The Blog Roll

Play Bigger Seattle!

By Dave Parker It's time for Seattle to Play Bigger! As a startup community, we've had a chip on our shoulder for years. We're not the valley. VCs would say we need better founders, founders would say we need better (and more) VCs. Both were right....

Bringing AI Solutions to Enterprise Customers Comes Down to Three Cs

Bringing AI Solutions to Enterprise Customers Comes Down to Three C's. By Tony Abena and Matt Abrams, Seven Peaks Ventures We have had a number of conversations recently with founders, CEOs and product leaders who seem to be running into brick walls when...

Bonfire Revisited

Head. Heart. Vision. “The only way to break through our blind spots is by gathering and talking.” -Ross Baird, Village Capital, Bonfire 2017 The definition of a blind spot is something we often can’t see in ourselves, but all too frequently find easy to...

6 Month Startup

Dave Parker's '6 Month Startup' Roadmap Introducing the 6 Month Startup Program and 6MonthStartup.com. A roadmap to go from Ideation to Revenue in six months. Eventbrite tickets for the Seattle event series here. Join the Meetup for notifications here....

Blind Spots… We all have them

There is a tremendous amount of introspection and humility that comes with starting, growing and leading businesses. How can we peel back the façade of the tech industry’s blind spots, and explore our collective role in shaping the future of tech and its...