The Cranky Product Manager laments on fact that most product pitches sound the same:
A grinder is at work at almost every B2B software company. A soul-crushing process that pulverizes the unique, complex, and interesting, into gruel-like messaging that the industry’s lowest common denominator (and by LCD, the Cranky PM means the PR people) find acceptable and almost understandable.
Read the Full Story or check out this parody video I made some years ago at Sun Microsystems.
In this video, Ryan Waggoner, cofounder of DailyPath, talks about the innovative way they are making online learning easier for everyone.
DailyPath is a community of people learning and accomplishing new things together. Pick your Path, subscribe in 10 seconds, and get a short, actionable lesson in your inbox every day for two weeks.
A tip of the hat goes to Silicon Florist for pointing us to this video.
In this video, Rich Brueckner of inside-STARTUPS.com interviews Julia Hutton, founder and CEO of Extreme Retailers. The company builds custom mobile retail stores. Learn more at ExtremeRetrailers.com.
ExTreme ReTrailers offers packages that include a trailer, build out (no mistakes) including generator (solar is even an option) which runs enticing LED lights at night, air conditioning and space heater, music system and Tv if desired and interior design for whatever niche (lingerie, western, childrens clothes, charitable fund raising – the sky is the limit literally). ExTreme ReTrailers packages may include marketing assistance, finding the right locations, vendors fees, permits, etc.
Be your own boss! We are here to help IF you ask for it!
Extreme Retrailers looks to me like a solid business opportunity for entrepreneurs who want to do retail with lower risk. See you at the shows!
In this video from Portland Startup Weekend 2011, Dev Sinha performs the song, “Code Monkey” written by Jonathan Coulton.. Recorded Oct. 16, 2011 in Portland, Oregon.
Dev Sinha is co-owner of Pacific Ice, which provides ice and grey water service to Portland’s famous food carts.
In this video, Ken Westin, chief executive of GadgetTrak describes the company’s software for finding and recovering stolen gadgets. Recorded at Portland Startup Weekend on Oct. 16, 2011.
In this episode of Meet the Startup, Neely Quinn and Jason Glaspey of Portland discuss the benefits of the Paleo Plan, a diet that doesn’t include grains and dairy, which is the way our ancestors lived. The company provides meal plans, recipes, and shopping lists for people trying to follow the Paleo Plan.
In this video, Alon Girmonsky from BlaZeMeter describes the company’s JMeter Cloud for load testing. The new company just completed its Series A funding.
In this video, J.R. Storment, cofounder of Cloudability, explains how the company is helping companies of all sizes manage their Cloud spend in this new frontier.
In this video from CloudU, Robert Scoble interviews Eric Ries (The Lean Startup) and John Engates, CTO of Rackspace, on the topic of how the Cloud is changing the world of Startups. Great stuff!
In this video, David Embree pitches AthletePath, a startup located in Portland, Oregon working to improve how athletes interact with race results. Recorded at the PIE PDX demo day in Portland on January 17, 2012.