Self-storage marketplace SpareFoot is offering relief to those affected by the devastating tornadoes in the Oklahoma City area. The Austin, TX-based company will donate a month of storage to businesses, families and individuals who need temporary space to store and protect their belongings in the aftermath of the tornadoes.
Bob Metcalfe wants tech founders to be heralded like athletes. I see a few tactical steps that will help. I’ll break them into some non snarky categories and avoid “inside baseball” jargon that is inherent in my style of writing…
I wanted to call this article, “How to self-fund using 650 steps” but I didn’t want the knee-jerk reaction of ‘OMG, that sounds like a lot of work’. So, I’ll swerve away from my norm of grittily tactical blog posts meant to serve engineers who are hacking their 1st $900k in sales. Instead, I will head in my default direction: hiLarryAss.
More accurately, my blog post title should be “The Keynote You’ll Not Hear at SXSW Until 2014, 2015 or Beyond”. Specifically, my focus is: “crossing the chasm from the right.” Right now SXSW is incredibly focused on ‘appointment based learning.’ I understand that SXSW Inc has a business model they want to preserve.
Best selling author Bill Donius was what he would term a classic “left brain” type, before he discovered Dr. Roger Sperry’s Nobel prize winning discovery about the independence of brain function between the left and right hemisphere.
Something really bad has been going around Austin for a few years now, an approach by local start ups to “get as much as you can for free as long as you can.”
Technologist, I am calling you to the mat. Every profession comes with its own its own language. With the proliferation of human interaction with computers and the rapid adoption of ICT’s over the last 20 years, entirely new industries, new languages and consequently new cultures have been born. Biologist Mark Pagel theorizes that humans evolved [...]
Today on WAAT we caught up with Mellie Price to talk about Entrepreneurship, Austin, and few companies that she started. Mellie founded the recently acquired Front Gate Tickets along with a web development firm called Monsterbit. She believes that the shared resources and collaborative attitude make Austin a uniquely supportive place for an Entrepreneur. “When [...]
Sam Decker is Co-Founder and CEO of Mass Relevance, a social engagement platform that discovers, filters, and displays real-time content anywhere.
Lloyd Armbrust has been working in and around newspapers for over 15 years when he started as a circulation call-center manager for the Duluth News-Tribune. In 2001 he moved into online sales and then worked to built several newspaper websites from the ground up. In 2008, he started OwnLocal and in 2010 received funding from [...]