Michael Burcham

Arkansas Venture Center to Host Tech Cocktail's Frank Gruber and National Startup Visionary, Michael Burcham Arkansas' Startup Week 2014

Arkansas Venture Center to Host Tech Cocktail's Frank Gruber and National Startup Visionary, Michael Burcham Arkansas' Startup Week 2014

LITTLE ROCK, AR--(Marketwired - October 24, 2014) - Coinciding with a week-long series of events such as the ARK Challenge Demo Day, the Arkansas Technology Summit, Tech Cocktail's Arkansas Celebration Mixer and other events commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the Clinton Presidential Library, the Arkansas Venture Center will host Frank Gruber, author and co-founder of national startup media company Tech Cocktail and national startup community visionary Michael Burcham, the President & CEO of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center and co-chair appointee of the Secretary of Commerce's National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Gruber will discuss his new book, Startup Mixology: Tech Cocktail's Guide To Building, Growing and Celebrating Startup Success

Burcham to co-chair national entrepreneurship council

Nashville Entrepreneur Center CEO Michael Burcham has been named co-chair of the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Burcham is one of 27 council members who will advise U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on issues related to innovation, entrepreneurship and the development of a globally competitive workforce.The group, abbreviated NACIE, operates as an independent entity within the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, which housed within the U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration.

“I am incredibly honored to have this opportunity to serve our nation,” Burcham said in a news release. “I look forward to working with the Commerce Department and my colleagues on the council to drive entrepreneurial growth and innovation throughout the United States.”

The full list of NACIE board members and more information on the council 

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Nashville Ranks High In A Ranking For Business Start Up In The U.S.

Nashville Ranks High In A Ranking For Business Start Up In The U.S.

A national ranking named Nashville as the fifth best city in the nation to start a new business.The survey was released by Nerd Wallet Finance, which looked at several factors when determining where cities placed on the ranking. Available funding, human capital, the local economy, business-friendliness, and affordability were all analyzed by the organization.

Michael Burcham: Nashville Is The Place For Entrepreneurs

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From INC.

Serial entrepreneur Michael Burcham thinks you should start your business in Nashville, a city 'founded by entrepreneurs.'

Michael Burcham to curate NBJ's Facebook page this weekend

Michael Burcham to curate NBJ's Facebook page this weekend

This weekend we are handing over the reins of our Facebook page to Burcham, the CEO of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center. A pioneer in Nashville’s startup scene, Burcham will serve as the page's guest editor, posting content and ideas that we believe will challenge and inform other Nashville-area leaders.

Building a High Impact Personal Brand

Building a High Impact Personal Brand

"All strong brands are based in what is true and authentic. Your personal brand will disintegrate if it is not build on characteristics that are authenticity you. Moreover, you’ll also be worn out – it’s exhausting to be inauthentic. If you’re wearing a mask and trying to be something you’re not..."