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Posted on May 16, 2014 by

How PackBack Books Created Their Own Startup Accelerator

I love accelerators.  I have witnessed their impact first hand on Dashfire startups and as a mentor for TechStars, DreamIt, and Impact Engine companies.  These highly selective programs enable early stage startups through mentorship, networking, and fundraising to leading angels and VCs.  AirBnB, Dropbox, and Digital Ocean are just three of the many extraordinary accelerator Read More

Posted on January 9, 2012 by

Tablets for Fourth Graders.

Here’s an idea for a new venture as described in less than 250 words… Fourth grade math in 1992.  I remember my teacher introducing a new topic, writing a question on the board, explaining the answer, and then handing every student the same worksheet of practice questions.  A linear curriculum for a classroom of students Read More