It’s not enough that Warren Buffett has become one of the richest men in the world. He’s also a world-class storyteller – and nowhere does this gift go on public display more than in his annual letter to shareholders.

His latest  letter on the Berkshire Hathaway Web site offers terrific lessons for startup ventures in shaping their communications.

Author: Lou Hoffman

Lou Hoffman is CEO of The Hoffman Agency, a public relations firm with multiple offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia. He submitted this story to VentureBeat