DERICK THOMPSON is a serial entrepreneur and founder of StartupRunner which inspires, educates and equips entrepreneurs to build profitable businesses. He is the author of Build a Profitable Business and the catalyst for Build a Profitable Business groups around the USA.
He has founded a number of businesses including DailyDigital and BizHive.com, where he served as CTO. He has advised on business, marketing and product strategy for startups, venture capital firms, and large companies, including Sprint. Derick actively invests with the Central Texas Angel Network, and he is venture fund manager at StartupRunner Capital.
Derick lives in Austin, TX with his wife and dog