David Becker started 5 businesses that have been featured on Inc’s list of fastest-growing companies, including First Internet Bank, RICS Software, and OneBridge. And his success was no accident…
During this in-depth interview with Becker, you’ll get an insider’s guide to how he has used intuition and calculated risk-taking to become one of the most prolific tech entrepreneurs in the Midwest.
You’ll also learn why you should “burn the boats” and why you shouldn’t burn your bridges.
David Becker is currently the CEO of First Internet Bank which he founded in 1999. Today, the bank has more than $4.4 Billion in assets.
Becker is also dedicated to building support structures for tech companies in Indiana. He has served as Chairman of both Techpoint and Central Indiana Community Foundation as well as a board member of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership.
Dive into this interview to discover:
- [2:02] David’s early exposure to entrepreneurship and business (and lessons learned)
- [8:00] The secret to building a phenomenal business
- [17:15] Tip for young business people, and retaining young talent
- [28:00] Overcoming the fear of failure
- [38:43] Motorcycles in comparison to business
In our conversation with David, you will learn about:
- Trusting your gut and pivoting
- How to know when to “go for it!”
- Why you should be making mistakes
- Why Indiana is a great place to grow a business and career
- “No matter what happens, they can’t eat you”
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