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iQuantifi to Present at 2012 TN Governor’s Innovation Conference

Karen White Behind The Scenes 0 Comments

iQuantifi is one of only six invited to share our new software platform in the Venture Showcase of the Technology and Electronics track of the inaugral 2012 TN Governor’s Innovation Conference. The April 26-27 conference, which is hosted by the Tennessee Technology Development Corporation and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, provides a glimpse into the Volunteer State’s …

FinovateSpring Here We Come!

Karen White Behind The Scenes 0 Comments

We are excited to announce we were recently accepted to demo our software at FinovateSpring on May 8th and 9th in San Francisco. Finovate is a launch pad for some of the most innovative companies in financial services and we are one of only 55 companies invited to debut our demo to an anticipated crowd of more than 850 attendees. Participating in …

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Man on Fire

Jim Childs Behind The Scenes, Featured 3 Comments

At one point or another, we’ve all been unfortunate enough to endure someone’s grand vision of a bad idea, obvious to all save the misguided gas bag holding forth with one. There’s just something about a poorly-conceived idea that causes it to hang limply in the air once articulated, like cigar smoke in a conference room with no ventilation. It’s …

The Three Amigos

Kerri Bartlett Behind The Scenes, Featured 0 Comments

Three seems to be the magic number when forming a band of renegade cowboys…or a renegade collaborative team needed to launch a start-up technology company. Keeping it small and simple, Tom and Karen found three ideal amigos to form their technology team for iQuantifi, which consisted of a software architect, a programmer, and a web designer. When starting a technology …

Anyone Can…Start a Tech Company

Kerri Bartlett Behind The Scenes, Featured 0 Comments

“You know what I always say, ‘Anyone can cook.’” – Chef Auguste Gusteau from Ratatouille, Disney-Pixar In Ratatouille, Chef Gusteau believes that anyone can cook if one has the desire, talent and the right ingredients. In the movie, the rat Remy is a most unlikely cook but chases his dreams anyway. He proves the point of the saying, which is …

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An Island Getaway… (Part II)

Kerri Bartlett Behind The Scenes, Featured, Uncategorized 0 Comments

When Tom and Karen were ready to write their business plan, they took a trip to an island…their kitchen island. Getting out of the office and into a comfortable setting for the business plan writing process was critical. No distractions and a more intimate setting where they could stay focused helped move the process along. Focused and determined, they spent …

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Playing with Fire: The Threat of a Default

Tom White Uncategorized 0 Comments

The most serious economic event that investors face in the next two weeks is the possibility that the US government may default on its Treasury bonds. If Congress does not approve an increase in the debt ceiling by August 2, the federal government may not be able to pay the interest and principal due on Treasury bonds. If this were …

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Walking the Dogs

Tom White Behind The Scenes 0 Comments

Some people get their best ideas in the shower.  Others when they read.  My idea for iQuantifi happened to come when I was walking my dogs one weekend.  We had two dalmatians that loved strolling with me around our neighborhood.  Apparently, that was the perfect setting for a really good idea. I was thinking about how, as a financial advisor, …