In an effort to promote and foster entrepreneurship in Phoenix, the OpenCoffee Club now has it’s own website that will enable the community to share information, ask questions and keep up on the latest news and events.
Archive for the ‘Startups’ Category
The first Phoenix Startup Drinks will be held twice in Tempe during the month of July. Find out when, where and who’s coming. Then mark your calendar and join us. We’ll see you there!
Technology companies, people, investors, and service providers of all types in Phoenix should enter their information into CrunchBase. It’s quick, easy and could be very useful to the Phoenix startup community.
Chris Chandler and I have left our previous employer to start Flatterline, a software development company that helps startups launch their product/service quickly and at a reasonable price. We bring with us many years of experience in software development, especially web development with Ruby on Rails.
In this latest venture, we hope to not only sustain our company, but also grow the Phoenix startup scene at the same time. Learn more about our plans…
Chris Irish and I have been hard at work making another release of Freebootr. We released it in mid-December with improved search and speed as well as a redesigned look and feel. Shortly after this release, we got a write up in the Phoenix Business Journal.
To date we have over 23,000 listings in 17 states. [...]
I wrote recently about Phoenix Hacknight (that happens every Wednesday) because I want people to know that there is a vibrant, active community in Phoenix centered around technology. Hacknight has become a place where people meet consistently to network with each other and hack on various projects. I have attended every single Hacknight and closed [...]
Over the holiday break I had a chance to talk with a lot of friends and family members about starting a company. I have been working on this venture for a few months, but had been keeping everything hush-hush. Most of them had no idea what I was doing. So, I decided [...]
This isn’t something that I thought I would talk about on this blog, but it may be of interest to other entrepreneurs in the same position. In reading this blog, you may have picked up on the fact that I’m not single. That’s right, I’m married… sorry ladies. In fact, I even [...]
When I was completing my Master’s in Computer Science I took several classes on Software Engineering. Software Engineering deals mostly with the lifecycle of software from conception through maintenance. It is different from core CS classes because it does not focus on the software itself. Instead, it focuses on everything that goes [...]
It has been about three months since I started this project. Here is a recap of what I have accomplished:
I learned the Ruby language and the Rails framework. I know I still have a lot to learn, but I am far enough along that I’m feeling comfortable in my ability.
I created an executive [...]