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Global Venture Capital Distribution

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Richard Florida published some stats on the distribution of global venture capital investment last week. London and Beijing crack the top ten.

Investing In Startups In Europe

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

The answer, as  Sten Tamkivi explains in TechCrunch , is that europe is a great place to invest in startups. Sten lists five reasons that european startups are exciting: 1) Talent. 2) New Models. 3) 400 million customers. 4) Global skills. 5) Security and privacy. One of the big european tech conferences starts today.

Startups Start Local But Go Global. Is Europe Included?

VC Cafe

Campus London European Startups Eze Vidra Innovation Endeavors europe Israel Israeli startups venture capitalLast week I had the pleasure of speaking at the Cities Summit Tel Aviv, in a session moderated by Mr Yossi Vardi. The topic was the "Innovative code" of cities. My talk focused on London and its. [[ This is a content summary only.

Europe Is Catching the Silicon Valley Flu

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Falling company valuations spread to Europe as U.S. tech startups' malaise goes global

Investing In Startups In Europe

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

The answer, as  Sten Tamkivi   explains in TechCrunch , is that europe is a great place to invest in startups. Sten lists five reasons that european startups are exciting: 1) Talent. 2) New Models. 3) 400 million customers. 4) Global skills. 5) Security and privacy. One of the big european tech conferences starts today.

Building the Global Startup

John O'Farrell

This is the first in a series on building a global company from the ground up. Up next: Assigning ownership and developing a global strategy.

Your startup is loved locally, but how do you expand it globally?

The Next Web

Take Airbnb’s expansion into Europe as an example, a market that now generates over half of the company’s revenue. Thinking Locally.

Entrepreneurs Should Rollout Local, But Plan Global

Startup Professionals Musings

New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one.

4 Myths of Global Branding

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In a flash the dream of a truly global economy took a giant leap forward. There is one global trademark. You may be surprised. False.

The Magic of the Irish – Dublin’s Resurgence on the Global Tech Scene

Both Sides of the Table

Getting names of marquee speakers would obviously draw a good crowd from across Europe. The Magic of the Irish. More on that in moment.

Global Multichannel Consumer Behaviour (Research/Purchase) Analysis

Occam's Razor

Consumer Barometer was created by IAB Europe with TNS Infratest and Google as partners. They know the web is exciting. But there you have it.

5 Things You Need to Know Before Doing Business in Europe

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Europe is a great place to go global as long as you know how to act. Here are the tricks for gaining credibility

The Global Sharing Economy

YoungUpstarts

It’s a great introduction to this fast-growing sector, so check it out: Feature Story infographic sharing economy social sharing

What are the biggest global events for Venture Capitalists and Business Angels where they can learn about their own business?

Gust

The European/International counterpart to the ACA Summit, the annual EBAN Congress rotates among different countries in Europe. There is probably a 25% overlap in attendance between the two conferences, with the leaders of the largest North American and international angel groups (known as BANs in Europe) typically attending both.

Entrepreneurs Need to Think Global From Day One

Startup Professionals Musings

New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one.

Easybring now delivering globally

ArcticStartup

They have done so successfully in Norway at least, but to succeed globally they still have a tough journey ahead

Grading Europe’s Top Startup Scenes

YFS Magazine

Europe has a valuable creative scene that should not be overlooked by those in Silicon Valley.

Founder Institute doubles down on Europe, now runs 10 startup accelerator programs continent-wide

The Next Web

The Founder Institute , the early-stage startup accelerator that aims to ‘globalize Silicon Valley’, is doubling down on Europe big time. In addition, the Founder Institute is also testing new programs in Barcelona, Lisbon, London, Zurich, and Warsaw, and will be hosting several free events across Europe this autumn.

Global Expansion Do's & Don'ts

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Global expansion is not for the faint of heart. companies that expanded globally before they were ready. Have you expanded globally?

How a community is born: The rise of Polish startups

The Next Web

They looked for startups with global ambitions, something the Polish ones lacked. Entrepreneur Europe Analysis and Opinion

Visiting Angels and Entrepreneurs in Northern Europe

Angel Investing News

Tallinn is the capital of Estonia, located just across the Bay of Finland from Helsinki.  We arrived from Moscow on April 25 and I spoke on Raising Money to Go Global the following day at StartSmart held at Technopolis Ülemiste, an incubator and innovation center.  Ireland. Moscow. Estonia. Finland. Petersburg. Summary.

5 Steps to Taking your Blog Global

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

The World Wide Web has made it easier than ever to reach a global audience. Target your audience. Keep your language simple.

The Global Economy Is Looking Very 1990s - Justin Fox

Chaganomics

Europe’s economy is being held back by German political decisions and doubts about the common currency. Global economyHe has very strong points in this post - Oil prices are falling, seemingly inexorably. Emerging market countries are having currency crises. Russia is an economic mess. The U.S. link].

Venture capital activity in Europe edging up, still way behind US

The Equity Kicker

The US is growing more strongly, and activity over here is still only a fraction of what it is over there, even though our economy is bigger.

Hatching An International Office: 6 Tips For Startups Going Global

OnStartups

While global expansion can be an exciting time, it’s a significant undertaking and requires some careful planning and making some hard decisions.

Business of Software Conference in Europe and the USA

Business of Software Blog

Business of Software has always been a global community: last year half the attendees came from outside the US. If you would like to know more about the event and to hear news of the programme, you can join the BoS Europe email list here. Business of Software is seven years old now. Why Cambridge? And we live there). Your BoS emails.

VC Per Capita: Europe $7, US $72, Israel $142

ArcticStartup

It is a dynamic sector; there are 23 million organizations across Europe and the sector accounts for 60% of European GDP and almost 100 million jobs.".

Bill Janeway Warburg Pincus | Productive Bubbles | Video Slides Transcript | BoS Europe 2015

Business of Software Blog

In the lower left hand quadrant the great credit bubble of 2005-08 leading to the global financial crisis and the great recession took over the banking system, both the regulated and unregulated banking system. He wrote the best analytical, accessible study of what went on in 2008 and what led to the global financial crisis. The IPO.

French OptiMiam Tapping Into Global Waste Food Problem

ArcticStartup

The issue of food waste is global," Bellage said She had seen a clerk sticking -50% discount stickers on boxes of sushi.

What It Means to Lead a Global Life (For Me, Anyway)

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

began thinking: Perhaps entrepreneurship was more a life idea than a strictly business one; a global idea rather than a strictly Silicon Valley one.

10 Tips for the Global Power Player

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here's a few simple steps to take charge of your global operation. Think locally, act globally." Ask your bank for details. 3.

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Reinvent Vacations For a Global Mobile Era

Feld Thoughts

We decided to do it this summer and we turned our month in Alaska into two months in Europe. plan to write at least one post about what I learned in my “summer in Europe&# after I return to the US next week. Rosabeth Moss Kanter has an excellent post up on the HBR Blog titled Should Leaders Go on Vacation?

4 Things to Know About Global Consumers

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

When it comes to global commerce, customers are different no matter where you go, right? Just look at the role of women in different societies.)

Start-up Task No. 1: Think Global

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Planning a global strategy--even before you launch your first product--can help your company grow fast. You already have a huge advantage.

Building the Global Startup Part 2: Get Yourself a Strategy

John O'Farrell

This is the second in a series on building a global company from the ground up. What’s your international strategy?  . Five key questions.

Europe´s Growth Engine As A Stepping Stone To Succeed Globally

ArcticStartup

As the fourth largest ICT market and the biggest gaming industry in Europe, Germany offers a lot of opportunities.

Creandum: 9% of global Billion dollar exits come from the Nordics

ArcticStartup

Despite the Nordics housing five to ten million people per country and only 2% of global GDP, we’re killing it when it comes to tech acquisitions.

Ukraine, Estonia, Chile, Finland: The saga of four accelerators

The Next Web

Entrepreneur Europe Latin America accelerators Chile estonia finland funding Tech

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Twitter's Ad Products to Go Global

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Europe is very different from Silicon Valley," Dorsey told The Guardian. The two emphasized the company's continued growth oversees. companies.

The European Startup Market

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Currently 22% of our active portfolio is in Europe. Since 2010, we’ve invested in 47 companies (roughly 8 per year) and 11 of them have been in Europe (roughly 2 per year). So over the past six years, roughly 25% of our investments have been in Europe. Well first, we have developed an investment presence in Europe.

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