Tagged: Startups

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Why Can’t My Town Be the Next Silicon Valley?

What makes Silicon Valley a hub for startups and innovation?  What created it? And what can other cities and locations do to foster more innovation? When I was working as an evangelist for Microsoft, these questions came up a lot. There was always a civic leader, politician, policy maker, etc who...

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Eric Schmidt on Structuring Teams that Can Rapidly Scale

Here’s an interesting interview with Eric Schmidt about his experience in rapidly scaling up companies. Fun Fact: I have a friend who used to work with Eric’s brother and I said hello to him once via speakerphone. This was 1996 and I did not realize the enormity of the moment...

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AWS Startups Intro Video

Here’s a great intro video to all the offerings AWS has for startups, with one canine founder demonstrating it. Dogs in tech videos are always a win in my book.

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50 LA Startups to Watch in 2017

Proving that innovation can happen in more than one or two places in the world, here’s a list of 50 startups to watch in 2017. Among the list are game studios, media companies, and an auto tech startup. In case you missed, it here’s a 2017 startup watch list for...

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Startups DCTech VCs and Investors are Watching in 2017

DC Inno asked a few of the leading VCs and investors of the DCTech scene for their thoughts on which startups to watch this year. While there’s no one specific industry they have their eyes trained on, Cybersecurity will continue to be a big deal.  Interestingly, a few named fast-casual...

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6 Startups That Were Picked for AccelerateBaltimore’s 2017 Cohort

Technical.ly Baltimore has an article spotlighting the six startups chosen for AccelerateBaltimore’s 2017 cohort. Here’s a quick list of the startups: Arbit a social media app that lets athletes and celebrities offer photo polls to users. Barttron Makers of Chord, a smart collar for pets that helps training through positive...

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7 Australian Startups to Put on Your Radar

Innovation and disruption happen everywhere around the world. TechCocktail has compiled a list of 7 Startups Down Under to Put on Your Radar. If you’re impatient, here’s the list with links to (almost all) the companies’ websites. Stockspot Coinjar Invoice2go Simpla Honee Drive Yello Watt Cost