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Lee Blaylock

About Me

Lee Blaylock is the founder and CEO of Who@. Starting his career at Dell (badge #244) for 7 years he was their 2nd ex-pat and worked two years in Dell Germany then to Oracle, where he left as a practice director in the high technology consulting group. His first company, ServiceLane, was funded by Austin Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank and sold to Owens Corning (NYSE: OC). He later co-founded Annandale Capital, an investment advisor managing ~$500 million in institutional and private client assets. Who@ helps businesses generate leads and referrals in simple mobile and SaaS based applications. See more at www.whoat.io.

My blog posts

Traits Important To Being A Successful Leader

Leadership means much more that thinking up the idea for a business, setting up a company, or even finding the funding for your new startup. Perhaps you have taken the most active role in the company because your are the founder, or perhaps you don't want to take the training wheels off yet and let someone else have a larger role in the business. Very likely you have a huge vested interest in the company you started, but none of these facts can prepare you to be its main leader. If you are one of the people who loves to be at the top of the totem pole or the most active in your company you will understand this dilemma well.

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Why There’s More Startup Capital than Ever

Good news! Funding is by far one of the biggest challenges for startups, but there’s an issue of supply and demand happening across the US. Beginning in 2009 with the Great Recession (when a lot of people were “forced” to finally start the venture they’d been dreaming of after being laid off), startups have popped up across the country.

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Startup Grind Dallas Hosts Gabriella Draney (Tech Wildcatters)

Monday, 11 February

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