Tag Archive | "business"

Another Shiny Project… Shiny Maine Lobster!

December 29, 2009 4 comments

While we’ve continued to build out Thankfulfor and work on some other ideas, a new opportunity presented itself and we jumped on it. As you may know, Jen (@noreaster) is from Maine, where her family has a lobster business. And if you’ve seen any news at all around the plight of the Maine Lobstermen, you [...]

I’m My Own Boss. Now What? A Geekend Presentation

December 27, 2009 4 comments

In early November, Jen and I took a long train ride adventure from Washington, D.C. to sunny Savannah, Georgia to speak about our entrepreneurship endeavors at the first annual Geekend 2009 event. The event was pulled together by the lovely team of Jake & Miriam Hodesh of New Moon of Savannah. With one of our [...]

Creativity in Business

October 7, 2009 No comments yet

The Shiny Heart Ventures team was out in full force at the Creativity in Business Conference this past Sunday in Washington, D.C. asking attendees what they were ThankfulFor. Creativity is so important in business so it was great to devote a day surrounded by such forward thinkers. Here’s how Michelle James, the event founder and [...]

Shiny Heart Digital Nomads in the Sunday News

August 4, 2009 3 comments

We’ve had some major excitement here at SHV recently. As you may have seen in one of the nine ten (and counting) major press outlets that featured our story, we (Jen & Frank) were recently profiled as part of Mike Rosenwald’s (@mikerosenwald) story on Digital Nomads. Now we know there are many, many people out [...]

Embracing Unrestricted Mobility

June 28, 2009 4 comments

We’ve been on the road quite a bit in the last month, and between the two of us we’ve hit Maine, Milwaukee, Chicago, Taipei and New York in just a few weeks, with a few more trips on the horizon. We like to consider ourselves digital nomads and have a goal of being location independent [...]