In the past six months, the hard work of our existing curators, plus the addition of new ones, have helped the Startup Genome grow. Check out our infographic with all the stats.
From time-to-time I hear local people push back on the idea of a new event or program launching in our community if it started elsewhere. The general concern is that by adding this to our local programming we’re giving in to a “me, too” complacency rather than taking on the tough task of designing something original and specific to our community. While I understand where that concern comes from I just never bought it. A few weeks ago, I realized the reason why.