Reason Startups Succeed

Posted on 10. Jun, 2015 by in angel investing, Blog, entrepreneurs, innovation, mentoring

I listened to a short Ted Talk by a serial innovator and entrepreneur Bill Gross called The Single Biggest Reason Startups Succeed. According to TED, “Bill Gross has founded a lot of startups, and incubated many others — and he got curious about why some succeeded and others failed. So he gathered data from hundreds […]

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Start Up Weekend Hartford Great Success

Posted on 22. Oct, 2013 by in Blog, community, connecticut, entrepreneurs, innovation, mentoring, technology

I was pleased to be an organizer and mentor coordinator this past weekend helping 9 teams and over 60 participants. See this link featuring all http://www.metrohartford.com/newsroom/alliance-news/2013/10/21/startup-weekend-hartford-ottawa-bridges-borders

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The Give and Take of Mentoring

Posted on 23. May, 2013 by in Blog, mentoring, our philosophy, Uncategorized

Mentors can be very powerful allies but perhaps not in the way they are typically portrayed. See how various life lessons from different people be combined to form a ‘composite mentor’, and how the cycle of mentorship increases growth. http://on.wsj.com/11c4AYF

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Women in the Summit 2013 — Reshma Saujani

Posted on 06. Apr, 2013 by in Blog, community, entrepreneurs, innovation, mentoring, nonprofit, Personal

“Titans of Tech.” Reshma Saujani discussed the non-profit organization she founded, which teaches computer science to girls all over the world. She is the Founder of Girls Who Code, a New York City-based organization that works to educate, empower, and equip teenaged girls with the skills and resources to pursue opportunities in technology and engineering.  

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Homecarematchkiosk.com sponsors Logo Contest for New Planetarium

Posted on 07. Feb, 2013 by in Blog, connecticut, mentoring, Uncategorized

Glastonbury High School students are participating in a logo competition by showcasing their skills in creating a new logo for the Glastonbury Planetarium located at the Glastonbury East Hartford Magnet School. Ira Yellen, president of First Experience Communications, and I presented to 10 students a workshop about designing a logo.  As part of the workshop, […]

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MassChallenge Winners That I was Honored to Mentor

Posted on 24. Oct, 2012 by in award, Blog, entrepreneurs, innovation, mentoring, technology

Winners I mentored were selected at yesterday’s MassChallenge Awards event: GRIThttp://goGRIT.org won $115,000 and Nordic Technology http://masschallenge.org/p… won $50,000. Congratulations to them. They did the hard work. I was proud to play a small part in their success.

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