Startup Grind founder: Be Columbus, not ‘the next Silicon Valley’

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Story excerpt provided by Columbus Business First.

Written by Carrie Ghose.

A startup scene needs authenticity, staying true to its core identity, whether that’s entertainment in Los Angeles or agriculture in Minnesota, says the Silicon Valley founder of Startup Grind Inc.

So why should Columbus aspire to be “the next Silicon Valley”?

“What happens with a lot of these smaller markets is they don’t focus on their strengths,” said Derek Andersen, founder of the international entrepreneurial education group. “They try to focus on what they’re not.”

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Originally published November 15, 2016.

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