Will Yakowicz talks about Ballistic Furniture Systems, a startup out of Arizona, that makes bulletproof materials that can turn furniture in offices, hospitals, malls, or hotel lobbies into bullet-stopping shields. In an era of frequent mass shootings, founder Jeffery Isquith started selling his ballistic material to major furniture manufacturers, local boards of education, and federal agencies.
During this week's Serious Business debate, sponsored by Salesforce, Inc. editor Jim Ledbetter hosts a debate about whether or not companies making and using renewable energy should receive government subsidies. Let us know who won in the comments below.
Lastly, the Inc. crew interviews Jonathan Zweig, founder of AdColony, during our Exit Interview segment, sponsored by Deloitte. AdColony, which was honored on the Inc. 500 in 2014, talks about how he sold his company to Opera for $350 million.