Creating a Great Work Culture

Creating a Great Work Culture | Aaron Chadbourne

Earlier in October, three companies were named “Best Place to Work in Maine.” Edward Jones, Patriot Subaru of Saco and Maine Information Network took home the best place to work in large, medium, and small companies respectively. These three organizations have fostered outstanding workplace environments. A key component to maintaining a positive and effective work […]

Breaking Down the Second Amendment – Part Two

Breaking Down the Second Amendment - Part Two | Aaron Chadbourne

This post is a continuation of Breaking Down the Second Amendment – Part One.   The Second Amendment and the Inalienable Right to Self-Defense by Nelson Lund In this article, Professor Lund provides an overview of the historic context of the Second Amendment when it was adopted in the Bill of Rights. He explores early-American distrust of […]

Breaking Down the Second Amendment – Part One

Breaking Down the Second Amendment - Part One | Aaron Chadbourne

Each time there is an incident involving firearms, debates rage over the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution and whether new gun laws schold be promulgated. However, many people do not know the history of the Second Amendment or how it applies. Simply put, the Second Amendment protects the right of citizens to keep […]

HBS Reunion Presentations

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Last month I was fortunate enough to serve on the “Leadership in Public Service” panel during annual presentations for Harvard Business School Reunions. I shared the stage with several incredible Harvard grads who have done great things since leaving school. Below is a brief recap of the day’s events. Panel – Joining and Serving on […]

Splitting Equity Between Co-Founders

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Annie Webber, founder and CEO of Legal Hero, recently published a 2-part blog on splitting equity between co-founders. You can find the article at Legal Hero. Starting a new business comes with a lot of excitement, little sleep, and a to-do list that seemingly never ends. Amidst the excitement, it is increasingly easy to avoid […]

Ring – Video Doorbell

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Ring is a video doorbell service that utilizes your smartphone to answer your door from essentially anywhere. From your cellphone, Ring provides users a clear view of their door, day or night. The HD camera with night vision capabilities is motion-triggered and sends notifications of arriving guests via the Ring app. Ring is easily installed […]

Hampton Creek – Food Tech Startup

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A food tech startup, Hampton Creek, recently raised $90M in their Series C round from venture capital. The company that produces synthetic egg products has been peaking the interest of notable billionaire investors, such as Marc Benioff, President of Salesforce, and Eduardo Saverin, co-founder of Facebook. Founder and CEO of Hampton Creek, Josh Tetrick, explains […]