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Merry Christmas: My Top 5 Posts from 2013

Thanks to anyone and everyone who has at least visited this blog. I appreciate your support and feedback as we all engage in the journey of entrepreneurship to build something from nothing in the face of odds that are clearly not in our favor.

I was reminded this morning of … Keep reading >>>

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Recalculating…

I subscribe to startup & entrepreneurial blogs, lots of them. I wake up to quite a few subscription emails, and I read them first thing in the morning.  Two of these are David Cummings and Johnson Cook’s blogs.  This morning, Johnson references David’s blog from the previous day. Now I’m … Keep reading >>>

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Pitch practice 12-13-2013

Great attendance again, and we spent a lot of time on just two pitches, but we learned a lot.

Chris Turner pitched FrankEinstein – a creative platform for future mad scientists everywhere, because today’s students are limited by their 4 walls and the classmates they are assigned. FrankEinstein lets you … Keep reading >>>

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Customer discovery is not enough

Paul Freet posted on Twitter this morning his thoughts on Synapp.io, a new startup from ATDC & Flashpoint.

Paul followed up with some really big words and stuff, because he’s all GT smart and what not, but I completely agree with him that Synapp.io is based on something new.

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If entrepreneurs played the odds, there would be no startups

Last night at the Atlanta Tech Village’s Holiday Showcase, I spoke with a young entrepreneur who had decided to wind down his startup. He had a good idea, raised some funds, won a startup contest, but it didn’t work. He had gone through his savings, borrowed some more and was … Keep reading >>>