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Silicon Valley entrepreneur here and currently have a London client building automation/ML products. With the tools today (Zoom, Miro, etc) I would expect your audience to be not limited to a specific geographical area, such as Baltimore. Expand your reach! A good idea before starting a company is speak with potential customers. What are their pain points? Is your proposed solution feasible and of interest? How much would they pay? Find yourself a couple great mentors too. They’ll guide your roadmap significantly over the first 6-12 months.

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Coffee with friends and colleagues works well. Mention what you are working on and ask for their feedback and if they know anyone who would be interested in your service. Separately, Lunchclub and interest groups on LinkedIn are helpful to meet people outside your network. Feel free to reach out! Happy to make intros

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