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Nick Goggans Says You’re Either Clinically Nuts Or A Poser (If You’re An Entrepreneur)
Aug26

Nick Goggans Says You’re Either Clinically Nuts Or A Poser (If You’re An Entrepreneur)

Nick discusses the inspiration behind Umbel, the culture of risk-taking in Texas, and why you’re probably a poser.

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10 Ways To Actually Meet The Right People At SXSW
Mar14

10 Ways To Actually Meet The Right People At SXSW

Check in with people you want to catch up with to see when they’ll be onsite, and get on their calendars in advance. Once the event starts, send them a quick text or email to remind them about your meeting. Large conferences are too chaotic to ensure that you’ll just casually run into people. You have…

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The End Of Crappy Conference Calls. Ink. Unschooling. Interview With Speek Co-founder Danny Boice
Apr16

The End Of Crappy Conference Calls. Ink. Unschooling. Interview With Speek Co-founder Danny Boice

If you struggle to get your point across, you’ll have a lot to learn from Danny Boice, Co-founder and CTO of Speek. Whether talking about the advantages of his startup’s app (making conference calls much simpler and faster), giving a pitch and promising that his co-founder will get a tattoo if successful…

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8 Emerging Companies You Might Have Missed At SXSW
Mar26

8 Emerging Companies You Might Have Missed At SXSW

After experiencing my first SXSW conference in Austin, I can honestly say that there is nothing else like it – and there’s nothing you can do to properly prepare for the event. Although the atmosphere reminded me of a college spring break trip, the number of brilliant startup ideas being executed and launched…

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10 Offbeat Marketing Strategies For Small Businesses
Mar15

10 Offbeat Marketing Strategies For Small Businesses

Stunt marketing at the city-level can get pricey, due to required permissions, permits, insurance and other costs. For a budget-conscious startup, consider doing a stunt campaign at a local college or university instead. The costs will be lower – helpful for a startup – while the impact can still be comparable…

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