• Yappem

    Yappem

    This is an amazingly fun and exciting time in my life. I enjoy experiencing all different types of businesses and brands, especially those that care for the customer. The future of businesses and brands utilizing technology to connect with customers is evolving in this mobile landscape! I have been blessed with the ability to chase [...]

    Continue Reading

  • Evolving Entrepreneur

    Evolving Entrepreneur

    I strongly believe that everyday is a day to learn, improve and be better than the yesterday you. I will be an evolving entrepreneur for my entire career.  I wake up with the mindset to learn by doing not by watching. Here I will share my journey and lessons learned from working with the team [...]

    Continue Reading

  • Brand Junkie

    Brand Junkie

    Growing up in the Sachse (Sox-see) family I spent a lot of time as a kid in my Grandparents Store:  Sachse’s Luggage & Gifts! The one thing I always remembered was how my grandparents, aunts and other family members were so personable and conversational with customers. Unfortunately, the store closed down in 2007 after being [...]

    Continue Reading

  • My Vision

    My Vision

    Empower individual ideas that improve the world through innovation.

    Continue Reading

  • Bulldog Life

    Bulldog Life

    Meet Boss (brown & white) and Tank (blue & white), they are Olde English Bulldogges from Joyful Acres. These two bring a ton of fun and craziness into my life as their roles include being wildly entertaining and hilariously unpredictable. Here I will share  their memorable moments in my life. Have a glimpse into #BulldogLife by [...]

    Continue Reading

Hey, I'm Dave Sachse a.k.a. dsox. Welcome to my personal site. I will share my life experiences here! Thanks for stopping by :).

Evolving Entrepreneur

Three tips that enhanced our Startup Launch at SXSW

Three tips that enhanced our Startup Launch at SXSW

Yappem had a total of 15 teammates representing the company in SXSW that, in addition to Yappem core team, included business partners, family members and friends. Having numerous teammates with multiple events occurring simultaneously, it proposed a significant logistics challenge to execute. Our entire team used GroupMe to have instant text communication that was visible to everyone on our team.

The Customer is Gold

The Customer is Gold

One of my favorite brand examples originated from the man who always exemplified the mentality of “treat the customer like gold.” A legendary entrepreneur, and founder of the world’s one and only McDonald’s, Ray Kroc, became famous for delivering consistent value and high quality.

Startup Time: Find your own way

Startup Time: Find your own way

A lot of people ask me when and how I came up the idea to create a social, mobile technology startup. The answer is not straightforward by any means. I did not have an “ah ha” moment where the light bulb goes off. The journey to identify an idea for a startup opportunity did not [...]

Brand Junkie

Yappem

Yappem

This is an amazingly fun and exciting time in my life. I enjoy experiencing all different types of businesses and brands, especially those that care for the customer. The future of businesses and brands utilizing technology to connect with customers is evolving in this mobile landscape. I have been blessed with the ability to chase [...]

No Bull

No Bull

The NBA is one of my favorite brands and professional sports leagues that I will always be a fan of. I especially enjoyed the 90’s when hard fouls were frequent and many players on opposing teams wanted to crush their opponents because they did not grow up playing AAU Basketball with each other throughout their [...]

Sheboygan Taste

Sheboygan Taste

Growing up in Sheboygan I often tagged along with my father as took me to experience and support all types of local businesses and the best they had to offer. City Bakery is a staple in Sheboygan and is home to one of the best hard rolls you will ever taste. This is one of my favorite Bakery’s of [...]

Bulldog Life

Bulldog Life: Brothers for Life

Bulldog Life: Brothers for Life

On a rainy cold day, Tank was arriving from Iowa via delivery truck supplier of the breeder, Joyful Acres.  It was not an ideal scenario but Tank was already 12 weeks old and the sooner he arrived the better.  He was suppose to arrive at 5:00 PM on a Monday.  Unfortunately, there was a couple hour delay and the [...]

Bulldog Life: Work Hard, Play Hard

Bulldog Life: Work Hard, Play Hard

As a puppy, Boss was a crazy dog (not much has changed other than he gained 80 lbs)! At eight weeks old he would play so hard that he would awkwardly fall asleep in some of the most random positions.  In this crash and burn situation, he was attempting to keep his sleepy, nodding head up while getting [...]