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The Software Guru tells the Real Story: On Startups, Bankruptcy, and Attitude (Part 1 of the Joey Gurango Series)

I remember texting Peter right after my interview with Joey Gurango, which was just days before Startups Unplugged. In my text, I asked Peter about what he thought about posting an uncut version of Joey's interview on JGL. The reason for my suggestion was that after my interview with Joey, I was completely taken aback by the incredible…

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The Starstruck Guide to Startups Unplugged

I'm starstruck. Looking at our line-up for Saturday, I am humbled, excited, giddy, honored, and super-thankful all at the same time. I cannot over-emphasize the fact: Saturday will be a TREMENDOUS LEARNING EXPERIENCE. You just have to take advantage of this rare opportunity to gain access to some of the most innovative and compelling startup founders in…

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Open Coffee Fun!
February Edition

Open Coffee Fun!

Last Saturday was just an awesome experience. It never fails - get a room full of entrepreneurial people together to talk about startups and the room just erupts with energy. In the last open coffee, the discussion veered towards mostly finding co-founders and some the more philosophical aspects of doing a startup. This one was really all…

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Juan Great Leap Presents: Startups Unplugged – Get Personal With 20 Awesome Startup Founders!

On March 2, we're having a MAMMOTH Juan Great Leap event! We've invited a who's who of 20 young startup movers and shakers across a variety of industries. Our objective? We want you to be able to learn from them in a very personal and unique way. I can best describe it as "Group Speed Dating." Those questions…

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The Sounding Board: Be Heard for A Change

Sharing information about your startup with other groups can be scary. You've put sweat and tears into building your business and sometimes you'd rather not share because others might just tear it down. It takes a lot of trust and confidence to bare your heart and soul to any individual or group. It's understandable, but you have to…

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Two Wunderkinds In a Row!

Quick, tell me the last Filipino you know who created a product in his college years and turned it into a business? I wrote this line last Thursday morning in the (very popular) Wunderkind post. Who knew I'd meet another wunderkind just a couple of hours after publishing that post?  I had a meeting with Noreen Bautista of Jacinto…

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