Episode 020: Weeds, The Web, and Wall Street
This week we hear from George Ballas Inventor of The Weedeater, Gene McCubbin President of WebXites, and Matt Simmons of Simmons & Company.
History, notes and observations from the entreprenuerial and business world for the week of October 22, 2005.
George C. Ballas, Inventor & Founder of Weedeater Inc. tells the Business Makers about advertising his invention on the David Frost / Richard Nixon TV interviews.
Gene McCubbin started his entrepreneurial career at the age of twenty-five and has founded or co-founded several technology companies which have been successfully acquired. WebXites, his most recent endeavor, was recognized the last two years in a row as one of Houston's top five fastest growing companies in technology, and was recently recognized as the #50 fastest growing private company in the United States. Gene joins the BusinessMakers to discuss the rapid growth of online marketing and the effect that Google and Yahoo are having on marketing in general.
The BusinessMakers talk with Matt Simmons of Simmons and Company.