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4/08/05 Day - IEEE
- Entrepreneurship and Professionalism
4/12/05 PM - RVC
- Entrepreneur of the Year (Rick Patch)
4/13/05 PM - BMA
- Brand Marketing
4/14/05 PM – TiE
- Success Breeds Success
AM - CSIA
- Online Marketing
- A Night with White
PM - CORFIDA -
RFID Comes Alive
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Works and the Entrepreneurial Spirit in Microsoft
on the Season Nets 100K the First Year
Starting a business as a tribute to his father with
a seasonal product that gave it a 1 in 100 chance of
making it, made many wonder. John
Bardeen, founder of Pumpkin Masters points out
that there is a risk as well as a potential tremendous
reward if you can create a new product category. He
still looks for a unique niche. 4/4/2005
Two different models of entrepreneurship are being driven within
Microsoft. The “culture of fast-follower” doesn’t foster the “culture
innovation” points out Mike
Wehrs, Dir., Biz Dev.- Windows Graphics & Gaming Technologies
at Microsoft. Art
Rancis, TiE Rockies board discuss the entrepreneurial
spirit in business.. 3/281/05
Companies are being Forced to Deal with IP Protocol
The new world of telecommunications is exciting but challenging
Weiser, co-author of Digital Crossroads: America’s
Telecommunications Policy in the Internet Age. The fundamental
drivers are broadband-based IP connections and mobility IP connections
and they are also the biggest challenges. 3/28/05
Small Business Development Center Wins Again
The Small Business Development Center Wins Again
SBDC State Director, Kelly
Manning of Colorado’s Office of Economic Development and
International Trade sheds light on the urban myth that her office
is only for startups. SBDC is not only for new and old businesses,
it has just launched a new program for Vets, with more to come.
out this survey.3/28/2005
Portal Authority is on the March Statewide -
Governor Bill Owens signed the Portal Authority Bill at the Technology
Senator Ron May and Gregg
Rippy were present. Recently Larry Nelson cornered them
at an AeA event to get the scoop on this business driven model
and what it means to the MNT and all Coloradoans. 3/28/2005
is a Hot Topic Here, There and in Russia
Reis, head of the World Trade Center in Denver
along with Dr.
Deborah Palmieri, CEO of the Russian -American
Chamber of Commerce square off with the skeptics about
Good, the Bad and the Indifferent Offshoring Blog
Proposed Senate Bill 23 prohibits the state of Colorado
from doing business with any company that out sources
their services. It's not exactly like the "blue vs.
the red" states debate, but the energy is high. Larry
Nelson , in this 2-minute video blog looks at
both sides (maybe three sides) of the hot topic of offshoring.
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vs. Reactive is the Hidden Economic Challenge
Vogt Director of Colorado's Office of Economic
Development and International Trade is concerned. Some
people are fearful in their resolve to move forward. As
a result, instead of being intentional and farsighted,
they will become reactive. The audience at AeA's annual
"Luncheon with the Legislators" heard Brian's
5-point plan. LISTEN
Sat Idle, Wondering if Spyware was Really Needed
Moll, CEO of Webroot
Software talks about their success story and what
they went through to get there. June, 2004 Webroot launched
their SpyWare program and today Webroot has offices throughout
Europe, has a standalone support center and handles support
in five languages... taking on a worldwide challenge.
Tracks Their Way to Success with RFID
Contrary to popular belief, TrenStar is a service company
not a technology company, stresses Greg
Cronin, president and CEO of TrenStar. The confusion
stems from the fact that TrenStar is one of the world's
biggest users of RFID technology. Coors, Exxon-Mobile
are among their growing customer list. There's a twist
in the story.
Tracks Them with Anti-Spyware Technology
Everyone has heard about the $108,000,000
in funding that locally based Webroot received recently.
What you might not have heard was how Webroot got its
start. It is certainly an inspiration to entrepreneurs
and to David
Moll, who was recruited in 2002 to become CEO.
Co-Founders Steve Thomas & Kristen Talley are quite
Line Text (or Lack of It) Drives Nelson Nuts
email is bad enough. How do you like to receive emails that
have nothing, nada, zero on the Subject Line? That tugs
Larry Nelson’s nerve endings, but just
as annoying are people who use a 3-month old email, return
it to you with the old Subject Line but a completely different
topic. Here’s a 2-minute rant.
of the Soviet Union Gave Way to Free Markets
In 1991 Russia had to reestablish
all necessary government structures to ensure political
and social stability and introduce free market economy
mechanisms. Jim Reis, head of the World
Trade Center in Denver along with Deborah Palmieri
Andrey Dolgorukov, of Russia to share some little-known
More Than One Challenge for Going Public
- Can you
imagine what it is like to transfer years of a “legacy”
system over to a new system that will comply with Sarbanes-Oxley
Section 404, continue to handle foreign currencies,
maintain accurate easy-to-use inventory control and
Freivogel of IronWare
Technologies & Sue
Stewart of Myogen
discuss such a project.
It’s a Team Effort When it Comes to Winning
You can spot a “real” winner when he or she gives
credit to the team. LISTEN
Herda,Chairman, CEO and president of
Time Warner Telecom was just awarded the Telecom
Professional of the Year Award by the Denver Telepros
association…only the 5th to receive the award. TelePros
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Something Fishy about Free Printers 3/07/2005
Who is it that is pushing for a paperless society?
It’s Bill Gates, the same guy who made some interesting
predictions about the Internet and personal computers.
points out that the promotions by printer manufactures and their offers of “free” printers
are becoming pretty costly. 2-Minute Video Blog.
Tough Out There When You Have Lost Control 3/07/2005
Meet a Denver local who was one of the victims of a
$1.4 Billion frivolous lawsuit and has survived to talk
and write about it. Steve
Baker, author of “Pushing
Water Uphill with a Rake” talks about how you can do
everything right and still fail. He also shares a four-point
plan for new businesses. Listen and Read.
|Phil Weiser Gets Answers from Chairman Powell
FCC Chairman, Michael Powell addresses a number of dicey issues with Phil Weiser, executive director of the Silicon Flatirons TeleCom. "Is it being done for the right reasons or for the right constituencies approval?" 2/28/2005 >>LISTEN
|Streaming Video Evolution Becomes a Revolution 2/28/2005
VIDEO: Jock Mirow, co-founder of BroadbandVideo announces a revolutionary new technology that allows users to publish their own video automatically. Larry Nelson interviewed Jock. Moments later, via a FireWire connection to the computer it was uploaded, then encoded and voila, it's on the Web. Thanks to ItsActive.com.
|FCC Chairman Powell Lets it All Hang Out 2/21/2005
Leroy Williams, former OIT secretary and now department of Labor in CO, introduces FCC Chairman, Michael Powell and then Phil Weiser, executive director of the Silicon Flatirons TeleCom program, quizzes Powell. He went head on about the past & future of telecom…the good, bad and uncomfortable. LISTEN Part 2 - 2/28/05
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