Derek Bluford Sacramento is the serial entrepreneur, advisor, investor, and mentor. Focusing on helping today's underserved youth shape the future.continue reading
A new co-working space will be the latest addition to the 40 Acres complex in Sacramento’s Oak Park neighborhood.
Owners of Coffee and Coworking said space will cater to technology professionals and entrepreneurs, while also serving as a location for young people to pick up valuable tech skills like coding. Read more https://www.derekbluford.com/single-post/2017/11/01/Derek-Bluford-to-open-Coworking-spaces-throughout-the-nationcontinue reading
Derek Bluford is a name that stands tall in the list of budding entrepreneurs in Sacramento, California. Founder and investor of several companies in the city. A man who is barely 30 years old has made a mark in the industry. Read more Derek Bluford Donates to Local Underserved Schoolscontinue reading
Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling - 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! Join the Top Tribe at NathanLatka.com/TheTop The Top is FOR YOU if you are: A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4) STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7) An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1) The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14). Read more Derek Bluford Quick Legalcontinue reading
Startup Quicklegal has won the first Sacramento Kings Capitalize contest, an entrepreneurial tournament put on by the team and Velocity Venture Capital.
Quicklegal earned a cash prize of $5,000 for winning the contest. As one of four finalists, the Sacramento-based company also received an additional $5,000, bringing its total winnings to $10,000. Along with the money, Quicklegal won consultation sessions with Kings executives and lunch with a Kings owner.
When fresh-faced Derek Bluford pitches his startup QuickLegal to Shark Tank star Barbara Corcoran, she pulls no punches in telling him he's not a very good salesman. She gives him quick advice on why he needs a partner ("someone who's super creative, has an idea a minute, is a little bit of a nutjob, drinks too much, doesn't dress right") to handle the selling. It's a good lesson for all the entrepreneurs who have ideas and drive but lack salesmanship.continue reading