Monday, November 17, 2008

Monday Morning Muses - Nov 17, 2008

What a week on the Columbus Tech's a roll call of happenings

- Congrats to Ray Bohac and the team at
CallCopy for winning a "Best Place to Work Award" - very cool that one of CBus' kick butt startups is recognized for talking care of its people

- The inaugural
Ignite Columbus event rocked - we even made the front page of Slide Share

- From Tech Strategy 8.5 - Companies you should know

- Got a chance to talk to some out of town reporters regarding good things happening in CBus - check out this article - props to Dana McDaniel - there's power in the long tail!!

- Launched a our new customer portal at Progressive Medical - lots of web 2.0 functionality - IFX v8.0 - very cool

Columbus Tech Life - 372 members and growing - check out the calendar - 12 events in the next three weeks - lots of opportunities to connect, learn, and grow

- Had lunch with
Matt Carbonara from Reservoir Venture Funds - relocated to CBus from San Francisco and is now working to invest in local companies - smart guy - thinking about doing something to educate local biz leaders on trends

- Check out future blogs for postings from the
TEDTalks -Inspired talks by the world's greatest thinkers and doers

- Check out future blog posts for selected slideshare presentations - this week we talk about the long tail

The prop list:

- props to
Pawan Murthy at BMW Financial Services for his work on the "PEP" program - designed to help local colelge students find their passion

- props to
Luke Barbara and the Business Builders club at OSU for helping to homegrow entrepreneurs

- props to
Tom Williams and Ray Bohac for helping to judge this weekend Business Pitch Competition - helping to shape the next gen of entrepreneurs

- props to
Duvall Wireless for winning the Business Pitch Competition - check out this story in the Dispatch

Peace out,



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