Labotomy, Party of One

Sick of my complaining about writing this book? Lucky for you, it's almost over! My book is due August 1-- less than a week from today! From now until then, I am spending every moment obsessing over every stupid word. Somehow, it is coming together, will make sense, will be delivered on time, will be chock-full of awesome entrepreneur stories and will be the right length. I'm not sure how that all happened, given this was a project only a masochist could have pitched to a publisher.

Meantime, here is a picture of me riding patrol on a narco-bust with the policia in Medellin last week...



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"Brilliant, Crazy, Cocky" puts a well-deserved spotlight on the fascinating entrepreneurs working in some of the most overlooked places on Earth. This book reminds us that when entrepreneurial opportunity is enabled and embraced locally, the economic and social benefits have the power to transform us all.
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An unforgettable portrait of the emerging world's entrepreneurial dynamos Brilliant, Crazy, Cocky is the story about that top 1% of people who do more to change their worlds through greed and ambition than politicians, NGOs and nonprofits ever can. This new breed of self-starter is taking local turmoil and turning it into opportunities, making millions, creating thousands of jobs and changing the face of modern entrepreneurship at the same time. To tell this story, Lacy spent forty weeks traveling through Asia, South America and Africa hunting down the most impressive up-and-comers the developed world has never heard of....yet.

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Srah Lacy

Sarah Lacy is an award-winning reporter who has covered high-growth entrepreneurship for more than fifteen years. She is the founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of, the site-of-record for the startup ecosystem. She lives in San Francisco.

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