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« Go West, young man, » is easily one of the most captivating and timeless American mottos — an invitation to all entrepreneurs to take a chance. Got a good idea? Come bet it all, you dreamers and schemers, make your fortune in the rapidly-developing western regions of the country
It’s an idea that’s just as relevant now as it was in the 1850s, with a key difference — the West these days is a whole lot wilder, and the fortunes quite a bit bigger. Silicon Valley is a place of tremendous opportunity and risk. If you’ve built something that shows promise, potential investors will line up, and many new doors will be open for you. Before hitching your wagon to anyone else’s, keep the following considerations in mind. Read more…
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