Thu.Feb 22, 2018

Three Bitcoin Billionaires Share Their Story of How They Moved Early into the Asset Class

Both Sides of the Table

At the recent Upfront Summit my partner Stuart Lander had the opportunity to show some California Love and interview three of the wealthiest Bitcoin owners, each of whom were some of the earliest owners in the asset class and who haven’t sold any of their holdings.

What My First Boxing Match Taught Me About Business

YFS Magazine

got in the ring in front of 700 people, with a rather large woman, and subsequently raised over $2,000 for cancer research. Lifestyle boxing business advice business lessons lifestyle sports starting a business

Microsoft PowerApps and Citizen Code

deal architect

One of the most interesting sessions during the Microsoft Analyst Summit last week was one on PowerApps. The look and feel leverages the fonts and other features most of us are familiar with in MS Office. It's in Microsoft lingo. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

5 Tips For Product Startups Wrestling With State & Federal Regulations

YoungUpstarts

According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce , burdensome government regulations are directly responsible for the long-term decline in small business formation. Despite a 40% increase in population, Americans started about 11% fewer businesses in 2013 than 1980.

Microsoft PowerApps and Citizen Code

deal architect

One of the most interesting sessions during the Microsoft Analyst Summit last week was one on PowerApps. The look and feel leverages the fonts and other features most of us are familiar with in MS Office. It's in Microsoft lingo. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

Hire a consultant; ignore the advice.

Berkonomics

At one time or another, most all businesses use consultants to fill the gaps in knowledge or to provide guidance for management. Consultants are good in that you can sample their work with short projects, change to other consultants quickly, and stop using them when a project is completed.

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Mass Challenge Texas Selects 84 Startups for its First Program

SiliconHills

Mass Challenge Texas has selected 84 startups to join its first accelerator program. The accelerator received 520 applications, with a little more than half of those going to the second round where 120 judges selected the winners, said Mike Millard, managing director of Mass Challenge Texas.

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Imagine Virtua and Alamo Reality Bring the Alamo Back to Life Through Technology and Storytelling

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Publisher of Silicon Hills News Known as the Shrine of Texas Liberty, the Alamo in San Antonio holds a special place in the hearts of many Texans.

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The Small Business Guide to Attract and Retain Great Employees

crowdSPRING Blog

Small businesses face a common challenge. According to the 2018 Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit report 70% of small businesses struggle to find and retain skilled talent. At 70 percent, this issue is nearly a pandemic among small businesses.

New Coworking Space: work well win to Open in East Austin

SiliconHills

A new coworking space with a wellness approach: work well win plans to open a 100,000 square foot site in East Austin at a former Motorola campus. The work well win site is set to open this summer. It’s one of a handful of coworking sites work well win plans to open nationwide.

The real meaning of entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneurial Mind

There is a lot of conversation surrounding what the term entrepreneurship really means.

How to Build Your Team, Plan Your Exit and Create Your Legacy

Duct Tape Marketing

How to Build Your Team, Plan Your Exit and Create Your Legacy written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Scot Hunsaker. Podcast Transcript. My guest for this week’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is Managing Partner of Ardent , Scot Hunsaker.

AT&T Opens 5G Telecommunications Lab in Austin

SiliconHills

The next big thing in telecommunications is 5G. And AT&T has been testing 5G transmission in Austin for a couple of years in specialized trials. 5G stands for the fifth-generation of wireless broadband technology. It provides faster speeds and better coverage than the current 4G standard. The service is expected to offer speeds up to […]. The post AT&T Opens 5G Telecommunications Lab in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Transcript of How to Build Your Team, Plan Your Exit and Create Your Legacy

Duct Tape Marketing

Transcript of How to Build Your Team, Plan Your Exit and Create Your Legacy written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Back to Podcast. Transcript. John Jantsch: This episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is sponsored by Podcast Bookers. Podcastbookers.com.

SparkCognition Announces it has Raised $56.5 Million in Funding

SiliconHills

Austin-based SparkCognition announced this week it has raised $56.5 million in funding. The artificial intelligence company previously announced last June that it had closed on a Series B round of funding for $32.5 million. But since then, it landed additional investors that push the round of funding even higher to $56.5 million. The investors included […]. The post SparkCognition Announces it has Raised $56.5 Million in Funding appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

4 New Strategies For Your 2018 Marketing Plan

Growthink Blog

An effective marketing plan is necessary to grow your business. Among other things, the right marketing plan details your target customers, your unique selling proposition (USP), and your pricing strategy.

NYC Blend Event: How to Foster & Harness Diversity, March 5, 6-8:30pm

David Teten

I’m very excited to announce that HOF Capital is collaborating on an initiative, NYC Blend , which aims to provide access, transparency and education around various aspects of building diversity into funding and growing a business. NYC Blend was started by just a few VCs in New York and has now grown to a network of over 80 venture firms.

Commute Hacking, Epic Fail

Jeff Hilimire

So, yesterday I had this great idea that I was going to become a lot more productive by not driving myself places. I would use Lyft and Marta, and during the rides I’d be able to do work (mostly email, Slack, etc.) Potentially this would add 8 hours of work-time to my week! And I gave it the old college try yesterday. I took two Lyfts, rode a Marta bus and took two Marta train rides. But, what I failed to know about myself is that.

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