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Suicide, Cancer, and Community

Feld Thoughts

He was an integral part of the entrepreneurial community here in Colorado. I just went and made a gift as a contribution from the Boulder startup community. If you’ve benefit from the local startup community, which Kevin and Karen gave so much of themselves to, please make any size contribution. I knew Francie had cancer.

Building Startup Communities to Last

Feld Thoughts

So it was an incredible honor to interview Jim for 45 minutes last week at the Startup Phenomenon event about Startup Communities. Enjoy!

The Largest Startup Community In The World

Feld Thoughts

As Boulder Startup Week 2014 comes to an end, I have been reflecting on the power of startup communities today. When I wrote Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City , I made some assertions about how to build startup communities and what the impact of them would be on society. 4,500 mentors.

Weekend Reading on Startup Communities

Feld Thoughts

So this weekend was about startup communities with a bonus book on the startup visa tossed in for good measure. I don’t like the title – it’s too intentionally provocative for my tastes because I’m not anti-Silicon Valley but rather pro-building startup communities everywhere – but the book is excellent.

Kauffman Sketchbook on Startup Communities

Feld Thoughts

I started my talk off today by showing a video that the Kauffman Foundation just did for Startup Communities. It follows.

Startup Communities – Building Regional Clusters

Steve Blank

How to build regional entrepreneurial communities has just gotten it’s first “here’s how to do it” book. Community Culture. Quibbles.

6 Brands That’ve Created Business Value Via Niche Social Communities

Brandanew

We’ve time and again shared the importance of niche social communities in today’s digital world. Why you need niche communities?

Upfront and the Power of Startup Community in LA

Feld Thoughts

In the last five years, there has been an explosion of startup activity in LA that continues to be exciting as the startup community grows and evolves.

Startup Communities: Creating A Great Entrepreneurial Ecosystem In Your City

Feld Thoughts

For now, the title is “ Startup Communities: Creating A Great Entrepreneurial Ecosystem In Your City.” If you are a leader in your entrepreneurial community and have something you want to add , email me 500 – 1000 words. The Boulder Entrepreneurial Community. Welcome Everyone Into The Entrepreneurial Community.

Calling All Entrepreneurs: Give Back To Your Community

Feld Thoughts

At Foundry Group, we have a deeply held belief that we benefit from our local community (Boulder, in our case) and that we have a responsibility, as we have success, to give back to our local community. million to Colorado community nonprofits at the point of exit — when companies are either acquired or go public.

AVC and Feld Thoughts Communities Rally $100,000+ For The ACLU

Feld Thoughts

The post AVC and Feld Thoughts Communities Rally $100,000+ For The ACLU appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Sunday morning Fred Wilson put up the following blog post: A $20,000 Match Offer On ACLU Donations Today. It came after a flurry of emails that started with one from me at 7:41am. We know more executive orders on immigration are expected.

The Rapidly Growing Chicago and LA Startup Communities

Feld Thoughts

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Los Angeles Startup Community

SoCal CTO

I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community. I told them that I had recently seen several posts/articles talking about how vibrant the community has become. Who are the people you should meet in the Los Angeles Startup Community to get wired in

How Do Blogs Create A Community?

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

6 Ways To Create A Community On Your Blog When you create a community on your blog, it helps to build a connection with your audience.

$200,000 For Colorado Startup Community Activities and Events

Feld Thoughts

I’m excited to announce the launch of the Colorado Startup Community Fund. Beer and pizza isn’t free. 1,000 here, $2,500 there.

Entrepreneurial Communities Must Be Led By Entrepreneurs

Feld Thoughts

Since I haven’t yet figured out how to be in two places at the same time, I ended up recording a short video for a meeting on entrepreneurial communities that I was invited to. In it, I talk about my first of four principles of entrepreneurial communities, specifically that entrepreneurial communities must be led by entrepreneurs.

How to Kick Start Your Community’s Startup Scene

Both Sides of the Table

I believe the next 20 years will be an excited time of regeneration for Cincinnati and many more progressive communities across the country.

Startup Communities is Shipping

Feld Thoughts

Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City is officially shipping. The article - This is how you build a tech community - follows up on a Bloomberg article that Vivek wrote in 2010 titled Why Boulder Is America’s Best Town for Startups. Startup Communities

A16Z Podcast on Startup Communities

Feld Thoughts

Her book, Regional Advantage , had a huge impact from on my thinking around Startup Communities. It’s awesome – anyone that cares about how entrepreneurial communities work must read this. If you are interested in startup communities, I hope you will listen to this podcast.

Startup Communities – Operation Pre-order

Feld Thoughts

My newest book, Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City , will ship around the end of the month. Between now and Sunday, if you pre-order a copy of Startup Communities, you will be entered into a random drawing. TechStars’ Feld Publishes Startup Community Book. Related articles.

How to Build A Massive Community on Instagram For Your Brand

Brandanew

When utilized in the most proper manner, a large community on Instagram for your brand can be a highly-effective visual advertising channel.

Ten SXSW Interactive Events Highlighting the Austin Tech Community

SiliconHills

This year, Hugh Forrest, director of programming at SXSW, […] The post Ten SXSW Interactive Events Highlighting the Austin Tech Community appeared first on SiliconHills. A lot of locales have left town and rented out their homes on HomeAway and AirBnB to pay for their vacations. Austin

Remarkable Brands That Are Helping the Community And How You Can Too

Brandanew

Not necessarily for selling more, but to develop your community spirit. Helping the community, is a way to future proof your brand.

Embracing Your Community as a Strategy

Both Sides of the Table

Community. In Los Angeles the venture community is very collaborative. 5 years ago I sat at our annual meeting bored beyond belief.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Boulder Startup Community

Feld Thoughts

David Cohen just put up The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Boulder Startup Community. Boulder startup communities

The Silent Killer – The Company Your Community Never Created

Both Sides of the Table

I think startup communities being simple cheerleaders doesn’t help anyone. But no community can become complacent with the wins that it has. But I’ll bet the Boston community would take 50% of the success of Facebook built locally. So what can a community do? Communities can make a difference.

Book: Tech and the City: The Making of New York’s Startup Community

Feld Thoughts

On Digital Sabbath #5, I read Tech and the City: The Making of New York’s Startup Community. We had a fun hour long talk with Q&A, a lot of it about Startup Communities. If you are involved in the New York startup community, this is a must read book. Books new york startup communities It was excellent.

Los Angeles Startup Community

SoCal CTO

I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community. I told them that I had recently seen several posts/articles talking about how vibrant the community has become. Who are the people you should meet in the Los Angeles Startup Community to get wired in

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Building a Professional Community

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here's how to take the lead in community building

Brand Is Out And Social Community Building Is In

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

If 2016 was the year of the brand, 2017 will be the year of community as we seek more/better ways to authentically connect with our clients

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

Both Sides of the Table

We threw a Launchpad LA dinner to bring the community together as we tend to do 6-10 times a year. ” That always stuck with me. Caltech.

How Community Involvement Can Help Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

Sponsor community events. Lead a community service program. Clean a park or tutor kids, or find another need unique to your community.

Five Things We Learned from Starting a Community Radio Station

Up and Running

Like most other community radio stations, Radio Boise is a not-for-profit organization. See Also: How to Start a Food Shelf in Your Community.

Don't Just Build a Great Company Culture: 7 Ways to Build a Real Community

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Most businesses hope to build a community of customers. but why not start by building a community within your organization

Rally Gives $1.3 Million To The Boulder Community

Feld Thoughts

Million To The Boulder Community appeared first on Feld Thoughts. My day started out great. But Ryan’s vision was always bigger than that.

10 Ways Great Leaders Build Amazing Communities

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

If you can''t find a smart, interesting, supportive community of entrepreneurs, the solution is to build one yourself. Here''s how. magazine.

Hacker News For Startup Communities

Feld Thoughts

I’ve decided to try a similar approach for the Startup Revolution community that I’m calling the Startup Revolution Hub. Rather than reblog a bunch of stuff that I get from the world about Startup Communities , I’m going to open up the ability to put this up on the Hub to anyone who wants to contribute, starting now.

Getting Plugged Into The Boulder Entrepreneurial Community

Feld Thoughts

On a daily basis I get an email from someone, either in Boulder, or considering a move to Boulder, who asks how they can best get involved in the Boulder entrepreneurial community. When I reflect on what makes it work, its the “give before you get” mentality of the entrepreneurial community, which I’m proud to be a part of.

7 Things You Have to Do to Build a Powerful Community

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Building a powerful community is the key to long-term success. Here is how to do it

How to Make Community the Secret To Success

Duct Tape Marketing

How to Make Community the Secret To Success written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Duct Tape Marketing Consultant Community.