Archive for 'Lean Launch PR'

1 Million Cups, a Kauffman Labs entrepreneur initiative, launches in Provo, Utah

One Million Cups, a Kauffman Labs initiative bringing together a community of entrepreneurs;  launches the 25th such city in Provo, Utah.

PROVO, Utah – Local community organizers and entrepreneurs, with the assistance of Kauffman Labs, are set to launch the 25th city of its kind here in Provo, Utah.  The launch will be held on Wednesday, January 29th from 9:00 to 10:00 am, at Camp 4 in the Startup Building, ...

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Kauffman Foundation – Center of KC Entrepreneur Awesome

Kauffman Foundation – Center of KC Entrepreneur Awesome

With similar motives, Kauffman Foundation – 1 Million Cups of Kansas City  and Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) have both advanced the cause of entrepreneurs and startups.  Founded in 1989 by local tech leaders, UVEF was among the first three Utah organizations born to support the states growing startup ecosystem. Kauffman Foundation was established in the mid-1960′s by the late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman, founder of Marion Laboratories.

For decades, ...

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UVEF Top 25 Under 5 Winners Boost Utah economy – Go Entrepreneurs!

There was standing room only at today’s Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) awards event held at Zion’s Bank Canyon Room in downtown Provo. “Boostrapping” start-up Boostability took top honors with a raft of awesome companies nipping at their heels. Of special note this year, the same entrepreneur group posting 2 winners in today’s Top 25 Under 5. PcCareSupport was #5 and Outbox Systems ...

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UVEF 2013 Top 25 Under 5 Entrepreneur Winners Produce 700 Jobs

Entrepreneurs in Utah are hot, hot, hot!!!

PROVO, Utah –July 2, 2013 Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) invites the public (RSVP only—seating is limited) for this year’s “Top 25 Under Five” Awards to be held at 12 noon on July 11 at Zion’s Bank 8th floor conference room at 180 N. University Ave. Carine Clark, CEO of Allegiance,  will emcee this year’s event. Top 25 Under Five ...

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5 Ways to Get in the News – Ignore at Your Own Risk

In today’s public relations climate, great PR firms help you get in the news. So, why is good media relations imperative? The reason is quite simple: because good media relations gets you in the news and getting in the news means that potential buyers are aware of your product or service. The key to making this idea come to fruition is to take every precaution to get journalists to ...

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Todd Pedersen of Vivint adds Shark Tank feel to 1st UVEF “Todd’s Top Ten” crowd pitch event

Thanks to Todd Pedersen, Vivint, City of Provo, & the Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) for a cool Shark Tank -like event! DAILY HERALD story & VIDEO.

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After the smoke cleared the room, the young entrepreneurial sharpshooters of LunchBox held the coveted UVEF Top Gun trophy in-hand.  Such was the “OK Corral” shootout atmosphere of the first annual “Todd’s Top Ten” crowd pitch event presented by UVEF.

In a room full of investors, entrepreneurs, and over ...

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25,000+ attend ISC West – On the Road for Fire Avert & SpotterRF – Public Relations (PR)

This week I joined 25,000+  security fans at the International Security Conference  in Las Vegas (ISC West). 1,000 exhibitors fought for attention with amazing marketing and PR dexterity.

I’ve been on the road doing event PR(public relations) for many entrepreneurial start-ups and some “big dawg” companies. Spreading the news about cool new technologies, new services, and basically awesome stuff! When with Novell, I accompanied some visionary executives including Eric Schmidt (of Google fame) and Chris Stone. On 9/11, I was ...

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Entrepreneurs – How young is too young?

How old were you when you had your first entrepreneur idea?
Robert Nay has his say.

When I met Robert after his Bubble Ball minute of fame, his feet were firmly on the ground. Sounds like he remains firmly planted while reeling in the stars. Go, Robert! Go, entrepreneurs!!!

 

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College Entrepreneurs Rock – even under water…

…And the judges say Underwater Audio is #1 among the Utah Student 25 entrepreneurs for 2013.  What Captain Nemo of Jules Verne’s 20k Leagues Under the Sea would have given for one of  these? More recently, I wonder how Michael Phelps would look jammin’ with this in the pool?

Underwater Audio takes iPod Shuffles from Apple and waterproofs them using a unique, proprietary process. Swimmers love how Underwater Audio’s waterproof iPod makes those boring laps fly by! In less than two ...

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Scott Petersen: “Message to Garcia” Still Resonates as Vital Business Principle

At a Utah Tech Council (UTC) event at Rees Capital (Amy Rees), I sat at the feet of Scott Petersen and John Richards from the BYU Center for Entrepreneurship. They refined my understanding of the proven principles taught in Nail It Then Scale It (Paul Ahlstrom & Nathan Furr), Business Model Generation (Alex Osterwalder), among others*.

However, Scott Petersen hit on a principle that ...

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