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This is What Disruption Looks Like

By Chris Marks Over the last 25 years, technology has up-ended numerous industries that were long thought to be untouchable. From publishing to retail, from taxis to hospitality, things are starkly different than they were just a few years ago. During this time, technology has proven to be the great equalizer, wringing out inefficiencies, creating transparency, and leveling the competitive playing field by tapping into the new participation economy. If you look back at how this innovation...

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The Growth of an Ecosystem

This post originally appeared at in 2013

I vividly remember the day I first got excited about working with entrepreneurs. I was a second year law student trying to make it through my Mergers and Acquisitions class, when my professor announced a guest speaker. The visitor was Jim Linfield, the managing partner of Cooley Godward, a law firm based in the Bay Area that had just opened an office in Boulder with the express purpose of working with start-up companies. As Jim...

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