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One Quarter of the Way Through 52businesses: A Look at the First 13 Weeks and First 13 businesses (Part 1) – Silicon Bayou News 6/16/14

When we set out 13 weeks ago to start a new business every week for a year, I had no idea what we were in for. What has started as a fun and exciting project, has become perhaps the most incredible journey of my life. We’ve started and helped start some great businesses and non-profits. Read more about One Quarter of the Way Through 52businesses: A Look at the First 13 Weeks and First 13 businesses (Part 1) – Silicon Bayou News 6/16/14[…]

Felipe Massa

Talking Business – Finding the Right Agent and Other Pointers

Dancingman504 and I had a great meeting with Professor Massa from the Loyola Business School.  Propeller was hopping today with a conference called “Deconstructing Homophobia and Transphobia… A Way Forward!” so we had to roll with it and have the conference call in the car. We had a good idea of what DM504’s business strategy Read more about Talking Business – Finding the Right Agent and Other Pointers[…]

Peter with Door

Functional Art: How We Stumbled Upon This Week’s Business

I’m very excited about Week 7.  I’ve run across Peter Stanley’s art and/or mechanisms all over town.  He creates the “Huge A**” bike trailers that you always see people having a good time on.  He also built the pirate ship bike for Pirate Pizza that sells around the Marigny.  Really cool stuff: I first found Read more about Functional Art: How We Stumbled Upon This Week’s Business[…]

Jason America

Benjy’s: The Evolution of an Idea

When Jason first pitched the idea for a patriotic clothing line this past Sunday night, I thought he was crazy.  I brushed the idea off and said I’d mull it over.  I know Jason loves his USA week swag, but he’s a weirdo. While using Google Adwords Keyword Planner to do some preliminary research on the search volume for Read more about Benjy’s: The Evolution of an Idea[…]