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From the Minds of Ideaxis: Tech Breakfast 7/11

Following up on their previous article, TechBreakfast presenter Ideaxis writes more about their TechBreakfast experiences: How do you know you’ve got a room full of entrepreneurs? When they all start suggesting ways that each of the companies in the room could collaborate their apps. I mean, what’s better than an online conference planner, that teaches…

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From the Minds of Ideaxis: Free Coffee?

One of our presenters, Ideaxis wrote a great writeup of their recent TechBreakfast experience: Tech Breakfast is a rapidly expanding group of startups and startup enthusiasts in the tech world who genuinely want to help each other. You “grab yer coffee and carbs”, as Ron says, greet a few people, and then sit and listen…

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Technically Baltimore: Dates announced for Silicon Valley, Austin, Boston TechBreakfasts

Technically Baltimore has a great write-up of our expansions: The monthly coffee-bagel-startup-pitching and love fest known as TechBreakfast is expanding beyond its five locations in the Mid-Atlantic. As Technically Baltimore reported, it’s going national, and dates for the inaugural Silicon Valley (to be held in Palo Alto), Austin and Boston TechBreakfasts have been announced. Read…

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G&M Feature on TechBreakfast

One of our sponsors, G & M Investment Group, a Wells Fargo Advisory firm, produced a great write up on the TechBreakfast: What is your business philosophy? It really all boils down to: create something people want at a value that is worth it to all parties. Then just be persistent, be consistent, have focus…

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Ron Schmelzer on why TechBreakfast is a different kind of meetup

A great write-up about TechBreakfast in the Washington Business Journal by Bill Flook: Ron Schmelzer, a serial entrepreneur with multiple exits under his belt, began TechBreakfast two years ago as a quaint gathering in Baltimore’s Emerging Technology Center. It has since snowballed into a three-state affair, regularly pulling in a big, diverse crowd of technologists…

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Fueling the Fire of Innovation

How is it that something that started out a little morning get-together with ten people sitting around a table sharing their demos and experiences has turned into a Meetup phenomenon with thousands of members poised for global expansion? But perhaps I shouldn’t be surprised. Technology and innovation are everywhere. Entrepreneurship resources are more accessible and…

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TechBreakfast Fuels Entrepreneur Ecosystem: Modern DC Business

Modern DC Business wrote an excellent piece on TechBreakfast in their recent online issue. Highlights: While a number of initiatives designed to foster a vibrant statup ecosystem have launched in the past couple of years, TechBreakfast stands out has having achieved real momentum. Founded by ‘parallel’ entrepreneur Ron Schmelzer, the Meetup began in 2011 with…