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Leonard Bisk States Importance of Taking a Risk

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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 guess the one thing that I would say is that if they ever thought about going into business and they don't try, they will probably regret it the rest of their lives. Not taking the risk would be a terrible mistake and failing won't be the end of the world. Again, I look back on my father thinking ...(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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