Why You Can’t Market Your Way To Startup Community Growth


There are many tools in the community building toolbox, marketing should not be your primary tool. Silicon Beach. Silicon Prairie. Silicon Beltway. Silicon Alley. Silicon Bayou. Silicon Desert. Silicon Harbor. Silicon Forest. Philicon Valley (my fav so far). These are all spins and a feeble attempt to ride along the brand of Silicon Valley. Most of you have rolled your eyes whenever we hear someone utter one of these phrases.  (You think that is troublesome – try sitting in a

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Speaker, investor, mentor, startup founder, national writer waxing poetic about founders, startups and startup communities. Currently EIR @ Techstars with Brad Feld ~ Startup Communities, to help community leaders around the world grow their startup community.


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