In a sleek conference room in a downtown Boston office tower, Matthew Kochka, a
bearded 27-year-old farmer in flannel and khakis, stood before two dozen crisply
dressed business executives, investors, and other white-collar types.
"I think your presentation was almost 100 percent wrong,"
said Dale Bearden, a managing director at Babson Capital Management, an
investment management firm. "It didn't compel me to support your organization."