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In search of a European Google

Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo<p>Silicon Valley dominates the world’s technology sector, but its origins lie in a unexpected confluence between hippies, academics and the military.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/d9d01045524d41035f3e2c80490d918f64124055/0_335_5099_3058/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Fabrizio …

Why Europe needs a ‘Pact for Innovation’

<i>Roland Strauss is co-founder and Managing Director of Knowledge4Innovation the platform that brings together innovation leaders from the private,</i> …

Innovation

Innovation Outposts in Silicon Valley – Going to Where the Action Is

This is the second in a series on the changing models of corporate innovation co-authored with Steve Blank. Steve and I are working on what we hope …

Innovation

The Necessary Elements Of Corporate Innovation

The pursuit of innovation has pushed large companies to launch accelerators, incubators and hackathons. Some companies succeed in finding new ideas and others don’t. Why the disparity? How can companies crack the code and reap the most benefits from these investments? There are no easy answers, but …

Great companies can come from anywhere

Britain's top tech firms growing 1,000pc a year

Could these fast-growing firms be bigger than Facebook within a few years?<p>The British companies most likely to become technology giants to rival Facebook and Google have been unveiled in a new report, which names 58 firms that could hit £100m in revenue in the next three to five years.<p>The so-called …

Startups

Top 10 Technology Trends Signal the Digital Mesh

We sit at the center of an expanding set of devices, other people, information and services that are fluidly and dynamically interconnected. This …

Internet of Things

Innovation’s New World Order

Illustration by Martin O’Neill<p><i>A version of this article appeared in the Winter 2015 issue of</i> strategy+business.<p>The geographic footprint of innovation …

Innovation

Venture Activity in Lending Startups Boils in the Third Quarter

In the first three quarters of this year U.S.-based startup lenders raised $2.37 billion in venture capital, well more than double the entire haul by the sector in 2014, according to industry tracker Dow Jones VentureSource. In the third quarter alone, 15 startups took in $1.34 billion, versus $1 …

Venture Capital

The world’s most valuable start-ups

According to the latest valuation by the Wall Street Journal, Uber’s worth has now risen to $51 billion, securing its spot as the most valuable …

How can your company create a culture of innovation?

<i>It is counterintuitive to celebrate failures as well as successes. But that is precisely what needs to happen if companies wish to spark a culture of</i> …

What Makes an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem?

<b>TheFamily Papers #000</b><p>By Nicolas Colin (Co-Founder & Partner) | TheFamily<p>TheFamily is a strategic, minority, long-term shareholder. We grow a …

Governments must step up R&D in frontier technology

Countries should step up their investment in long-term R&D to develop frontier technologies that will reshape industry, healthcare and communications …

Making innovation work

<i>Dirk Pilat, Deputy Director, OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation</i>Today, innovation is central to advanced and emerging economies …

The Network | The Network

<b>Issy-les-Moulineaux</b>, <b>October 8, 2015</b> – Emmanuel Macron, Minister of Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs, today officially opened the first Cisco Innovation Center in France. Also present for the ceremony were John Chambers, Executive Chairman of Cisco, and Robert Vassoyan, CEO of Cisco France.<p>As …

Moedas: Europe's industries have to go digital

<i>The European Commission will present its work programme for Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme for the next two years, on</i> …

Research

European Commission intensifies charm offensive to court startups

The Commission's initiative on startups has revamped its image, and is speeding up a campaign to catch the attention of Europe's entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneurship

Smaller U.S. businesses fear freeze from EU privacy ruling

SAN FRANCISCO/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. businesses from online coupon company RetailMeNot Inc SALE.O to security software company Symantec Corp (SYMC.O) said a European change to rules governing transatlantic personal data transfers would hurt U.S. companies and called for a quick fix.<p>Servers for …

Tech Companies Flock to Berlin

City now vies with London as startup capital of Europe<p>BERLIN—Ever since the Berlin Wall fell, as this city has healed, its office market has struggled amid cheap rents and ample empty space.<p>No longer.<p>Fast-growing technology companies feasting on Berlin’s educated youth and cheap prices have put a …

Germany

Global Tech Firms Brace for Tax Rules

OECD recommendations aim to stop multinational companies from avoiding billions in taxes<p>By<p>Sam Schechner<p>Sam Schechner<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@samschech<p>samschechner<p>Google+<p>Sam.Schechner@wsj.com<p>PARIS—Multinational companies are girding for new rules designed to force them to pay greater …

Tax Havens

Disrupting beliefs: A new approach to business-model innovation

In a disruptive age, established business models are under attack. Discover how incumbent companies can reframe them.<p><b>Let’s face it:</b> business models …

Innovation

Banks Face Fight-or-Join Decision With Tech Firms, McKinsey Says

Global banks, seeking to protect billions in annual profits from encroaching technology companies, face a choice: Battle the upstarts or join them, …

Netflix is launching in Spain, Italy, and Portugal from October 20 costing €8 per month

Netflix is coming to three additional European markets in October, kicking off in Spain on October 20, followed by Portugal (October 21), and then Italy a day after that.<p>Back in June, the video-streaming giant did reveal that this triumvirate of European Union (E.U.) nations would be receiving …

Transatlantic innovation: shall we up the game?

Last week in Silicon Valley was all about European innovation. (By that, I mean that there was a brief lapse in focusing on our 20-mile radius only.) …

Silicon Valley Lets You Scale-up not Start-up

If one of the important graphs from Peter Thiel’s 2012 Stanford class on Startups told the story of how power laws affect investor returns, startup …

Samsung says startups are its secret sauce

Samsung said on Monday that its evolution as a company depends on “cultivating deep relationships” with startups and startup ecosystems, not just in the U.S. but around the world.<p>The South Korean tech giant, probably still best known for its hugely successful line of Galaxy smartphones that go head …

Startups