In conjunction with 1776, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its Foundation attended a series of roundatables in eight cities to examine the startup economy and civic entrepreneurship.
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Santa Cruz made history as the place where in 1885 surfing was introduced to the U.S. mainland. Nowadays, it’s also known as the California coastal city where small businesses make big waves.
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The tech industry’s “fail fast, fail often” mantra has proven successful in pumping out world-changing innovations in record time. The faster one figures out what doesn’t work, the faster one can get to something that does. Failure is a good thing that is a natural consequence of the innovation process.
Peter Thiel, the legendary co-founder of PayPal, says that the greatest threat to technological growth in America is a culture that embraces conformity. “I worry that the conformity problem is worse today than it was in the ‘50s,” said Thiel at an event hosted by the Mercatus Center.