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      Of course. You folks have come a long way in a short amount of time. Nice shot w/ Spiegel too :)

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        Thanks for sharing, Ben! We’ve been having a lot of fun building this. Excited to finally get it out into the world.

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          When I was 18, all I wanted to do was work on my car.

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            Finding 30-60 minutes during the workday is so tough. Would love to see a video demo though at some point. If they ever do a video please post it on the bit! Fwiw - Coming at this from the perspective of how to evolve from spreadsheets that work :) https://benmilne.com/2019/10/05/a-simple-okr-template/

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              Hi Ben. My name is Abby, I’m one of the co-founders of Elate. I’d be happy to find a time to talk and show you a brief demo of our platform. We will send you a message via linkedin and we can connect on times that work best.

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                There isn’t one right now. Happy to put you in touch with the founders for a quick demo.

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                  Don’t know the answer but I will say that the first class that you take on coding can make or break interest for a student.

                  When I took a coding class in high school, the teacher was awful at it. He was trying his best but I made up my mind that I won’t touch it again. It wasn’t until my curiosity to work on side projects that brought me back to code and I just started learning on my own on the internet.

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                    Looks super interesting. Any chance you know of a place they have a demo online or a video that shows the software without signing up? Super curious how this works.

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                      Such a wonderful thing for the midwest ecosystem.

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                        Can’t stand being in the suburbs of a mid-sized city with your in-laws for the holidays? Well get out of the house and source a deal!

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                          Austin tag has been added :)

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                            I don’t, unfortunately! I know they’ve had a couple exits over the past few years, but I think there’s also been an increasing startup ecosystem excitement in Cincy, Louisville, and southern OH, southern IN, and northern KY broadly, which I think is getting more public money interested in investing in the local ecosystem.

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                              Looks like it! Do you happen to know if a early good outcome is what is driving the fund size up?

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                                They’re a good bunch — a public-private group. This will be their largest fund to date by $20M+. It’ll be really good for the southern OH ecosystem.

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                                  I had no idea how active these folks were - https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/cincytech

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                                    I heard about DeltaV during the talk on apprenticeships at the Iowa Tech Summit. It’s a program I’d love to learn more about!

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                                      Just had a listen. Good interview; thanks for sharing, Mike.

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                                        I will be there but I’m already in Fargo. Steve Brockshus is speaking…

                                        Let me know details and I’d love to show you around our community!

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                                          You are absolutely right Ben. The Midwest has a long ways to go to catch up