Almost every list of reasons startups fail, point out near the top that they run out of capital. Lists created by founders abound and it’s not unreasonable to conclude that they’ll cite that they ran out money. It’s not wrong, startups most often succeed through perseverance, tenacity, and patience, but I’m intrigued by what you probably
Blah blah, great intro about how cool 2014 was for innovation. Let’s get to why you’re here: Slack’s team communication in one place, everywhere. Admit it, workplace collaboration, messaging, intranet, project management, etc. sucks. They all do. I haven’t been satisfied with internal communication since I worked at Yahoo, more than a dozen years ago when
Thanks to the incredible startup program at Houston’s Rice University, I’ve had a chance to update a popular, but out of date, post about Startup Marketing. In the process, I had a chance to meet the exceptional entrepreneurs in this year’s Owlspark program. While not too dissimilar from that startup marketing post, this update touches
Some time ago, I had the honor of speaking during PeopleFund’s Innovation Week on the question of how to make the most of Google Analytics, with the fewest resources. Simply put, what every startup should do to make the platform one of their most valuable tools. Isn’t it already one of a startup’s most valuable tools??
The result of a collaboration between Arizona State University’s (my alma mater by the way) Center for Nanotechnology in Society and The Design School at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Phoenix, AZ is exploring how life in the Valley may look, decades from now. Darren Petricci, achitect and professor in the Design
Before the holiday and the end of 2013, I had the distinct honor of joining dozens of San Antonio CEOs and Texas CEO Magazine in spending an hour with Smart Grid Pioneer and author of The Advanced Smart Grid, Andres Carvallo. Why you might ask; if you know me professionally, you know that energy and
Austin, Texas is still an “SEO Community.” What do I mean by that? I’ve been in Austin three years now and the amount of time I spend advising startups why their desire to hire an SEO is misplaced, is astonishing. To this day, I’m introduced in social settings here as an SEO, clients refer to