Zack Price

Zack Price is a serial entrepreneur from Cleveland, OH. He's been starting businesses since age 10, including a few Startups-to-Exits. Zack resides in Chicago, IL where he starts companies inside the entrepreneurial playground, 1871.

If you're bored you can watch him play golf trivia & piss off old people in suits: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKWlYtg7idw Follow Zack on Google+.

Recent Articles Published by Zack Price

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New York Startup Exversion is Making Data Sexy (StartupBus Post #9)

Zack Price, a Chicago entrepreneur, on the development of the New York tech startup Exversion. Read more »

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Lose My Number, but Skype Me Maybe?

Do me a favor … tell me what a “phone“ is?  A device to call someone?  What exactly constitutes a “call”?  While you’re at it, what’s a “smart phone” anyway?  And how much longer must I drag along this 9 digit distraction? I don’t know about you, but my so-called phone is used to actually... Read more »

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Steve Jobs as Joe DiMaggio – From Cupertino to Cooperstown

My last blog ended with a Simon & Garfunkel reference to Steve Jobs as our generation’s Joe DiMaggio and how Tech-Nation turns it’s lonely eyes to the Google guys – Larry & Sergey. Then I realized something … Steve Jobs’ consecutive string of hit consumer devices is quite similar to Joe DiMaggio’s 56 game hitting streak. But Jobs died,... Read more »

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Playing with Google Glass – Changing (and Saving) Lives (Part 2)

Entrepreneur Zack Price was selected to be a Project Glass Explorer for Google.  Catch up on Part 1 of his “Playing with Glass” series, this is Part 2… It was 2003, 10 years ago, but I remember meeting Larry Page like it was yesterday.  Google was a private company and their CEO and co-founder was... Read more »

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The Masters Golf Tournament – A Startup Unlike Any Other

I made my way from Chicago down to Augusta, Georgia to check out a practice round of this year’s golf Masters, “A Tradition Unlike Any Other”.  This April tradition, despite it’s old school rules it is the most innovative sporting event in the world.  I figure as long as I’m hanging out down here at... Read more »

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StartupBus – The Ghosts from Silicon Valley – StartupBus Round 2, Part 4 (Post #8)

Entrepreneur Zack Price is guest blogging his experience on the 2013 StartupBus as it travelled from Chicago to SXSW 2013 in Austin. On StartupBus a team of strangers, traveling at 60mph, had about 72 hours to conceive, build, and launch a startup. You can catch up with Post #1 in this series here, #2 here, #3 here, #4 here, #5 here,... Read more »

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What They Don’t Teach You At Harvard Business School 2.0

Fellow Chicagoan / Clevelander Mark H. McCormack was once my mentor and the most powerful man in sports. He invented the Sports Marketing industry over a handshake with Arnold Palmer… and just a few miles from where I was born in Cleveland a billion dollar empire was formed. In 1984 he literally wrote the book on why not to get an MBA. The New York... Read more »

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Google Glass Exploring (The tweet that cost me $1,500 and counting) Part 1 of a Collection

I was minding my own business plans when the iOS notification came chirping in: Glass Explorers program?  “Woohoo”?  Exquise me, Larry, Sergey … W-T-F is a Glass Explorer? First a StartupBus, now this BS?  From bus-preneur to glass-explorer?  You’ve gotta be kidding me.  And why me?  And how can I play with this ‘Glass’?  I will in... Read more »

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StartupBus – Round 2, Part 3 – Get Portioned Got Robbed (Post #7)

Entrepreneur Zack Price is guest blogging his experience on the 2013 StartupBus as it travelled from Chicago to SXSW 2013 in Austin. On StartupBus a team of strangers, traveling at 60mph, had about 72 hours to conceive, build, and launch a startup. You can catch up with Post #1 in this series here, #2 here, #3 here, #4 here, #5 here,... Read more »

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StartupBus – Round 2, Part 2 – Mexico Storms San Antonio, Steals StartupBus Show – (Post #6)

Entrepreneur Zack Price is guest blogging his experience on the 2013 StartupBus as it makes its way from Chicago to SXSW in Austin. On StartupBus a team of strangers, traveling at 60mph, have about 72 hours to conceive, build, and launch a startup. You can catch up with Post #1 in this series here, #2 here, #3 here, #4 here,... Read more »

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Live From the StartupBus – Round 2, Part 1 – I got Scobleized – Post #5.

Entrepreneur Zack Price is guest blogging his experience on the 2013 StartupBus as it makes its way from Chicago to SXSW in Austin. On StartupBus a team of strangers, traveling at 60mph, have about 72 hours to conceive, build, and launch a startup. You can catch up with Post #1 in this series here, #2 here, #3 here, and... Read more »

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Live From the Startup Bus – Round 1: My Twili-O Face (I Choked) (Post #4)

Entrepreneur Zack Price is guest blogging his experience this week on the 2013 StartupBus as it makes its way from Chicago to SXSW in Austin. On StartupBus a team of strangers, traveling at 60mph, have about 72 hours to conceive, build, and launch a startup. You can catch up with Post #1 in this series here, Post... Read more »

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Live From the Startup Bus – Taking a Dump, a Photo Dump (Post #3)

Entrepreneur Zack Price is guest blogging his experience this week on the 2013 StartupBus as it makes its way from Chicago to SXSW in Austin. On StartupBus a team of strangers, traveling at 60mph, have about 72 hours to conceive, build, and launch a startup. You can catch up with Post #1 in this series here and Post... Read more »

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Live From the Startup Bus – Snufulupugus Pivot (Post #2)

Entrepreneur Zack Price is guest blogging his experience this week on the 2013 StartupBus as it makes its way from Chicago to SXSW in Austin. On StartupBus a team of strangers, traveling at 60mph, have about 72 hours to conceive, build, and launch a startup. You can catch up with Post #1 in this series here. ... Read more »

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Live From the Startup Bus – A bit freaked out (Post #1)

StartupBus 2013 is just days away.  Instead of packing up, I’m pacing the 50,000 square foot halls of 1871 in Chicago, still totally scared, still a bit freaked out - about living on a bus with complete strangers. Starting up a company from scratch, in three days, while on a nauseating bus ride may be the easy part of... Read more »