The State Of Entrepreneurship In Blacksburg, VA

The State Of Entrepreneurship In Blacksburg, VA

On December 17th,  James Creekmore, Creekmore Law Firm PC hosted and led an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Symposium as an event for the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. The symposium was held in downtown Blacksburg, VA, at the Lyric Theater with the purpose of discussing the state of entrepreneurship in Blacksburg and what steps can be taken to improve the startup environment in …

The worst voting machine

The Worst Voting Machine In The US

Voting machines are outdated and compromising the very purpose they were designed to fulfill. With insecure methods, the very fabric of our political system is at stake. There is one machine however that is even worse than the already treacherously low standard for voting equipment. This type of machine is called the AVS WinVote and it has been decertified as of …

Dealing With Our Broken Primary System

The primaries are an often overlooked but important part of which candidate becomes the president of the United States. There is an interesting rule however that states that you can only vote for a candidate in the party for which you are registered to vote under. This rule makes it so that you are forced to stay within your party, …

Election Fraud

Election Fraud Exposed in Kentucky

Earlier this month, well known talk show host, Thom Hartmann talked with Richard Charnin about election fraud in the state of Kentucky. Richard Charnin is an election research quantitative analyst and model developer. Charnin is also the author of Matrix of Deceit: Forcing Pre-election and Exit Polls to Match Fraudulent Vote Counts. In the following video, Charnin discusses his analysis …

Major Reasons Millions Don’t Vote

In a recent article on Upworthy, they list 3 major reasons millions don’t vote. The first reason listed is Gerrymandering, or the redrawing of district lines to suit a candidate or political party. This is easily one of the most widespread forms of government corruption, yet many fail to recognize the severity of its impact. The current primary system, something …

Local Radio Is Awesome: Follow My Vote On AM Hodge Podge Radio

We were super excited when we found out we were invited on to the AM Hodge Podge Radio Segment. The local radio show airs each Saturday morning in the New River Valley at 9 am on 710 AM WFNR. The AM Hodge Podge Radio Show is Hosted by Mark Tapp and Keith Weltens. We talked a little bit about beer, Follow …

Polls Are Ineffective, So Why Do We Trust Them?

The 2016 presidential election is exposing a lot of the shortcomings in our democratic process and how bipartisan politics mixed with antiquated methods of voting have made for a rather corrupt current political climate. This is now being exposed as inaccurate polls are being released after the presidential debates. How much more will it take for people to realize that …

Voting Technology In the Press: Follow My Vote Featured on IVN

Check out our voting technology in the press! We were recently featured in an article on Independent Voter Network (IVN), a website dedicated to unfiltered, independent political news. “Follow My Vote is trying to offer an alternative solution to voting machines, and redefine how we look at elections,” according to  the author, Carson Bolter. He highlights many of the central flaws …

Remember, remember the 5th of November

“Good evening, Citizens of The Planet… Allow us first to apologize for this interruption. We do, like many of you, appreciate the comfort of everyday routine, the security of the familiar, the tranquility of repetition. We enjoy them as much as any man or woman. But in the spirit of commemoration, whereupon important events of the past, usually associated with someone’s death or …

Follow My Vote Accepted To The Alpha Program: Make Way For Web Summit 2015

We are extremely excited to announce that Follow My Vote has been accepted to the Alpha Program at Web Summit 2015 hosted in Dublin, Ireland. The tech conference will be held on November 3-5, 2015. “The new hot ticket on the tech conference scene” – Forbes Only the most innovative, disruptive, and scalable tech companies get accepted for the Alpha Program …

The Life Of A Brew Do Sponsor

This past weekend Follow My Vote helped sponsor Brew Do 2015, a Blacksburg beer festival put on by the Blacksburg Partnership. We are always open to supporting community events, especially those with delicious beer. The Blacksburg Partnership is a local non-profit organization that helps promote and bring visitors to the Blacksburg area. We had a fantastic time time at Brew Do! …

Brew Do 2015

Hang Out with the Follow My Vote Team at Blacksburg Brew Do 2015

Follow My Vote is excited to be a sponsor of Blacksburg’s premier annual beer festival. The 7th annual Blacksburg Brew Do will be held this Saturday, October 17th from noon – 5 pm. Brew Do 2015 will be held at the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (CRC), a new and larger venue than previous years. Proceeds from the event will go …

Reasons to Vote

10 Reasons To Vote

It’s no secret that the U.S. has one of the lowest voter turnouts of all industrialized democratic countries. For a country so fiercely protective of freedom, the fact is that that we don’t exercise the rights that are denied to many around the world. Maybe we simply don’t have enough reasons to vote.  Luckily, the Independent Voter Network has prepared a …

Blockchain Potential

Blockchain Potential

Most people by now are familiar with Bitcoin, the digital currency that is created using Blockchain technology. Although Bitcoin has had a very tumultuous start, investors and entrepreneurs are more fascinated with the potential capabilities that blockchain technology has outside of the Bitcoin currency. Many have discussed using it as a sort of watermark for the sale of copyrighted music …