Tech Edge speakers offer some unconventional lessons for entrepreneurs

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 03, 2016 / comments

Well-known Silicon Valley venture capitalist Bill Reichert told a crowd of Sacramento-area entrepreneurs on Wednesday that many people misunderstand what drives the world’s capital of innovation.

“It’s not about invention,” he said. “It’s about stealing other people’s ideas and adapting them.”

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Bill Reichert told a crowd of Sacramento-area entrepreneurs on Wednesday that many people misunderstand what drives the world’s capital of innovation.

Reichert, managing director of Los Altos-based Garage Technology Ventures, joined five successful Sacramento-area innovators in sharing hard-earned lessons about innovation at the Sacramento Business Journal’s 2016 Tech Edge....

A network of partners is key to developing your business, said Elizabeth Dodson, co-founder of HomeZada. The El Dorado Hills company created its online home-management system with help from companies in wildly disparate fields, from search engine optimization to law, finance, marketing and others, she said.

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