Category Archives: TechStars

Hey Boise Startups, the 4th Annual Mark Solon Challenge is ON!

In the spring of 2011, Techstars founder David Cohen spoke at the WaterCooler in Boise and issued a challenge to Idaho entrepreneurs to get a company selected into a Techstars program. He dubbed it the “Mark Solon Challenge” and each year since then an Idaho … Continue reading

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Jukely: The Perfect Way to See Live Bands

I love seeing live music. I’ve got a steady group of friends I go see bands with and we’re always on the lookout to see up and coming artists playing in our town. Generally, we use an email chain to … Continue reading

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Searching For A Technical Co-Founder

Yale University Goldman Sachs Navy SEAL Officer and Instructor Harvard Business School Firefighter Personal Trainer Motivational Speaker Startup entrepreneur Sounds like a pretty amazing career, right? Meet Phil Black. You’re looking at Phil’s bio. Did I mention that he accomplished … Continue reading

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Why Nike Gets Startups

Last week, I was in San Francisco for Demo Day for the Nike+ Accelerator powered by TechStars. It was actually the third Nike Demo Day I’d attended in a little over a week, the previous two were in Portland a … Continue reading

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