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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 March 23, 2011 by

Dashfire Goes To School.

This February, I was invited to speak at Wharton’s Entrepreneurship Conference and on a Chicago Booth panel on Offsite Development, on behalf of Dashfire.  My panelists were impressive: Doejo and MidVentures at Booth; and Smarter Agent and Punchh at Wharton.  The audience was engaged, and as MBAs, super bright. The panels discussed a variety of start-up topics, but Read More