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In this episode, Kevin and Aaron review Season 4, Episode 30: Terms of Service and discuss how CEOs should handle the spotlight, navigating relationships with ex co-founders, and terms of service and policy agreements. Read More

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In this episode, Kevin and Aaron discuss when you can change company ownership, the important of product v. growth, board composition, and more. Read More

Step Aument said he was never going back to into software, until he did, then didn't, then somehow ended up back here again. We talk with Step about his love affection with Denton, and his battered relationship with Java, and

Step Aument said he was never going back to into software, until he did, then didn't, then somehow ended up back here again. We talk with Step about his love affection with Denton, and his battered relationship with Java, and

What do highly effective leaders actually DO? 
Today is something different.  I’ll teach you how to change someone’s life, by telling you about someone who changed mine.
 
Welcome to The Jason Croft Show.  For those familiar with the show,

Today we learn about both the pain and the stress of putting on a live event.  And why it’s worth every bit of it.
 
Welcome to episode 10 of The Jason Croft Show.  Erin Smith is on the show

Today on the show we learn best practices on hiring at your startup, how to get hired, and what it takes to get starting with a show like this one.
 
Welcome back to The Jason Croft Show.  Heck, welcome

After hosting our own event for International Open Data Day (March 4, 2017) with the City of Denton and the University of North Texas Libraries, we brought on some of our expert friends to talk about the role of open

This week on the TechMill Podcast, we interviewed our own co-host, David Brunow, with the help of our good friend from Swash Labs, Josh Berthume. David's story is one of struggles and triumphs from a naive teenager to an experienced software

Heather Steele is the owner and Chief Marketing Officer of Blue Steele Solutions, a marketing and development agency right here in Denton. We talked about her journey from starting off as a technical writer and transitioning into marketing, starting he

For our first episode of 2017, we interviewed our good friend Dave Sims, the current CTO of Kubos (a favorite satellite startup in Denton). Dave also has a diverse history of writing software ranging from all types of industries including

For the last podcast of the year, we talk about our favorite TechMill and community highlights of the year and what we’re looking forward to in 2017. Kyle’s highlight list * TechMill workshop series * Open Denton / Open Data in Denton.

Three Things is a podcast hosted by Vela Wood startup attorneys Kevin Vela and Aaron Terwey. They interview leaders in the startup and small business communities (founders, employees, investors, etc.) about three pieces of advice they would give to someone

This week we met with Josh Berthume, co-founder of all-media agency here in Denton, Swash Labs, and chatted about advertising, helping brands find a voice, and turning eventual destruction into fuel for your passion. Show Notes: Strange Brew: http://

We sat down with Jacob Scott Moses, a technical writer working remote for Rainmaker Digital out of Colorado, and talked about writing, podcasting, urban planning, and contributing to your community. Show Notes The Not Boring Tech Writer Podcast: http

Our guest this week is Danielle Gaither, a PhD candidate at the University of North Texas in computer science. Danielle, a regular in the TechMill community, is a freelance copywriter, photographer, and developer who is constantly engaged with the tech

Randi Skinner, Project Manager @ Blue Steele Solutions This week we're talking with a local marketing guru and community service advocate, Randi Skinner!

This week we're interviewing Dan Minshew, a JavaScript developer in Denton who started learning Meteor about two years ago. He's since worked on several neat projects including IoT and Audio/Video applications. Dan went from being a creative writer to

Eric Swayne, Sr. Director of Fan Engagement Super powers: - Digital Marketing - Analytics - Brand management - Customer engagement Twitter: @eswayne Facebook: @eswayne Instagram: @eswayne Email: eswayne@gmail.com Funimation http://www.funimation.com

We're kicking off our TechMill podcast series with just a simple introduction of your cohosts, Kyle Taylor and David Brunow of TechMill.

Kevin stopped by Collide Village, an accelerator based in McKinney, Texas, to talk to its current startup class about term sheets, valuation, convertible notes, and equity. If you’re a startup looking to raise capital, here is some of the basic

This is episode number 8 of The Jason Croft Show and part 2 of our interview with Jillian Jordan.
 
If you haven’t checked out part 1 yet of our interview with Jillian, do that now.  

This is episode number 7 of The Jason Croft Show where we show you how to build a movement around something you’re passionate about.
 
Welcome to episode number seven.  If you haven’t done so yet, make sure you check

This is episode number 6 of The Jason Croft Show and part 2 of our interview with Ken Koo.
 
If you haven’t checked out part 1 yet or our interview with Ken, do that now.  Otherwise let’s

This is episode number 5 of The Jason Croft Show where we answer the question, “How do we bring nimble, innovative startups and large profitable corporations together so that they both become better?"
 
Welcome to episode number

This is episode number 4 of The Jason Croft Show and part 2 of our interview with Michael Sitarzewski.
 
 
If you haven’t checked out part 1 yet or our interview with Michael, do that now.  Otherwise let’s get

This is episode number 3 of The Jason Croft Show where we discuss the power of going offline to stand out in your business and how to build a media machine.
 
Welcome to episode number three.  If

This is episode number 2 of The Jason Croft Show and part 2 of our interview with Raj Daniels.
 
If you haven’t checked out part 1 yet or our interview with Raj, do that now.  Otherwise let’s get back

This is episode number 1 of The Jason Croft Show where we give you the first steps to launching a business, the importance of accountability, and what you should be doing instead of eating lunch.
 
Welcome to episode number

Hi everyone.  Jason Croft here.  Thanks so much for diving into the show.  I’m excited to share some really great business strategies with you in these episodes.  I’ve started this latest show because I’m on a mission to find new

Check out the audio version of the show on iTunes here and Stitcher here. Matt Johnner is back on the show with a new company, Bank Labs, designing innovative, web-based mobile apps specifically to power a competitive advantage for community banks.  Matt shares

Check out the audio version of the show on iTunes here and Stitcher here. Joe Scott is on the show today.  With his site and product, Cankerboy, he’s improving people’s lives and helping them live pain free, by solving an incredibly common problem

Check out the audio version of the show on iTunes here and Stitcher here. Zach Redington is on the show today.  His story is pretty typical:  the old "Criminal Defense attorney who just wants to be comfortable so he starts his own lounge

We recently published a blog which discussed alternative lending sources for small businesses. Daniel De Valdenebro of LiftFund’s Dallas office (devaldenebro@liftfund.com) stopped by recently to tell us more about LiftFund (http://www.liftfund.com/).

In this episode Kevin and Ray discuss the do’s and don’ts of terminating employees. A must listen for any small business owner or startup.

You know all of those provisions at the end of contracts and agreements under Miscellaneous? Do you ever wonder what they mean? Kevin and Ray discuss Choice of Law, Venue, and Attorney’s Fees in this Podcast.

Dorie Pickle of Austin-based digital agency Creative Pickle stopped by to chat with Kevin for a bit about running her own business.

Matt Alexander of Need stopped by and chatted with Kevin about his experience launching a curated fashion startup.

Some contracts “automatically renew” unless you affirmatively reject the renewal period. In this week’s Podcast, Kevin and Ray discuss this litigation trap, and how to avoid it. Your feedback is welcome – podcasts@velakeller.com.

In this podcast Kevin and Ray discuss some common pitfalls when classifying workers as independent contractors.