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Launching a Business With Dad

What happens when your co-founder is your father? Entrepreneurs explain the best and worst parts of running a family business–and how mom always gets called in to settle disputes.In 1997, Steve Heinz decided to sell the business that he had founded 17 years earlier, EnergyCAP, which makes software for managing utility bills.The buyer? Enron.Five years later, after Enron had gone belly-up, Steve rescued the business from bankruptcy court.”I picked up the pieces of my business, so to speak,” he says.

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Launching a Business With Dad

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