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Vator.Tv CEO Shares 8 Building Blocks to Create Regional Tech Clusters [Video]

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Bambi Francisco, Founder and CEO of  Vator.tv, spoke during Tech Cocktail Sessions in Las Vegas, where she shared layers for a foundation in building a regional tech hub based on her experience in Oakland. There needs to be eight building blocks in place before a city can become a tech hub: 1. Favorable infrastructure: Housing and commercial units… Read more »


Founders Share Lean Startup Lessons For Success

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Thank you to Lean Startup Machine Miami for being a Tech Cocktail Community Partner. Lean Startup methodology represents the order of operations touted by most startup mentors today, so it’s always beneficial to review the tenets. Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard, Guy Kawasaki said it, but any founder can attest that this statement is true…. Read more »


Shaz Amin: An Investor With an Entrepreneur Mindset

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The major players – entrepreneurs and investors – in the startup world lead completely different lives, but they need each other for the ecosystem to survive. On the most basic level, entrepreneurs are always wondering, how can I get an investor to fund my company? And investors are always wondering why should I fund this… Read more »