In the guest chair:
Roman Grimaldi and Jerry Slutzky, co-founders of Moxie Sports joined Dana live on the show to chat about organized sports and their new app that’s making scheduling easier.
Moxie Sports connects amateur sports players through messaging, scheduling and team pages– all in one platform.
In the headlines:
- Marietta’s Mayor says a proposed trolley designed to serve the city’s museums, shops and historic district might also offer rides to the new Cobb County Braves Stadium at SunTrust Park. But here’s the stupid part, it’s not really a trolley. It’s a bus dressed up like a trolley.
- Google is halting sales of Google Glass and moving the whole team into a different division of the company; one headed up by a former Apple guy.
- Michael Dell, the CEO of Dell, Inc. has apparently been more available to media and more outspoken since he took his once public company back to private. It will be interesting to see what’s next.
- We have an update on the Net Neutrality fight as well; the Republicans have come up with a plan.
- Time is running out to secure your spot at the TAG FinTech 2015 Symposium. The event is Thursday, February 19th, 2015 and features industry experts from Equifax, Google, NCR, US Bank, Visa, and more alongside up-and-coming FinTech innovators. To register, go to http://www.tagonline.org/events/tag-fintech-ga/.
Turn your passion into profit and learn the Starbucks standards to producing excellent products and keeping employees satisfied. Join The Dana Barrett Show Business Book Club for a discussion of POUR YOUR HEART INTO IT: How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time by Howard Schultz on Monday, February 9th at South City Kitchen in Vinings! Get all the details and sign up to attend here: http://www.meetup.com/DBShow/.