Between wooing potential investors and meeting people at parties, you're going to have to tell your company's story thousands of times. Worry not--there are excellent ways to pitch your heart out every time.
I guess it's a good thing that this just happened and caused me to think harder about the implications. One of the reasons I immerse myself in this stuff is to understand the products and services, but also to understand the impact on humans and our society.
When Brad Feld moved to Boulder, Colorado, in 1995, he found a college town that was best known for its rock-climbing and meditation centers. Using a pile of cash from two acquisitions, Feld pioneered a thriving startup scene that now includes 171 fledgling companies (and a city campaign that proclaims "Boulder is for startups").
These days, for better or worse, everyone seems to be a blogger. How to know what's worth reading? This month, Fast Company unveils our top picks from the ever-expanding blog universe -- starting with the best from the world of venture capital.