Samantha has been a long time contributor to Tech Cocktail, and runs SLS Consulting, a marketing and partnerships practice in the San Francisco Bay Area. Follow Samantha at @sfsam22.

 

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3 Tips For Wearable Entrepreneurs from Wearables TechCon

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The wearable technology market is on the rise ($20 billion in 2015 to almost $70 billion in 2025), and as with every new technological advancement, there’s room for innovative entrepreneurs to jump on the bandwagon and create the next billion dollar venture. Just this …

14 History-Making Women on Self-Empowerment

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It’s Women’s History Month, and what better time to showcase the women making history happen right now in business, technology, and especially in the empowerment of others. The themes of breaking the glass ceiling and gender inequality in the workplace might be what …

Tips For Pitching A Product VCs Will Invest In Part II

The 11th Annual Founder Showcase hosted by the Founder Institute – an early-stage worldwide startup accelerator – occurred at Microsoft’s Silicon Valley Campus in July. The showcase is a quarterly startup pitch and networking event in Silicon Valley focused on …

Tips For Building A Product VCs Will Invest In Part I

The 11th Annual Founder Showcase hosted by the Founder Institute – an early-stage worldwide startup accelerator – occurred at Microsoft’s Silicon Valley Campus in July. The showcase is a quarterly startup pitch and networking event in Silicon Valley focused on …

Twitter Co-Founders Offer 5 Tips for Entrepreneurs

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Last night Twitter co-founders Ev Williams and Biz Stone sat down for a “burning” fireside chat with BusinessWeek senior reporter Brad Stone in the gorgeous Julia Morgan Ballroom  in San Francisco, CA – just a hop & a skip away from Twitter HQ. The…

Hurricane Party: Your Spontaneous Geo-Local Party App

Thanks to geo-location apps such as Foursquare and SVNGR we can now know where our friends are in real-time. And thanks to location based reward programs like Groupon and LivingSocial, consumers can now find deals at local establishments. Combine the two and we now…

How to Build a Startup Team

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No matter what type of business you are starting, what matters most are the people you bring on board to execute your vision. When we see entrepreneurs come up with great ideas (and we see many), we hope that they also remember that while…