"If the only thing protecting your startup is a secret, you need a new idea."
--Brian Wong, CEO, Kiip
At an extremely loud CES party (ours), the extremely energetic CEO of the game monetization company Kiip lectured me on how openness leads to happiness. The more you talk about your startup, Brian says, the more you learn. You get people who love it and want to help. You get questions you haven't considered. You get people who hate your idea -- and you learn from those discussions.
What you don't get is somebody who hears your … Read more