posed a big question: "What can other cities learn from Denver about how the rest can rise?"
Today, we toured Denver on a bus to see an entrepreneurial ecosystem that, actually, compared to many places, is doing pretty well. According to the Kauffman Foundation
, Denver is one of the top five cities in startup activity, and Colorado ranks fourth out of 50 states. Two decades ago, that wouldn’t have been the case. As we visit cities across the country, we often hear what's not
working -- we need more capital, more connectivity, better founders.
While Denver is self-aware that they can do so much more, they're on an encouraging pathway to how a community can do its best. At lunch, Steve Case
talked about the "three Ps" of the Web's Third Wave
. In reflecting on Denver, I saw three Ps that have made Colorado a great startup community.
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