Mobile Future

Diane Smith: Speak Your Piece: Brains and Broadband

Check out Mobile Future Advisory Board Member Diane Smith’s recent piece on Daily Yonder where she writes:

Across America, entrepreneurs are blossoming like spring flowers. They are cropping up everywhere. From the Silicon Prairie to the Southern Gulf to my back yard in northwest Montana, we are seeing start-ups grow successfully in unlikely places – creating jobs, innovating and attracting investment. We’ve made surprisingly swift progress. Smith helped start a global tech company from a coffee house in Kalispell, Montana. One part of the recipe for success was a good Internet connection.When I founded a ground-breaking tech company in northwest Montana, I was asked repeatedly, “How will you ever be able to grow a tech business from a small town in a flyover state?” The answer was, easy … technology would make it possible. And it did.

To read more of Diane Smith’s piece on Daily Yonder, click here.