Members of the Idaho Technology Council believe that Boise has a lot to offer prospective entrepreneurs and that fostering the startup community can bring significant payoffs in new business development and overall economic growth. However, to create...
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Entrepreneur, Stanford/Berkley/Columbia professor, and startup expert Steve Blank published an article in the Harvard Business Review in May 2013 titled "Why the Lean Startup Changes Everything." The article is available for free downloading at steveblank.com.
The purpose of the nonprofit Boise Angel Alliance is to increase the capacity of local people with appropriate net worth to invest in local entrepreneurs. I am a director of the alliance.
I have been arguing for some time in this column that an important component of the ecosystem for entrepreneurship is the availability of risk capital. I have also argued that, using best practices, angel investments can produce nice returns to the angels in addition to helping entrepreneurs.