Brian’s two daughters, several boxes of Girl Scout Cookies, and too many fairy books inspired him to found The Startup Squad to empower girls with an entrepreneurial mindset. In this TEDx, he discusses how you can prepare yourself to capitalize on your own inspiration.

Brian Weisfeld has been building businesses his entire life. As a kid, he bought gummy bears and hired his friends to sell them. As a teen, he sorted baseball cards, babysat, and sold mixtapes. As an adult, he helped build well-known, billion-dollar companies including IMAX Corporation and Brian is the Founder and Chief Squad Officer of The Startup Squad, an initiative dedicated to empowering girls with an entrepreneurial mindset to help them reach their potential, whatever their passions.

His first book, The Startup Squad, was released by Macmillan on May 7, 2019. Brian lives in Silicon Valley with his wife and two daughters.


View Brian’s TEDx presentation here.



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