Class 10 is “Perfection”

In Chinese the characters 十全十美 refer to 10 and mean “perfection.” For StarterStudio, that on Monday launched Class 10 of our Ideation Stage Accelerator, we feel a sense of perfection. Not that we are anywhere near perfect or that our lean-methods curriculum for...

Why We Love Startups

Design has the ability to bring people together and create happiness in the process, and it’s no secret that it’s important to the SoFriendly team. I’ve been leading the marketing efforts at SoFriendly since the very beginning, and I’m so proud of how far we’ve come....

Florida Venture Ecosystem

The state of Florida is, by any measure, an economic powerhouse. The 2017 Florida GDP makes it the fourth most productive US state and would secure it a position as the sixteenth largest national economy, if Florida were treated as its own country. Despite this...

The Short Story of Us

Once upon a time there was an entrepreneur.  This entrepreneur had done pretty well for themselves; started a business, worked hard to raise money and scale the business, and even fought the venture forces so the business could stay and grow in Florida.  He knew first...