A Blue Print For Successful Startup Hubs

AngryBirds blue print nordics startup hub

The Economist published “If in doubt, innovate” a special report on The Nordic Region (Sweden, Denmark, Finland) as a hotbed for entrepreneurship we can all learn from. The article mentions some of the characteristics that make the Nordic Cluster successful. With a bit of a wiggle, I’ve transformed it to a blue print for Successful Startup Hubs. Continue Reading

Everything you need to know about Silicon Roundabout in 10 Links

Tech City UK

If you haven’t heard about the quick rise of the London startup scene, it’s time you pay attention. The East London area of Shoreditch, near old street is now known as “Silicon Roundabout” (See UPDATE below) the UK’s rival to… Continue Reading

Silicon Valley Tightens Connection With Israel

Many international guests gathered in Israel last week for three parallel occasions. The first was a business delegation of key industry executives from the Valley led by the Jewish Federation, including my mayor, San Francisco’s Gavin Newsom. In a video… Continue Reading