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Restore and Reset

I’m eight weeks into my sabbatical today. I know it is a tremendous privilege that I have the ability to take this time to restore and reset. I’ve been intentionally quiet on social channels, spending a lot of time outdoors and doing yoga. Most days my biggest decisions have been which yoga class to take, which house project to work…

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Savannah Technology Workforce Incentives

Thanks for reaching out about our Remote Technology Worker Incentives.  You have likely landed here, because I am on vacation.  Sorry about that.  Silly me to announce some great incentives just a few weeks before vacation. The incentive is designed as a reimbursement of up to $2000, so you must relocate, show proof of residency and moving expense receipts to…

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COVID-19 Resources

Below is a list of COVID-19 Resources I’m Watching: Data: https://covidtracking.com/ https://dashboards.securedatakit.com/public/dashboard/e430d0a4-0135-4211-95f7-0a089582f620 Georgia Counts by County Social Distancing: https://medium.com/@ariadnelabs/social-distancing-this-is-not-a-snow-day-ac21d7fa78b4 Symptoms: https://twitter.com/davidasinclair/status/1239955242504126465?fbclid=IwAR0zzDfHtLLEJ4BFmh1tbfKXCy0bv3M9-pMWXiftZZZCkhIxd_lOdpfZSlk How it Spreads: https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/14/health/coronavirus-asymptomatic-spread/index.html https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/26/health/coronavirus-asymptomatic.html Working Remote: https://www.planted.com/blog/coronavirus-work-remote-2020 Local News (Only way to get regional counts): https://www.savannahnow.com/ https://www.islandpacket.com/

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Atlanta StartupWeekend Global Battle 2014

It’s a wrap! Had an amazing time at Coca-Cola in their very cool Innovation Learning Lab with 100-ish coders, hackers, designers, mentors, volunteers, sponsors and judges! These types of events wouldn’t be possible without any or each of the above! Our Sponsors:  Coca-Cola, ATDC, Troutman Sanders, Kabbage and Panasonic. Our Mentors: Edo Ohayon, Orgesi Pandeli, Kurt Ronn, Kevin Sandlin, Pete Santora, Dustin…

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June Events

I have a strange and awesome job.  I am a coach, a teacher, and an event planner for startups in the great State of Georgia. I hold office hours 4 days a month in Savannah, 6 days a month in Atlanta. AND this is what my month looks like for June Events…. 6/3 – “What is SBIR?” Workshop. 11:30am, Community…

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100 Steps from the Handicapped Space to the Door?

I’ve been on crutches for 4 weeks, today.  And it is amazing to me how many companies/buildings make is REALLY difficult for handicapped people to be able to function. Today, I’m back at ATDC in the Centergy Building.  The Centergy Building is a 10 year old, awarding winning LEED building.  BUT, it sucks for Handicapped.  Here is some of the…

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Self-Reliance or Loss Thereof

I own 2 homes.  I have a nice car.  I have been saving for retirement since my first job, I have never been without health insurance, even though usually self-employed. I am an excellent cook. I take pride in the fact that I can take care of myself. I am a self-reliant and independent woman, at times (according to my…

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Good News for ATL Startups

I recently saw a report by CB Insights on Seed VC Funding in 2013.  They define Seed VC Funding as raises under 1.5 million.  Seed VC Funding jumped 173% in 2013 over 2010, which is fabulous.  But, there is even better news for Atlanta. They had this interesting breakdown showing deal growth by industry type:   Notice anything? The top of…

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Happy Holidays!

Dear Atlanta Startup Community & Global StartupChicks Community, I love you all and am wishing all of you a very happy and healthy Holiday Season! Today is my last day at work for ATDC and StartupChicks in 2013.  I am having minor foot surgery on Monday and will be recovering from now until January 2nd.  I intend to be offline…

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