Turns at Albuquerque: How I Measure My Career

This is going to be BIG.

I love thinking about career paths and how people get from A to B. It''s my favorite thing to teach as well--and I''ll be giving a class at Startup Institute this Tuesday night about it.

How A Prenuptial Agreement Can Protect Your Business


If you are not clear on the policies and procedures of this act, it is recommended that if you live in Albuquerque to contact an Albuquerque family lawyer to help you in drafting your prenuptial agreement.

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Episode 77: Transitioning from Check-by-Check to Profitability with Keith Fear

Mike Michalowicz

Additionally, he owns World Balloon in Albuquerque, the company that introduced balloon rides to Albuquerque 41 years ago, Pueblo Balloons in Taos, New Mexico which flies in the spectacular Rio Grande Gorge daily, and finally Verde Valley Balloons in beautiful Cottonwood Arizona, south of Sedona.

This Week’s Trip to Santa Fe

Feld Thoughts

While I’m there I’m going to do a handful of entrepreneurial events that have been arranged by a variety of folks but really spearheaded by Doruk Aytulu as described in his post Brad Feld is Coming to Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Los Alamos. Following is the schedule: - Wednesday March 31st @ 5:30pm: Beers with Brad in Albuquerque at Blackbird Buvette. Amy and I love Santa Fe.

To Infinity and Beyond: How Entrepreneurism is Making Space Tourism Viable


In 1994 the American Society of Civil Engineers convened with business people in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to discuss the technical and financial feasibility of space tourism, then still a hypothetical concept.

5 Ways Building a Brand Makes Your Small Business Stand Out

Up and Running

For instance, instead of building a brand that appeals to women age 24 to 48 in the southwest United States, you’re building a brand for Liz Applewood, age 32, a manager at a retail clothing store in Albuquerque. .

Hope to Meet Up On the Road

Duct Tape Marketing

I’ll round out the year with events in San Diego, Phoenix and Albuquerque as well as playing a part in the annual HEMP Retreat with Brene Brown.

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Startup Lessons Learned

New Hampshire: Portsmouth New Mexico: Albuquerque New York: Brooklyn Ithaca Manhattan North Carolina: Asheville Charlotte Durham Ohio: Athens Cincinnati, The Brandery, 1141 Vine St. One of the most important things we do with The Lean Startup Conference is make a livestream of the plenary talks available for free to groups around the world, supporting entrepreneurship communities everywhere.

Green Chile Burgers: A Recipe For Success


We begin our journey back to Albuquerque. By Bruce Hodes, CEO of CMI Teamwork Chicago and author of “ Front Line Heroes “. The New Mexican light is sharply bright with deep dark shadows at three in the afternoon on this June day.

Chile 130

Can Document Management Restore Consumers’ Trust In Enterprises?


Carlene Patterson, an eFileCabinet customer and owner of Ascension Financial Group in Albuquerque, NM, claims her document management system saves her “over $4,000 a year.” By Jesse Wood, CEO of eFileCabinet.

Why Old-School Communication Skills Are The Competitive Edge New Grads Need


Your client in Albuquerque is always moody. by Geoffrey Tumlin, author of “ Stop Talking, Start Communicating: Counterintuitive Secrets to Success in Business and in Life “ You’ve just graduated from college and are (justifiably) proud of your accomplishment.

I’m Speaking at IBM’s Smart Camp on May 18, 2011


I just got back from a conference put on by one of the Austin Technology Incubators funders, the Economic Development Agency, held in Albuquerque. I speak on many panels and serve as a judge at many competitions, and I wish I had time to write more about them. I was on a panel and served as a discussion moderator at one of the round tables they held. I’ll be writing about that one in the next week or so.

2011 Valuation Survey of North American Angel Groups


Albuquerque. During the summer of 2010, I developed a workshop, A New ACEF Valuation Workshop for Angels and Entrepreneurs. To provide some reference points, I surveyed thirteen angels groups in North American to determine their recent experience in negotiating the pre-money valuation of pre-revenue companies. See the 2010 data reported here: Current Pre-money Valuations of Pre-revenue Companies.

Don’t Settle When You Decide Where to Settle

Austin Startup

The leadership centers of the microcomputer world shifted from Albuquerque to the San Fernando Valley (LA), the Bay Area, and Seattle. Many of you have probably read by now that I am returning from Austin to my roots in Atlanta. This will not be a personal essay about that move, which is motivated by family and opportunity, but it does give me reason to address the decision process about where to locate your startup.

Do Things that Don't Scale


Microsoft cant have seemed very impressive when it was just a couple guys in Albuquerque writing Basic interpreters for a market of a few thousand hobbyists (as they were then called), but in retrospect that was the optimal path to dominating microcomputer software. Want to start a startup? Get funded by Y Combinator. July 2013 One of the most common types of advice we give at Y Combinator is to do things that dont scale.