De-Musking Complete

Thursday, I sold my Telsa Model S. I bought it ten years ago, in the summer of 2013. I loved it for many years. It was cool, innovative, and fast. The service, at first, was awesome — white glove — was a big jump for me after having a Honda Civic for many years. But, […]

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Seeking Tech Seed Investor

At Colopy Ventures, we currently focus on two things — spreading the good word about tech startups with GrepBeat and investing in early growth stage software companies with Jurassic Capital. In 2023, we hope to expand our investing efforts by launching a pre-seed/seed fund to focus on the earliest-stage tech startups around the Triangle. It […]

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NCSSM Entrepreneurship Gift

Yesterday, Karalyn and I announced that we are giving $1.5 million to build a technology entrepreneurship program at North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM). Here is some news coverage that provides more detail about the gift: NCSSM: Entrepreneur donates $1.5 million to launch tech entrepreneurship program Triangle INNO: Entrepreneur donates $1.5M for new […]

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Featured on Founder Shares

The other week, I was interviewed by Trevor Schmidt for his podcast Founder Shares. Trevor is an attorney for Hutchison, a boutique entrepreneur-focused law firm based in the Raleigh-Durham area. This episode features the Bronto story, especially around its founding and acquisition. Also, it covers some new topics around Jurassic and GrepBeat, too. Give it […]

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Is Email Still Useful? Interview with the Communications Catalyst

Recently I did a video interview with David Mullens for his blog. He grabbed me after speaking on an email marketing panel at the Internet Summit in Raleigh. The interview addresses the simple question if email is still useful. Quick answer — it is but it is all about the marketing. Find out more from […]

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The Peanut Butter and Jelly of Email Marketing and Social Marketing

Social marketing is hot. It is hard not to stumble upon a marketing article these days that doesn’t discuss how some aspiring business is connecting to others through Twitter or finding new niches through Facebook. It is easy to see why. Facebook has become one of the most trafficked sites, second only to Google. And, […]

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Bronto Gets Scrappy With Andrew Kordek

Last week I was interviewed by Andrew Kordek of the blog the Scrappy Email Marketer. Great conversation with someone who really understands email marketing.  Much of the interview was also about our approach toward our customers — open, transparent and truly committed to their success. It’s in our DNA and we think essential for anyone […]

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