Attendee Spotlight: Amy of McCrafty Gals

Amy of McCrafty Gals, MomCom Scholarship Recipient by Melissa Madole-Kopp Today we’re featuring our first scholarship recipient. We hope to offer more scholarships as the scholarship fund grows. Amy of McCrafty Gals, moved to Austin last year, leaving a...

Real Life. Real Moms.

I love this picture. It’s inspiring to see a mom sworn in as Senator. I love that     she has young kids and she’s in such a “real life” situation. Granted, they do this mock ceremony for the families and the real swearing in happens on the...
Write it down. Say it out loud.

Write it down. Say it out loud.

  Years ago I wrote down a list of specific goals, with dates of completion and posted it on my mirror. At one point, I took it down and filed it away. I didn’t look at it again until I moved to a new house in 2006. When I read my goals, I realized they had all...

We expect more from technology and less from each other.

Sherry Turkle’s TED talk insists that it’s time to talk. We need to listen to each other. Powerful. “Human relationships are rich, messy and demanding and we clean them up with technology. And when we do, one of the things that can happen is we...

Founder’s First Pitch

After a grueling six weeks of the Napkin Venture/Tech Ranch sponsored PreAccelerate program, we were able to pitch our ideas. Here’s the first swing at a pitch. I hope you enjoy it and hope, if you pass it on to potential sponsors. Cheers!...
Moms Hold the Power… and The Purse

Moms Hold the Power… and The Purse

Well everyone… Tonight is the night. I have been unable to think of much more, like, sponsors, vendors, trying to get MomCom to make money, because I have been working on my pitch. For six weeks, I’ve been in a PreAccelerate class and it has put a lot in...