MadClass is Becoming a Thing

Jeffrey Glazer
about 2 years ago
MadClass is an educational platform targeted at entrepreneurs to build entrepreneurial capacity. What does that mean? MadClass is a practically-minded site to give entrepreneurs the information they need to start and run their businesses.

Smart Contracts are a Future

Jeffrey Glazer
about 2 years ago
Without security (technological, not legal security) to prevent hacking the contract cannot be self-enforcing. Without technology to truly and unmistakably verify the participants and the payments, the contract cannot be trusted. While it would be hubris to suggest that those problems are "solved" (they aren't), it would certainly be true to suggest that they are very close to being solved.

Regenerative Investing

Jeffrey Glazer
about 2 years ago
Regenerative Investing is about finding and investing in companies that help to restore the earth's natural balance. The target company does't just sustain the status quo (which assumes that status quo is a system of inherent destruction), but rather seeks to mitigate the destruction itself.

Some Thoughts on Crowdfunding

Jeffrey Glazer
about 2 years ago
So why hasn't crowdfunding taken off or been a success? I think it's some combination of three reasons: 1) it's really hard; 2) statutory requirements; 3) demographics.

Some Interesting Articles About Entrepreneurship (or, why it's not surprising that Madison isn't on these lists)

Jeffrey Glazer
over 2 years ago
I am optimistic that while Wisconsin will continue to lag in generalized entrepreneurial activity that you can expect greatness in these industry niches.

MadClass - An Update

Jeffrey Glazer
over 2 years ago
Well, after some discussion here at the Clinic, the decision has been made: MadClass needs to be a general purpose tool for our purposes.

MadClass - Business Model Canvas - Customers

Jeffrey Glazer
over 2 years ago
My hypothesis as it relates to the core technology of the MadClass project is: there are organizations that have as a significant pain point the evaluation of client fit for their services.

MadClass - An Introduction

Jeffrey Glazer
almost 3 years ago
Over the course of this year (2015), the goal is to take the MadClass survey in its current state and do something with it.

Chicago Ventures Student Fellowship

Brett Valentyn, J.D. Candidate 2016
almost 3 years ago

You Won't Believe the Reasons We Chose To Embrace Social Media!

Jeffrey Glazer
almost 3 years ago
As you might expect, for us social media is not about new client acquisition. For us, use of social has two primary purposes: first, is furthering our educational mission; the second, is reputational. The two, obviously, go hand in hand.