Paul Riat is just this guy, trying to figure things out. A fan of Max Weber, he generally gets a kick out of the triangle between economy, society and liberty. His focus on technology startups and venture capital fits because early stage tech startups are the most dynamic and impactful to local economies: improving liberty and society like a rising tide.
Paul publishers 4thEst8 (pronounced ‘fourth estate’) is an independent news publication covering early stage tech startups in and around Missouri. These startups are a dynamic, high-growth economic engine that can supercharge economies, yet only the most mature ones get regular coverage from traditional media.