Biz

My love for business stems from an entrepreneurial spirit within—from taking a simple idea to making it soar, I delight in the process of all things business. I have a deep desire to create and build a product from scratch, to take it to the moon and back. It’s quite an elegant feat, to get it right.

Kathleen Blackwell

Keyboard shortcuts are like wormholes through the waves of spacetime.

Bands By Kathleen Blackwell

Sometimes with artists and entrepreneurs, we are full of procrastination and miss the wormhole. Greetings! There are spacetime shortcuts. For example, “In computing, Ctrl+x is…

Kathleen Blackwell

My Crypto Journey & The Making of our Eléctrico Mezcal & Fun Music Updates!

Biz By Kathleen Blackwell

Hello! The new year 2021 seems quite promising. We got a couple of inches of snow here in Austin; otherwise, it’s been a slow…

Kathleen Blackwell

The Making of the Most Labor-Intensive Spirit in the World—Mezcal.

Biz By Kathleen Blackwell

Hello, all you sound, sweet people, family, friends, colleagues! It is the most labor-intensive spirit to make in the world—Mezcal. We are presently in…

Kathleen Blackwell

Eléctrico Mezcal & the Spirit of Eléctrico Love

Biz By Kathleen Blackwell

Hello, all you good, sweet people, family, friends, colleagues! I have some exciting news to let you in on! After nearly five long years—loving…

10% Happier

Biz By Kathleen Blackwell

I am living an amazing life. Oh sure, I have my ups-and-downs, who doesn’t? That’s the nature of existence; living. My viewpoint? I am…

How Do You Make Decisions?

Biz By Kathleen Blackwell

I subscribe to Jason Hirschhorn’s curated news lists: @MediaREDEF (music + tech + pop interest remix) and @FashionREDEF (fashion + business + culture +…

New Website is Live!

Biz By Sean Stopnik

Welcome to the new look of kathleenblackwell.com! New record, ELECTRICO, and full update coming soon…

What Can ASE’s Learn from “Popping Tags”?

Biz By Kathleen Blackwell

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ song “Thrift Shop” has undeniably been one of the biggest, in-your-face hits of 2013 to date. I admit, even I…

Extreme Takedown: YouTube Edition

Biz By Steve Byrd

Many times, videos posted on YouTube are removed whenever anyone from a record label to a TV network to the National Football League can…

Interview with David Siemer on M&A, Venture Cap Trends & LA Tech Scene

Biz By Kathleen Blackwell

Let’s check in with David Siemer, Managing Director of Siemer & Associates LLC, a global boutique merchant bank, and Managing Partner of Siemer Ventures, its early-stage investment…