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Interview with Tech Leader Don House: Part 3

MMM recently had the pleasure of interviewing Don House — private investor, business consultant and renowned Atlanta tech community leader. The interview is part of our Atlanta Tech Leadership series. Below is Part 3 of the interview with Don, discussing an important leadership lesson he’s learned over the years.

Interview with Tech Leader Don House: Part 1

Interview with Tech Leader Don House: Part 2

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Don House Interview Part 2: Atlanta Tech Community Yesterday vs. Today

MMM recently had the pleasure of interviewing Don House — private investor, business consultant and renown Atlanta tech community leader. The interview is part of our Atlanta Tech Leadership series. Below is Part 2 of the interview with Don, discussing the Atlanta tech community yesterday vs. today,  and the challenges we hope to overcome. Hope you enjoy our video interview and look forward to bringing you future installments of our Atlanta Tech Leadership series.

 

 

Interview with Tech Leader Don House: Part 1

Interview with Tech Leader Don House: Part 3

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Chainalytics Acquires Chainnovations

Acquisition Propels Expansion into Service Supply Chain Solutions

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chainalytics LLC, a leading supply chain research, analytics, and consulting firm focused on enabling fact-based supply chain decisions, announced today its acquisition of Chainnovations, a supply chain management consultancy. Chainnovations’ team will lead a new practice area dedicated to service supply chains and logistics operations. Chainnovations’ founder and managing partner, Irv Grossman, will lead the practice as Vice President.

The Chainnovations team brings deep expertise and thought leadership in the area of service supply chains, encompassing reverse logistics, after-sales service, and service-centric networks. Chainnovations’ proven track record in improving logistics operations spans a

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Start-Ups: Time to Apply for Start-Up Council’s Fall Forum

July 18th, 2011
Entrepreneurial Info

Looking for free advice? Attention start-up’s: applications now being accepted For september 21 forum

Quarterly Start-Up Council Helps Emerging Companies Answer Top of Mind Questions

ATLANTA – July 18, 2011 – Calling all start-up companies located throughout the Southeast, Start-Up Council, a group of industry experts committed to supporting the next generation of emerging companies, is now accepting applications for its next fall Forum taking place on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Entries are being accepted until Monday, Aug. 29. Applications can be found at http://bit.ly/hnl0uO and submitted via email

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Yates Perspective: SecondMarket — What Entrepreneurs Need to Know

July 14th, 2011
MMM Tech Perspectives

Barry Silbert is an Emory graduate and CEO and founder of SecondMarket (www.secondmarket.com). In a recent speech to the Stanford Business School, Barry presented a fascinating summary of the problems with the current IPO market and obstacles facing entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. The most notable obstacle is illiquidity — the inability to freely sell private company stock.

Click on the video below to view Barry’s remarks as an entrepreneurial thought leader. My summary of his comments follows.

1. The public

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Tech Atlanta History: Don House Interview Part 1

MMM recently had the pleasure of interviewing Don House — private investor, business consultant and renown Atlanta tech community leader. The interview is part of our Atlanta Tech Leadership series. Below is Part 1 of the interview with Don, discussing his current involvement in the tech community and his history of working with Management Science America (MSA). Hope you enjoy our video interview and look forward to bringing you future installments of our Atlanta Tech Leadership series.

 

 

Interview with Tech Leader Don House: Part 2

Interview with Tech Leader Don House: Part 3

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Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secret Protection Covenants in Sale of Business Transactions

RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS AND
TRADE SECRET PROTECTION COVENANTS
IN SALE OF BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS

by Alex Woollcott

I. Georgia’s New Restrictive Covenant Act

• On May 11, 2011, Georgia Governor Perdue signed into law Georgia’s new Restrictive Covenant Act (the “New Act”). While restrictive covenants ancillary to employment relationships are clearly the primary focus of the New Act, there are provisions in the New Act directly relevant to restrictive covenants ancillary to the sale of a business.

• Case law prior to the New Act liberally enforced restrictive covenants ancillary to the sale of a business. The New Act, interestingly enough,

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Digital Assent Secures $7.5 Million Series B Funding

Digital Assent, provider of the award-winning PatientPad® self-service patient check-in and patient education solution, has received $7.5 million in a Series B funding round. The lead investors were Sanan Private Equity, the BIP Opportunities Fund and Buckhead Investment Partners (BIP). Imlay Investments and BLH Venture Partners, who led the Series A funding earlier this year, also contributed. Legal counsel to the company was provided by Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP. Read more.

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