Startup Riot 2011 Live Blogging 3rd Session

After a great presentation by David Hauser we are launching into the third and final flight of startup presentations. LayerA Matt Smith pivot off of Rank 'Em. Layer helps teams make better decisions faster. National Science Foundation had this problem that somehow Matt came to solve. Rankings.  mediafeediaFacebook tool for business. Manage more then 25 fan […]

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February 16, 2011  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Presentations, Startups

SXSW Accelerator

So ATDC can be quite the interesting place. I was walking down the hall yesterday when I noticed a lady that looked somewhat familiar standing in the reception area. I said hello and introduced myself. Turns out to be Jennifer 8. Lee. That is really her name.   We struck up a conversation. She was […]

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November 23, 2010  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in atdc, Presentations, Startups

Georgia’s Innovation Connection

One of the things entrepreneurs are always looking for are intros to larger companies.  During my day job I have been working on two such programs to hook up early stage companies with Bank of America and Cox.  ATDC has also been working with the Georgia Department for Economic Development, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, […]

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November 22, 2010  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Networking, Presentations, Too Many Events

Tech Marketing Awards

On November 18 I will be playing master of ceremonies to the first ever, and hopefully annual,┬áTech Marketing Awards. I am quite sure that the highlight of the evening will not be anything that I have to say about the chief marketing technologist meme in my opening comments. Nor will it be the spectacular views […]

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October 18, 2010  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Food and Drink, Fun, Marketing, Presentations

Venture Atlanta Companies

In a few short minutes the companies that were selected for Venture Atlanta will be making their way to the stage for six minutes of fame.  There are 20 companies on the agenda for the day but a few that are more interesting to me. I have been advising and coaching Venture Atlanta participants BLiNQ […]

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October 13, 2010  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Entrepreneurship, Presentations, Startups, Venture Capital