I had a catch-up meeting today with a young professional who has been heads down in his very successful SaaS company, and thus out of “the startup scene” in and around Atlanta. His question is one that I’ve heard a number of times: how do I get plugged back in? … Keep reading >>>
Continuing from my post a couple of days ago about how Chick-fil-A decided on their definition of leadership, The Chicken also decided that they wanted to become a “team oriented organization.” From that edict (Mark Miller related that Dan Cathy literally walked into Mark’s office and said, “I want … Keep reading >>>
Pitch Practice is now sponsored by Atlanta Tech Village member and Pitch Practice alumni TenRocket: Visit tenrocket.com/makeitreal to join their community (built on slack) of entrepreneurs, developers, and investors. Today’s session was exceptional: packed out room, great pitches, great feedback, and (see note at the bottom) incredible networking. … Keep reading >>>
Last Pitch Practice before Thanksgiving. Great crowd, and a very diverse group of ideas from apps to hardware to pharmaceuticals.
- Parkent Cycles – Bike theft is a $300M annual problem in the US. Parkent is building a bike parking system that “hugs your bike”, preventing theft. Parkent is
Huge crowd at today’s Pitch Practice. Standing room only. Probably because nobody could move too far after the champagne and cupcakes from Elev8 Staffing‘s 2-year anniversary party at Startup Chowdown! Here’s who pitched:
- Bluepods – group messaging that’s better than mass group emails, which suck. Bluepods provides
Did you know there’s a UAV startup in Atlanta? At The Sandbox Crew’s bring your own drone night earlier this week, I had the pleasure of meeting one of the principals of a new UAV development company here in Atlanta. We discussed their market space at length, and then he … Keep reading >>>
If you’re not at Pitch Practice, you’re missing out. The 15 people at today’s session were thoroughly engaged, and we heard some fantastic pitches.
- iPet Communities – A social network for pet lovers. Many people don’t want to reveal their identities, but everyone will reveal their pet’s identity to
Last Friday’s session of Pitch Practice was definitely a top 5 session. Thanks to everyone who attended.
We learned a lot and met a lot of new people with 20+ entrepreneurs … Keep reading >>>