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The Genius of Glen Wakeman on Helping Startups

by Chris Holden - September 6th, 2017.
Filed under: Business Tips.

There are few people in the world today who can transition from an illustrious career earning good money into starting their own business and building it to success. Glen Wakeman is the one in a million case. He is a profoundly successful executive in the financial sector, a board member, the CEO of a Public company, investor, executive mentor, and now the founder and CEO of LaunchPad Holdings LLC (

Education and Career

Glen Wakeman is the co-founder of LaunchPad Holdings LLC in 2015 and before this; he had a successful career in business and finance. He graduated from the University of Scranton in 1981 with a BS in Economics and Finance, and in 1993, he graduated with an MBA in Finance from the prestigious University of Chicago. This set him up for an illustrious career in the corporate world beginning at GE Capital where he held various positions including business development, as well as P&L.

While at GE Capital, he was part of the founding members of Nova Four and he presided over its affairs. One of the highlights of his career is at GE Capital where the Board of Directors recognized Wakeman as a Growth Leadership role model. He is renowned for his proven five-step performance methodology, which focusses on human capital, risk management, the power of leadership and execution in the business world.

LaunchPad Holdings LLC

Throughout his career, he became a successful investor as well as a writer; he inspires other people to embrace strategies in administration as well as fiscal economics. Glen Wakeman has a wealth of knowledge and experience in corporate management, divestitures, emerging markets, and his keen strategy in understanding the influencers of the market he founded LaunchPad Holdings LLC.

However, the main thing that led him to start the company is to match money with ideas. There is a surge in the number of startups with genius business ideas, but fail to actualize their dream due to lack of capital. LaunchPad Holding LLC helps start-ups by transforming their ideas into a plan using an easy to use the software.

In conclusion, Wakeman has lived in six different countries and this expanded his view of the business environment. He regularly writes on various blogs, and he directly mentors start-ups, to ensure their growth into booming businesses.

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