Posts Tagged "entreprenuer"

Navigating an Unsexy Market Through the Sexy Startupsphere

Posted on Apr 22, 2013 | 0 comments

Navigating an Unsexy Market Through the Sexy Startupsphere

Marcie, my ConnectAround business partner and I did a guest post over at Women 2.0!   Head on over there and read what we have to say about Navigating an Unsexy Market Through the Sexy...

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ConnectAround.com

Posted on Sep 22, 2012 | 0 comments

ConnectAround.com

In August 2012, I joined a startup called ConnectAround as the technical cofounder. It’s a startup focused on the We’ve been HUSTLING to make stuff happen and it’s been incredibly interesting. Read a little more about us or better yet, check out the site.   What is ConnectAround? ConnectAround is a private online network where residents and staff in large active lifestyle adult communities can connect and communicate. Outsiders are not permitted to view any information. Who is ConnectAround for? ConnectAround is designed specifically for 55+ active adults who would like to create more connections within their lifestyle communities. It is also...

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7 Lessons from an LA Startup Weekend Winner (Feb 2012)

Posted on Mar 18, 2012 | 0 comments

7 Lessons from an LA Startup Weekend Winner (Feb 2012)

Startup Weekend… 54 hours to create a company. It happens every 6 months here in LA at Coloft. I went last time and placed fourth. All those lessons still apply. This time, I won. Woot! The full story is coming out in Dairy of a Tech Startup Gal in April so for now, here are the quick tips. #1 – Have your Wallet Ready. Tickets Sell Out in 10 Minutes. Seriously, one of my friends went to get her wallet and by the time she got back, tickets had sold out! I hear that it’s not like this at all Startup Weekends but for #SWLA it is. If you want in, you better set an alarm and have your credit card handy. #2 – Pitch your Idea Get over your fear and...

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5 Lessons from My LA Startup Weekend Experience (Aug 2011)

Posted on Sep 15, 2011 | 0 comments

5 Lessons from My LA Startup Weekend Experience (Aug 2011)

It has all the makings of a great party… loud music, loud people, all the tech gear you can think of, food, beer, movies, more men than women (good for me!), frantic atmosphere, cameras, video recorders, and a whole lot of fun. But, instead of being a raging night, it was 2.5 days of everyone hustling to make the next great company.   Friday Startup Weekend kicks off on Friday night with everyone pitching their ideas rapid-fire style. 60 seconds is all you have and yes, there is a timer ticking. 34 pitches later, it was time to vote. 12 (or was it 14?) ideas made the cut and teams began forming. Developers were in high demand, especially iOS devs and common web...

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