Culture starts at the top. I could stop right there and call it a blog post. Travis Kalanik resigned yesterday as the CEO of Uber, after a number of Uber investors demanded he leave. Here are a few questions that, as a total outsider and customer of Uber, would ask … Keep reading >>>
In a conversation yesterday with a local entrepreneur about a year into his second startup, we both had a story to tell about how we didn’t think there was any way possible to get what we wanted in a certain situation. The two situations were remarkably similar.
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Entrepreneur magazine recently interviewed Reid Hoffman, founder of LinkedIn and early exec at PayPal. One of his lines in this interview rang true for me as we hammer through the issues of launching multiple startups under the same roof at The Combine.
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To Successfully Grow A Business, You
We get asked quite a bit about how The Combine operates, what’s our model, how it works, etc. Our model is different. People compare us to and contrast us with incubators, accelerators, venture capital firms, consulting firms, and fractional C-suite models. We do exhibit some of each of the aforementioned … Keep reading >>>
Yesterday, I was reminded by David Cummings, via his daily blog, that there are some very basic elements to starting up the sales and marketing of any business and specifically a technology startup. I refer to these basic elements as blocking and tackling, or things you simply have to do … Keep reading >>>
Everyone loves a good underdog story. It’s always inspiring to walk with the underdog through the perils of their adventure, the road blocks that they demolished or went around, and the little things they did consistently to make it to the finish line. In the many blogs I read every … Keep reading >>>
Great interactive crowd for Pitch Practice today! Once again, more than half the crowd was brand new to Pitch Practice. Thank you to everyone who attended and participated, and thank you to our eternal sponsor Atlanta Tech Village. Here’s who pitched today.
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