ATL Family On behalf of David (sleepis4suckers), myself (jdawkinsatl) and Real Social Proof (realsocialproof) I just wanted to say that last night was incredible! Thank you for your time, your energy, your curiosity, questions and love. It goes a long way!There’s quite a bit packed into this email so I’ll get right to it. As … [Read more…]
Hello! Yea it’s me after a long and unintended hiatus from writing. I’ve been diligently building but realized that I was missing something. That something is writing. I need this. Writing for me is an outlet and opportunity that I don’t take advantage of enough. Often times I try to write lengthy and perfect post. … [Read more…]
Sitting in the office Tuesday, watching the team work on a new project and I had a thought: I wonder if rappers would trade their chains in for freedom. So, I sent the follow tweet. I wonder if rappers would trade in their chain for equity in a dope Hip Hop tech startup? @JColeNC @Nas … [Read more…]
Wonder what I’ve been up to and where I think media and Hip Hop can go? Check out Episode 8 of Digital Good Times where I talk Inflex Digital, Pusha, Pigeonly, drones, and more! WARNING: I keep it all the way 100 (maybe to a fault — but unapologetically)! We talk about a little of … [Read more…]
Here’s a quick video of Maria Hampton (@makepaperapp), Iziah Reid (my co-founder) and myself discussing the importance of translating real world business ideas into culturally sensitive conversations with young people. What do you think? What’s missing?
I guess we’ll call this 2 of my 15 seconds (Instagram reference – I know it’s 15 minutes) of fame… … just getting started.
I’m going cut right to the chase here. Though the NewME Spring cycle is only 2 weeks old I’m quickly beginning to realize that start-up/founder/entrepreneur density is critical to the success of new business creators. I actually wish we were closer to the epicenter but I’m thankful nonetheless. Now back to what I was saying. … [Read more…]
So… I can’t believe it’s been over 3 months since my last post. It’s weird but I think the way around this is to create shorter post. I have a major issue with trying to have complete thoughts so maybe I’ll just say what’s on my mind and keep it moving. Well here’s the quick … [Read more…]
Can we achieve energy independence through American innovation and entrepreneurship? Yes, I know the answer to my questions but given the fact that our dependency has only increased over the past 50 years, I have to wonder if we’re truly capable. The fact that 8 USA Presidents have promised a solution, but NONE of them … [Read more…]
2 minute video on why we organized Savvy.Social.Saved! Event Details Savvy.Social.Saved Date: Friday, November 20, 2009 Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm Location: The Archive Art Gallery Street: 583 Juniper Street Atlanta City/Town: Atlanta, GA