Founders 12/6/13 7:00 am • SouthernAlpha
* Photo by drinjecto via Flickr Elon made public transportation sexy. Jack made payment processing sexy. Travis made taxi cabs sexy. Aaron made enterprise cloud computing sexy. Jonah made the newz sexy. Brian made sleeping on the floor sexy. Marissa even made Yahoo sexy… So why isn’t healthcare sexy?
Founders 12/5/13 3:42 pm • Kelley Boothe
Tomorrow, Lyft is officially launching in Nashville. Lyft is a ride sharing app and car service described by the company as “your friend with a car, whenever you need it.” On 12/6, Nashville will become Lyft’s 19th city. Additional markets include: San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, San Diego, Phoenix, Chicago, St. Paul, Indianapolis, Atlanta, Charlotte, Boston, Denver, Washington, D.C., Dallas, Silicon Valley, Baltimore, Orange County and Sacramento. We first heard about Lyft at the EC Fall Festival where my friends Christian and Alma came and talked to several of my friends about the Seattle based startup. In fact, several of my friends are Lyft drivers. How to get Read More
Founders 12/5/13 2:13 pm • Kelley Boothe
According to a recent Populr post, It’s been a long time since Nashville has had a direct flight to the Bay. Groups in the Nashville entrepreneur community hope to change it. According to the Nashville Business Journal Nick Holland, Founder of Populr.me, is the creator of the petition. According to the post: “Many years ago, Nashville had a direct flight via Southwest to Oakland. Unfortunately, the route didn’t have enough activity for SWA to keep the route open. The Nashville Airport found that 185 people/day fly to one of the 3 Bay Area airports & its increasing. Nashville continues to rank as one of the top cities Read More