There are several places to try. LinkedIn would be my #1. Do a search for CEOs and find people who have recently exited. As a second choice, I’ve also seen industry-specific conferences used as a great place to find executives who are highly engaged in
I’ve answered a couple of questions recently on Quora that I thought deserved to be shared here on the blog: Is it important to consider exposure to copying when considering which accelerator to go for? Yes, it is: The good accelerators get you lots of
TractionTank’s launch was featured in TechCocktail today in a story written by Will Schmidt (@WJS1988) From the story: “Why is it so difficult to pick great startups out of the crowd? I was recently asked this question by the entrepreneurial duo Kraettli Epperson and Eric Morrow. You
Why is it so difficult to pick great startups out of the crowd? The truth is that picking the startups that will succeed is difficult even for the most qualified groups, including accelerators, angel investors, crowdfunders and venture capital firms. Why? Most investors rely on
As you may have noticed, I have suspended work on LaunchOklahoma in favor of spending time on developing a new accelerator, TractionTank. I wanted to tell you a little about this decision, about the new accelerator and give you a preview of our upcoming launch.
I had a great time serving on the first panel of the day, Accelerator Panel: Driving Early Stage Startups in Texas, at the 12th annual Information Technology and Web Venture Forum at Rice University on December 11th. My fellow panelists included a Who’s Who of the
I like this new post from the Makeshift startup studio blog: Startup Studios. Are they a thing? Why yes, they are! Just take a look at JumpPhase Ventures, if you have any doubt. I’m very glad to see this model getting some love. This is