Startup Cargo Cults: Don’t Be One

by Sam Blan and Mara Schmid Leo Polovets over at Coding VC has written an excellent analysis for investors about avoiding “startup cargo cults”. But entrepreneurs can make life easier on investors like Mr. Polovets, as well as themselves, if they avoid building a cargo cult startup in the first place. At BBG, we have worked hard…

Jane Charles: Changing the World, One Film at a Time (Part 2)

Even when passion is limitless, time and energy are not. To create lasting change, idealism must be combined with realism. Impact Producer Jane Charles keeps this in mind every time she is choosing a project. “The decision about ‘what’s next’ is less about a next project, and more about what I can do to continue…

Jane Charles: Changing the World, One Film at a Time (Part 1)

With 20+ years in the film industry, producer Jane Charles has seen her share of projects come and go. “It’s a miracle when a feature film actually gets made,” she says. She got her start in the film industry producing on-set behind-the-scenes interviews, and worked her way to becoming an executive producer and then an…

Blak Box Featured in New Crowdfunding Book

Congratulations to Melinda Moore on her new book, HOW TO RAISE MONEY: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO CROWDFUNDING. It’s available now for purchase and gives wonderful, pertinent insight into learning about the current trends in crowdfunding. We’re very proud that Blak Box Group is featured in the book! Thank you, Melinda!

Crowdfunding Prelaunch: YouVeeShield

The Blak Box Group is excited to announce our crowdfunding prelaunch of YouVeeShield, a thermoplastic elastomer glove that blocks 99.96% of the UV Light emitted from the UV Lamps during gel manicures & pedicures. YouVeeShield Founder Renee Albera says, “Gel Manicures are immensely popular today, but despite looking for available solutions to the UV exposure, nothing adequate currently…