If you haven’t heard of Glen Wakeman, he is the Co-founder and CEO of LaunchPad Holdings, a company that has made it their mission to guide their clients along the path of entrepreneurship. Founded in 2015, LaunchPad Holdings provides clients with a wide array of information, along with proprietary automated software, that generates unparalleled success in the business arena. In fact, many of the company’s clients have credited the aptly named “LaunchPad Tool Kit, for helping them fully realize their business goals. According to LaunchPad Holdings’ website, the LaunchPad Tool Kit is designed to help entrepreneurs achieve success by following a unique business model that revolves around clear business plans, and adequate liquidity.
Prior to his role with LaunchPad Holdings Wakeman spent several years with GE Capital, serving as the Chief Executive Officer of their Latin America division. During his time with GE Capital, Wakeman played a key role in helping the company to achieve unprecedented growth, which included generating $12 billion in assets, as well as $100 million in annual earnings. Before joining GE Capital, Wakeman studied economics and finance at the University of Scranton, earning a B.S. degree, in 1981. Shortly after, he went on to study at the University of Chicago, where he earned an MBA in finance, in 1993.
Leading up to his entrepreneurial venture with Launchpad Holdings, Wakeman spent over 20-years with GE Capital, working in various capacities. He was instrumental in many of the company’s business transformations, which included managing the company’s 17,000 employees. Wakeman was also responsible for managing GE Capital’s $15 billion in assets, as well as several company mergers, integrations, and new market entries. So, needless to say, new entrepreneurs who entrust Glen Wakeman, and LaunchPad Holdings, with their entrepreneurial success, are in capable hands.
So, what can prospective entrepreneurs expect from LaunchPad Holdings? In addition to the LaunchPad Tool Kit, new entrepreneurs will have access to information related to risk management, as well as the opportunity to speak with advisors. In addition, new entrepreneurs can also confer with thought leaders, who are experts in their field, and who can provide invaluable business insight.