A serial entrepreneur, David has launched a number of companies within financing, real estate and business services. In 2003, he co-founded Guidant Financial and has since used his first-hand business experience to help more than 10,000 entrepreneurs fund a small business. David has been a featured speaker at over 350 national and international events, covering entrepreneurship to small business financing. In addition, he and Guidant have been highlighted in media such as CNBC, Fortune, Entrepreneur, CNN and The Wall Street Journal. In 2007, the SBA named him the National Young Entrepreneur of the Year and the Puget Sound Business Journal named him one of the top 40 businesspeople under 40. In 2011, David released a book called Making the Jump into Small Business Ownership and was named a Top 100 Small Business Influencer. He is currently on the Regional Council for the Seattle Entrepreneur Organization and a Board advisor for Archbright.
Twitter ID: @DavidNilssen