July 21, 2013

Splitting Equity With Investors – Infographic

The infographic below is a very good overview of startup funding, particularly for first-time entrepreneurs,  from our friends at Funders and Founders.   For new entrepreneurs […]
July 14, 2013

The ABC of raising your seed round

Usually, I am cynical about pithy posts proffering advice such as “5 steps to …” – particularly when it is about becoming a successful entrepreneur, or […]
July 2, 2013

Top Reasons Why startups Fail

So many articles; so many self-proclaimed entrepreneurship experts (who have never started a successful venture themselves) – yet this never stops them from publishing definitive advice […]
May 28, 2013

Nikola Tesla Pitching Silicon Valley VCs

I wasn’t sure whether to laugh or cry. Sure, it’s a parody, but this is as close to the typical entrepreneur-pitch experience as it gets – […]
May 5, 2013

Inspiration for Entrepreneurs ….

A surprisingly inspirational commencement speech, with important lessons – delivered humorously – from Twitter CEO Dick Costello:
March 21, 2013

Where I Roll …

The concept drives some people crazy and causes them countless hours of lost sleep, but personally I don’t mind: Google Latitude automatically broadcasts and stores a […]
February 11, 2013

“My Breakup Letter To (Some) VCs” – Well Said

Not since Adeo Ressi rocked the venture capital industry by creating the scathing VC feedback site, TheFunded, has an entrepreneur so bluntly articulated the frustrations about […]
January 24, 2013

Crowdfunding – Five Big things

(Originally published as a Guest Blog on CX.com  on December 11, 2012)  Crowdfunding. You’ve heard of it — sexy projects by entrepreneurs who buck the establishment […]
January 11, 2013

Phoenix People – Interview

[snap url=”http://www.phxpeople.com/cj-cornell-founder-of-propel-arizona-entrepreneur/” alt=”CJ Cornell Interview on Phoenix People” link=”on” title=”CJ Cornell Interview on Phoenix People” target=”_blank” ]   Interview last month for “Phoenix People“. Interesting to […]