Founder Institute One-sentence Pitch to win $995 FI Course Fee (Seattle)

One-sentence Pitch to win $995 FI Course Fee (Seattle)

How does your pitch compare to: “I’ll genetically engineer miniature pot-bellied rhinos for pets and sell diamond-plate wainscoting on the side” Tell us how you’ll change the world, in one simple sentence @GeekWire. The deadline to have your pitch online is 9PM Pacific Saturday night. You’re limited to 30 words – but you’ll get some …

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Founder Institute The Startup Ecosystem – Avoiding the Leeches!

The Startup Ecosystem – Avoiding the Leeches!

When I started going to China for business I was amazed how many “helpful” people who I found at events with US Business people. They all knew people, in my industry and especially in the government. It was later that I discovered that those weren’t the real people you wanted to meet. But they were …

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Startup Business Navigating the Seattle Startup Ecosystem

Navigating the Seattle Startup Ecosystem

Entrepreneurs create their own ecosystem in any city. There are both a good side and a bad side to the ecosystem, individuals, organizations and institutions. If your startup is going to be a success, you need to start networking and you need to do it earlier rather than later. Let’s start with the good side! …

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