Added by GAIN on May 7, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
I'm reading the new book by Chip and Dan Heath ("Switch" and "Made to Stick") called "Decisive: How to Make Better Decision in Life and Work". So far another very good book from them. Here's a fun stat they shared: according to some study done, CEO's of large companies pay more for acquisitions based on how much attention they've received from the press. This presumably pumps up their ego, leading to a willingness to pay more. On average, CEO's of acquisitions paid a 4.8% premium for each…Continue
Added by Randy Scott on April 26, 2013 at 4:52pm — No Comments
According to this article in CNN Money reporting a study by Flag Capital, there are only about 85 venture capital funds making active investments into "technology" (i.e. IT/software), down from about 440 firms a decade or so ago. Here is the key graph:…Continue
Added by Randy Scott on April 24, 2013 at 9:58am — No Comments
As many of you know I have been grinding away working day and night for the last two years with eMotion Technologies, a music technology startup whose gesture control systems are going shape the future of music. We're Launching our much anticipated Kickstarter campaign tomorrow morning at 8AM EST and giving musicians around the world the ability to have a hand in shaping the future of music along side us by…
Added by Julian Miller on April 22, 2013 at 12:37am — No Comments
Any Wrestlemania fans out there? (I know you're reluctant to admit in a public forum, so I'll wait for you to reopen this in an incognito browser window). If so you'll enjoy this video blog that talks about what young entrepreneurs can learn from Brett "the Hitman" Hart, one of the best Wrestlemania wrestlers ever.
Added by Randy Scott on April 8, 2013 at 1:25pm — No Comments
Added by Lee May on April 1, 2013 at 5:32pm — No Comments
The Gainesvile CoWork is a space for small businesses to work in a professional environment, without expensive overhead costs. The CoWork is similar to an incubator (like Santa Fe's CIED, or UF's Innovation Hub), but we are not designed for start up businesses. We're the Get-Out-of-Starbucks solution for anyone who has their own small business that they're running out of their home office and wants to upgrade to a more professional…Continue
Added by Kristen Mankosa on March 26, 2013 at 1:58pm — No Comments
Good News for Gainesville!
The Gainesville CoWork, Gainesville's daily office, conference, and meeting space, is offering free trial memberships now until March 31st!
More information can be found at http://on.fb.me/10YE776 , by calling 352-505-4567 x1005, or emailing email@example.com
Test out the facilities work and meeting spaces today!
Added by Kristen Mankosa on March 15, 2013 at 5:49pm — No Comments
Today was possibly the best day I have ever had in Gainesville in my nine years calling it home. We have such an amazing community with so many awesome people poised to change the world! I'm seriously beyond grateful to be where I am today in this community. Thank you to every single person that had a hand in making today so phenomenal!!!
Added by Julian Miller on February 23, 2013 at 8:38pm — No Comments
For the past eleven years I have been teaching a class at the Wharton School of Business on strategic thinking/planning, and in preparation for my return in a few weeks for year number twelve, I decided to take a hard look at where the practice of strategic thinking and creating organizational strategy stands today.
During the past decade the velocity of change, hyper-fast technological shifts, globalization and turbulence in the global economy has dramatically impacted the way…
Added by John Spence on February 15, 2013 at 4:41pm — No Comments
Harlem Shake videos have been blowing up YouTube for the past week and Gainesville has spawned some of the best (and worst). Checkout these vids and let us know your favorite and/or link to any hogtown Harlem Shakes we missed in the comments below.
Added by GAIN on February 14, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
Added by Lee May on February 14, 2013 at 8:23am — No Comments
Synogen and Union Properties Partner with GAIN
GAIN is happy to announce a partnership with Synogen and Union Properties, both of whom are sponsoring two upcoming community events presented by the organization.
On Wednesday, February 13, GAIN is offering an educational workshop followed by a networking mixer, both of which are open to the public. The workshop, presented by EarlyShares.com, will cover the basics of Equity CrowdFunding, which was legalized under…Continue
Added by Anna Olcese on February 6, 2013 at 10:13pm — No Comments
GAIN is looking for bright, tech savvy individuals to work as interns with The GAIN Board as we continue to Inspire. Connect. Educate the Entrepreneur who wants to change the world!
If you are interested in supporting our mission and would like to become involved, there will be a meet and greet on Thursday, February 7th at 6:30. Contact Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Added by Lee May on February 2, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
EXTENDED DEADLINE: The deadline to apply for the 4th Annual Cade Museum Prize - a $50,000 cash prize intended to provide seed capital and publicity for great ideas that are moving toward development as a product or service - has been EXTENDED to February 8th! Please encourage any Florida-based residents/companies who were unable to make the original deadline to apply (it’s simple and straightforward!) at http://www.cademuseum.org/prize.
Added by Jessica L. Ayers on February 1, 2013 at 4:43pm — No Comments
Added by Lee May on January 30, 2013 at 3:02pm — No Comments
Added by Lee May on January 30, 2013 at 9:06am — No Comments
Gainesville Area Innovation Network (GAIN) to host educational Crowdfunding workshop with Miami-based EarlyShares Feb. 13
EarlyShares will educate area entrepreneurs and investors on equity Crowdfunding opportunities and regulations
MIAMI, FL.—(Jan. 29, 2013)—The Gainesville Area Innovation Network (GAIN), in partnership with Santa Fe College’s Center for Innovation and Economic Development (CIED), has announced that Crowdfunding platform EarlyShares will present…Continue
Added by Lee May on January 29, 2013 at 4:31pm — No Comments
Hough graduate programs featured prominently in global rankings
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Hough Graduate School of Business had nine of its programs rank in the top 20 among U.S. public universities, including seven placing in the top 10, in Eduniversal’s Best Masters Rankings
Eduniversal divided the 30 graduate programs it measured into two parts: Sixteen specialized majors were included in Eduniversal’s Global Ranking and the other 14 programs were…Continue
Added by Lee May on January 26, 2013 at 12:15pm — No Comments