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Chris Heivly: How to finally take control of your calendar

Editor’s note: Serial entrepreneur and investor Chris Heivly, who co-founded The Startup Factory, is now entrepreneur-in-residence at Techstars. DURHAM – The average person spends 4-5 hours per week scheduling meetings. For some, that is 10% of your workweek. This is related to just scheduling meetings not actually holding the meetings! The problem...

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Help Make 80Pct Solutions a Dream Big America Champ

Fred Stutzman is on a roll since his startup 80Pct Solutions won an NC IDEA grant in June. The former University of North Carolina professor pitched his Freedom App this morning on national radio in hopes of becoming a Dream Big America champion and winning $20,000 in cash and marketing support. His is one of three pitches to air on radio stations around the country over the next week (and online here), and listeners will vote for their favorite on the Dream Big America website (You can too through the link above). Each month, one champion is chosen from...

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