Fresno State Student Entrepreneur Goes to White House

Campus Entrepreneurship

Mike Pronovost, a business student at Fresno State was at the White House last week with 100 young entrepreneurs. via The Collegian » Fresno State student entrepreneur invited to the White House. Lean startup like story. Pronovost developed Powerband, a program that uses files stored in a virtual desktop to speed up Internet access. He developed the program working odd hours in a room in his parents’ house.

Excellent Showing at 59 Days of Code Startup Competition

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I was a judge at last night’s 59 days of code startup competition here in Fresno.

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Memorable Postcard from a New Mechanic | Software by Rob

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We just moved to Fresno, CA and I’m looking for a new mechanic.

Out of the Crisis #20: the founders of Bitwise on the role of technology in empowering people, spreading benefits to underserved communities, and the creation of OnwardUS

Startup Lessons Learned

Jake Soberal and Irma Olguin started Bitwise in 2013 with the idea that the technology industry could be used to fix a city--in their case, Fresno, CA. In order to do that, they decided three things were crucial: teaching people to code, creating a sense of place around the tech industry, and proving it's possible to build and ship world-class software from places like Fresno. A company headquartered in Fresno, California. Leaving Fresno was unexpected for me.

One Simple Way You Can Make an Actual Difference in Somebody’s Life

Both Sides of the Table

Fresno State students receive supplies for school with help from Renaissance Scholars staff John Hunt, Jr. left) and Kizzy Lopez (right). We’re all bombarded with social media campaigns asking for us to Tweet, share, like, change our badge, use a hashtag or generally show outrage at a topic du jour. We jump in when we feel compelled or want to support the person who enlisted us.

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11 Entrepreneurs Reveal What They are Looking Forward To in 2016


Thanks to Jeff and Deadrea Clemmensen, MiPhone Doctor of Fresno. #8 Happy New Year! Every new year brings with it a new form of excitement and anticipation. The reason is that every new year brings about a “newness” for lack of a better term when we are able to start fresh and erase those things that we did bad or things we have been thinking about doing. For us at CEO Blog Nation, we get it.

20 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Being An Entrepreneur


Thanks to Jeff and Deadrea Clemmensen, MiPhone Doctor of Fresno ! #18 Being in love is great. Being in love with your business, when you’re an entrepreneur, is even better. Waking up each morning knowing you are getting to do exactly what you love is more than most people could ever say about any “job” they have had. Although there are days when tossing in your hat seems like a viable option, remembering how much you love your “job” can quickly snap an entrepreneur out of that mentality.

Front End Developer Resume, An 11-pound Notebook, A 2-pound.

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Makes Fresno Web Design look like something out of 37Signals.

My Report on StackOverflow DevDays

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Re-connecting I work from home and since I live in Fresno I don’t get out much. Software by Rob Passionate about Startups and MicroISVs Lessons Learned by a Serial Entrepreneur home about press micropreneurs archives ← Are Twitter and Facebook Killing Blogs?

Why Focusing on Traffic Can Kill Your Startup

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If you can do this dinner is on me when you come to Fresno.