Bo Peabody is a well-known entrepreneur. His first company, Tripod, was the eighth-largest site on the Internet when it was sold to Lycos in 1998 for $58 million. With co-founder Matt Harris, he built and raised capital for Village Ventures, which is now a network of fourteen venture funds with more than $250 million to invest in high-growth companies in emerging technology centers around the United States. Bo also co-founded WaterFront Media, Mezze, VoodooVox, and FilmFree Entertainment, four successful (and lucky) start-ups. Bo has been featured in Forbes, BusinessWeek, Fortune, People, and Spin, and speaks about technology and entrepreneurship at conferences and business schools around the world. He lives in New York City and Williamstown, Massachusetts, and is on the board of the Williamstown Theatre Festival, the Berkshire Arts and Technology Charter School Foundation, and the Academy at Charlemont.Peabody, Bo is the author of 'Lucky or Smart Fifty Pages for the First-Time Entrepreneur', published 2004 under ISBN 9781400062904 and ISBN 140006290X.