Bryan Keplesky

Bryan Keplesky

Guest Writer / Art director, designer, writer

Bryan Keplesky runs his own creative studio in Austin, Texas, working in design, branding, art direction and writing.

SXSW

You Know You're a SXSW Attendee When...

Attendees at this Austin conference aren't like any other.
SXSW 2014

How to Survive South By Southwest

A veteran attendee shares his tips on making the most of this tech and networking festival.
Naming a Business

5 Startup Naming Rules From SXSW

When naming a business, don't fall into the trap of making it so incomprehensible that your brand is lost. Consider these steps to find the best name for your business.
Project Grow

Indiegogo's Slava Rubin on the Myths of Entrepreneurship

The Indiegogo co-founder says anyone can be an entrepreneur and no project is too small. And, yes, it's entirely possible that one day your mom might understand what you're doing.
Finance

5 Quick Tips for Better Bootstrapping From SXSW

The founders of popular image-hosting service imgur on what it takes to launch a tech startup without seeking outside investors.
Business Moving Forward

Inside the 'Insane' Life of Entrepreneur Elon Musk

At SXSW, the tech visionary provides a pulse check on the three companies he recently helped start.
Project Grow

MakerBot's Bre Pettis on the Next Industrial Revolution

The 3-D printing visionary kicks off the 2013 South by Southwest Interactive Festival. His advice to entrepreneurs with a dream: 'Believe that it's possible.'
worth-knowing

Pinterest's Ben Silbermann to 'Treps: Make Something Beautiful

Though the popular site may appear to be an overnight success, Pinterest's co-founder describes the company's early trials and offers some advice to other entrepreneurs.
Starting a Business

Pandora's Tim Westergren Wants to Make Musicians Respectable

Like many companies, Pandora doesn't just want to make a buck. The company also aims to turn being a musician into a middle-class job.
Starting a Business

Chris Guillebeau and the $100 Startup

A new book from the author of 'The Art of Nonconformity' asks: What if today was your last day of working for someone other than yourself? He spoke at SXSW.
Starting a Business

Your Community as a Startup Ecosystem

Here are the key factors for building an entrepreneurship community in your town.
Starting a Business

Steve Case and Tim O'Shaughnessy on How to Whip Up 'America's Secret Sauce'

The future of entrepreneurship is bright, but there are roadblocks. At SXSW, Steve Case explains the potential and the perils.
Starting a Business

Steve Blank on the Era of the Lean Startup

People are starting to realize that startups are not merely small versions of large corporations. And that's exciting, Steve Blank says.
worth-knowing

Reid Hoffman, Permanent Beta and the Startup of You

Reid Hoffman and co-author Ben Casnocha talked about their ideas about entrepreneurship at the SXSW Festival in Austin. Even if you never start a company, they say, you're still the entrepreneur of yo...
Starting a Business

How to Find the 'Goosebumps' Moment in Your Startup Story

At this year's SXSW Interactive Festival, Austin entrepreneur Lyn Graft gives tips on how to get investors and customers excited about your new business.
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