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On this episode of the Somewhat Frank Podcast, Frank Gruber (@FrankGruber) and John Guidos (@JohnGuidos) talk about late-summer activities, entrepreneurs tackling civilian space exploration, cloning dinosaurs, and slowing hurricanes, and more.    Frank and John also celebrate the following people from their networks: Charlie O’Donnell has raised a third fund for Brooklyn Bridge Ventures – https://www.brooklynbridge.vc/bbv-raises-third-fund Jewel Burks Solomon and Collab Capital has raised its first fund to invest in black innovators – https://medium.com/capital-innovation/collab-capital-closes-50m-first-fund-to-invest-in-black-innovators-22896db11ae8… Read More

Scooter Crime Scene in Austin

Over the past year, electric scooter startups have erupted as the next set of startups with billion-dollar valuations and unicorn status. Companies like Bird, Spin, Lime, and others have taken on large investments from Alphabet, Uber, Lyft and more. The problem that electric scooters are solving is very clear, they are helping ridesharing companies to cut down on the short two to three block trips which cost more to take on with… Read More

Established

It’s been over six months since I shared that Tech.Co was acquired by MVF Global. I’ve spent that time transitioning the media brand and all of it’s intricacies over to the new team, and in that time I also celebrated a milestone birthday and retreated to a seaside town in southern Maine to enjoy the summer. Limiting my travels to just a few trips this summer was a huge change from the… Read More

Gary Vaynerchuk shares his thoughts on the State of Entrepreneurship and more with Frank Gruber while in Tampa at Startup Week.

 Can one email change your life? Yes, it can. Earlier this year I received a simple email that read: “My business is interested in acquiring a leading US Tech website. Tech.co is one of the best tech sites out there and I would love to talk to you further about your business.” Actually, I didn’t even see it at first as I had been traveling a lot and my email inbox had been piling up… Read More