Networking tips for a more productive Venture Atlanta

The annual Venture Atlanta conference brings together hundreds of investors across the country and offers rich networking opportunities for entrepreneurs and investors alike. So here are a few tips to help you make the best of the conference. Pre-Conference Prep Research presenting companies and attending VC firms ahead of time.  Entrepreneurs will need to be realistic about the number of…

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What is “copyright jail” and how to avoid it

Still in the throes of developing your product? Busy fulfilling promises made to beta customers? Then paying attention to the agreement sent to you by your marketing freelancer or creative agency for that new corporate website or that new logo is the last thing on your mind, right? Big mistake. Unlike outsourcing product development efforts,…

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Founders: Why core values are not a luxury

I meet, on average, 4 founders of new startups each week. Some at the concept stage, others at the prototyping stage, and still others, albeit a minority are looking for co-founders, team members, etc. Building a startup is a team sport. The single biggest mistake a founder can make is to try to go at…

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Atlanta Startup Weekend April 2013 Recap

[View the story “Startup Weekend Atlanta – Spring 2013 Edition” on Storify] Startup Weekend Atlanta – Spring 2013 Edition This weekend more than 100 developers, designers, entrepreneurs, marketers and business professionals gathered at the Atlanta Technology Development Center for a 54-hour coding marathon otherwise known as Startup Weekend. Storified by Jacqui· Mon, Apr 15 2013…

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