“I Know How to Thrive Online”

AustinEducation, Engagement1 Comment

Online First Summit

Laid off due to COVID-19 impacting the coworking and events industries like a sledgehammer in March, Moby, Accelerator Manager and Content Creator, turned to the idea of an online summit to ensure everyone can echo that headline, “I know how to thrive online.” Weeks ago, SXSW had just cancelled, shelter-in-place orders were coming out around the world, and the world … Read More

Veteran Entrepreneurship in 2020

PaulAdvocacy, Education6 Comments

March, this year, really challenged entrepreneurs to appreciate what it means to pivot. The Veterans Lounge, produced by DreamState Entertainment and Platinum TDM, captured in real time how capably Veterans make such changes; and in doing so, proved that staying focused on the mission of an effort, despite adversity, keeps us on track to accomplish something. Our work to produce … Read More

How COVID-19 Has Impacted Media Consumption, by Generation

katiejonesAdvocacy, Education1 Comment

COVID-Media-Consumption

Media Consumption in the Age of COVID-19 As the coronavirus outbreak continues to wreak havoc across the globe, people’s time that would have otherwise been spent perusing malls or going to live events, is now being spent on the sofa. During this period of pandemic-induced social isolation, it’s no surprise that people are consuming vast amounts of media. Today’s graphics … Read More

The Impact on SaaS as we Stay at Home

PaulAdvocacy, Education, Innovation8 Comments

Second only to our being asked how best to livestream or host a virtual conference (let us know if we can help you there), is the question everyone is asking in startup and venture capital circles, “Which sectors are stronger or more attractive to investors, because of coronavirus and the economy?” Healthcare and MedTech are the obvious sectors on which … Read More

Staying Healthy in Conferences

PaulEducation6 Comments

ALERT: Due to the concerns of the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, the City of Austin has canceled SXSW by declaring a local disaster. (Official City Press Release & SXSW Statement). Many local events are still on; we are working diligently with partners, sponsors, and the Austin community to continue our support of business and investment. Funded House is proceeding so stay … Read More

Lessons from Media: The Realistic Growth of Revenue for an Average Startup

PaulEducation3 Comments

It struck me over the recent holidays that founders and entrepreneurs have far more they might learn from Media than is readily apparent. Among startups, investors, mentors, advisors, and incubators, such as Collective, are queried again and again on the question of revenue and what founders and teams should expect (or the expectations they should set) regarding that coveted of … Read More