This clip from Apollo 13 exemplifies what I believe is the absolute most fun about startups: solving problems. Software or services…or baklava. Whatever you’re starting, you’re starting it to solve someone’s problem, even if the problem is not having the best dessert at your fingertips.
The answer to that question is in the poem below. You’ll be blessed just to read it to the end. My late Great Aunt Romie recited this poem word for word at my wedding rehearsal dinner. She was 86 at the time, but sharp as a tack. She didn’t miss … Keep reading >>>
Thank you for your strong response and some immediate support for the Pitch Practice community to build a home in El Salvador. There’s no way we could do that on our own, but NewStory has cracked the code on how to build a strong, sustainable home and community for … Keep reading >>>
I’ve been a huge fan of my friends Brett Hagler and Matthew Marshall‘s non-profit startup NewStory since the day Brett shared his vision with me at the Starbucks at Peachtree & Piedmont nearly 3 years ago. I’ve always supported NewStory in whatever way I could, but I’ve never taken … Keep reading >>>
Today is Pitch Practice’s 3rd Birthday. On this day three years ago, something called “StartupBP” (baseball analogy) was born out of a need to learn how to better present a startup to the community. Three years later, we’ve heard over 1,000 pitches, helped countless entrepreneurs move … Keep reading >>>