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Azure Antoinette’s MergeLane Demo Day Opening Poem: “Ordinary” Has Never Been My Goal

2016 Demo Day was kicked off by the formidable, brilliant, and inspiring poet Azure Antoinette.  We hope this poem helps to keep you going when your entrepreneurial journey gets tough.  561 more words


Should We Celebrate Failure?

Recently, I came upon a report in a newspaper that argued that we should celebrate failure. Quoting an entrepreneur, it lamented that we are obsessed with just a few popular startups. 2,134 more words

Vani Kola

Champion Your Cause: Take a Risk

Do you have a cause, a vision or a talent that keeps getting kicked to the back of your mind? Is it buried under the layers of stories you tell yourself about how you’ll act on it someday? 265 more words


Are Women Really Producing a Better Bottom Line?

MergeLane was established on a simple principle: investing in women is not only the right thing to do – it is the smart thing to do. 797 more words


How Accountability Can Help Your Organization Succeed

You have a lot of great ideas, but nothing’s really getting accomplished. Or, you’re trying to move things along on a project, only to find out no one really knows who’s in charge of the project. 461 more words

Entrepreneurs & Startups

MergeLane Announces New Innovation Camp – Apply Now

Most transformative ideas over the past 15 years have come from startups. The freedom to experiment creatively and to fail quickly produces true disruption.

Leveraging combined decades of experience by the… 149 more words


Look Before You Leap

Paul Jones, co-chair of Venture Best, the venture capital practice group at Michael Best, has been selected as a regular contributor of OnRamp Labs, a  151 more words

Venture Best