From Constant Contact to transformative canes. Meet Alec.

Alec Stern, Entrepreneur, Speaker, Mentor, Investor
Company Name
Handy Cane
Role
Co-Founder

Why
Story

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I believe there are many opportunities to create, disrupt and execute a better offering in many markets than what exists today.

Lesson Learned

A "no" means "not now". Stay engaged with folks and in time a "no" will become a "yes".

Magic Moment

In the early days, giving our product to customers and seeing their eyes go wide with excitement.

EXECUTION

From Constant Contact to transformative canes. Meet Alec.

Industry: Healthcare, Mobility

Scouted For: Launching ideas, go-to-market, growth

Location: Boston, Massachusetts USA

Websites: http://www.thehandycane.com

Birthplace: 

Boston, Massachusetts USA

Hometown: 

Boston, Massachusetts USA

Family: 

Furkids and crazy friends

Highest Honor Received: 

Top Speaker, Thought Leader

Work Motto: 

Accomplishments are something to build on, not rest on.

Something you're doing now that would surprise your 20 year old self: 

Disrupting billion dollar markets with creating better products

Your favorite part of the business day: 

Talking with customers and partners

Handy Cane

Empowering SMBs with my lessons learned, success factors

Core Offering

Empowering SMBs with my lessons learned, success factors

If the business was a movie

Quest (The Lord of the Rings)

Elevator Pitch

Co-Founder of Constant Contact

Key Strengths

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CREATIVE
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HARD WORKING
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HUMOROUS
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INNOVATIVE
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LISTENER
1
Lessons learned
2
Persistence
3
Big breaks
4
Customer feedback
5
Been given a chance

Important Partners That Helped Along the Way

Getting More Story Behind the Story

EXPLORER
Definition

You challenge norms and uncover new paths for people

What I do for fun!

Listening to music, playing a musical instrument, sailing and antique shopping.

Jeans or Khakis? 

Jeans

Watch or play sports?

Play

Coffee, beer or wine? 

Wine

Feet up on the desk or flat on the floor? 

Flat on the floor 

Vacation close to home or across the world? 

Close to home

Beach or ski resort? 

Beach

Plane, train, ship or automobile? 

Plane

Your weekend: Plan every moment or wing it? 

Wing it

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