Dallas Startup Happy Hour is tomorrow @ 5pm! Big in Japan and Architel announced the speakers for the inaugural Startup Happy Hour 2.0, to be held Wednesday, Oct. 27, at Campbell Centre, will include Blake Burris of CoHabitat; Gabriella Draney of Tech Wildcatters; Danica Mathes of Ignite Dallas; and Joey Pomerenke of Startup Weekend. More [...]
Several weeks back, 37signals asked “Employment Contracts: What are they good for?” on Signal vs. Noise. Basically, they questioned the value of their employment contracts since they have never had an employment dispute: “Why have we become so dependent on lawyers to control every relationship inside our companies? Why is “just in case” the default [...]
I get about 4 emails a week from law students and attorneys with questions about launching a law practice. It’s an awkward and humbling experience for me. I’m not a law practice management expert and several years ago I had many of these same questions. But I try to answer as many emails and calls [...]
Why don’t federal, state and local governments make it easier for startups to launch, grow and thrive? Colorado’s governor is proposing fast-tracking a software tax to be effective March 1. I realize these various governments need to raise tax revenue. But they end up with asinine and short-sighted “solutions” to do so, since no politician [...]
I’ve been seeing a lot of white-label deals for startup clients in the past couple months. For example, Big in Japan struck a deal with CBS Interactive (CNET) to white-label ShopSavvy as the custom app “CNET Scan and Shop.” Also, ParaTweet came to terms with Royal Caribbean on a white-label custom app used for a [...]
Check out this great video recap of Startup Weekend Dallas 2009. If you weren’t able to make it this Startup Weekend, hopefully you can make it out in April 2010.