“Investing in vision: He made his growing business happen on his own.
Entrepreneur builds one-stop financial services firm
by Fred Tannenbaum
Even before he graduated from UNC Charlotte in 1999, W. Arthur Wylie II had already launched a financial-planning venture.
Because of his youth and inexperience, however, lenders didn’t share the 24-year-old’s vision for creating a one-stop shop that would provide a range of financial services, and they nixed his application for a startup loan.”
– Optimism is a key requirement for any entrepreneur. The entrepreneur in this story had that optimism and he is now very successful. -ed.