Tag: Startups

Guest blog post for CEA: How 100 Hackers, Hustlers and Designers Launched Companies in 54 Hours

Check out my latest guest post for the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) titled, “How 100 Hackers, Hustlers and Designers Launched Companies in 54 Hours“. I’m a co-organizer of Startup Weekend DC, an event where entrepreneurs get together to pitch ideas, form teams, build products, and launch companies, all in 54 hours. We just held an event last […]

New Consulting Partnership with WiserAdvisor.com

I’m happy to announce that I’ve entered into a consulting partnership with WiserAdvisor.com, a startup based in Fairfax, VA, that helps connect people looking to better manage their wealth with accredited, pre-screened financial advisors (FAs). WiserAdvisor.com is part of Respond.com, which is a similar but more broad-based site that helps consumers find and hire local businesses […]

Guest blog post for CEA: Recap of Startup Weekend DC

Check out my latest guest post for the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) – Companies launched over 54 hours: A Recap of Startup Weekend DC. I’m a co-organizer of Startup Weekend DC, an event where entrepreneurs get together to pitch ideas, form teams, build products, and launch companies, all in 54 hours. We just held an event last weekend, […]

Guest blog post for CEA: Team First or Idea First – What’s the Best Option for Launching a Startup?

Check out my latest guest post for the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA): Team First or Idea First – What’s the Best Option for Launching a Startup? Looking back on the experiences of my short career in entrepreneurship and startups, I’ve been thinking a lot about whether it’s better to start with an idea first then build the […]

Guest blog post for CEA: Date Before You Get Married – The Lesson Learned From My First Failed Startup

Check out my latest guest post for the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) – Date Before You Get Married—The Lesson Learned From My First Failed Startup. In a very-early stage startup, a cohesive team is super important. When building the team for Dokkit (my smart calendar app startup), I moved too fast and placed little importance on team fit […]

Guest blog post for CEA – How I Came to the Decision to Quit My Job and Become an Entrepreneur

Hi All! As I mentioned before, I am guest-blogging for the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) about entrepreneurship and startups. My first post highlighted my journey to entrepreneurship and how there’s no one path to becoming an entrepreneur. My most recent post takes you through my decision process of quitting my job with the Washington Capitals and taking the […]

My first guest blog post for CEA – My Path to Entrepreneurship

I’m proud to announce that I’ll be guest-blogging for the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) about entrepreneurship and startups! I’ll write about my ups and downs, lessons learned, and any other experiences as an entrepreneur. Check out my first post where I talk about my journey to entrepreneurship and how there’s no one path to becoming an entrepreneur. […]

New Partnership with Exhilarator

I’m proud to announce that I’ve forged a consulting partnership with Exhilarator, a unique “startup factory” based in DC, and will provide them with marketing consulting and business development services. Exhilarator Overview Exhilarator is so unique because it is part accelerator, part services company, and part events company, all focusing on scaling startups. The accelerator accepts […]