Chris Heivly is one of the most famous American leading experts in how to turn startups into multimillion-dollar companies and has been dubbed the “Startup Whisperer.” For over 30 years, Heivly has worked at the highest levels for some of the world’s most recognized brands, including MapQuest, Rand McNally, and Accenture. He has also personally directed over $75 million in investment capital on behalf of these and other companies. Heivly currently serves as one of two managing directors of The Startup Factory, the largest seed investment firm in the Southeast US and as an EIR at Techstars. Chris writes for INC.COM, his blog at and recently published his first book about startups called Build The Fort.

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