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Video: PDX Startup Vizify Makes You More Visible Online

March 31, 2013 Rich 0

In this video from the new Stumptwon Startups Blog, Erica Nochlin reports that Portland Startup Vizify offers a quick and free way to create an interactive, online slideshow about your life. The lines between your professional and personal identity online are blurring. For instance, our research with hiring managers told […]

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PayTango – Swipe Fingerprint to Unlock Your Wallet

March 30, 2013 Rich 0

In this video, Brian Groudan describes how PayTango puts payments at your fingertips. Started by four Carnegie Mellon students, PayTango solves the problem of lost debit card and forgotten keys by replacing them with something you never leave behind: fingerprints. We wanted to solve the problem of all these cards […]

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Video: Amazing DigiCortex Engine Maps the Brain with GPUs

March 27, 2013 Rich 0

In this video from the 2013 GPU Technology Conference, Ivan Dimkovic and Ana Balevic describe the ground-breaking DigiCortex Engine. Recently ported to CUDA, the application has seen huge speedups with GPU computing. DigiCortexis my hobby project implementing large-scale simulation and visualization of biologically realistic cortical neurons, synaptic receptor kinetic, axonal […]

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Do Startups have a Sexism Problem?

March 26, 2013 Rich 0

Over at CNN, Laurie Segall writes that Sexism at startups has been thrust into the limelight following a bizarre chain of events at a recent tech conference. This incident is indicative of larger problems in the tech industry,” said Nikki Stevens, director of Engineering at Refinery29, a fashion startup. “What’s […]

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Video: Surviving the Startup Lifestyle

March 25, 2013 Rich 0

In this video, entrepreneurs discuss how to survive the Startup lifestyle. How do we protect ourselves from being consumed—body and soul—by the pursuit of our life dreams? This recorded conversation from March 20, 2013 between Parker J. Palmer and Jerry Colonna examines finding a way to deal with the “deforming […]

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The Coming Entrepreneurial Age

March 23, 2013 Rich 0

Over at Venture Hacks, Babak Nivi writes that coming entrepreneurial age will be as important as the industrial age and the information age. In the entrepreneurial age, physics and information will be replaced by entrepreneurship: the ability to serve a customer at the highest level of quality and scale, simultaneously. […]

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Building Startups on the Unreasonable at Sea Voyage

March 21, 2013 Rich 0

In this video, Colleen Taylor from TechCrunch talks with the Founder of Unreasonable at Sea, Daniel Epstein. The 100 day voyage continues through April 25, 2013. Unreasonable at Sea is a radical experiment in global entrepreneurship to combat the greatest challenges of our time. 20 Mentors. 100 days. 1 ship. […]

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Ten Quotes Entrepreneurs Should Commit to Memory

March 20, 2013 Rich 0

Over at Linkedin, Joel Peterson from JetBlue writes that every entrepreneur will face setbacks, but how they deal with adversity is key to winning the day. One way I’ve prepared for my own unanticipated, but nonetheless certain, failures is by memorizing these 10 quotes: “What does not destroy me, makes […]