Folks, my team and I have been highlighting a lot of important startups and vets recently, and we thought it'd be a good idea to merge the two. We reached out to the community on Facebook and Twitter, and compiled a list of 5 veteran-founded startups who really have their boots on the ground. Vets are effective entrepreneurs, and many of the skills veterans have overlap with those needed to found a startup. As this article says, "Tech startups to veterans: We love you, we want some more of ya." 5 Veterans Who Are Taking the Startup World by Storm (in no particular order): Kristina Carmen, Founder of TurboPup. (TurboPup isn't on Twitter, but you can find them on Facebook.) TurboPup was founded to create a sustainable and socially conscious business, and give back to causes in support of our four legged best friends and our country's heroes: Read More...
Proximity marketing isn’t new, but according to a new eMarketer report, the field is still new enough to make it extremely difficult to forecast. The only thing that everyone agrees on is that retailer uptake of new platforms will be limited to small-scale tests in 2014. Beyond that, opinions are split, with some expecting proximity platforms to transform commerce and others foreseeing infrastructure obstacles.
"The Free-Agent Enterprise?" Next MeetUp Eve of April 28th Sunnyvale, CA
Monday, Apr 28, 2014, 6:00 PM
Location details are available to members only.
4 Human Cloud Heads Attending
This MeetUp panel will discuss the current state and future of freelance/independent workforce, online work platforms, and how enterprises will get work done. See more details below.
• Peter Cannone: CEO at OnForce
• Matt Cooper: VP, Enterprise & International at oDesk/Elance
• Steve King: Partner at Emergent Research
• Kelley Ste...