Startup Weekend Vancouver, WA

Startup Weekends are open to all! They are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations. Participants create working startups during the event and areContinue reading “Startup Weekend Vancouver, WA”

Startup Weekend Access Portland – I’m a Mentor

I am pleased to announce that I have been asked to be a mentor for the upcoming Startup Weekend Access Portland event taking place on February 7-9th. A crash course for those curious about entrepreneurship! You’re invited to attend Startup Weekend Access, a Startup Weekend focused on making entrepreneurship more accessible to everyone. Our mission isContinue reading “Startup Weekend Access Portland – I’m a Mentor”

Damien Katz: What a difference a few months make

I miss Couchbase terribly, but I’m also glad to be done and start a new chapter in my career. The thing I miss most are the great people there, super bright hard working folks who amazed me on a daily basis. Which, ironically, was the thing that made it easy to leave. Seeing the differentContinue reading “Damien Katz: What a difference a few months make”

Podcast: Cloud Cost Management Made Easy with Cloudability

On this episode we interview Mat Ellis (@matellis), CEO of Cloudability and talk about how Cloudability can help companies manage their cloud spend. We talk about: How Mat got started with Cloudability How much cloud spend they are currently managing What types of things are moving to the cloud What newbies to the cloud shouldContinue reading “Podcast: Cloud Cost Management Made Easy with Cloudability”