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COBALT Magazine June and July use to mean fun, food, friends and family. As a child, I looked forward to packing the cooler with sandwiches, mom’s chilled potato salad, containers of iced sweet tea and heading to the beach. As I … Continue reading

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The Birth of a MVP is in the Build Phase

You may have been contemplating launching your startup venture for quite some time now. You have spent hours day dreaming what it could look like and how people will be improved by its use. Or, you may be a service … Continue reading

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The American Garage is Alive and Well

Former Student Startup gets a $1.5 million Phase II grant from National Institute The Urbana/Champaign (IL) News-Gazette (8/8) reports that the National Institutes of Health has given IntelliWheels Inc. of Champaign, Illinois a $1.5 million Phase II Small Business Innovation … Continue reading

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Retooling: Where to Begin?

I like starting my day with bright sun shining on my face and a cool spring breeze gently calling me to wake. This old friend is very familiar; it is that feeling we get when we are confident about the … Continue reading

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