The holodeck - make the location irrelevant
The most common piece of advice you will get as a startup founder is to make sure you choose the right location for your startup. Reid Hoffman explained his point of view on this topic in this class at Stanford. Most of the investors and successful startup founders will tell you the same thing. The choice of location is important because great founders should seek the networks that will be essential to their problems.
I know many founders who have this dilemma, where to locate my company. But is the location the only way to seek support from your network?
During the last 6 years, I did a lot of experiments, living in different cities for a couple of months to understand if the location can help me find my network. From all of these experiences, I realized that the importance of the location is increasingly less significant. Also during my experiences, I realized how important it is...
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