CEO Alec Whitters explains why “Entrepreneurship is a Community Sport.”
Startup CEO Alec Whitters of Higher Learning Technologies speaks about how, “Entrepreneurship is a Community Sport.” Along side him were, University of Iowa President Sally Mason and Vice President for Research and Economic Development Dan Reed during the University of Iowa’s Economic Development Showcase.
Technology brings significant opportunities to the business world, and one of them is the ability to collaborate with talent from anywhere in the world. In the past, entrepreneurs, managers and corporate executives were limited to building a local workforce.
Today, however, businesses are increasingly finding new ways to engage remote workers. Talent consultant Meghan M. Biro, for instance, has observed that 30% to 45% of her clients’ employees are work-from-home or virtual employees—many being contractors or long-term freelancers.