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Chasing the Green

Chasing the Green

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Inspired by a true story... made into a motion picture. Chasing the Green is the story of two brothers who became millionaires in the 1990s while still in their 20's. They were among the first to market electronic terminals for credit card transactions. They were confident and bold, and thus ignored warnings by the government to "respond" to numerous complaints regarding their practices. Ultimately, they were nearly destroyed by the FTC, who sought to demolish their company at the behest of their competitors in the industry. The FIRST EVER case brought by the FTC against an ISO (independent sales organization) in the electronic transaction processing industry! Chasing the Green is about young ambition in the 1990s, and the intense desire to succeed. It is also about two independent, intensely driven men unready to accept the importance of working in an interdependent world. They learn, late in the game, that when we refuse to acknowledge the demands of others more powerful, we do so at our peril. Our story centers on two ambitious brothers, Adam and Ross -- who, with their friends, build a start-up company into a multi-million dollar empire. It follows not only their triumphs, but their antics (so many funny stories) -- and their selfassured camaraderie that would later prove their undoing. About the Author Craig Frankel retired at the young age of 38 after selling his and his brother's company. His passion is golf. He still spends much time with his close friends. He produced his first film named PJ and has completed his second Chasing the Green. Craig Frankel was raised in N.J. until he graduated high school. He then moved to the Dallas area where he still lives today. Website: http://www.chasingthegreen.com/ Reviews "Chasing the Green" truly motivated me and inspired my entrepreneurial spirit. To overcome great obstacles in life and in business is challenging, and this book definitely shows the reward that can be achieved by unleashing the power of your true potential. Leisa Hart, international fitness expert and star of BUNS OF STEEL® exercise videos. http://leisahart.com/ "Chasing the Green" is an engaging and inspiring story about human ambition, drive, and spirit. The book demonstrates the energy of young entrepreneurship and illustrates the obstacles facing small businesses when challenging the bottom line of major corporations. William Devane, actor