Bob Unnold has led several startups, including two in Stamford: Axxun, which created a platform for software developers to compress the amount of time needed to delivery applications; and I3 Mobile, which created a subscription-based service delivering news to mobile phones. I3 Mobile held an $82 million initial public offering of stock in 2000.
His newest endeavor is Atendit which sells wireless tags that, when linked to an accompanying Apple IOS app, allow users to get reminders on specific things at set times and days when walking by a sensor. Memory scientists have a name — the event horizon model — for the tendency of people forgetting things as they move through the house and out the door. The starter package is selling on Amazon for $30 and an Android version is in the works.
Bob Unnold has over the decades developed the pitch perfect acumen of an entrepreneur.
“In colleges today, there are majors in entrepreneurship. I don’t really personally believe that you can teach entrepreneurship. It’s something that’s in a person. It’s an aggressive approach in a person and you don’t know if you’re an entrepreneur until it’s Wednesday, and you’ve got a $30,000 payroll on Friday with no money in the bank; then you have to figure out how to actually get that money and how to do it- otherwise you’re going to have a lot of unhappy employees.”
Guest: Bob Unnold
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Host: Patrick A. Howell
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Getting Deals Done is a show about doing business, changing power, changing systems and making the world a better place one deal at a time. Host, veteran banker and entrepreneur Patrick A. Howell, speaks with leading and successful innovators, mavericks and captains of industry about making big things happen in the world.