My 5 Startup Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

I love working with young people. I am fortunate that I get to mentor them in both the Microsoft Accelerator program and the U.W. School of business entrepreneurial class. These young students are so full of ideas, passion, and energy, and that recharges me as well.

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Pyramid Analytics is the ONLY On-Prem BI Platform for Microsoft Stack

Pyramid Analytics is a Microsoft co-seller and gold partner. Our enterprise analytics platform, BI Office, is the only business intelligence product able to host Power BI content. Given that, I want to address Microsoft’s Power BI Premium announcement. The announcement has caused quite a bit of chatter—a lot of it from confused Microsoft customers. Allow me to make clear what Power BI Premium means.

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My Interview with Geekwire

Just recently, I was selected as Geekwire’s “Geek of the Week.” Geekwire is a news site based in Seattle and primarily covers technology news in the Seattle area. According to Geekwire, they cover some of the most widely followed and innovative tech companies in the world, and one of the most vibrant startup markets in the country. Given this, I was honored to be chosen. The interview we did was published on their website. I encourage you to take a few minutes and read it.

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5 Questions to Ask Before Looking for Venture Capital

In my role as a mentor, I am often asked about how to get venture capital funding for a new startup or business. It’s a great question and a very important one. I have these conversations often enough that I thought I would jot down my thoughts. I’ve come up with a set of questions that I walk through to help people decide if they are ready and what kind of business financing they may need.

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