Adam Callinan

Adam Callinan

Entrepreneur and Venture Investor
Adam Callinan is a founding partner of Beachwood Ventures, a Los Angeles based early-stage venture capital firm at the intersection of technology and entertainment. As an entrepreneur, Callinan spent nearly a decade building small businesses in and around technology, medical devices and consumer products, which most recently includes an exit in 2013. Callinan lives in Manhattan Beach with his wife Katie and remains active as a founder of BottleKeeper.
6 Behaviors People in Business Loathe
Problem Behaviors

6 Behaviors People in Business Loathe

If you find yourself doing any of these things, you really should stop -- right now.
4 Tips to Create and Groom a Viral Facebook Video Ad
Facebook Advertising

4 Tips to Create and Groom a Viral Facebook Video Ad

If you're willing to pay a little, there are a number of steps you can take in creating your video content that will a drive tremendous return on your investment.
4 Must-Have Ecommerce Automations
Ecommerce

4 Must-Have Ecommerce Automations

If you're selling something online, make your life easier with these tools.
3 Options for Dealing With Internet Trolls
Communication Strategies

3 Options for Dealing With Internet Trolls

The sarcastic founder of a product company details his strategy for dealing with these nasty commenters on Facebook.
Nonprofits, and Businesses, Can Be Self-Sustaining. Just Think 100 Years Ahead.
Sustainability

Nonprofits, and Businesses, Can Be Self-Sustaining. Just Think 100 Years Ahead.

"Everything seems possible in a 100 years, so it's both useful and important to focus the big vision," says the head of a digital agency.
Entrepreneurs Need to Stop Doing These 10 Things, Right Now
Starting a Business

Entrepreneurs Need to Stop Doing These 10 Things, Right Now

There are a number of behaviors that founders often find themselves entangled in that, without question, make starting a business harder.
The 3 Common Numbers That Startups Hide Behind
Startup Basics

The 3 Common Numbers That Startups Hide Behind

You're not doing yourself any favors by justifying your business with these statistics.
Master the Concept of Leverage to Get What You Want in Business and Life
Success Strategies

Master the Concept of Leverage to Get What You Want in Business and Life

Leverage has the unique ability to dramatically change the outcome of nearly any daily situation.
Social Enterprises Can Raise Serious Funding, If the Product Is Great
Social Entrepreneurs

Social Enterprises Can Raise Serious Funding, If the Product Is Great

A headphones company with a cause shows that dedicating a portion of profits to charity is only part of the process.
Embrace True Transparency, and You'll Experience More Success
Transparency

Embrace True Transparency, and You'll Experience More Success

Of course, you want to create a winning perception of your business, but there are instances where it's vital to be honest.
5 Signs That You Need to Split From Your Partner
Partnerships

5 Signs That You Need to Split From Your Partner

It can be hard to identify issues until you're in action and knee deep in executing on the business.
Need a Drink? This Startup Will Deliver Booze On Demand.
Alcohol

Need a Drink? This Startup Will Deliver Booze On Demand.

Saucey provides technology that connects liquor stores to thirsty consumers.
What Your Flaky Behavior Is Really Telling People
Problem Behaviors

What Your Flaky Behavior Is Really Telling People

It's important to effectively manage your time and schedule, at least if you don't want to burn dozens of bridges.
Create a Winning Perception of Your Startup With These 3 Tips
Startup Basics

Create a Winning Perception of Your Startup With These 3 Tips

You know what they say: perception is reality. Use this to your advantage by making your company appear larger than it is.
For Your Startup to Thrive, You Need to Build Value for More Than Just Customers
Startup Basics

For Your Startup to Thrive, You Need to Build Value for More Than Just Customers

Aim to provide substantial value to multiple other parties involved in the life cycle of your business.