The Power of Delusion

In the last ten years, I figure I’ve talked to at least 3 people a week with an idea for a startup – that’s 1,560 delusional people eager to manifest their idea into reality. Don’t get me wrong, I welcome these conversations! When people talk about delusion, they usually mean a mental disorder. But when…

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Founders Share Secrets to Funding Success at Startup Week 2019

Columbus Startup Week 2019 is loaded with valuable insights for founders looking to understand funding and growth. The information shared this week has been far-reaching and comprehensive. Hosting a panel of industry gurus on the topic of Funding Options: How I Got Money, Big Kitty Labs Dan Rockwell teased out some key secrets these successful founders…

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Startup Moments in Cinema: Ronin

I know it seems a bit like we’re on a samurai theme here… but Ronin is the Japanese word used for Samurai without a master.  This is another great must see movie with several startup, entrepreneurial and software agency like lessons, reflections and moments. WHAT DO YOU USE SCENE There’s a special kinda language or verbal…

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Stake your claim!

Today I logged into Linkedin and was reminded of an old gold claim I done and possibly forgotten. A tip to anyone who wants to claim influence, be on the fringe, it has its rewards.  I started the first ever Amazon Mechanical Turk group on Linkedin, before even Amazon itself took the product as seriously…

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Un-appy

Your fantastic app – it’s beautiful – changes people’s lives, has a gazillion downloads and is going to make you a boatload! At least it is in your head… so just how do you convert what’s in your head into app reality? OK, there’s already lots advice on that – but here’s our suggestions for…

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Everyone’s on the signal

Everyone’s on the signal. That signal being what they see is next. It feels like 2006 again to me. I remember that time, lots of ideas, lots of new fringe technologies, and a ton of moves to look around a corner you couldn’t exactly see around. I often feel “entrepreneurial” when watching movies. I see…

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