Where are all the startups?” asks Tom Coates. It’s a good question, and, as the 2lmc boys rightly note, his theories regarding marketing and advertising might have something to do with it. Tom and I discussed this topic at the New Media Awards ceremony a few weeks back – it’s been something that’s crossed my mind several times in the last month or two – and whilst I agreed with his complaint, I found myself somewhat lacking in inspiration. I mean, I’d try to do something about it, but I seem short on ideas right now. Still, I’ll keep racking my brain. Could be something in it.