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LaunchUp.org is a project I kicked off a couple months back. Best way I can describe it is like barn raising for entrepreneurs, like a community based advisory board. We’ll do monthly events, and maybe an all-day affair in the fall.
I want to work with the existing ecosystem of entrepreneurial support groups and organizations. And we’ll see how it evolves over time. If you have ideas, let me know.
Here’s what I posted on What is LaunchUp.org?
Basically the idea behind LaunchUp.org is the 2009 version of a good old fashioned barn raising applied to technology entrepreneurship.
This is something I’ve been thinking of and stewing on for a long time. Maybe it’s just me being cocky, but I think
So I’m in Noida, India. It’s a suburb of Delhi. Dave Gray and I are here to setup an offshore development center for our 9aisle software spinoff from Doba. I’ll be here for 3 weeks, then yo-yo back to the U.S. for 10 days and then back to India for almost 3 more weeks.
We came to India about 18 months ago, and had a great trip, traveled around like crazy, visited a bunch of companies, and came away knowing if we ever where to do offshore dev, we’d use Impetus. (My report on that trip related to Travel, Culture, and Work.)
The picture above is me and Dave with with Vineet (engineering mgr), Pankaj (architect),
Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management today announced the merger of the Rollins Center for eBusiness with the Center for Entrepreneurship to create the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.
Since last fall, I’ve been serving on the advisory board with 17 others for the Rollins Center for eBusiness. I’m so excited about this new combined center, especially as I helped an ad hoc committee put together recommendations on how to make this merger work, and how the new center can focus on helping BYU students use technology and entrepreneurship to change the world by solving some big problems.
I’ll be joining the new center’s 15 person advisory board, made up of individuals from a broad base of departments