Ahlstrom Family Startup Story # 2: World’s Best Lemonade

During the summer of 1972 I felt the need to make some money. The cash flow options available to a 9 year old in the 70’s were limited so I settled in on the idea of a lemonade stand. By the time my hyperactive imagination was done designing the ultimate lemonade stand, I was driven [...]

The Ahlstrom Family Summer Accelerator Series Begins: Startup Story #1

Ahlstrom Family Startup Story # 1: A few months before this summer started, we went as a family to our favorite Saturday breakfast place , The Egg and I, and I shared a thought with Jenny and our six children. I thought it would be fun if we spent our summer working on business ideas [...]