What’s the best way to choose your company headquarters?

Jeremy Boudinet (Marketing Director for AmbitionSales)
Top 5 Benefits of Growing a SaaS Startup Outside of Silicon Valley

[on starting a company outside Silicon Valley] The advantages: 1. Low burn rate 2. Minimal employee turnover 3. Only gig in town 4. No hype/distractions 5. Chip on the shoulder – you work extra hard. The disadvantages: 1. Geography-based VC skepticism 2. Significantly fewer networking opportunities 3. Customer scarcity 4. Prospect skepticism

What’s the best way to choose your company headquarters?

The Economist (A source of analysis on international business and world affairs.)
Frequent flyers: The sad, sick life of the business traveller | The Economist

The “hypermobile”—largely but not exclusively business travellers— suffer from three types of consequence: 1. Physiological effects: Jet lag, whose direr, if rarer, potential effects, include speeding ageing or increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke; danger of deep-vein thrombosis, exposure to germs and radiation; less exercise and less healthy eating than people who stay in place. 2. Psychological and emotional effects: “travel disorient… (read more)

What’s the best way to choose your company headquarters?

Sam Altman (President at Y Combinator)
Why Silicon Valley Works – Sam Altman

Silicon Valley works because there is such a high density of people working on start-ups and they are inclined to help each other.

Jeremy Boudinet (Marketing Director for AmbitionSales)
Top 5 Benefits of Growing a SaaS Startup Outside of Silicon Valley

[on starting a company outside Silicon Valley] The advantages: 1. Low burn rate 2. Minimal employee turnover 3. Only gig in town 4. No hype/distractions 5. Chip on the shoulder – you work extra hard. The disadvantages: 1. Geography-based VC skepticism 2. Significantly fewer networking opportunities 3. Customer scarcity 4. Prospect skepticism

The Economist (A source of analysis on international business and world affairs.)
Frequent flyers: The sad, sick life of the business traveller | The Economist

The “hypermobile”—largely but not exclusively business travellers— suffer from three types of consequence: 1. Physiological effects: Jet lag, whose direr, if rarer, potential effects, include speeding ageing or increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke; danger of deep-vein thrombosis, exposure to germs and radiation; less exercise and less healthy eating than people who stay in place. 2. Psychological and emotional effects: “travel disorient… (read more)