We understand what it takes to scale a good business into a great business. Rich Andersen can lead a small business through the exciting journey of expansion and growth.
Rich and his team are engaged to bring capital, banking, business planning, branding along with marketing, technology, and other talented people to create success.
We give the same level of energy and commitment that we expect from everyone we work with. We are hands-on and won't rest until the job gets done.
Rich Andersen is a serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in executive level recruiting during which, his business partnered with major corporate clients including Sprint, Charles Schwab, Kuliche and Soffa, Home Depot, and First Data.
The GS group includes Voodoo Taco, Oracle Insurance, Ancom, Fitfully, AllMyMusic.com, Puzzle Social, Alego Logistics, and others. All companies have maintained success and accumulated more than 600 million dollars in national and international revenue.
Rich serves on boards or advisory councils of all represented companies, and on the non-profit side is board president of GoldStar Institute and board member of The St Benedict Center.
How the Partnership begins
Rich seeks entrepreneurs in either the start up or early stage growth who can demonstrate that they have a product or service that is unique and has promise for greatness. In addition, he seeks individuals who are innovative, have super energy, and are driven to lead others to greatness. If you are interested in working with us, please fill out this short application which describes your business.
How the Partnership works
The promising entrepreneur meets with Rich and team to present ideas and/or business plan and needs. GoldStar then proposes a portion of ownership and capital investment. Once the partnership is created, Rich and team are engaged to bring capital, banking, business planning, branding along with marketing, technology, and other talented people to create success.
An executive staffing firm that in 20 years placed more than 700 executives at the senior level of corporations, and secured more than 8,000 contracted positions in the area of insurance, technology, and medicine.
A contract medical staffing company that was invested in at zero revenue and grown to in excess of 55 million dollars in five years. Voted ‘Best Company to Work For in Omaha 2014’, and rated by ASA as one of the "top three staffing companies in America".
A traveling registered nurse company, invested at zero revenue and developed to 20 million dollars in revenue in a four year period, and granted national Joint Commission Status. Today has nearly 200 contracted traveling nurses.
Invested in July 2014 when company had two retail locations. Since that time a third flagship store has been added, new restaurant technology has been implemented, and franchise planning is being developed for national growth.
Founder and investor since January 2014. Fitfully represents opportunity to participate in the vast fitness market place. Strategies underway for both on-line fitness training and corporate partnerships.
Investor as of 2015. Sparklle is a commercial kitchen and hood cleaning service that will become the model for a national franchising effort.
Became investor partner in October 2014. Company has unique opportunity to be ‘first in’ to provide both auto insurance and warranty to the marketplace. New branding, marketing, and business strategies are now being put in place.
Investor / partner as of 2014. Currently at a 3 million dollar annual revenue run rate and forecasting a 12 million dollar run rate by end of 2015. PuzzleSocial currently has 40,000 monthly unique users.
Founder and investor, grew company from zero accounts to more than 3,000 medical facilities across the United States and Canada. Ancom is recognized as a premier company in providing business systems to medical practices.
Small long-haul trucking business invested in for both growth and for equipment tax advantage. When invested only two semi-trucks, now at 5 trucks and forecasting for 10 trucks by 2015 year end, and 20 trucks by 2017.
The thing that clearly sticks out about Rich is that fact that he truly cares about you, your family, and your growth as both a professional and a person. He was instrumental in helping Fusion get off the ground and into growth mode when we started. He is like a 2nd father to me, and I am forever grateful we crossed paths.
Rich helped me achieve a lifetime goal of owning my own business. His compassion and willingness to help others achieve their goals has inspired me to be a better owner and person. With his leadership and team he had put in place we were able to grow atlas to company that will have over 15 million in revenue this year.
Rich Andersen provided essential capital to allow Voodoo Taco to take advantage of rapid growth opportunities. Equally important to the financial resources that Rich brought to the table, have been his contacts, leadership, and ideas. For a new business, Rich’s experience has been key in driving success and profitability.