Category - GirlmeetsGeek

.: Guest Post :. Erik Hillesheim on MPACT

As I’ve become more involved with the entrepreneur community I’ve come to realize there are many different types of entrepreneurs – all with their own specialties. There are tech people, products people, service people, and another group that’d I’d more specifically like to focus on. Towards the end of the year I stumbled across MPACT…

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.: MyWatch :. AT&T’s Moto 360

I remember 2011’s CES well- the feeling that anything was possible and that I was witnessing a series of technological miracles. From the birth, rise and adaptation of 3D printing to the beginnings of wearable tech, I didn’t realize how far we’d come. When AT&T’s team reached out just a few short weeks ago, to…

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.: Intrinsic Genderhood :. Womanhood and Femininity

“It’s hard to feel like woman when the parts that make me the gender I am, have become weapons. My cervix, uterus, tubes and ovaries had to go. My weekly hot-flashes are a brutal reminder of a loss of life’s greatest cycle…” Some are  not really sure what makes a woman, anymore. Is it the…

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.: Reunited :. and it feels so weird…

I had massive plans in high school. Mainly because I was the awkward cheerleading captain with the neck brace, (yes- that happened.) My small high school brought out the most awkward, indescribable weirdness to which I hid in music lyrics, the theater and my senior seminar classes. After high school, my plans included becoming a…

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.: PurposeLust:. Wanderlust in Entrepreneurship…

    I picked up the phone this afternoon to call my mentor, John. What had it been… a year? Two? Without a definite length of time, the answer was, “entirely too long.”  We played catch-up. I bought a house. I’m single. I had another cancer scare. I lived. I bragged about my children and…

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.: Get In The Tank :. A look at pitching to Shark Tank

  In a meeting this afternoon, I witnessed a brilliant entrepreneur present invention after invention that captured my attention. After getting a successful round of funding on another project, this individual was going to the Shark Tank pitch tomorrow at Mystic Lake Casino. My notes? Keep it tight. Keep it focused. Share exactly what makes…

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