Go fast, go alone. Go far, go together.

Beckett Industries looks for large problems poised for growth. We build solutions and test several ideas at once. When something shows great promise, we connect the dots, recruit a great team, spin it off into a company, and build an enduring company. The structure of Beckett Industries has allowed us to test many ideas at once and turn the best ones into companies, attracting the human and financial capital necessary to bring them to market and grow.

Building a company is tough. Most fail. We’ve been there. The best chance to thrive is to find the right community, the right partners, and the right network of support from the very beginning.

The biggest companies of today started out as just one or two person ideas not long ago.

+  Our approach is human-centered and design-based when testing ideas.

+ We look new ways to serve and support by uncovering end-user needs, behaviors, and desires.

+ We connect the dots between business, design, technology, and growth.

+ We build creative culture along with the systems and processes required to sustain innovation and consistently grow.

+ We have had the privilege to start and work with some amazing companies.

Go deep, not wide.

Beckett Industries is made up of a small, tight, group of people who share common interests and values.

+ we put family first

+ we embrace conflict

+  we resist the urge to control

+ we make shit happen

Our values.

+ Failure is good
+ Help others win
+ Slow down
+ Collaborate
+ Be optimistic
+ Own it

100 year vision

To start and build some of the worlds best companies. To go deep with a group of people who become strong as a family. To look back and say that we not only left a legacy, but we lived one intentionally every day. People standing at our funeral will say that we made an impact on their lives.

We give a damn.

We give a damn. We believe that if you take care of people, they will take care of you. We treat people right. We’re honest. We treat all those in our network the way we want to be treated. We put family first and show up and take care of each other.

We are simple people. We like to work hard and have fun. We also like to win, and that means making sure that all our activities align from a human perspective.

Because we give a damn, we build great companies and we always win. We test, fail, experiment, iterate, pay attention to the details, give back, and never stop learning new things.

How we work

Beckett Industries is known as a group of passionate entrepreneurs who aren’t afraid to take risks. Our approach has always been and will remain very much human-centered. As we continue to evolve and shape our model we’re launching new offices, starting new companies, and breaking things.

We’re just a bunch of crazies tapping into our spirit to learn, build and create.

Our approach.

All of our companies share the following characteristics.

Clarity of purpose They can summarize the company’s business on the back of a business card.

Large markets They address existing markets poised for rapid growth or change. Markets on the path to a $1B potential allow for error and time for real margins to develop.

Rich customers, They target customers who will move fast and pay a premium for a unique offering.

Focus They obsess over customers who will buy a simple product with a singular value proposition.

Pain killers They pick the one thing that is of burning importance to the customer and delight them with a compelling solution.

Think differently They constantly challenge conventional wisdom. Take the contrarian route. Create new solutions. And outwit the competition.

Team DNA The companies DNA is set in early days, months, and years of the company. We are careful to choose the first few hires.

Agility Stealth and speed can beat slow incumbents.

Resilience We hone our ability to bounce back and keep trying.

Frugality We focus spending on what’s critical. We spend only on the priorities and maximize profitability.

Inferno We start with a little money. It forces discipline and focus. A huge market with customers yearning for a product developed by a great team requires very little firepower.

Always here

If you have a question for us, or one of our companies, just shoot us an email at companies @ beckettindustries.com and we’ll get back to you within 2 business days. Since we generate ideas internally, we do not accept submissions of business plans.

If you’re a customer of our one of companies, please reach out to them directly or send us an email at companies @ beckettindustries.com and we’ll make sure that the right person gets back to you within 12 hours.

If you’re just here to learn more, enjoy. Poke around our site, read some of our materials or connect with us even if you want to have real (or virtual) coffee and ask us some questions.

Either way, thanks for stopping by Beckett Industries.

Grit

Perseverance and passion for long-term goals.

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Jobs

Interested in coming to work with us? We are always seeking smart and talented people to join our global teams.

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