Stop calling it Silicon: A Business Rockstars Minute

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Because Silicon Valley, founded around the first big semiconductor companies, became a hub of startup and entrepreneurial innovation, especially around technology, the world has taken to calling all of its new startup areas that have built up elsewhere ‘SIlicon This’ and ‘Silicon That.’ In this Business Rockstars Minute, Ken Rutkoski argues that this needs to change because it gives the wrong impression, that innovation is still centered on technological hardware develoments. But instead these entrepreneurial centers are actually fostering new businesses of all kinds and using the Silicon name is doing them a disservice. Take a look.

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This is one in a continuing series of Business Rockstars Minute videos presented by Ken Rutkowski. They cover a range of small business topics, especially for entrepreneurs, and give you a real quick start on the topic and are a great point for jumping off. We recommend that you check out their daily live shows over at Business Rockstars as well. But most importantly, please let us know what you think in the comments. We want your feedback on how you like these and on future topics.

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