My good friend Brad Feld is hosting a series of guest posts from me on his world-famous blog: feld.com. The series is entitled Moody on Management. Give the series a read and let me know what you think.
I contributed a guest post to GigaOM this week. In my role at Gnip, I’ve had a blast watching major corporations incorporate social data in to every aspect of their operations. We’re still super early in the adoption cycle. I can’t wait to see how the role of social data [...]
Boulder has a thriving tech community that has been well documented in the last 12 months alone via The New York Times, MSNBC, CNBC, and lots of other sources. I consider myself to be a reasonably active member of the community through visible roles as a TechStars mentor and [...]
I hear some form of the following question a lot from founders that are starting to have early success:
“How do we hire a bunch of new people and grow the company quickly without losing the culture we’ve worked so hard to establish?”
I’ve been fascinated by different company cultures for as long as [...]
Lately when I hear people talk about the tech scene in Boulder it seems like the word “community” is used more often than not to describe our budding entrepreneurial environment. I think the choice of this word is both significant and accurate. To me the word community implies a sense of unity and cooperation. From [...]
Here’s a common scenario I see with some early stage tech startups…
Incredibly smart/tech-savvy people start a company around a cool idea. These founders build amazing tools/products that demonstrate their concept and their abilities. At this point they might decide they need to get funding. And, what will they use the money for? Often times, [...]
Where did the summer go? I’ve been meaning to create a post for the last few months on why I’m a TechStars mentor. Last night, as I celebrated with the Boulder teams on their fantastic Investor Day presentations, it suddenly hit me that this years TechStars in Boulder has sadly come to [...]
Okay, some of you are probably sick of hearing me talk about our new video conferencing system. I decided to shoot a short video as a final word on the subject. I promise I’ll shut-up now.
A couple of points not covered in the video:
Yes, this is different than having two computers setup [...]
Long story short, I found myself in a jam last week and had to find a new office in Boulder in less than 2 hours. The good news is that I was able to find a great little place that was in my price range (dirt cheap). The bad news is that it is located [...]