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About the Author
BO PEABODY is a well-known entrepreneur. His first company, Tripod, was the eighth-largest site on the Internet when it was sold to Lycos in 1998 for $58 million. With co-founder Matt Harris, he built and raised capital for Village Ventures, which is now a network of fourteen venture funds with more than $250 million to invest in high-growth companies in emerging technology centers around the United States. Bo also co-founded WaterFront Media, Mezze, and Radiovoodoo, three successful (and lucky) start-ups. Bo has been featured in Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, People, and Spin, and speaks about technology and entrepreneurship at conferences and business schools around the world. He lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts, with his wife, Caroline, and is on the board of the Williamstown Theatre Festival, the Prospect Foundation, and the Academy at Charlemont.