The mission of Startup Grind is to educate, connect, and inspire entrepreneurs. This event is hosted in partnership with the City of Davis. There will be networking and great food! Come and be part of Sacramento's Startup Community. This month, we will be interviewing Mark Haney who founded / co-founded over 20 businesses and is the host of Haney Biz Project which can be heard on Talk 650 KSTE.
Mark is a highly successful entrepreneur, having founded or co-founded over 20 businesses. His companies offer a wide variety of products and services, but they all share his community- driven philosophy and commitment to creating opportunities for others. He is also the host of Haney Biz Project which can be heard on Talk 650 KSTE.
Mark Haney has built several multi-million dollar companies and is passionate about helping dedicated Sacramento entrepreneurs and business people grow their business.
Mark is a serial entrepreneur and investor who's built several multi-million dollar companies. In the early nineties he purchased a video rental store business and grew it to twelve locations. A few years later, Mark, with his brother, acquired a professional video and surveillance reseller, which became a surveillance technology company with over $200 million in annual revenue and about 300 employees. In 2010, Mark led the merger of the two largest independent security distributors in the US resulting in a company with annual sales of over $400 million. The combined group is now part of the largest security distributor in the world.
Having scaled the entrepreneurial mountain and achieved many of his lifelong dreams, Mark has turned his attention and resources to helping entrepreneurs succeed. In 2011, Mark launched Haney Business Ventures, a family of businesses focused on investment and growth of hometown entrepreneurial opportunities. Through HaneyBiz.com, Mark has invested or partnered in over 25 ventures across multiple industries including, Security, Commercial Audio/Visual, Real Estate Brokerage, Property Development, Construction, Commercial Landscaping, Transportation, Bookkeeping, Internet Commerce, and many others.
In 2015 Mark became a media personality with the launch of the HaneyBiz Project, a weekly radio interview show focused on entrepreneurial education and inspiration. Since its debut, the show has garnered widespread acclaim, attracting some of Northern California’s most notable millionaires, billionaires, and startup founders as interview guests.
For a video intro from Mark, go to HaneyBiz.com.
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