How I Work

A couple of months ago the good folks at Hypepotamus asked if if I would participate in their “How I Work” series in which people share their daily routines. I was flattered and of course accepted. I am republishing the full text here with their permission. You can see the original article here.  Lance Weatherby (@lance) builds thriving internet companies. […]

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January 14, 2014  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Entrepreneurship, Fun, Management, nCrowd, Personal

Every End Is A New Beginning

It is amazing what nCrowd has accomplished since May of 2011 when I joined the company. At that time we were active in two cities and using an off the shelf e-commerce platform. Today we are a leader in the local commerce market with sales from Boston to Honolulu, have built a proprietary platform (along with […]

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January 1, 2014  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in nCrowd, Personal

Groupon’s Q2 Earnings Notes

On Wednesday Groupon (GRPN) announced their second quarter earnings. The stock market reacted quite favorably sending the stock up 22% in a single day. That is quite the dramatic recovery for a company with a pretty solid record of missteps with the financial community. This is why the stock is moving.  Groupon named co-interim chief […]

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August 9, 2013  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Deals, E-Commerce, nCrowd, Stocks

nCrowd Captures Spreebird

Nice article about the latest nCrowd deal. We have purchased substantially all of the assets of Spreebird from Local Corporation. Local, a public company, had to file the transaction with the SEC if anyone wants to see the gory details. At one point the entire asset purchase agreement was up there but someone seems to have taken […]

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July 31, 2013  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Deals, nCrowd

Two Years

Willie King over at WorthPoint reached out to me earlier this month via LinkedIn, "Congrats Lance on 2 years" he said. How time flies. He is talking about my time at Half Off Depot/nCrowd. It has been quite busy. So busy that I have not really had a chance to practice my preach of updating […]

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May 30, 2013  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Half Off Depot, nCrowd, Personal

No Longer A Startup

I have written a bit about the stages a successful startup goes through in the past. Covering theories such as concept, seed, early stage and growth stages for those that were not reading in 2009. One of the things I have always believed is that at some point, in the $50 million revenue range, a startup is no […]

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May 7, 2013  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in nCrowd, Startups

nCrowd Scoops Up Tippr

It's a big week for nCrowd. It was move week and we are settling into our new Atlanta Tech Village office. But the bigger news is that we are announcing an acquisition. All Things D broke the news this morning that nCrowd has purchased the assets of Tippr out of Seattle. It is the largest […]

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April 24, 2013  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Deals, nCrowd

On Business Radio X

The fine folks over at Atlanta Business Radio invited me in to talk a little bit about what we are doing with nCrowd and why both consumers and merchants like our business. Lee Kantor and Stone Payton were great hosts. I was first up. If you have an interest and 10 minutes you can listen to […]

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April 4, 2013  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in nCrowd

Moving To Atlanta Tech Village

As reported by Atlanta Business Cronicle staff writer Urvaksh Karkaria nCrowd is moving to Atlanta Tech Village. This move came about shortly after David Cummings announced his plans for the Village. I reached out to him, told him we were about to sign a lease, and wanted to see if there were a possibility for […]

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March 18, 2013  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Accelerators, nCrowd