What do we need to overcome the private equity gender gap?

The perception of a gender gap in the technology industry still exists. This is despite the disruptive thinking and new technologies that have been ushered in by the current startup boom. This perception isn’t just true for startups, but also in the venture capital and private equity industries that support them. According to statistics from data research firm Preqin, an…

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Atlanta e-commerce startups help retailers prepare for Black Friday rush

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have been praised as drivers of economic growth, criticized for the crass commercialism they promote, and even given their own episode on Comedy Central’s South Park.  This holiday season retailers are bracing themselves for an even bigger season. Thanksgiving and Black Friday sales alone added up to more than $14 billion…

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Paul Judge’s Latest Project is a Robotic Bartender

Entrepreneur, technologist and investor Paul Judge latest project is a robotic bartender. Judge met the two founders of Monsieur, a startup developing an intelligent robotic bartender, when they were serving drinks using an early prototype. This prototype captured Judge’s attention and he “instantly imagined it as a luxury product brand that could be in the top…

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5 Things to Know about Your Audience for Better Message Development

You know your target industries, the ideal company size and even the titles of those within the organizations responsible for making the purchase decision for your product or service. You’ve been successful acquiring new customers but now it’s time to accelerate that process. Reaching deeper into understanding your prospect and their buyer journey by identifying…

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Inside the net neutrality debate

The proposed changes to net neutrality rules by the Federal Communications Commission is the most hotly contested rule change in the history of the agency. More than one million comments from participants on both sides have been received since May 15. The initial commenting period is now closed and the FCC is expected to hand down a final ruling by the…

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