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The High Cost of 'Cheap and Lean': Lincoln “Power to Small” Panel Highlight

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Plenty of start-ups have little choice but to watch every penny in their early days, yet there is such a thing as being too cheap. As Chris Davis, CTO and co-founder of Travefy, notes, "If we had spent more money [on technical talent] six months earlier, we'd be six months further ahead than we are now." At the same time, planning short- and long-range goals in a collaborative manner also counts for a lot, as he details.

What is the Power to the Small panel?

The important role that small, local businesses play within their communities can often be overlooked by media that focus on big name companies and their flashy leaders. Windstream has partnered with Inc. magazine to host the Power to the Small panel series in Windstream communities to support and empower the small businesses we serve. In Lincoln, NE, the founders of Bulu Box, Travefy and Argyle Octopus Press shared their insights on many of the most pressing issues facing business owners today.

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