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Saskatoon Swagger

March 23, 2017

Back in November, I wrote about reaching beyond Silicon Valley (link to blog post) to encourage innovation in other cities and towns.  The next industrial revolution will…

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Neal’s Running Start Entrepreneurs Offer their Top 5 Tips and Lessons

February 22, 2017

Last week, I had the pleasure of inviting all the Neal’s Running Start entrepreneurs to Aspen, Colorado for a reunion.  It’s been a little over a year…

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Tech Industry Post-Election

November 22, 2016

What a difference a couple of weeks makes.  In my last blog post, I talked about how technology presented an opportunity for cities around the world to…

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Reaching Beyond Silicon Valley

October 18, 2016

I’ve spent the last few years meeting entrepreneurs from around the globe.  I’ve been to conferences like Web Summit, White Bull, and many meet-ups across the US…

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That’s a Wrap!

July 2, 2016

It’s been a month now since the Neal’s Running Start gang left San Francisco.  I’ve started to get back to my normal routines, but I miss their…

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Nourishing Silicon Valley

June 10, 2016

Raul Lozano has spent his life feeding and nourishing people.  From his time as a young person harvesting food in California’s Central Valley, he has been aware…

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Meet Antti Rikkinen

April 6, 2016

Many of you know that I started my career in sales.  Therefore, I have a special connection with the sales people of the world.  Antti Rikkinen, our…

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Meet Mario Aguilera

March 31, 2016

Mario Aguilera may currently reside in Helsinki, but he’s originally from Bolivia.  He first got the idea for a line of solar-powered back-packs from his days in…

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Meet the other Neal – Neal Oddens

March 22, 2016

Well, this is going to be confusing.  One of our entrepreneurs is also named Neal.  Neal Oddens. He even spells his name the same way as I…

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Meet Katherine Regnier

March 3, 2016

I know you’re all curious about who made the cut for the Neal’s Running Start program and why.  So I wanted to profile our 4 winners before…

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