In the spirit of the great Buzzfeed content marketing hacks, here are the 8 things startup founders need to know about SEO! Honestly, what you’re in for is a non-marketing, non-search oriented exploration of why SEO is critical to startups, founders, and your success or failure as a new venture. I had the honor of
I’ve been frequently asked lately who are considered Austin Angel Investors and though we’ve explored later stage, institutional venture capital in Austin, Texas, I realized I hadn’t put much thought to those whom really stands out as a traditional Angel investor. The distinction matters, and the question an important one, as raising capital requires that you engage
I had the honor of joining Austin Inno’s Billy Utt today on The Beat. His usual host, the resplendent Brent Winstom, was I’m sure preparing to cheer Dwyer or Haas to the 200m freestyle gold tonight, so I was called up from the deck to chat live about the latest in Austin innovation, via The Beat newsletter.
Pitch deck slides abound and invariably you’re reading the same article over and over again about how you need 10 pitch slides starting with the Problem Solution and ending with the Ask. If you’re struggling to get started with your deck, do a google search for the 10 Pitch Deck Slides and you’ll get more
Time and time again I’m advising founders on the cat and mouse game of customers vs. funding. You know the rat race: investors want to see customers… you have some but seemingly not enough… you’re advised that you need to talk to more customers to validate what you’re doing… you have and yet… Something is
You take the stage, perhaps at a demo event or perhaps even in a smaller sense, with an Angel cattle call, group of investors, or even with the press. You’ve been practicing in front of the mirror for weeks the pitch designed for you by the local incubator, crafted after Guy Kawasaki’s famous 10 slides,
“Music is the greatest form of communication. It possesses the information of language, the emotion of poetry, the creativity of art and the passion of love.” That’s a thought I shared almost two decades ago with a Yahoo! time capsule (yes, there was such a thing); a sentiment I put down for posterity, digitally. Music