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Codifying What’s Good (Part 2) My Video Tour Through i Village Gate / @Expotech2012

Here’s part two of my video tour through i Village Gate during Expotech 2012 in Ramallah. Notice a pattern here:  four Palestinian women university students with themes of green energy, open source, engineering, education, knowledge, solving problems, helping others, having fun, looking toward the future. This is just a sampling of the university students I crossed paths with during my week in Ramallah. Sure, I met many business leaders, who are doing great things today, but my biggest take-away from my experience in what I saw is that startup culture, technology and access the Internet has is a fundamental driving force that’s opening new opportunities and new mindsets for what can...

Codifying What’s Good: My Video Tour Through i Village Gate / @Expotech2012

The third floor of the Ramallah Convention Center, Expotech 2012 featured an entire section of startups, innovations, and big ideas from university students from all over Palestine. In the tour, you’ll see core ideas, companies in the making, and in some cases, real companies that are generating revenue for the founders.   You also see something that’s global, that has no geographic boundaries, political or religious differences, and embrace the idea of risk tasking. The companies aside, there’s something more profound here going on.  It’s not really about the “companies,” but the students that I met.  They all had a positive and forward thinking attitude.  They all were focused on their education, their careers and making making their country a better place – and an open marketplace for the world to tap into this wonderful energy. I used the term codifying in my headline by design:  building, entrepreneurship and story telling is very much part of their DNA.  It’s something they’ve been doing for thousands of years. What’s different here, is that access to the global Internet, is the great enabler, based on the layer of their humanity.  ...

CopperGate’s Richard Nesin to Participate in Panel Discussion On Triple Play Support for Home Networks at CONNECTIONS 200

Our client, CopperGate Communications, today announced that Richard Nesin, Vice President of Marketing, will be participating in a panel discussion at CONNECTIONS 2007, May 1-3, 2007 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Nesin is also President of the HomePNA alliance, the industry organization responsible for developing, promoting, and successfully standardizing the HomePNA specifications.  Read the news release here. If you are a journalists, analayst or blogger wanting to make an appointment with Mr. Nesin, please contact Bage Anderson at: bage at weinkrantz dot com and he will be in...

Free White Paper: Working with Industry Analysts

Working with industry analysts is one of the more complicated tasks of product marketing and public communications. It is also one of the most elemental requirements for refining and focusing your product and company positioning and keeping the strategic side of your business moving forward and in synch with industry trends. I’ve just come back from a major trade show where we had several industry analyst briefings.  Here’s a  white paper you can download which outlines working with this important public in your communications outreach. Download working_with_industry_analysts.pdf...

Andy Has Some Great Insights on VON

Andy Abramson has some great insights on VON, where I just came from. Our firm was there supporting clients, Network2.tv and Surf. Andy plays the role of blogger, VoIP insider, and PR guy.  One of my favorite exhibitors at VON was Vlip (one of Andy’s clients) which I will be reviewing over at my other blog, 3Screens.net.  Vlip lets you create your own "Vlips" and easily create quick and easy to send videos. Photo of me en route to...