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2. Things We Knew

Location Matters
Shawn Belling1  
Fitchburg, WI, USA

Bill Loumpouridis came out of the .com bust of the early 2000s with a couple of key goals: find work to earn a living and build a new kind of technology consulting company. Bill had departed one of the largest of the Chicago-area boutique web development firms prior to one of the largest implosions of that era and was determined not to repeat the mistakes that he had seen there both in terms of the business model as well as hiring and working with people and teams.

Bill came out of that experience and the .com ...

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