Our weekly newsletter provides a brief snapshot of issues we have been working on internally, research topics we have been pursuing, or interesting articles or media that have come across our desk and impacted our thinking.
March 18, 2019

BTSB: Owen McCarthy of MedRhythms

Below are some excerpts from our conversation with Owen McCarthy, Co-founder and President of MedRhythms, a Maine-based digital therapeutics company that uses music to help drive clinical outcomes for people following neuro injury or disease.  The idea for the company was born when Owen’s co-founder Brian utilized auditory techniques […]
March 4, 2019

BTSB: Paul Stringer of DHM Landscaping

Below are some excerpts from our conversation with Paul Stringer, owner of DHM Landscaping, a commercial maintenance landscaping company in Phoenix, Arizona.  Paul purchased DHM almost three years ago with the idea of putting his tech and marketing experience to work in a company of his own.  His […]
February 1, 2019

BTSB: James Morin of Flowfold

Below are some excerpts from our conversation with James Morin, co-owner and COO of Flowfold, an outdoor company that makes minimalist gear for everyday adventures.  James admits to initially selling wallets for beer money for almost five years while he and his partners prototyped their designs and […]
January 14, 2019

BTSB: Jeff Small of Strategic Media

Below are some excerpts from our conversation with Jeff Small, founder of Strategic Media, a radio advertising company based in Maine that has a client list featuring the likes of Vistaprint, FanDuel, and eharmony.  Jeff has built the company around a core competency in traditional radio and his company […]
December 17, 2018

BTSB: Phil Coupe of ReVision Energy

Below are some excerpts from our conversation with Phil Coupe, co-founder of ReVision Energy, a full-service renewable energy contracting company in Maine that is ranked #1 in New England for rooftop solar.  Started in 2003 by two guys in a garage, Phil and his partners have grown ReVision […]
December 3, 2018

BTSB: Peter Handy of Bristol Seafood

Below are some excerpts from our conversation with Peter Handy, CEO of Bristol Seafood, a seafood processing and distribution company.  Originally a research analyst on Wall Street, Peter bought Bristol four years ago and spent the first two learning the business under the previous owner before taking over […]