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Eva Del Rio posted a blog post

Preventing “Short-Timer’s” Disease After Resignation

HR Column by Eva Del RioGoing from good performer to slacker.....See More
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Carol Villemaire posted a status
"The book "Tuned In" does a great job of explaining how to discover insights into your customer base. http://tinyurl.com/hlmcqwh"
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Choosing Your Investor / Is it VC-able? at Home2 Suites by Hilton Gainesville

August 11, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
**** REGISTER HERE *****Part 2 of the GAIN - Hutchlaw 5-part VC Bootcamp SeriesPanel/Presenter:Amir Rubin, CEO at Paracosm Dan Rua, CEO at AdmiralRandy Scott of HealthQuest CapitalHow do you choose the right investor for your company? Your investor becomes your partner so you must take careful consideration into knowing the investor and the investment firm’s track record. Ideally, your investor should share your vision and work actively with you and your company to gain mutual respect and trust.So, you have a great idea but can you build a business around it? Will VCs invest in it? Hear from an experienced, well-regarded venture capitalist about what he and their funds look for in a potential portfolio company.**** REGISTER HERE *****…See More
Tuesday
GAIN commented on GAIN's group Startup Quest Graduates
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Tuesday
Profile IconLee May and Dr. Wayne Garland are attending GAIN's event
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Choosing Your Investor / Is it VC-able? at Home2 Suites by Hilton Gainesville

August 11, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
**** REGISTER HERE *****Part 2 of the GAIN - Hutchlaw 5-part VC Bootcamp SeriesPanel/Presenter:Amir Rubin, CEO at Paracosm Dan Rua, CEO at AdmiralRandy Scott of HealthQuest CapitalHow do you choose the right investor for your company? Your investor becomes your partner so you must take careful consideration into knowing the investor and the investment firm’s track record. Ideally, your investor should share your vision and work actively with you and your company to gain mutual respect and trust.So, you have a great idea but can you build a business around it? Will VCs invest in it? Hear from an experienced, well-regarded venture capitalist about what he and their funds look for in a potential portfolio company.**** REGISTER HERE *****…See More
Monday
David Nordstedt posted a blog post

Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies: The First Step in Entrepreneurship

Coursera has a course starting today on entrepreneurship if you've got some time to invest.  I've taking quite a few of their courses and you can spend as little or as much time as you'd like depending on how much you want to learn.  With the paid version you'll get a certificate.  I usually survey the course videos and content and take the pieces that I feel help me the most!https://www.coursera.org/learn/innovative-ideasSee More
Monday
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Negotiating the Term Sheet at TBA

October 13, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
**** REGISTER HERE *****Gain a special insider’s view into negotiating a venture capital term sheet. Understand term sheets and deal structures by watching a lively role playing session that will cover full ratchets, liquidation preferences and other offering terms.Panel/Presenter:Richard Molloy of FL GulfshoreDavid Massias CEO of Shadow Health**** REGISTER HERE *****See More
Jul 22
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Legal Issues from Startup Through Series A at TBA

September 22, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
**** REGISTER HERE *****Step through the legal matters founders face when starting a company. Entrepreneurs can save themselves headaches down the road if they focus on company formation issues and protecting intellectual property in the early stages of the game.Panel/Presenter:Bob Crutchfield of Harbert Venture Partners**** REGISTER HERE *****See More
Jul 22
Mary Hall is attending GAIN's event
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Choosing Your Investor / Is it VC-able? at Home2 Suites by Hilton Gainesville

August 11, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
**** REGISTER HERE *****Part 2 of the GAIN - Hutchlaw 5-part VC Bootcamp SeriesPanel/Presenter:Amir Rubin, CEO at Paracosm Dan Rua, CEO at AdmiralRandy Scott of HealthQuest CapitalHow do you choose the right investor for your company? Your investor becomes your partner so you must take careful consideration into knowing the investor and the investment firm’s track record. Ideally, your investor should share your vision and work actively with you and your company to gain mutual respect and trust.So, you have a great idea but can you build a business around it? Will VCs invest in it? Hear from an experienced, well-regarded venture capitalist about what he and their funds look for in a potential portfolio company.**** REGISTER HERE *****…See More
Jul 22
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Choosing Your Investor / Is it VC-able? at Home2 Suites by Hilton Gainesville

August 11, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
**** REGISTER HERE *****Part 2 of the GAIN - Hutchlaw 5-part VC Bootcamp SeriesPanel/Presenter:Amir Rubin, CEO at Paracosm Dan Rua, CEO at AdmiralRandy Scott of HealthQuest CapitalHow do you choose the right investor for your company? Your investor becomes your partner so you must take careful consideration into knowing the investor and the investment firm’s track record. Ideally, your investor should share your vision and work actively with you and your company to gain mutual respect and trust.So, you have a great idea but can you build a business around it? Will VCs invest in it? Hear from an experienced, well-regarded venture capitalist about what he and their funds look for in a potential portfolio company.**** REGISTER HERE *****…See More
Jul 22
Eva Del Rio posted a blog post
Jul 22
Matthew Hinson is attending GAIN's event
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GAIN UnPlugged with Ron Stein at World of Beer

July 20, 2016 from 4pm to 5pm
**** REGISTER HERE *****Note: This is an event for Stakeholders only.Ron Stein, president of FastPath Marketing and founder of the More Customers Academy, helps businesses energize their revenue growth. His highly successful approach for creating revenue opportunities blends business development with marketing and selling strategies plus tactical execution. Ron’s experiences as the CEO of a ventured-backed tech startup, Fortune 500 business development and marketing executive, and territory salesman for a Fortune 100 corporation has taught him to quickly build partnerships and analyze business situations to develop strategies and actions that grow the bottom line. Ron is a mentor at two nationally recognized business incubators and writes a popular column in the award-winning Florida Trend business magazine with over 45,000 subscribers.…See More
Jul 19
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"Few spots left for this week's GAIN UnPlugged."
Jul 19
Peter Oswald might attend GAIN's event
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GAIN UnPlugged with Ron Stein at World of Beer

July 20, 2016 from 4pm to 5pm
**** REGISTER HERE *****Note: This is an event for Stakeholders only.Ron Stein, president of FastPath Marketing and founder of the More Customers Academy, helps businesses energize their revenue growth. His highly successful approach for creating revenue opportunities blends business development with marketing and selling strategies plus tactical execution. Ron’s experiences as the CEO of a ventured-backed tech startup, Fortune 500 business development and marketing executive, and territory salesman for a Fortune 100 corporation has taught him to quickly build partnerships and analyze business situations to develop strategies and actions that grow the bottom line. Ron is a mentor at two nationally recognized business incubators and writes a popular column in the award-winning Florida Trend business magazine with over 45,000 subscribers.…See More
Jul 18
Lee May is attending GAIN's event
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GAIN UnPlugged with Ron Stein at World of Beer

July 20, 2016 from 4pm to 5pm
**** REGISTER HERE *****Note: This is an event for Stakeholders only.Ron Stein, president of FastPath Marketing and founder of the More Customers Academy, helps businesses energize their revenue growth. His highly successful approach for creating revenue opportunities blends business development with marketing and selling strategies plus tactical execution. Ron’s experiences as the CEO of a ventured-backed tech startup, Fortune 500 business development and marketing executive, and territory salesman for a Fortune 100 corporation has taught him to quickly build partnerships and analyze business situations to develop strategies and actions that grow the bottom line. Ron is a mentor at two nationally recognized business incubators and writes a popular column in the award-winning Florida Trend business magazine with over 45,000 subscribers.…See More
Jul 15
Abigail Rosado is now a member of GAINnet
Jul 15
Eva Del Rio posted a blog post

The Awkward Dreaded Talk About Dress Code

When the 'reminder memo' doesn't work it's time to broach the dreaded subject.HR Column by Eva Del RioSee More
Jul 15
Jennifer Forrester posted a status
"Signs that hiring an accountant would be not only a good idea, but a necessary step in your company’s growth: http://tinyurl.com/hjhfrf5"
Jul 14

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“Stay” Interviews Can Prevent Exit Interviews

Started by Eva Del Rio in GAINnet Mar 4. 0 Replies

Do you want to keep your best talent and not be surprised by a sudden resignation? try "stay" interviews...HR Column by Eva Del RioContinue

Why won't my profile picture upload correctly?

Started by GAIN in FAQ Aug 19, 2015. 0 Replies

If your picture won't upload correctly to our website, consider this:Your picture may be too big. If the photo you are trying to upload is much larger than a thumbnail size, it probably won't display correctly. A simple way to re-size your picture…Continue

Tags: photo, upload, picture, profile, help

Uber Service in Gainesville

Started by Duncan Kabinu in GAINnet Aug 5, 2015. 0 Replies

Please come support Uber in GainesvilleTomorrow evening at the City Commission meeting (7PM) the issue of making Uber legal in Gainesville will be brought up. For those who have used Uber or support Uber its highly recommended to please come in…Continue

Amazing time as a road warrior, read to come home, but is that Gainesville?

Started by James Kies in GAINnet Jul 9, 2015. 0 Replies

Friends, I have had an amazing 18+ years professionally building software.  I have most recently been working with C#, ASP.NET, MVC, AngularJs, WebApi, EF, SQL, SignalR but also have production level experience working in Sliverlight/WCFRia,…Continue

Blog Posts

Preventing “Short-Timer’s” Disease After Resignation

Posted by Eva Del Rio on July 29, 2016 at 12:49pm 0 Comments

HR Column by Eva Del Rio

Going from good performer to slacker.....

Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies: The First Step in Entrepreneurship

Posted by David Nordstedt on July 25, 2016 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Coursera has a course starting today on entrepreneurship if you've got some time to invest.  I've taking quite a few of their courses and you can spend as little or as much time as you'd like depending on how much you want to learn.  With the paid version you'll get a certificate.  I usually survey the course videos and content and take the pieces that I feel help me the most!…

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Can Employer Require Us to Use Cell Phones Without Reimbursement?

Posted by Eva Del Rio on July 22, 2016 at 8:13am 0 Comments

Yes, with some caveats, they can...

HR Column by Eva Del Rio

Trimarks New Hire To Assist UF Students in Gainesville's Luxury Dorms

Posted by Matthew Luedecke on July 20, 2016 at 2:39pm 0 Comments

Laura Suarez, a marketing, & advertising professional, will join Trimark to serve the growing need for luxury dorms for UF students. As the new Digital Marketing and Advertising Associate, Suarez will…

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