About Danny Boice

Danny Boice is a serial startup/technology entrepreneur and executive. He started his career as a software engineer working for startups like Network Solutions and MusicMaker.com in the 90's. Danny founded his first company, Jaxara in the early 2000s, and co-founded Speek (@Speekapp) with John Bracken in 2012. Danny also likes the Lean Startup methodology, Punk Rock, tattoos, and Mixed Martial Arts. You can find Danny on Twitter @DannyBoice
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Corporateshit. A Response to Mark Suster’s Entrepreneurshit

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Corporateshit. A Response to Mark Suster’s Entrepreneurshit
There is a very strange and unique specimen you will find in corporate America known as the “Middle Manager”. These are lifetime paper shufflers. They can’t code, they can’t design, they can’t lead from the trenches. They are GREAT at posturing and playing politics. They are awesome at not getting fired. Because they are in the middle, they can spread blame multilaterally: Why are our Christmas bonuses so low this year? Those assholes in corporate…
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Fending Off Trolls and Avoiding Elephants

Fending Off Trolls and Avoiding Elephants

I am the founder of a startup, but on the other hand, I am also the founder of a startup. That is why I think the issue of software patents is a tough one. As the founder of a startup, I celebrate constant innovation, nimbleness, and agility. In the tech world, it is important to move quickly, and unnecessary obstacles to quick and efficient motion should be removed with extreme prejudice. However, as the founder of a startup, I also understand the importance of the protection of innovation, of the incentive toward invention, that patent law provides.…
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