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The Best Of Tech 2012 – A Look Back At The Top 20 Killer Startups, Entrepreneurs, And Tech Stories
Dec31

The Best Of Tech 2012 – A Look Back At The Top 20 Killer Startups, Entrepreneurs, And Tech Stories

Wow, last year was filled with inspiring startup stories, incredible entrepreneurial advice, and some awesome improvements on technology. Social media exploded, with networks like LinkedIn and Twitter giving Facebook a run for its money. And startup accelerators popped up all over the world to give…

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Emma Peterson Of Tikly Talks Cheap Tickets And Des Moines Startup Culture

What does a former band manager decide to do after feeling the frustration of the ticketing industry?  Launch a startup with a flat rate ticket fee of 10% per ticket or $7.50 for tickets over $75. Tikly is a Des Moines, IA based startup founded by 22 year-old CEO Emma Peterson. After managing The Nadas, Peterson decided it was time to use her managing talent towards something beneficial to artists, venues, and consumers.    ...

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DIY Bootstrapping Success For Comedian Louis CK With $1 Million In 10 Days
Jul04

DIY Bootstrapping Success For Comedian Louis CK With $1 Million In 10 Days

Louis C.K., comedian and entrepreneur, surprised fan and corporate distributors alike when in 2011 he announced that he was going to sell his comedy special “Live at the Beacon Theater” for $5 dollars via direct download on his website.Paying for the production and its posting online out of his own pocket, he was taking a risk that no other comedian had taken before.   The 44 year-old comedian was able to bypass the traditional...

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