Tom Markel is the founder and CEO of Virtrue Capital Corporation (ibank.com), America's largest online small business financing network with 350,000 small business members and 10,000 new small business joining monthly. Tom is also founder and CEO of Credentrust Software, Inc. In 1995, Tom founded the largest mortgage REIT on the American Stock Exchange (IMH). He was formerly Senior Vice President of Lepercq Capital Partners, a New York City-based investment bank. Tom was the initial founding board member, former chairman and currently serves on the board of directors of Feeding America Food Bank in Orange County.
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Are your values and beliefs out front as you go to market? Tom Markel joins Jim Blasingame to reveal plans to incorporate his religious faith commitment into the marketing of his new start-up.
How do you test your start-up idea? Tom Markel joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how he has successfully started a dozen businesses by including a "sanity committee" in the process as a way to test his ideas against reality.
This entrepreneur is relaunching his great-great grandfather's 150 year old brewery.Tom Markel joins Jim Blasingame to talk about his efforts to get a family brewery started up again, having been founded in the 19th century.