Mayor Reed, I don't blame you

We interrupt our regularly scheduled #startuplessons programming to set things straight here about #snowjam2014 here in Atlanta.  For those of you who don’t live in the ATL, this is one man’s view of what happened. For those of you who do live in Atlanta, I’m providing a few suggestions for … Keep reading >>>

Mayor Reed, I don’t blame you

We interrupt our regularly scheduled #startuplessons programming to set things straight here about #snowjam2014 here in Atlanta.  For those of you who don’t live in the ATL, this is one man’s view of what happened. For those of you who do live in Atlanta, I’m providing a few suggestions for … Keep reading >>>

Startup Lesson 5: Build it NOW!

Reid Hoffman, founder of LinkedIn, was quoted by a tech mag recently. He said, “If the first version of your product doesn’t suck, you took to long to launch it.”  For a more visual example of this approach, remember Google’s very first home page, circa 1998.

Google’s original home search
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Startup Lesson 4: Boil it down

OK, so now you have this idea, and you’ve talked to everyone and their mother-in-law about it, and it’s starting to make some sense…to YOU. Remember, you were wrong, right? Then you were wrong again, right? It’s ok. Anyone who has ever started a business and seen it through to … Keep reading >>>

Pitch Practice 01-10-2014

Great session of pitching, learning, and networking to start off the new year.  Here’s who pitched and the lessons we learned.

  • Gary Guyer – D1 Sports – an online exchange to remove the “consultant” from the process of placing high school student athletes in the proper recruiting channels for college
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