Meet the programming legend, synchronistic collision expert, conference guru, Hugh Forrest – Chief Programming Officer and first paid hire, at SXSW.
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Meet the hospitality master, musictech incubator originator, mastermind behind the largest creative hub in America, Scott Fetters, founder/CEO of 2112 inc. Scott’s story is a perfect example of what happens when entrepreneurs focus more on solving a problem, rather than their solution.
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I was asked recently if Facebook and Google are competitors, and the question being asked, struck me with as much alarm as hearing a startup founder say they don’t have competitors.
What most frequently gives an investor pause is a slide in a pitch deck that communicates that you’re not paying attention to your market and threats looming from alternatives.
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On June 1, 1984, I made my first cellphone call from my car. The handset was mounted on the center console of my Volvo 760 Turbo, the 12” x 12” control unit was bolted down in the trunk. Calls were around $0.50 a minute, the coverage was spotty, and the device was expensive – $3000 at the time, $7500 in today’s dollars. But I was now mobile!
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Meet the big hearted, shoe collecting fanatic, insanely talented drummer, Jason Perez, Co-founder/CEO of Tunes For A Minute.
What most people don’t know about Jason, is that early on in his musical playing career he actually picked up a bass way before he started shredding on skins. It was out of frustration he turned to drums quickly realizing he was where he needed to be.
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Meet the SEO mastermind, content producing machine, startup and capital guru, Paul O’Brien – CEO/Co-Founder of MediaTech Ventures.
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The last few years have provided a fascinating opportunity to watch how an innovative and creative company evolves through changing experiences and market expectations.
Overwhelmingly, most companies fail to make it through the substantial pivots that require an enterprise to shift like a startup; a few thrive however, and it’s those few that we, in time, look back on in University classes and in books and articles, as the companies that transformed through evolutionary times and which helped change the world for the better.
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Perhaps our disappointment in one another, frustration with Presidential elections, and stress over 1 role in the entire world, isn’t a reflection of us, but of the office having too much power and influence.
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Meet the incredibly humble, brilliant AR tech trail blazer, Yaron Zakai-Or.
Yaron new from a young age that he wanted to be technologist, he started to teach himself how to code at the age of 13. His fascination with technology and a pursuit of excellence and mastery landed him director roles at companies like Microsoft, Ebay, and Facebook.
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When I was living in Boston in the mid-70’s, I ended up meeting and becoming friends with the audio dream team at Advent, the legendary speaker company.
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