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19 Jan: Build Night: How to Make LED Badges

With SXSW fast approaching, Umbel Labs has begun our yearly tradition of building badge bling. For last year’s panels and opening night party, we laser-cut shapes out of acrylic and then illuminated the acrylic with electroluminescent panel. This year we are building 8×8 LED…

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03 Dec: No Time For Networking? Time To Rethink Your Priorities

Quick, name your top priorities as CEO of a growing startup. Funding? Sure, of course. That’s huge. Hiring? Yes, especially in the beginning, when getting the right team in place is so important. Product development? Check. Managing growth? You bet — and what a great problem…

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19 Nov: The Secret To Entrepreneurial Success? Informed Optimism

What happens when the initial excitement of launching your business has died down — when your family is having dinner without you every night, your investors are pressuring you for results and your top employees are leaving for more immediate rewards at well-established, successful…

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11 Nov: 7 Steps To Becoming A Data Champion At Your Company

According to McKinsey & Company, executive teams that make extensive use of customer data analytics across all business decisions see a 126% profit improvement over companies that don’t. So what happens when you orchestrate a clear and undeniable connection between data and improved business outcomes at your…