Inspired and led by Tom Higley, we have started a book club for The Startup Community Way. Our goal is to engage deeply with readers of the book and provide a dedicated sounding board for those that want to discuss the book and its implications. Every other Thursday via Zoom live we will discuss a […]
“It is the most cogent, coherent frameworks — filled with powerful data and marvelous stories — of how tech ecosystems can thrive in rising cities here and abroad… I’m sharing this book with every corporate and policy leader I know…” Read Chris Schroeder’s full review here
My new book with Ian Hathaway, The Startup Community Way, comes out on 7/28. We’ve begun the pre-order campaign. Since every author loves pre-orders, so if you want to do something that will make me smile today, pre-order your copy here. To give you a sense of the book, following is the Table of Contents, in detail. […]
In the last week, I’m witnessing an acceleration in what I’ll call “The COVID Struggle,” or more simply, “The Struggle.” Many people are having a hard time dealing with and accepting the reality of life under a global pandemic, and are lashing out against this constrained way of living in ways big and small. They […]
Mariana Mazzucato is one of my favorite thinkers. She’s an academic who rejects market orthodoxy and presents her arguments, persuasively, to the masses—a gift that many in the field of economics don’t possess. Mazzucato’s overarching argument is that (a) the state’s role in driving innovation, and therefore economic growth, is much larger than is reflected […]
In this episode of If you don’t already have The Keystone podcast, focused on ecosystem builders, on your radar, you need to. In this episode, Brad discusses how coronavirus is a complex system, along with some updates and insights to the forthcoming Startup Community Way.
COVID has highlighted the need for economically resilient cities. A recent analysis found that vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystems increased employment growth by 15%. The top 3 cities? San Jose and San Francisco, California, and Boulder, Colorado. How do city officials, investors, founders, and others come together to build and foster these types of communities? While the […]