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“You can’t control every aspect of a business, you need Plan B and Plan C” – Daniel Cane of Modernizing Medicine

One of South Florida’s top entrepreneurs, Daniel Cane, was recently awarded for his achievement in leadership and innovation in South Florida’s business community. He is the founder and CEO of the technology company, Modernizing Medicine, a company based in Boca Raton that provides medical record system for doctor’s offices, eliminating the need for written notes and making the process… Read more »



“Hope is Not a Strategy” Q&A with Peter Shanley

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If you are part of a startup, you probably consider Eric Ries’ Lean Startup your startup bible and its scientific principles, startup commandments. Principles of the Lean Startup include: Entrepreneurs are everywhere Entrepreneurship is management Validated Learning Innovation Accounting Build Measure Learn We caught up with Lean Startup proponent Peter Shanley, principle of Neo, a… Read more »


‘Startupland’ Documentary Series Will Premiere in DC This March 13

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The highly-anticipated Startupland documentary web series has announced its global premiere for Thursday, March 13 in Washington, DC. The series looks at the stories of five early-stage startups as they navigate their ways through the accelerator process. The premiere will have two showtimes and will be shown at the E Street Landmark Theatre. Steve Case, the cofounder… Read more »





Celebrating The Startup Life: Gina Bianchini on Social Media, Failure, and Misconceptions

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How do you Celebrate your startup’s success?  In a world where hustle is the mantra, sometimes taking the time to pause, reflect, and commemorate is more beneficial to your team’s morale, and consequently your long-term success. On October 23 – 25, we invite you to Downtown Vegas to Celebrate entrepreneurship at Tech Cocktail Celebrate, a three… Read more »



Hooman Radfar on the Future of Social, Common Startup Mistakes, and “Not Being A Platform’s Bitch”

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I’m guessing you’re familiar with AddThis?  You know, the “world’s largest sharing platform” used by the likes of The Today Show, The Chicago Sun Times, and American Idol.  Amongst a sea of competition, AddThis has successfully scaled to more than 14 million publications, reaching more than 1.3 billion unique users monthly.  Here’s the million dollar question: how?… Read more »


Interview with the “Fabulous Five,” a Team of High School Girl Programmers

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Left to right: Jasmine Hall, Megan Prass, Gelsey Jian, Maryam Ermin Sinanovic, and Heritage Weems. Last week I interviewed the “Fabulous Five,” an all-female team of high school juniors who were one of ten winners of the Verizon Innovative App Challenge. I ended the interview by asking if there was anything else they wanted to mention. “The… Read more »




Meet 16-Year-Old iPhone App Developer Jason Chitla [INTERVIEW]

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We’re chatting at 4 pm – after 16-year-old Jason Chitla comes home from school – and he’s rambling about things that most high schoolers don’t ramble about. He throws around phrases like “indie” developer, “appreneur,” and app store optimization strategy. He recalls struggling with the decision of freemium vs. paid and learning cocos2d, something I’ve… Read more »