Erik Severinghaus

Member Since 2012

Erik Severinghaus

Angel Investor & Author

Hyde Park Angels

Chicago Area

Erik has summited the highest peaks of the business world (selling four companies for hundreds of millions of dollars) and the physical world (successfully climbing Mt. Everest in 2018). He is proudest not of the trophies on his wall memorializing the accomplishments, but of the scars he has accumulated overcoming both the external obstacles and internal trap of self-doubt along the way. Erik has an MBA from Kellogg School of Business and an undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina. He lives with his wife and daughter in Chicago. Pre-order his upcoming book, Scale Your Everest: How To Be a Resilient Entrepreneur:


January 28th, 2021

What Bode Miller Taught Me About Mental Resilience

I'm not sure what I expected Bode Miller to tell me about the key to his resilience and success, but I sure didn't think it would be "coherence" -- a holistic and consistent approach to finding balance and improving performance.

December 3rd, 2020

14 Ways to Achieve Personal Goals While Successfully Running a Company

September 3rd, 2020

12 Critical Elements to Consider When Looking for a Mentor

September 2nd, 2020

Entrepreneurs: Trust Your Gut And Protect Your Abundance Mentality

Listen to your internal voice that's telling you someone is trying to take advantage of you.


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