Startup Trail is Oregon Trail for tech policy wonks – David Pierce

Image: Startup Trail

My startup went public, and it only took me about 25 minutes to pull it off. I don’t remember what the company does, though I don’t think it really matters? I own 16 percent of the place, but after I made some rash decisions about a legal fight and opted to set up a local office in India, the company basically doesn’t have any cash left on hand. Users love us, though! So the future’s bright for… whatever our name is. It doesn’t matter. In a minute, I’ll start over and try something else.

I’ve spent too much of my day today playing Startup Trail, a new browser game made by The Copia Institute (a think tank and the parent organization of the publication Techdirt), the startup trade group Engine, and developer Leveraged Play. The two…

Continue reading…

Read More