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Emarsys : Artificial Intelligence Marketing (AIM)
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There are about 100 amazing, awesome, inspiring, game changing, never before heard lessons in this blog post.  OK, maybe that is an exaggeration, which is actually my point with this particular post.  Artificial Intelligence Marketing will fundamentally revolutionize the role of the marketer.  How often have you heard of a company because of the amazing exaggerations they communicate.  I know, I know, that is...

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Two Lessons in Two Years
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Two Lessons in Two Years.  Hard to believe that TechSquare Labs is two years old.  Does time fly?  That is a serious question.  I am not sure if time flies but it is amazing what time allows.  Given enough time and effort vision becomes reality.  Over the last two years I have learned hundreds of lessons.  As I have blogged before I believe strongly in...

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Literally the Springbot Napkin
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Been a while since I blogged.  Who am I kidding you didn’t even notice.  Thought I would take this opportunity to share some thoughts related to the recent announcement that Springbot has raised an additional $6 Million in financing to accelerate growth after growing their customer base 500%. Building Something from Nothing is hard, but everyone around the technology (startup) eco-system seems hell bent...

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YP: Billion Dollar Marketing Technology Leader
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Atlanta’s billion dollar marketing technology leader.  Paint this town Yellow and Black.  Please.  Not only because it would go nicely with my beloved Georgia Tech, but also because we need to celebrate this company, partner with them, and let them lead. So who is this billion dollar marketing technology leader?  Well, it isn’t your grandparents Yellow Pages, its a reborn, getting cooler by the...

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Unicorn Sighting in Technology Square
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Unicorn sighting in Technology Square.  For one of the most blogging towns in America I have been surprised to not see 10 blog posts from the technology leaders in Atlanta about the recent news regarding Technology Square.  Every time someone asks me what is missing in Atlanta’s technology eco-system I always have the same answer, “a billion dollar technology company as the anchor, with...

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Old Tricks New Dog
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Old Tricks New Dog, or Old Dog New Tricks?  Happy holidays from the coast of South Georgia.  As I spend time relaxing and enjoying being disconnected from the hustle of my normal days I did what it seems we all do – reflect, measure, and ponder.  I do love this time of year – not because of the excessive purchasing but because I seem...

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TechSquare Labs review of HackGT
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TechSquare Labs review of HackGT.  So, this weekend I had a chance to take my newly honed Code Academy skills down to Georgia Tech and watch in amazement as a group of students at Georgia Tech played host to 800+ hackers from 40 different universities.  As I have shared over the last year all of this is Adam Ghetti’s fault.  Not really but I...

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Georgia Tech Hackathon
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Georgia Tech Hackathon scheduled for September 19th, 20th, and 21st (2014) in Atlanta, Georgia.  This will be an amazing collection of hackers from around the country and they will descend upon the Georgia Tech campus and take over the Klaus Advanced Computing Building to create, build, hack, rebuild, rehack, get motivated, and most importantly have a ton of fun.  Oh and win big ass...

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TechSquare Labs : What Have I Learned
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TechSquare Labs : What have I learned?  So, it’s been about 2 1/2 months since the announcement (here are some clicks for Urvaksh) that I would be organizing all my early stage investing and company building activities into a new partnership with The Doctor.  Yesterday David Cummings asked me to share what I have learned so far from TechSquare Labs.  It has certainly been an...

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Mobile Phones on Planes : Good or Bad?
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Mobile phones on planes – good or bad?  Today’s post is really more of a question for my every growing “bloggaratzi” (ha, please laugh, I spent 10 minutes figuring out how I wanted to spell that).  What do you think, you are sitting on a plane, would it bother you if I was on a conference call sitting right next to you that was...

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Gartner 2013 Hype Cycle
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Gartner 2013 Hype Cycle is a great review piece as you begin planning for 2014.  Technology is moving at a rapid pace that is difficult to keep up with.  Whatever you do, don’t, don’t, try to contain it, that is a waste of time, it will never work.  The rate of change and innovation is speeding up, not slowing down.  What you can do...

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Startup Grind: Allen Nance @ATLTechVillage
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Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. It is powered by Google for Entrepreneurs. They host monthly events in more than 50 cities and 15 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies.  I had the opportunity to participate recently in a Startup Grind Atlanta event.  I...

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