Preparing a Pitch to POTUS

Preparing a Pitch to POTUS

Every entrepreneur experiences highs and lows as we work to launch and grow our companies. Last week was one of the highest highs.

President Obama kick-started a series of quick “job and opportunity” tours showcasing what works in places like Austin, Texas. His message: if Congress primed the pump, the good stuff like the creation of quality tech and manufacturing jobs happening in Austin could trickle up to the rest of America.

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An Insider’s Guide to SXSW Interactive

An Insider’s Guide to SXSW Interactive

South by Southwest Interactive is only a few weeks away, and the buzz is building about an event that showcases Austin, TX as a tech mecca. More than 25,000 entrepreneurs, innovators, geeks and investors from around the world will crowd into downtown Austin for a week’s worth of panel discussions, speakers, competitions, networking events and more. You can see the full conference schedule here.

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A call to Women CEOs: Participate!

A call to Women CEOs: Participate!

As the CEO of a 3 1/2; year-old startup and the mother of a tween daughter, free time is something I only dream about. But aside from running VolunteerSpot and juggling family, I have a third responsibility: helping women see that there's a place for them in the startup world. ...

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Volunteerism | Summer of Service

Volunteerism | Summer of Service

Contributed by Jessica Young, Community Manager at VolunteerSpot. More than 63 million Americans volunteer each year, and they come from all walks of life with the common purpose of giving back and making a difference. At VolunteerSpot, we simplify the volunteer experience, and every summer we run a popular ...

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