benefit of Pooling Entrepreneurs Together
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 1 min. 52 sec.
Video 17 of 36 Leonard Bisk States Business Incubators Can Support Businesses in Any Industry - Not Just Technology
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 2 min. 15 sec.
Video 18 of 36 Leonard Bisk Discusses Synergy and Competition Within an Incubator
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 1 min. 14 sec.
Video 19 of 36 Leonard Bisk Outlines Funding Sources For an Incubator
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 2 min. 47 sec.
Video 20 of 36 Leonard Bisk Shares Thoughts on Developing a Relationship with a Banker
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 3 min. 5 sec.
Video 21 of 36 Leonard Bisk Discusses Experience Working with Banks
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 1 min. 46 sec.
Video 22 of 36 Leonard Bisk States That Taking on Debt Enables You To Retain Independence
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 1 min. 7 sec.
Video 23 of 36 Leonard Bisk Shares Thoughts on Venture Capital
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 3 min. 15 sec.
Video 24 of 36 Leonard Bisk Shares Thoughts on Setting Up a Board
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 1 min. 42 sec.
Video 25 of 36 Leonard Bisk Shares Challenges In Dealing With Certain Employees
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 0 min. 52 sec.
Video 26 of 36 Leonard Bisk States There Are Still Ethical and Kind People in the Workplace
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 0 min. 33 sec.
Video 27 of 36 Leonard Bisk Shares Thoughts on Working With Suppliers
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 1 min. 48 sec.
Video 28 of 36 Leonard Bisk Shares Example Of Giving Up Business Due To Ethical Concerns
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 2 min. 42 sec.
Video 29 of 36 Leonard Bisk Shares Thoughts on Patents
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 1 min. 46 sec.
Video 30 of 36 Leonard Bisk States Maintaining a Positive Cash Flow is One of the Biggest Stressors
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 1 min. 45 sec.
Video 31 of 36 Leonard Bisk Shares Thoughts on Overcoming Stress
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 1 min. 17 sec.
Video 32 of 36 Leonard Bisk Shares Thoughts on Work-Life Balance
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 2 min. 10 sec.
Video 33 of 36 Leonard Bisk States One Can Gain A Lot From Negative Working Experiences
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 1 min. 50 sec.
Video 34 of 36 Leonard Bisk States Broad-based Education Is An Advantage
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 1 min. 39 sec.
Video 35 of 36 Leonard Bisk States Success Often Comes In Part to Luck and Timing
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 4 min. 52 sec.
Video 36 of 36 Leonard Bisk States Importance of Taking a Risk
  • Leonard Bisk - Interview - Entrepreneurial Ventures and Ultra Fine Technologies Ltd
  • 9/1/1996
  • Leonard Bisk
  • 1 min. 58 sec.

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