Gerard Ramos

Gerard Ramos

CEO

Gerard has been working on the web for 15 years. He’s a self taught developer and passionate entrepreneur always up for a challenge. When he’s not on the web, you will find him sailing open waters, fishing the south Louisiana bayous, building things, traveling and urban farming.

The Evolution of an Idea to MVP

This is part one of a three-part series on building a web or mobile MVP that doesn’t destroy your bank account. Every Idea Needs Validation. We’re all selling, monetary transaction or not, something that solves a problem. I stopped asking for feedback from friends about ideas a long time ago. I also stopped trying to […]

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How We Built OnePageSale in 20 Days

We strictly adhere to spending 20% of our work week on internal product development and knowledge transfer across the company. We use this time to learn new technologies, expand on our codebase, build products, eat pizza and drink beers together. Over the past 20 Friday’s we’ve been working on OnePageSale.com. It’s a really simple e-commerce […]

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The NOLA Startup Showcase and Roadshow SF/NYC

Back in March, Idea Village’s annual entrepreneur season concluded with NOEW – an amazingly produced week of activities. There were over 5,000 participants, 88 events and 70 startups involved. Now we’re deep in the post-season.  Last week’s Launch Fest was the best class yet. Some of the most promising startups to ever come out of New […]

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Revelry Workshop Recap

I can’t thank everyone enough for the time and effort that went into this amazing day. Here’s a quick rundown of the companies and ideas we worked on: Maritant – The Maritime Industry Connected Founder: Chris Stuckey Bandaloo – Build a band in a weekend. Founder: Zubin Teherani Whetstone Education – Performance management software for driving teacher growth. […]

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