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Brad Inman – AG Entrepreneur Spotlight

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Everything we know about Brad Inman

You know you’ve made it when folks develop opinions about you, and you know you’ve shaken some trees when those opinions become passionate.  Whatever opinion you have of  Brad Inman, you cannot say he isn’t motivated, innovative, and damn savvy when it comes to the business of startups- the guy is just on it.

Brad began as a syndicated real estate columnist with the San Francisco Examiner, launched his first newspaper, and went on to Launch Inman News in 1996, delivering real-time real estate stories to more than 50,000 newspapers and websites.

This wasn’t enough for Brad as he went on to launch, agent lead generation powerhouse that sold in 2005.  With Inman News, and Inman Connect, theturnhere video for real estate twice a year technology conference, Brad somehow found time in 2005-06 to launch Turn Here where they create broadcast-quality online videos with an established  network of more than 2000 professional filmmakers worldwide, raising $7.5 million in first-round funding from Venrock and Hearst Interactive Media in February 2008.

Brad’s World Today

Which brings us to where passion meets video, books, and the internet, where Brad is working to bring books to life.  When you look at the incredible growth of Kindle, Crunchpad, and other readers, along with the insane popularity of video in general, it’s easy to see the amazing potential in

Brad’s career as an entrepreneur is not only rich in history, but deep with passion.  So as I said in the opening, regardless of whatever opinion Brad has ignited, Bradley Inman possesses entrepreneurial spirit that inspires.

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Genius advice given to me by Brad:

Protect your ideas, they’re all you have.

Meet Bradley Inman: Linked-in | Twitter

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Benn Rosales is the Founder and CEO of The American Genius (AG), national news network. Before AG, he founded one of the first digital media strategy firms in the nation has received the Statesman Texas Social Media Award and is an Inman Innovator Award winner. He has consulted for numerous startups (both early- and late-stage), and is well known for organizing the digital community through popular offline events. He does not venture into the spotlight often, rather he believes his biggest accomplishments are the talent he recruits and develops, so he gives all credit to those he's empowered.


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