Building a regional entrepreneurial ecosystem

October 2016 There’s relatively constant chatter these days about regional entrepreneurial ecosystems. Cities and regions know they need to be more innovative, need to facilitate startup development and need to provide the infrastructure and tax codes that help new businesses launch, grow and stay. A big part of those regional efforts involve universities and their… Continue reading Building a regional entrepreneurial ecosystem

SXSW 2017 Panel – Please Vote

Aug 2016 I’m looking for votes for my proposed important SXSW 2017 talk about tech diversity. The talk very purposely has a (likely) controversial title – “What White Guys Can Do About Tech Diversity.” The talk will recap a recent Congressional Panel briefing where representatives from government, technology companies, academia (me), investors and accelerators provided… Continue reading SXSW 2017 Panel – Please Vote