Episode 1: Brandstorm Talks With Brad Schlossmann of Ground Floor Funding
In today’s episode, we start with Brad Schlossmann of Ground Floor Funding, who provides funding and support for startup companies.
Brad is a veteran of the auto industry, currently celebrating the 50-year anniversary of Schlossmann Auto Group. He’s been involved with the auto group, himself, since 1977 and has been a big player of the company’s continuing growth. His most recent entrepreneurial endeavor, Ground Floor Funding, is his own startup that he developed to help accelerate new business development.
Ground Floor Funding
Crediting a family history of entrepreneurs, Brad has an appreciation for startup businesses. He saw a need to help entrepreneurs get their business ideas off the ground and thus, Ground Floor Funding was born.
Ground Floor Funding is open to ideas for any type of startup venture, and can’t emphasize enough the importance of a solid business plan to go along with the idea.
Don’t Stop at Failure
All businesses face struggles and even failures. Instead of quitting, turn it into a learning experience and try again.
All Companies should be in the People Business
Brad discusses why every organization should be in the “people business.” Regardless of the product or service being promoted, personal relationships are key. The relationships developed through employees, customers and other constituents will help a business thrive from the inside out.