First, Learnvest founder and CEO Alexa Von Tobel discusses her involvement with the Founders Project, a new year-long undertaking in 2019 in celebration of Inc.'s 40th anniversary. Von Tobel will be mentoring entrepreneurs as part of the project, which will have a presence in Austin later this month as part of Inc.'s first official trip to the SXSW festival.
Then I'll discuss Teamworks, the app that the NCAA uses to run the three weeks of sports lunacy known as March Madness. Created by a student-athlete, the platform has become a secret weapon for many of the country's most successful college sports teams. A brief piece on the company will appear in the upcoming March/April issue of Inc.
Last, staff writer Emily Canal talks about a trend sweeping the startup world: absurd job titles. Security princess? Data wrangler? They're all real positions. Why are companies doing this--and should yours consider doing it too?
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