While Silicon Valley may still be the technology and entrepreneur hub of North America and some say, the world, it's shortsighted for investors, businesses and even consumers not to be looking to global pockets for innovation and new ideas.
We all see the reports of 20-something kids making it huge and having glamorous events like an Initial Public Offering or a launch party. But that doesn't tell us the truth: the grind of entrepreneurship takes a toll on human relationship, on balance and on life itself.
As a young company, you want anyone interested in you to be able to reach you. While firstname.lastname@example.org is theoretically useful, in my experience very few people actually use it because they have no idea where it actually goes.