International Vibe: Yannis Kliafas

Today we spoke to Yannis Kliafas, a greek entrepreneur, and one of the founders of the Athens Technology Center. The ATC “for the last 30 years, has supplied and managed the appropriate technology and resources to support the entrepreneurial spirit and profitable growth of medium and large-sized companies and Government entities around the globe.” We … More International Vibe: Yannis Kliafas

College Shout-Outs: Southern Methodist University

Kinga Malkinska will graduate from SMU with an MBA and MS in Engineering in 2018. She was born in Poland and raised in New Orleans. What are three things that the venture community would be surprised to learn about Dallas, student entrepreneurs, and SMU? The Dallas ecosystem—academic institutions, established industries, location, and affordability, for example—are … More College Shout-Outs: Southern Methodist University

Entrepreneur Word: Achille Massoma

Achille Massoma, Founder, Kinshapes Kinshapes is a shared space innovation hub that creates producers and forges entrepreneurial networks—with a defined purpose of empowerment. Why is empowerment critical to your company’s mission—and what empowered your entrepreneurial journey? What is Kinshapes? Kinshapes came about after extended conversations with my co-Founder, Tyrone Schieszler, in 2016, about the rapid … More Entrepreneur Word: Achille Massoma

College Shout-Outs: Baldwin Wallace University

Storytelling brings home messages and lessons that bullet-pointed lectures often fail at doing. As author Margot Leitman noted in Long Story Short: The Only Storytelling Guide You’ll Ever Need, “good stories are universal” and they “make people root for you.” And rooting for the underdog in sports is an American pastime. As a professor of … More College Shout-Outs: Baldwin Wallace University