Thu, 22 February 2018
SW 329 - Brad Feld - Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist & Startup Communities, Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City at Foundry Group Venture Deals
Jason Hartman talks with Brad Feld, Managing Director at Foundry Group and author of Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer & Venture Capitalist, about startup communities around the nation and what causes them to flourish and how long they can take to really get going. The two also look at how an entrepreneur with an idea can go about turning their vision into a reality, and a key habit Brad thinks most (if not all) entrepreneurs should have.
[1:35] What other parts of the country are similar to Silicon Valley, and how you can launch a startup in your city
[5:02] Is the startup community, mentality, and atmosphere just for the young?
[8:36] How can you go about creating that startup environment in your community?
[14:03] What should a person with an idea do to have their idea grow
[16:13] Why entrepreneurs should write