Author Archives: Mike Caprio

Where I Think The Bus Should Go: Communities Of Innovation

[Author’s Note: TL;DR – This is a really long blog post that outlines a vision for the future of innovation based on nearly a decade of my experiences as a community organizer, and relates some of my feelings about the … Continue reading

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A Conversation At Cadillac Headquarters

“We really need to sell more cars. Who has money to buy luxury vehicles?” “Don’t those techie startup people have a ton of money to blow?” “Oh yeah, I saw that HBO show, they totally have stupid money. Who can … Continue reading

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A Failure Of Vision For Broadband Access

My Rant About NY State Using Opportunity Funds To Bribe Broadband ISPs https://twitter.com/mik3cap/status/556241481758179328 https://twitter.com/mik3cap/status/556241938148786178 https://twitter.com/mik3cap/status/556242220496744448 https://twitter.com/mik3cap/status/556242498897870850 https://twitter.com/mik3cap/status/556242928725929984 https://twitter.com/mik3cap/status/556243669284839424 https://twitter.com/mik3cap/status/556244244802068480 https://twitter.com/mik3cap/status/556244477405585409 https://twitter.com/mik3cap/status/556244737255288832 https://twitter.com/mik3cap/status/556245062854905856 https://twitter.com/mik3cap/status/556245668403380225 https://twitter.com/mik3cap/status/556246272664145923

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The 7 Deadly Sins That Kill Innovation In Your Organization

This Is Not A Religious Screed Let me just get that out of the way right up front. I am not at all a religious person – but I have to say that I feel this metaphor will ring true … Continue reading

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Self-organization and the StartupBus Community

Too Long, Didn’t Read A brief explanation before we dive into a very long longform post; when I first set out to write this, I had two goals: to tell the world more about the StartupBus community, and demonstrate that … Continue reading

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