A favorite aspect of my consulting practice is when I receive an invitation to sit in a room with entrepreneurs starting businesses that they believe will produce an iPhone app, or even that they’ll become the next Google. I had just such an opportunity at the Venture Summit, Silicon Valley hosted by Always On. What I saw was “bling” and more!
Bling Nation is a start up company with a remarkable smart technology that could replace credit and debit cards with cell phones. The solution eliminates paper in the purchase process by providing cell-phone-toting consumers with a digital receipt, sent to their phones. How many times a day do we buy something and get handed a piece of paper that we immediately toss into the trash? For that reason alone I like this sustainable technology solution.Click to continue reading »