The end of TechStars

Well, it’s over. Sad face emoticon. The program that I had my eyes on for a year an a half, tenaciously applied to (twice), and eventually got the privilege to become a participant in came to a close last Thursday with an epic showing at Demo Day. As you can see, I’ve neglected my blog […]

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Brad Feld – Being a CEO

Another entry in my TechStars session notes. Brad Feld on being a CEO. (By the way, if you have any interest at all in startups, you should ABSOLUTELY be reading his blog). ******************************************************** To previous CEO’s: What wasn’t awesome about being CEO of 10 persons company? Not dealing with issues early on, classic problem. It’s […]

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Matt Van Horn – Lunch Session

Matt Van Horn spoke at TechStars and some of the things he said really stood out. I missed the first half of the talk, but even still I was incredibly compelled. Decided I’m gonna start taking notes on these session. Don’t read too deeply into them, they’re spontaneous, spur of the moment thoughts and it’s […]

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Feeling inept… HORRAY!

We’re just over 1 full week into TechStars. I have a very, very difficult time believing that sentence. At the end of last week I tweeted out that this is gonna be the longest, shortest summer of my life. Long days passing incredibly quickly. After a week in I’ve gotten to know some of the […]

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First Day of School!

Today was the inaugural session of TechStars Boulder 2011. It’s gonna be an awesome summer. First impressions: Lots more excited about that teams after hearing elevator pitches, way better than a couple sentences written down David Cohen doesn’t say alot, but when he does it makes you think in a big way Truly impressed with […]

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I’m gonna be a HackStar! Part 3: Apply like a company

When applications opened for TechStars for Boulder 2012 I had an idea but no cofounder. Knowing full well that TechStars selected based on team more than idea, I was at a significant advantage. Thinking that once again this wouldn’t be my year, I said “might as well put something in, hopefully they’ll recognize my name […]

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Groupon’s Imminent Mediocrity

I like groupon, quite a bit in fact. I use it a couple times a month. It has some great deals. The problem is I also use LivingSocial. And I use Denver Daily Deals. And I’ll likely have no problem using the forthcoming Google Offers. And that’s why Groupon is screwed. The simplicity that makes these […]

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