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“Charlottesville. Kind of like the Silicon Valley, but w/ History!”

This past weekend I had the privilege of facilitating Startup Weekend Charlottesville! What an amazing time I had seeing so much of our nations history and meeting some amazing startupers along the way. Their Startup Weekend tshirts had this self proclaimed motto: ” Charlottesville. Kind of like the Silicon Valley, but with History!” I sent a picture … Continue reading

7 Steps To Building a Community, Once You Have Their Attention

Through my travels facilitating Startup Weekends in different communities all around the world and especially through the influence of my last experience up to Kelowna, BC, I have come up with a linear process for what I have seen necessary to build any type of community, once you have their attention. Here are 7 steps … Continue reading

Ideas to Improve Impact for Startup Weekend inspired by SxSWi

I was fortunate enough to attend the South by Southwest Interactive and had many takeaways that I believe may be interesting for SW to explore. 1. Startup Weekend Healthcare vertical to work with Healthcare.gov I went to a lean startups panel called “From the White House to the Boardroom, what you can learn from the … Continue reading

Ideas to improve impact of Startup Weekend inspired by SoSummit

*Disclaimer: This was an exhausting brain dump of all thoughts. There probabl is luts of grammer erors 🙂 First off I just wanted to thank the entire Startup Weekend crew for hosting an amazing summit that brought together all 150 organizers from all around the world together this past weekend at SxSW. It was truly … Continue reading

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