Peter Corbett is the founder of DC Tech Meetup – a monthly meeting of the local community of techies and startups – to encourage demonstrations of latest technology and what’s up with the entrepreneurial community. It is soundly build on open source principles – sharing and advancing good ideas. DC Tech Meetup attracts over 1,000 people to each meeting.
This month was Social Media Week – a week long collection of speakers, workshops, demonstrations, and parties – anchored by the DC Tech Meetup Keynote session.
Case said that at AOL he learned to reinvent himself each year – shedding activities that someone else could do better and taking on new projects to learn and grow. Shedding the activities freed up time to take on new projects, while delegating activities gave others an opportunity to grow.
There are three levels of investing – each with a different purpose:
Angel Investing is to take worthy startups from concept to prototype
Venture Capital Investing is to take early-stage, high potential, high risk, growth startups from prototype to market
Speed-up Capital Investing is to take viable young organizations that can change the world to a new level of growth.
In DC Tech Meetups, Peter is investing – in community, self, and others. The return is powerful – Forbes ranks DC area #1 Tech Hot Spot!
Become wise in 5 minute increments – Rainmakers