David Friend has been a successful technology entrepreneur for more than 25 years. He founded Carbonite in 2005 around his dining room table after his daughter’s hard drive crashed in the middle of writing a term paper. Since, he has grown his small business into a public company with more than 425 employees.
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- “Write the ad.” – David Friend click to tweet!
- David thought it made all the sense in the world to introduce Carbonite to China. What works for one Entrepreneur will work for another… right? WRONG!
Entrepreneurial AH-HA Moment
- David and his team at Carbonite never realized the impact catering to small businesses would have on their bottom line. It’s a lesson he shares now with Fire Nation and one he will NEVER forget.
- Carbonite has something cooking in their labs… you’re gonna LOVE this!
Small Business Resource
- Carbonite: Say goodbye to “special” folders. Currents finds your files no matter where you save them.
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