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Adam Callinan
Adam Callinan is a founding partner of Beachwood Ventures, a Los Angeles-based early-stage VC firm that excels where technology and entertainment intersect. 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.

8 Recent Stories

3 Practical Ways to Save on Attorney Fees

3 Practical Ways to Save on Attorney Fees

Your attorney's billable hours can stack up fast, so here are some tips that can lower your bill.
April 9, 2014 in Grow Your Business
What's That Behind You! Why Paranoia is Good for Business.

What's That Behind You! Why Paranoia is Good for Business.

As you launch projects or make changes, it's vital to think about ways things can go wrong.
April 3, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Is There Such a Thing as Good Greed?

Is There Such a Thing as Good Greed?

Although you'd assume greed is always a bad thing, it can be used so everyone wins.
March 27, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Reality Check: 3 Steps to Bring Egomaniacs Back to Earth

Reality Check: 3 Steps to Bring Egomaniacs Back to Earth

When an employee thinks they're more valuable than they truly are, it can create problems.
March 21, 2014 in The 'Treps
When Ego Is the Enemy

When Ego Is the Enemy

Overconfident big mouths are not just bores at parties; they can harm your business
March 13, 2014 in Leadership
When It's Time to Fire the Productive

When It's Time to Fire the Productive

It is not only the unproductive, slack offs that deserve the axe. Sometimes companies have to let go of their star performer.
March 7, 2014 in Leadership
Want to Hire Killer Salespeople? Follow These Steps.

Want to Hire Killer Salespeople? Follow These Steps.

When interviewing candidates, first make it casual, then turn up the heat.
February 20, 2014 in Hiring Center
To Outsource or Not? That Is the Question.

To Outsource or Not? That Is the Question.

While outsourcing services and tasks may help a startup save a few bucks, it can also cause many challenges. Here are a few instances when outsourcing could be a viable choice.
February 8, 2014 in Management & Operations