Brent has been friendly, honest and straightforward since the very beginning, as well as always willing to lend a hand. On top of that, he's quick to make a decision and act upon that. All of the above are rare qualities in an angel investor... would definitely recommend him.
founder @bumblerootfoods, previously global strategy at Aon Group, advisor at U.S. Senate Finance Committee/Sen. Max Baucus
Brent is a really great guy. A strategic thinker, he has significant experience in rapidly scaling a startup internationally from the earliest days to gangbusters growth stage, which was one of the many reasons we were excited to collaborate with him as an investor. He's also a pleasure to work with, with very little ego. We're grateful to have Brent on our team, and recommend him highly - we dig Brent and so will you.
Founder of Seeds. Director of @the-microlending-film-project, global doc examining the impact of microloans. Duke. Former Trader. Will never go to grad school.
Brent has an unparalleled talent for helping companies navigate the perils of early stage to rapid growth. He is enthusiastic and positive as he is helpful. I haven't seen any other investors/advisors roll up their sleeves the way Brent does. We are fortunate to have a guy like Brent in our corner.
I started my career in the rapid-growth online poker industry in 2003, co-founding Absolute Poker with 5 college friends. Eventually growing the operations to 700+, I managed the design and implementation of processes and tools for the customer service departments, fraud and security teams and payment processing operations. Also responsible for managing the development of multi-lingual, multi-currency dynamic payment platform and for negotiating, collecting and efficiently routing more than $1B in annual transaction volume.
AI a great tool in the fight against financial fraud.
A rapid growth of electronic financial exchanges has lead to an increased risk of financial fraud. This phenomenon is not limited to one nation but is… · More instead a global epidemic. To combat the rising cases of fraud, artificial intelligence has been employed to deter attempts of stolen identity and fraudulent charges, and with inevitable technological advances, the prospect of this integration will undoubtedly be positive.
Financial fraud effect all, especially the elderly.
It's not uncommon for senior citizens to become victims of financial fraud. According to Bloomberg, 5 million seniors experience some form of financial… · More fraud and lose in total about $36.5 billion every year. Many, seniors that are taken advantage of end up deteriorating at a rate quicker than their counterparts who don't experience fraud; Mark Lachs told Bloomberg that this is a "public health crisis."
Thanks to the internet we can make everyday tasks like shopping and banking more convenient. No matter how convenient or easy, these simple online tasks are… · More susceptible to hackers looking to commit online fraud. Online fraud is an issue that all of us will have to deal with at some point in our lives.
Allowing your customers to use a credit card as a form of payment is almost necessary in this developing e-commerce world. Small businesses that do accept… · More credit cards as a form of payment will at some point run into issues with chargeback fraud.
Here are a few ways e-commerce merchants can combat fraud.
Few could argue that e-commerce has made it easier to connect with customers than ever before. With the right infrastructure in place, an online retailer can… · More completely automate the process of shopping for products; A.I. and machine learning can even provide users with virtual concierges.
Here are a few cyber security threats to look out for.
Cybersecurity is designed to protect, networks, programs, and systems from online attacks. The are typically initiated to access vital information, change or… · More destroy systems, steal money or interfere with normal operating procedures. Individuals, small and large businesses must equate themselves with a variety of common threats and take measures to prevent invasion.
When people think of fraud, they often think of banking fraud or online scams. The truth is, however, that every business on earth is susceptible to fraud… · More from both outside its ranks and within its own walls. The difficulty with fraud is that it is often hard to detect until long after it has happened.
Brent Beckley takes a look at consulting for small business.
To thrive in the competitive market today, small business owners normally need to hire qualified and professional consultants. Consultancy services exist for… · More virtually every area imaginable in the operations of a small business. Depending on need, a business owner may hire the services of any of the 5 major consultancy services common today.
Businesses often need to hire the services of qualified consultants who provide consultation services on specific topics of particular interest. Any business… · More can require the services of any of the five categories of consultants commonly available in the market today.
The success of every business lies in how well strategized and composed the business is. Strategic planning gives a business a chance to create a roadmap for… · More the short and long term. Just like any other product-dealing company, service-providing businesses such as consulting agencies should have a well-designed strategic plan .