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A Portrait of Patricia Barganier

I’m excited and honored to share this collage-painting portrait of dear friend, and collector — Patricia Barganier. We met during my first exhibition in Jackson many years ago, and became fast friends… bonding over our mutual love of art, family, Jackson Hole, fine cocktails, entrepreneur-ism and living life to the fullest. When we decided to …
Tags: Painting Process, Black and White Portrait, Borbay, Borbay Collage Painting, Borbay Commission, Borbay Portrait, Collage, Collage Art, Collage Painting, Commission, Commissioned Painting, Contemporary Art, Contemporary Painting, Entrepreneur, How to Paint, Jackson Hole


[INTERVIEW] Leonard Wong, Toronto Entrepreneur, Genetics Specialist

You could say he was born with a green thumb. Toronto’s Leonard Wong has nurtured his passion for genetics research and organic gardening, combined it with an entrepreneurial spirit, and grown a unique business concept. The Grow Depot is a thriving center for organic gardening supplies and services. From LED lights and ventilation fans to nutritional supplements and irrigation supplies, The Grow Depot is a hub for planters and gardeners across the greater Toronto region. Len Wong founded The Gr...
Tags: Startups, Toronto, Entrepreneur, Wong, Advice For The Young At Heart, Leonard Wong, The Grow Depot, Len Wong


10 Unstoppable Entrepreneurs Share Their Advice For Success

Being an entrepreneur is never about the end result but the journey you embark yourself on. If you really want to succeed, you must look past your failures and pursue your goals with persistence. Unfortunately, staying motivated on this journey isn’t easy. Whether it’s online trading or any other business you are running, always remember that there is nothing in this world you can’t do. Ever wondered how successful entrepreneurs survived and still managed to thrive? Well, it wasn’t easy for them...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Arianna Huffington, Steve Jobs, Dallas Mavericks, Entrepreneur, Success, Tony Robbins, Jeff Bezos, Lifehacks, Huffington Post, Sheryl Sandberg, Musk, Zuckerberg, Daymond John


Twitter Link Roundup #359 – Terrific Reads for Small Businesses, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

How many tabs do you have open in your browser right now? If you had to stop and count, it’s probably too many. An overcrowded browser is like a cluttered home. It is overwhelming and excessive, and it provokes a genuine stress response. If you suffer from spending precious mental energy searching through all 42 tabs in your browser to find the one you need, consider looking into some tools to help you regain that lost time and attention. Medium recommends several good ones to try out. You may ...
Tags: Startups, Twitter, Design, Leadership, Small Business, Inspiration, Marketing, Sales, Entrepreneur, Munchery, Holland, Logo, Ross, Branding, Etsy Shop, Kevin Kelly


Omidyar Network spins out its fintech investment arm as Flourish, with up to $300 million

After 12 years spent investing in impact-oriented financial services startups around the globe, the Omidyar Network, which serves as the family investment office for eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, is spinning off its financial inclusion investment arm as Flourish Ventures. Equipped with up to $300 million in capital for operations and investments, the new Flourish will continue to invest around the Network’s core mission of backing companies with a dual focus of making a social impact and achie...
Tags: TC, Money, Ebay, Finance, Africa, Entrepreneur, Tech, Economy, United States, Venture Capital, Impact Investing, Microfinance, Financial Services, Costa, Advisors, Omidyar Network


The Austinpreneur’s Guide to SXSW 2019

The newest mural at Capital Factory’s Center for Defense Innovation with Army Futures Command and Booz Allen Hamilton. Can you figure out what the binary says? The biggest weekend in Austin is coming up! South by Southwest (SXSW) descends upon the city from March 8–16 and somehow keeps getting bigger and bigger. There is so much to do it can be hard to navigate so I like to make lists. Here are some of my picks that might stand out from the crowd — both official and unofficial. Did I miss som...
Tags: Startups, Hbo, Texas, Abc, Entrepreneur, Startup, Austin, House, Sony, Red Cross, Jeff Bezos, Vox, Bose, Anker, Vox Media, Booz Allen Hamilton


The Entrepreneur’s Essentials #15: The fallacy of risk in entrepreneurship

As I mentioned at the beginning of this series/ebook, over the years I’ve noticed that I tend to frequently share certain Lucky7 posts with entrepreneurs we’ve backed, team members at data.world, or other startup investors I know. In totality, these posts are at least as long as most business books. So I’m packaging the best of them up for you here in a new series called The Entrepreneur’s Essentials. This series/ebook will be at least 20 posts long, and I’ll add some commentary on how I’ve pers...
Tags: Startups, Greece, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur, Startup, Risk, Research, Walmart, Austin, David, Canada, Silicon Valley, Bill Gross, Malcolm-gladwell, Andy Dunn, Adam Smith


Do Something Different with Jason Mesnick

After a difficult divorce, Jason Mesnick wanted to rediscover himself, rekindle his sense of adventure, and try something new. That was his mantra. And it sparked an unexpected journey that pushed him into the leading role in the 13th season of The Bachelor. Though he presents himself as a “normal guy” he clearly has lived an extraordinary reality tv experience that so few of us have (and of course we talk about this in depth, how unusual it really was) — but also how in many ways it’s a journey...
Tags: Photography, Podcast, Reality TV, The Bachelor, Celebrity, Entrepreneur, Fear, Rejection, Jason, Jason Mesnick, chasejarvisLIVE


GenCure Plans Adult Stem Cell Lab at San Antonio “Innovation Center”

San Antonio—GenCure, a subsidiary of life sciences nonprofit BioBridge Global, expects to open a biomanufacturing laboratory this year at a new “innovation center” that’s being developed by VelocityTX in San Antonio.GenCure is a regenerative medicine-focused organization that accepts and stores bone marrow and umbilical cord blood, which it uses to produce adult stem cells for research. BioBridge plans to lease 21,000 square feet of space for GenCure at the new four-acre VelocityTX complex, whi...
Tags: Energy, Startups, Accelerator, Texas, Science, Technology, Funding, Entrepreneur, Trends, Startup, Tech, Tax, Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, Incubator, Innovation


Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal invests $92M in Ola

The money is starting to flow from India’s largest startup exit. Ola has added a major name to its ongoing financing round after it confirmed that Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has invested 650 crore INR (around $92 million) into the Indian ride-hailing business. The deal rumored in January when Paper.vc, an intelligence service that sifts through company filings in India, noticed that Bansal had committed to investing 150 crore. Today, eight-year-old Ola not only confirmed the pairing...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, TC, Uber, Asia, India, Funding, Entrepreneur, Tech, Walmart, Ceo, Economy, Companies, Automotive, United States, Asia Pacific, Retailers


Twitter Link Roundup #357 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

Cabin fever is a phenomenon known to any of us who have suffered through cold, unreasonably long winters. While the specifics may vary from person to person, cabin fever generally encompasses feelings of boredom, irritability, restlessness, and the vague impulse to set fire to the walls. Feeling stressed out because of a marathon of mandatory stay-at-home days is common, even for people living in routinely cold places – we’re looking at you, Winnipeg. The restrictions imposed on lifestyle, rout...
Tags: Twitter, Design, Leadership, Small Business, Inspiration, Marketing, Sales, Entrepreneur, Startup, Atlantic, Jason, Ross, Branding, Winnipeg, Twitter link roundups, Mark Ritson


Invitations in the Video Game Industry Entrepreneurs Need to Know About

The gaming industry is changing the way we do business. Here's how that works.
Tags: Business, Money, Video Games, Entrepreneur, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Blockchain, Digital Marketing


Innovations in the Video Game Industry Entrepreneurs Need to Know About

The gaming industry is changing the way we do business. Here's how that works.
Tags: Business, Money, Video Games, Entrepreneur, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Blockchain, Digital Marketing


VelocityTX Lands City Grant for “Innovation Center” Redevelopment

San Antonio — VelocityTX is getting a $750,000 grant and another tax incentive from the City of San Antonio for its redevelopment of a large industrial space that VelocityTX plans to turn into a three-building “innovation center” for tech, life sciences, and other businesses.VelocityTX, which is the innovation arm of nonprofit business development organization Texas Research and Technology Foundation, is rebuilding the complex in four phases over the course of 10 years, and says it plans to spe...
Tags: Energy, Startups, Accelerator, Texas, Science, Technology, Funding, Entrepreneur, Trends, Startup, Tech, Tax, Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, Incubator, Innovation


5 Easy Time Management Tips For Online Entrepreneurs

You want to grow your online business but it feels like you just don’t have enough time. Frustrating, isn’t it? Your to-do list is long and you work all day on your website but that doesn’t seem to bring you any result. You feel overwhelmed, frustrated and sometimes, you even think of giving up just because you have no idea what you’re supposed to do. Do you want to change this? Well, I’m gonna show you how. In this article, I’ll give you 5 tips for effective time management for business owners....
Tags: Business, Time, Entrepreneur, Lifehacks, Easy Time Management Tips For Online Entrepreneurs


A Word From Wikipedia About Female Entrepreneurs

The word entrepreneur, especially female entrepreneur, has been around for a very long time.  According to Wikipedia:Before the 20th century, females operated small businesses as a way of supplementing their income. In many cases, they were trying to avoid poverty or were replacing the income from the loss of a spouse.They go on to say, "The term entrepreneur is used to describe individuals who have ideas for products and/or services that they turn into a working business. In earlier times, thi...
Tags: Wikipedia, US, Sales, Barack Obama, Entrepreneur, Oprah Winfrey, Female Entrepreneurs, Laurel Delaney, Armi Ratia, women and Wikipedia, Wikipedia About Female Entrepreneurs


Startups Platform Grow at Bosch: 3 Paths to Transition an Idea into an Innovation Project

Peter Guse joined Bosch’s Research and Advance Engineering Sector as Innovation Manager in 2009. He co-developed the concept of the Bosch Start-up Platform, Grow, that he heads as founding CEO since 2013. Grow platform Gmbh, as the internal incubator, is the platform for start-ups, and an open space for entrepreneurs inside of Bosch. 1) Hi ...
Tags: Accelerator, Entrepreneur, Innovation, Start-up, Bosch, Incubation, Corporate accelerator, Intrapreneur, GMBH, Grow platform, Peter Guse, Bosch Start


[INTERVIEW] Eldon Mascoll, Toronto Entrepreneur, Founder Of Freedom Park Media Group

Since the 90s, Toronto-based entrepreneur Eldon Mascoll has been making his mark in the media industry, working in areas that include television production, film, marketing and advertising. Eldon Mascoll’s media career began at HBO Pictures in Los Angeles, where he worked as an intern learning the ins and outs of the development and production of feature films and television programs.  Taking what he learned at HBO, Mascoll formed EME Inc., a production company that produced Phat TV for Canadia...
Tags: Startups, Interview, New York City, Toronto, Los Angeles, Entrepreneur, Canada, Advice For The Young At Heart, Entrepreneur Advice, MTV Networks, Nashville Network, Eldon Mascoll, HBO Pictures, HBO Mascoll, EME Inc, Phat TV


How To Go From Making Six Figures In Business To Losing It All

This is not your typical success story. This is a success story in reverse. Now, why share my loss? Why share something that should make me feel embarrassed? Well, I’m guessing I’m not the only business owner or human, for that matter, who’s been through a loss. We talk a lot about what it takes to create massive success. We talk a lot about crushing goals and making money. And we often talk about making a massive impact on the world and doing big things. But what we don’t talk about is that fea...
Tags: Business, London, Bali, Entrepreneur, New Zealand, Lifehacks, King, Queenstown New Zealand, Coaching Academy


Tobi Lütke — From Snowboard Shop to Billion-Dollar Company (#359)

“Feedback is a gift.” — Tobi Lütke Tobi Lütke (@tobi) is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Shopify. In 2004, Tobi began building software to launch an online snowboard store called Snowdevil. It quickly became obvious that the software was more valuable than the snowboards, so Tobi and his founding team launched the Shopify […]
Tags: Entrepreneurship, Lifestyle, Entrepreneur, Shopify, The Tim Ferriss Show, Tobi Lutke, Tobi, Tobi Lütke Tobi Lütke @tobi


Tobi Lütke — The Oracle of Ottawa (#359)

“Feedback is a gift.” — Tobi Lütke Tobi Lütke (@tobi) is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Shopify. In 2004, Tobi began building software to launch an online snowboard store called Snowdevil. It quickly became obvious that the software was more valuable than the snowboards, so Tobi and his founding team launched the Shopify […]
Tags: Entrepreneurship, Lifestyle, Entrepreneur, Shopify, Ottawa, The Tim Ferriss Show, Tobi Lutke, Tobi, Tobi Lütke Tobi Lütke @tobi


BP Technology Group, how technology can impact the energy industry out to 2050

Stephen Cook is Chief Commercial Officer, Group Technology at BP since 2017, committed to  commercial deals in technology-related business development, also cultivating and delivering capability in technology strategy, and intelligence. Can you describe the missions of your entity, the Group Technology at BP? Group Technology is BP’s central innovation function, providing joined-up leadership of technology ...
Tags: Accelerator, Entrepreneur, Innovation, Bp, Start-up, Stephen Cook, Group Technology, Incubation, Corporate accelerator, Intrapreneur, BP Technology Group


Healthcare wearables level up with new moves from Apple and Alphabet

Announcements that Apple has partnered with Aetna health insurance on a new app leveraging data from its Apple Watch and reports that Verily — one of the health-focused subsidiaries of Google‘s parent company — Alphabet, is developing a shoe that can detect weight and movement, indicate increasing momentum around using data from wearables for clinical health applications and treatments. For venture capital investors, the movea from Apple and Alphabet to show new applications for wearable d...
Tags: Apple, Google, Startups, TC, Technology, Connected Devices, US, Entrepreneur, Companies, Hypertension, United States, South Africa, United Kingdom, Healthcare, Venture Capital, Disease


Twitter Link Roundup #356 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

Color is a psychologically powerful tool and reaches people on a subconscious level. People notice and internalize color before anything else, and if you pay attention, you’ll see how businesses use color in their branding, including their brand identity, to create compelling, engaging designs. To read more about the scientific breakdown of color and how color is effectively used in design, read this great piece from Medium. Now, we hope you enjoy another great set of links and articles that we...
Tags: Startups, Twitter, Design, Leadership, Small Business, Inspiration, Marketing, Sales, Entrepreneur, United States, Illinois, Ross, Twitter link roundups, Ross Kimbarovsky


10 best books for entrepreneurs and inventors

Explore the 50 inventions that made the modern world.There is rich advice in the literature of start-up development.Learn about the interconnectedness of innovation and business development. Businesses rise and fall. A chance invention transforms an entire industry, sometimes the entire world. Through the many trials and tribulations of trailblazers and entrepreneurs, a few things have been learned over the years. Navigating the complex world of business, start-ups and technology can be intimi...
Tags: Books, Business, Marketing, Entrepreneur, Computers, Industry, Innovation, Richard Branson, Invention, Bell Labs, Branson, Harvard Business Review, Newport, AT T, Collin, Harford


How business-to-business startups reduce inequality

Sibjeet Mahapatra Contributor Share on Twitter Sib Mahapatra first explored VR at Redfin. He is co-founder of Recess Labs and a Venture Fellow at Notation Capital, where he researches frontier tech including AR and VR. More posts by this contributor VR, presence and the case of the missing killer app The bull case for Snapchat When considering the structural impact of technology companies on ou...
Tags: Google, Startups, Uber, Column, Business, Technology, Microsoft, Congress, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur, Economy, Costs, New Jersey, Bank, Private Equity, Silicon Valley


What’s the Lumina Prize? You could have the winning idea!

Lumina Foundation is partnering with Big Think to unearth the next large-scale, rapid innovation in post-high school education. Let's lift Americans up the economic ladder and redefine education and training for the new economy. Lumina Foundation is an independent, private foundation committed to making opportunities for learning beyond high school available to all. Its goal is to prepare people for informed citizenship and for success in a global economy. If you have an idea that could empo...
Tags: Sponsored, Learning, Education, New York City, Entrepreneur, Innovation, Social Change, Lumina Foundation


Starting with data centers, Carbon Relay is slashing energy costs and emissions using AI

Taiwanese technology giant Foxconn International is backing Carbon Relay, a Boston-based startup emerging from stealth today, that’s harnessing the algorithms used by companies like Facebook and Google for artificial intelligence to curb greenhouse gas emissions in the technology industry’s own backyard — the datacenter. Already, the computing demands of the technology industry are responsible for 3% of total energy consumption — and the addition of new technologies like Bitcoin to the mix co...
Tags: Apple, Google, Energy, Startups, TC, Facebook, Money, Microsoft, Boston, Entrepreneur, Walmart, Economy, Artificial Intelligence, Harvard, Bitcoin, Greenhouse Gas Emissions


Make A Profitable Impression: Know All About Designing Your Business

Looking to give your business a powerful, cost-effective advantage over the competition? Your local professional interior designer can help. Some people think professional interior design is a “luxury” only accessible to the rich and famous. People who can afford to live in elegant homes and decorate those homes with the very best high-end appointments. But that’s a relatively small segment of the interior design industry. Savvy entrepreneurs recognize that a talented interior design pro is a va...
Tags: Business, Workplace, Entrepreneur, Lifehacks, Your interior


Entrepreneur First eyes further Asia growth to build its global network of founders

British startup venture builder Entrepreneur First is eying additional expansion in Asia, where its operation is now as large as it is in Europe, as it expands its reach in 2019. But, despite serving a varied mixture of markets, the company said its founders are a fairly unified breed. The Entrepreneur First program is billed as a “talent investor.” It matches prospective founders and, through an accelerator program, it encourages them to start and build companies which it backs with financin...
Tags: Asia, Accelerator, Hong Kong, Europe, Business, London, Berlin, Singapore, India, Entrepreneur, Tech, Economy, Artificial Intelligence, Paris, Reid Hoffman, Clifford