ets of information ou… dedicated to bringing more attention to Boston startups and the resources & community around them. BSG’s all about collecting, curating, and organizing information about Boston’s gigantic tech scene. Ironically, the tech in that tech scene has been one of the least accessible sets of information out there.
…r is not WHY I hike and camp. I do it to achieve complete immersion in nature. By the same measure, the tech is not WHY people shop, read, search, or whatever it is that is important to them. If the design is right, the gear fades into the background, allowing the user to find their own path, discover more of what’s desired, and to totally immerse themselves in the experience.
Pride Parades, National Coming Out Day, and frankly the current political climate are also an important reminder that often the most important work occurs without a parade, without fanfare, in the daily fabric of our lives, and that each and every one of us has the power, voice, and responsibility to create, maintain, and develop safe spaces, communities, and workplaces for LGBTQ people to live, work, grow daily.
… campaign have created the moist, dark, warm environment needed for this social e-coli to multiply. Even if he’s not elected… campaign have created the moist, dark, warm environment needed for this social e-coli to multiply. Even if he’s not elected, the damage is done.
By the end of that process I had a pitch sharp enough to give you a paper cut. I knew where to begin and where to make sure I connected, where the laugh lines were and where to poke someone in the chest, how to hit the transitions and which questions to close on.
Investing will always be about finding exceptional people attacking or creating big markets with a disruptive idea — when we find one, we can invest on terms that align investor, founder and employee interests and focus on upside enhancement, not downside protection. We do that by buying common stock, just the way ARD did in 1957. There is a better way, and now is the time to begin.