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Request for Laptops for Monarch High School Students

…b behind the teacher’s back. And she learns that her parents have WAY OVERREACTED to that new Snapchat app. Monarch High School is in its second year of requiring its students to bring a laptop to school. It’s Principal, Dr. Jerry Anderson, has worked long hours to bring state of the art WiFi to the building, give the teachers the training, and bring the parents up to date. Any student who’s parents couldn’t afford a laptop was provided one; all…

The Power of Being Human in Business Development

…strange change in ethos, where suddenly people have forgotten that when they do deals, they are doing deals with other people, not with a company. I learned this in 1993 when my first company was acquired by Len Fassler and Jerry Poch, two of the absolute master deal makers I’ve ever worked with. The each taught me so much about this, by first being people, then dealmakers. I’ve got a few posts on this topic coming but until then…

Living Life While Working Hard

…over 30 minutes later, I both had a great tour of Columbia and had made a new friend with a deep emotional connection. After my panel, I got together with a long time friend Len Fassler.  Len and his partner at the time Jerry Poch bought my first company in 1993 and both have been incredible mentors for me.  Len and I have invested together, succeeded together, and failed together.  He’s a special guy and sitting in a restaurant…

TechStars Patriot Boot Camp Is Happening This Week

…aarly Evan Morgan, Revolution Growth George Solomon, George Washington University Glen Hellman, Driven Forward Hannibal Bray, Infraredx James Chung, George Washington University Jeff Reid, Georgetown Jeremy Gocke, Fliptu.com Jerry Johnson, RLJ Equity Jim Booth, Orbotix Jim Brinksma, Visible Arbitrage John Casey, George Mason Josh Emert, GoChime Justin Fishkin, Local Motors Katie Rae, TechStars Katya Vasilaky, TroopSwap Kelley Hilborn, SoftLayer…

Interviews With Boulder-based Startups

…If you follow the Boulder entrepreneurship scene, Jerry Lewis – the editor-in-chief of the Boulder County Business Report – has a video interview series up on the web titled Entrepreneur BizCast.  This week he interviewed Lijit Networks and has interviews up with Collective Intellect, me.dium, and TechStars.  They are quick – and good.  You can also follow along in your RSS reader on the BoulderNews.Info blog….