Often times people ask me about the work I do. More specifically I’m asked; “How long does it take to learn how to code?” or “How do you find the time to help others and build a business?” Well I still don’t have answers to those questions (because I really don’t know), but in hopes … [Read more…]
If you blinked then you probably missed it! The speed and power of the social web has shown its head again, and this time it showed up on national TV during a NFL playoff game. On Saturday night, against the Philadelphia Eagles, New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore celebrated a 24-yard touchdown catch by … [Read more…]
Happy New Year! I pray you have a healthy and prosperous 2014. I dont want to keep you so let’s get right into it. Normally I’ll take this time to tell you about all the things I plan to create, pursue or discover throughout the year. This year I think I’ll do something different. Today … [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.
Interesting times in the Valley! The needle has moved quite a bit since my last post, which is partly the reason why It’s been so long. Nonetheless I decided it was time to share a bit of knowledge I’ve learned over the past few weeks. Hopefully this will help ANY start-up founder trying to raise … [Read more…]
Today we had a really great conversation with one of the mentors of the NewMe Accelerator program and in the middle of our conversation we started talking about the impact mobile will have on big data projects and businesses. I didn’t really draw any substantial conclusions but I had some thoughts and questions so I … [Read more…]
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…]
I’m very pleased to announce that I’m headed to San Francisco as part of the NewME Accelerator’s 2013 Spring Cycle! I’ll have more updates to come but in the mean time, feel free to follow my progress here as well as on AngelList. Stay tuned and thanks! -Justin
First I want to say congratulations to the NFL, the city of New Orleans, the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers for such a great Superbowl experience! Secondly I want to thank Baltimore for beating the 49ers as they knocked out the home team (Falcons) and congratulate them for winning Superbowl 47! Along with the … [Read more…]