community building

The concept of community building is amazing; individuals gather around common interests to share valuable information and build success stories. A community is generally based on mutual interests and grows through face to face interactions which further these interests. However, you might spend weeks attending seminars, events and gatherings and not find a single community that seems relevant and useful. Why? Because bringing individuals with…

I want you to do something really quick. Go to Google Trends and check out what pops up when you enter the word “entrepreneurship.” Did you do it? Okay, pop quiz time. What did you see? When I did it, I noticed two things. First, the highest volume of searches for the word are coming from 3rd world countries in Africa: Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Kenya. Second,…

Invest in a startup

For a smart entrepreneur, the problem isn’t going to be a lack of ideas — it’ll be that they have far too many to ever pursue in a single lifetime. If you’re fortunate enough to be a smart entrepreneur yourself, then you may be plagued with the blessing/curse of countless brilliant business inspirations you don’t have time to start. The good news is, you don’t…

Innovate! & Celebrate

It is rare that one gets an opportunity to be part of a movement and an event that is so kindred, so in alignment with passion and purpose. Those who know me and have been following my content for a while are well aware of the fact that startups hold a special place in my heart. I’m a Fledge mentor. Whenever possible, I independently contribute time…

Innovate! & Celebrate

 We’re excited to announce that Boise’s talent searchlight and serial entrepreneur Philip Bennett has been selected to participate in the Innovate! & Celebrate Global Conference. Phil, who has worked on initiatives like the Kick Incubator for startups and is a long standing Fledge mentor, will be speaking and coaching attendees at the Silicon Valley conference. Because Innovate! & Celebrate is an international endeavour, the offer…