Interviewed on Forbes: growing IoT product SkyBell from Zero to Millions

"Andrew is now one of the top entrepreneurs to follow in Internet of Things, crowdfunding and revenue growth. - Forbes" Huge! My interview on Forbes is now live!  Learn how we grew SkyBell from an Indiegogo campaign to millions in revenue. As a co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer of SkyBell, it's been amazing to direct our revenue growth, starting with our $600,000 Indiegogo campaign. We've … Read More

No Hurry, No Rest: A Powerful New Mantra

This is my new mantra. Want to know why? I've spent the last three weeks recovering from some serious burnout. During that time, I haven't been working as much. I've been resting a concussion I suffered from fainting after a light workout. Before that, stress and anxiety have taken their tool while I "hustle" - without meditating and prioritizing my health along the way. Unbridled Hustle and … Read More

Failure keeps us humble

Failure is an extremely powerful tool in our journey as entrepreneurs. We have a tendency to think of failure as some big cataclysmic event and the climax of some effort. It's like falling off a cliff. We fear it and we avoid it. You'll enjoy major shifts in your mindset when you start to accept failure by embracing it and the opportunities it provides. Noobpreneur published an article providin … Read More

“One of the top entrepreneurs in IoT” – Entrepreneur.com

Entrepreneur.com published a powerful article called "6 Business Development Tips to Land Multi-Million Dollar Deals". It highlights the best practices for closing multi-million dollar business development deals. The article referenced my success in closing huge deals with Fortune 75 companies as SkyBell's CRO - and it quoted my advice as well. But the most exciting part was being called "one of t … Read More

I’m now a HAX hardware mentor!

One of the most enjoyable perks of my rise with SkyBell and my role as a co-founder is the opportunity to give back to aspiring entrepreneurs. I jump at any chance to share my experiences and insight. It's why I take the time to contribute articles to Inc.com, Entprepreneur.com, Forbes and Huffington Post.  It's the reason why I'm thrilled to be named as a mentor for the Hax Hardware Accelerator i … Read More

My interview with Nest!

Nest interviewed me to discuss how our products are working together and how it helps us accomplish our mission to make safer homes and neighborhoods.  As a co-founder of SkyBell, I'm responsible for our partnerships and platform strategy, as well as our business development. It was fun to talk about this great partnership and realize how far we've come in just 2.5 years. <iframe width="560" … Read More

Talking Mental Health in a Startup World

We’re going to talk for a second about mental health. Don’t hit the back button. It’s ok to read on. I promise. No one wants to talk about the big thing that we all share. Even just the voice inside the back of our minds is strong enough to play games with the reality we perceive - using fear and lack as fuel to sustain self-doubt and judgment. The great part is that you’re not alone. We all … Read More

Marketing and Branding Tips from Founders

Here are some great articles that highlight some best practices around branding, marketing and sales. They include specific advice from young and successful entrepreneurs that finding success in today's highly competitive landscape. 10 Things You Should Tell Your Designer Before Commissioning a Logo 12 Considerations to Make Before Changing Your Brand Image 11 Skills Your Next Marketing H … Read More