Americans must take the opportunity to lead, or eventually find ourselves following. The fact that countries around the world are adopting America's model for innovation creates tremendous long-term opportunities to build grassroots links across the globe.
My start-up has seen any great number of successes this year. We can boast a solid signup rate, and have made exciting plans for moving forward. But, in order to do that I have leveraged every means at my disposal. Some paid off and some have felt as though I have bargained with the Devil and lost.