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Glen Hellman
Works at Surfire Social
Attended University of Maryland, College Park
Lives in Washington, DC
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A zombie portfolio company sends out a company update after 3 years of radio silence... reminds me of Monty Python and the Holy Grail, 'Bring out your dead. I'm not dead yet."

http://drivenforward.com/blog/heres-comes-the-boom-startup-angel-portfolio-company-style
It happened. It came out of nowhere. Alarm bells started ringing. I could hear Lost In Space's, Robby the Robot in the back of my mind, “Warning Will Robinson Warning.”One of my Portfolio companies came out of Radio Silence. A company that hasn’t sent out a update to investors in
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I’ve been thinking about this iWatch hype and all of a sudden had a flashback, to 1977. In 1977 the first digital watches came out and the LED display was such a power hog that the time was only displayed at the push of a button.   Back then I had
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Lately some phony, two-bit load-mouth wantrepreneur's been getting a lot of press for his latest soon-to-be-failure startup. Just last month, his prior unspeakable, high-visibility failure took a dump on its investors as that hyped-up turd finally got flushed down the toilet.Now here's the thing, this guy pretends his not-for-credit, anyone-with-a
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I don’t know about you but I’m banning garbage and scumbags from my life. That’s why the Washington Redskins owned by Daniel Snyder will receive no support from me in the form of Ticket Sales, Merchandise Sales, or sales of any kind and by the way….. Johnny Rockets can go
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I sit down with our CRO, Glen Hellman, in a fireside chat to tell the story of the man behind Mr. Cranky
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114 people
Have him in circles
138 people
Derek Coburn's profile photo
Gold Diamond's profile photo
Gary Romanov's profile photo
Carl Grant's profile photo
Scott Fenn's profile photo
Tim Touchette's profile photo
Peter Erickson's profile photo
David Sandrowitz's profile photo
Howard Reed's profile photo
Work
Occupation
Match peoples pain with solutions
Skills
Strategy, Needs Assessment, Ask Questions, Make Matches
Employment
  • Surfire Social
    Chief Revenue Officer, 2015 - present
  • Vistage International
    Chair, 2009 - 2014
  • Driven Forward LLC
    Business Strategist, 2001 - 2014
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Washington, DC
Story
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helping leaders figure out what to do and getting them to do it.
Introduction
Former sealer startup entrepreneur turned reformed VC hired-gun turn-around executive. Now a business coach, author, mentor, Vistage Chair and Angel Investor. Blogger for Driven Forward Blog, Forward Thinking and contributor to Venture Beat, Tech Cocktail, and Washington Business Journal
Bragging rights
Vistage Rookie of the Year, Top Rated Angel Investor by Tech Cocktail Readers, Founder Institute Global 100 Mentor
Education
  • University of Maryland, College Park
    Business, 1976 - 1978
  • Montclair State University
    Business, 1974 - 1976
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Male
Other names
Mr Cranky
Got there about 10:45 PM, sat down at the bar to a perfect Dirty Martini, one of the best Bone-in New York Strips I've ever had and a extraordinary Caesar salad infused with Anchovy. Friendly, fast service and great food.
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