Stephanie Breedlove, Co-founder of Homepay, Provides Entrepreneurial Advice on the Ideas to Invoices Podcast


Stephanie Breedlove founded Breedlove & Associates in 1992. She built the nanny payroll company into a multi-million-dollar business with more than 10,000 active clients. In 2012, acquired her company for $55 million and it became Homepay, according to an article in Forbes. Today, Breedlove is an angel investor with the Central Texas Angel […].

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The Montana Future In A Dream

Feld Thoughts

I’ve always been a vivid dreamer, but I’ve been getting a lot more REM sleep due to the combination of a CPAP machine and the prostate reduction surgery I had last year (solving a “getting older” problem.).

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Free Video: How to Hack Your MBA

David Teten

Evisors just posted the video from my recent webinar on “How to Hack Your MBA” Since 1992, I’ve been working on a book tentatively titled “Hack your Education: How to Squeeze Maximum Value from College or Graduate School” I’ve posted on my site the expanded slides from the webinar and a draft of the book. Among the topics I cover: career acceleration, time optimization, and selective short-term learning programs and scholarships. I am basing this book on interviews I conducted of graduates from Yale, Harvard Business School, and other leading universities, asking them questions like, “What is the best thing you did to leverage your education? What would you have done differently? What is your advice for someone just starting your program?”. I welcome feedback ! Career Events Leadership

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Entrepreneurs Unplugged with Larry Gold – 2/18, 6:15pm

Feld Thoughts

He’s been a professor at CU Boulder since 1980 and was the chairman of the Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Department from 1988 to 1992. This Entrepreneurs Unplugged with Larry Gold is going to be special. If you don’t know Larry Gold , he’s just amazing.

The Pitfalls Of State And Local Taxation For Startup Companies


298 (1992), which requires “substantial nexus” in the form of property or people to impose sales tax on out-of-state sellers. 298 (1992) which may allow states to constitutionally tax out-of-state sellers with no physical presence within a state.

CU Boulder’s New Venture Challenge 10th Anniversary

Feld Thoughts

I was involved in the early years (1992 – 1996) as a judge and funded a number of companies that went through the MIT $100K (which was called the MIT $10K at the time.) Tonight, the New Venture Challenge at CU Boulder is having its 10th anniversary. It’s happening at the Boulder Theater from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm and is open to the public. Register here to attend if you are interested.

Founder Interview: Jeff Kubas from Vertex Resource Group

The Startup Magazine

We’ve been a family-owned business since 1992. As part of The Startup Magazine Founder Interview Series , we talked to Mr. Jeff Kubas. Jeff is the Founder and CEO of Vertex Resource Group.

FullContact Continues Its Journey To Solve The Contact Management Problem

Feld Thoughts

My first company (Feld Technologies) was acquired by a company doing a rollup (AmeriData – acquired 40 companies between 1992 and 1996 when it was then acquired by GE Capital.)

4 Ways To Become A Recognized Expert


Since 1992, he has helped clients in financial services, insurance, health care, consulting, real estate, advertising, training, recruiting, and more than 75 niche industries grow their businesses without cold calling or hard selling.

How Innovation Can Help Frontier Markets


The frontier market is a term coined by the International Finance Corporation’s Frida Khambata in 1992. Frontier markets are developing countries that are still too small to be considered as emerging markets.

Free Webinar 9/13: How to Hack Your MBA and Get the Most Out of Your Degree

David Teten

For background, since 1992, I’ve been (slowly) working on a book tentatively titled “Hack your Education: How to Squeeze Maximum Value from College or Graduate School” I’ve attached a presentation below I’ve given on the topic, plus a draft of the book. On 9/13, I’ll be delivering a free, one-hour webinar on “ How to Hack Your MBA and Get the Most Out of Your Degree ”.

Digital Transformation And The Evolution of Apps – What’s The Link?


each retailing at a cool US$4,000, with the first text message (SMS) only sent in 1992. by Keiichiro Nozaki, Regional Marketing Architect/Evangelist of Asia Pacific, China, and Japan for F5 Networks. A century ago, we had the industrial revolution.

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Why I’m Standing Today with My African American Friends, Family & Colleagues

Both Sides of the Table

For those of us a bit older we distinctly remember the overwhelming force and brutality used against Rodney King in Los Angeles in 1992. “It stops today.”

5 Business Minded Celebrities You Could Gain Inspiration From


In 1992, Tony started his own manufacturing company of skateboarding products, which eventually took off. Celebrities aren’t often just famous for being actors or superstar football players. Many of them are also successful entrepreneurs.

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[INTERVIEW] Peter Tassiopoulos, President Of Sphere 3D Inc.


Peter Tassiopoulos has focused on finance, technology and startups since 1992. Nature or nurture? It’s an age-old debate, and as relevant to academic whiz kids as it is to the most seriously successful entrepreneurs.

The Billion Dollar Fashion Week

Up and Running

For fashion week’s chapter of the age-old tale of money and politics, let’s go back to 1992. “New York is Fashion” was fashion week’s moniker then, and it now had a little sister: “Restaurant Week.”

Standing Ovation Before The Speaker Begins

Feld Thoughts

I was on a panel with a few of my colleagues from that first Birthing of Giants class that graduated in 1992. A few weeks ago at Thinc Iowa I noticed the tradition they had of giving a standing ovation to the speaker when the speaker took the stage. I had never seen that before and thought it was awesome. Speakers also got a standing ovation after their talk.

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How to Hack Your College or Graduate School Education

David Teten

I’ve been gestating this since 1992. You’re likely investing $20,000-$50,000/year, plus opportunity cost, to attend school. How can you maximize the benefits of all the years and all the money that you are investing? I have a tentative answer. Below is the draft of a book I’m writing, “How to Squeeze Maximum Value from Your Education”. I’ve also posted slides from presentations I’ve made on this topic.

America’s Entrepreneurial Innovation Needs Help

Startup Professionals Musings

Since 1992, Congress has diverted nearly $1 billion in applicant-paid fees already earned by the USPTO to other uses (like the 2010 census), leaving the patent office unable to deal with the threefold increase in patent applications over the last 20 years.

Mentors 6/18: The Best Mentor Relationships Eventually Become Two-Way

Feld Thoughts

Charlie started his own company, The Feld Group, in 1992 , when my company (Feld Technologies) was five years old. I spent the day yesterday at the Disney Accelerator meeting with each of the teams and then had dinner with the CEOs and a lead mentor for each company.

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Surviving 2016 as a seed stage startup: Don’t batten down the hatches but take an umbrella.


In 1992, we were in a recession. In late 2008, I was about to turn in my 2 week resignation at Google to start a company when Sequoia sent out a presentation to their portfolio companies.

What No One Ever Tells You About Business Failures

Up and Running

a California corporation, became an Oregon corporation in 1992, and the California corporation died in 1994. The mythology of failure rates is greatly exaggerated, I think.

When I Hear “Fastest Growing” I Reach for XKCD

Diego Basch

It became a market economy in 1992. You may have heard of Christiane Amanpour. She’s the Chief International Correspondent for CNN. She probably has a dedicated room in her house to store all the journalism awards she’s won. Math awards though, she probably has none.

On #WorldMentalHealthDay, Praise for Neurodiverse Creatives

crowdSPRING Blog

Established in 1992, the day is intended to raise awareness related to struggles involving mental illness and mobilize resources to address those struggles. Image Source: Imagine Therapies. On October 10th every year, folks around the globe recognize World Mental Health Day, and this year is no exception. With the rise of social media, the visibility of the day and the conversations that surround it have been, thankfully, greatly enhanced. This issue is incredibly important.

Those Beautiful Nest Eggs

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Tony –working on “iPhone” circa 1992 Me–product manager, having a ball. Congratulations to Tony Fadell, Matt Rogers and the world class team at Nest! Today Nest announced that it has agreed to be acquired by Google.

Thinking of Home: Dickinson, Texas

In 1992, she was recognized nationally for her leadership in the H.O.S.T.S. For those of you who have moved away from the town where you grew up, the few times that you see your hometown in the national news creates an enormous sense of pride.

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Cultivate an Olympic Mindset to Achieve Success

Up and Running

Andre Agassi winning the Wimbledon Cup in 1992. When Andre Agassi won the Wimbledon Cup in 1992, he said, “I have already won Wimbledon at least 10,000 times before.” Image via AdWeek.

Where There’s A Trend, There’s A Profitable Business

The Startup Magazine

Warner’s sales doubled each year, exceeding $6 million by 1992. If you’ve ever built a business around a passing trend or fad, you know there’s only a short window of time for such a venture to survive. Knowing your product or service is a fad doesn’t make it easier.

Pioneering Women in Venture Capital: Kathryn Gould

Steve Blank

Two companies I helped start in 1992, DCTM and Grand Junction Networks both became Stanford business school cases and very valuable, successful companies. I met Kathryn Gould longer ago than either of us want to admit.

Learning Styles: The Impact on Marketing Messaging


In 1992, two researchers in New Zealand, Neil Fleming and Colleen Mills, published what became a foundational paper on learning styles. If you’ve ever worked at an agency, you know the value of client education. Results aren’t persuasive if reports seem like a jumble of acronyms.

Why Startup Entrepreneurs Need to Communicate More Like George Bush Than Al Gore

Both Sides of the Table

Think of James Carville’s slogan for Clinton in 1992, “It’s the economy, stupid.” This article originally appeared on TechCrunch. It is election season. So it’s tempting to think this is going to be a partisan post – it is not.

Hubris Versus Humility: The $15 billion Difference

Steve Blank

By 1992 Research in Motion (RIM) had been in business for eight years, had 16 employees, sales of about $500,000 a year, and three or four business lines.

Love Conquers All, Especially In Marketing Communications


She began writing professionally in 1992 and in 1998 started her business as a freelance copywriter.

Your social media obsession won’t make an enduring mark on the world

The Next Web

His career began in 1992 when he worked in the financial market at Banco Nacional in Brazil. Claudio Gandelman is the CEO and founder of Teckler.

Self-Driving Vehicles: The Future Always Takes Longer to Arrive (Part 1)

Agile VC

Lane departure warning –> first deployed by Mitsubishi in 1992 and broadly available in early 2000s from Japanese manufactuerers. Preface: As a consumer, I am excited by the prospect of autonomous vehicles and the individual and collective benefits they can provide.

4 Steps to Making Your Next Great Idea a Reality

Up and Running

million patent applications…pending, compared with around 269,000 in 1992.”. Image credit: Yvonne Martinez. Congratulations! You have a great idea. You and this idea, you’ve got plans. It started with a tiny nugget you were bouncing around, and it grew up in a marketing meeting.

Tribute to Bruce Williams


He originally was the co-founder and CEO of an early software company, Westminster Software, and then he founded Westminster Promotions, which has been going strong now since 1992, a remarkable 24 years. This has been a tough year for the technology industry. In March we lost Andy Grove, and in April we lost Bill Campbell. Sadly, in May we lost Bruce Williams. Bruce had been fighting Pancreatic Cancer for the past year and a half.

Episode 108 : Rolling In The Dough With Paul Finney and Marcie Hanhart

Mike Michalowicz

A 1992 Johnson and Wales culinary graduate and NY TIMES “Excellent” chef, chef Finney has grown October Kitchen from a one man personal chef operation to a cutting edge meal delivery service. A 1992 Johnson and Wales culinary graduate and NY TIMES "Excellent" chef, chef Finney has grown October Kitchen from a one man personal chef operation to a cutting edge meal delivery service. Also Available On. Show Summary.

30 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business


When I started my law firm in 1992, I did it to help others, to provide the assistance they needed when they were suffering from accidents that were outside of their control. Each business has a story.

Seven Questions To Help You Attract Your Ideal Clients


Since 1992, he has helped clients in financial services, insurance, health care, consulting, real estate, advertising, training, recruiting, and more than 75 niche industries grow their businesses without cold calling or hard selling.

Entrepreneurship for Superwomen

Up and Running

I put “ SuperWomen Do IT Less” ( First Edition 1992) into the closet, and became my own boss. I believe that there is no better way for a woman to succeed than to have her own business.

Aaron Lupuloff And The Corky Kell Classic Focus On Furthering Education


The Corky Kell Classic is a Georgia football tradition that started in Atlanta in 1992 — named after Wheeler’s former head football coach.

Invest in Israel Newsletter – May 2012 Edition

VC Cafe

RADVISION was founded in 1992 in Israel and is a world leader in the supply of video conferencing solutions.