Making Connections and Knowing Your Market : Interview with Ben Kuo of socalTECH.com
socalTECH Founder, Publisher, Editor, Ben Kuo
“Because the barrier to entry is not the idea it’s the execution.”
Ben Kuo founded socalTECH in 1998 more or less as a hobby. Entrenched in new technology as in electrical engineer, Ben wanted to provide Southern California tech companies, innovators and entrepreneurs with a comprehensive database, for local technology groups and companies, VC and private financing firms, and service providers.
Now his site is a leading resource for finding venture funding and business news, a calendar of local events, and interviews with local technology entrepreneurs and champions of innovation.
Ben shares his personal observations of current market trends and lends some of his professional advice to all innovators looking to turn their ideas into sustainable businesses.