Interviews

Palm Beach

Adam Steinhoff of Dedicated IT on the Importance of Over-Delivering

By | Dec 16, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Adam Steinhoff is the CEO of Dedicated IT, one of the fastest growing, most capable, full service technology companies in Florida. Their goal is to change the perspective that people have about IT companies and the people who work for them. Take a look…

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Boulder

Why Startups Need to Put Customers at the Center of Strategic Decisions

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 8:30 am

It’s easy to stray away from putting customer’s as your first priority and get caught up in the other aspects of the business. But at the end of the day, without putting your customer at the center of your decisions, it could impact your…

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Palm Beach

Shay Berman of Digital Resource on Taking Risks

By | Dec 9, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Shay Berman, founder of Digital Resource, is a full service South Florida SEO and internet marketing company in Downtown West Palm Beach. He joins Palm Beach Tech this week talking about his inspiration to become an entrepreneur, what it means to take risks as an…

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4 Resume-Boosting Tech Skills Most Likely to Land You a Job

By | Nov 28, 2017 at 9:20 am

The tech sector is seeing plenty of job openings — about one million openings are expected over the next five years — but that doesn’t mean you’ll have an easy time nailing an interview. Not only are the open positions highly localized to big tech…

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NYC

Complacency Is the Enemy of Entrepreneurship

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 6:30 pm

The moment you start to get too comfortable is when competition is going to find a way to get ahead and find your weakness. We talked with Nick Fehr, cofounder of The Bosco, about his strategies to stay relevant and focus on the big picture….

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NYC

How One Veteran Founder Balances Entrepreneurial Spirit With Military Advocacy

By | Nov 10, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Donald Coolidge has spent eight and a half years in the Marine Corps and served in Iraq. Now, he’s the founder and CEO of Elemental Path, the first company to produce a toy using IBM’s Watson. But he’s a formidable advocate for other U.S….

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Denver

Founder of TaskRabbit on the Future of the Sharing Economy

By | Nov 2, 2017 at 6:30 pm

The sharing economy has no signs of slowing down. According to Statistica, there was 44.8 million adults using sharing economy services such as Airbnb or Uber in the United States in 2016 and the number of users to increase to 86.5 million by 2021….

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The Last Thing Founders Want to Deal With Is Turnover

By | Oct 30, 2017 at 7:15 am

When you’re starting out, founders where many hats, but a you start to grow, it’s important to bring on talent with the skills you need and start delegating. We talked with Chris Gronkowski, former NFL player turned entrepreneur and owner of the Ice Shaker and Everything…

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Portland, Maine

Vet Your Ideas Before You Start Coding

By | Oct 20, 2017 at 7:15 am

The startups that often garner the most attention are working on consumer technology or other trendy areas like blockchain, fintech, biotech, etc. But innovation is happening in less-visible industries, as well. Spring Point Solutions is a perfect example. The Portland-based software developer is operating…

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Why Founders Should Avoid Trying to Be a Know-It-All

By | Oct 18, 2017 at 7:15 am

If you have a teenager in the house, chances are they think they know everything. This can also happen with founders assuming they know everything about building a business. We asked Hugh Weber, a researcher, network theorist, storyteller, community organizer, design advocate and small…

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Maine

How the Maine Center for Biomedical Innovation Train Scientists of the Future

By | Oct 11, 2017 at 9:20 am

While it sounds straight out of a Sci-Fi novel, Kevin Strange (CEO and cofounder) and his cofounder, Viravuth Yin, along with another researcher, Michael Zasloff, have identified a certain molecule (it’s called MSI-1436) that has demonstrated regenerative properties in the laboratory, first in zebrafish and then…

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Denver

Mark Cuban: Sales Cures All

By | Oct 5, 2017 at 12:20 pm

It’s close to impossible to predict Mark Cuban’s next move, where he’s going to invest, what he’ll say or the next big idea. One thing we do know for sure is this bold and brash billionaire has a history of startup exits and innovation…

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Denver

Brad Feld Cofounder of Techstars Talks Depression and Obsession

By | Oct 5, 2017 at 11:30 am

Brad Feld, managing director of the Foundery Group and cofounder of Techstars, has battled his own demons. In his blog post, FeldThoughts, he addresses the realism of going through the highs and lows while building businesses, and that startup founders could face a similar…

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Seattle

Glenn Kelman of Redfin on How Fortune Favors the Bold

By | Oct 3, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Selling your house is considered one of the number one stressors in life. And if you have small children and a full-time job, just go ahead and triple that stress level. Fortunately, companies like Redfin are redefining real estate solutions and streamlining transactions to…