I recently had the opportunity to speak to a group of entrepreneurship majors at our local university. I covered a lot of ground in just over an hour, and I will share excerpts of my remarks in this blog over the next few weeks.
I wanted to start by sharing about the “geographic bias” I dealt with when I started my first software company in the early 1980’s. On numerous occasions back then (and still periodically now), this bias sounded something like: “We love your software, but you’re in Stillwater, Oklahoma…” The assumption, of course, was that technology and innovation had to come out of silicon valley or some other tech center.
HostBridge has, for almost two decades, been creating world-class, leading-edge technology — and supporting customers globally — from Stillwater, Oklahoma. Here’s what I had to say on this:
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