Transatlantic Innovation

By Innomine Group | The Age of Innovation is an economic imperative and an everyday reality. Can we Americans and Europeans seize the best of both worlds to fulfill our real potential? #siliconvalley #EU #transatlantic #innovation

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 …

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’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 …

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 …

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 …

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.) …

Europe: The overlooked investment opportunity

In the string of bad news coming out of Europe lately, it’s easy to miss that the region has become a great opportunity for venture investors.<p>Lost amid stories of Greek debt and the fate of the Euro are those of startups that are creating leading cyber security, cloud, and mobile technologies; …

Les start-up françaises à la conquête de la Silicon Valley

Bpifrance et Ubifrance s'allient pour lancer ubi/io, un programme d'accélérateur de start-up françaises à San Francisco. Le but : développer …

Europe’s Distorted View of US High Tech

<i><br>The European posture against US-based internet giants features all the ingredients of an entrenched ideology, complete with vocabulary and canned</i> …

Why is Silicon Valley so important? Why does it continue to prosper?

The beginning<p>Silicon Valley located in the hilly northern part of California, one of the warmer climates in the United States is a treasure on many …

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Why More Companies Are Embracing Open Innovation

Putting your needs out in the open is sometimes better than trying to innovate in-house or in secret.<p>Open innovation (or “OI”) didn’t used to be the way the most successful companies did business. It’s the process of searching outside a company’s walls–and even its own industry–for technology and …

U.S. Tech Firms Make Pilgrimage to Brussels

Silicon Valley giants boost lobbying presence in European Union’s de facto capital<p>BRUSSELS—This city of bureaucrats has become a place of pilgrimage for West Coast technology firms.<p>From Amazon.com Inc. to Uber Technologies Inc., the giants of Silicon Valley are bulking up in the European Union’s de …

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The 12 hottest startups in Switzerland

We collected some of Switzerland's most exciting technology startups and ranked them by the amount raised, headcount, and how cool and original they are.

Más de 40 ‘start-ups’ españolas estrenan el nuevo Campus de Google

El nuevo centro celebra su primer evento para conectar a los emprendedores con inversores e instituciones de EEUU<p>El Campus de Google en España ya …

ups' in Europe's five largest markets

The organisation Startup Europe Partnership (SEP), in collaboration with PEDAL Consulting and other partners, today published a report (PDF) …

The 10 hottest startup ecosystems in the world

Since SparkLabs Global Ventures launched 20 months ago, we have made 50 investments across five continents. We have six partners, based in Silicon Valley, Seoul, Tel Aviv, Singapore, and London, which gives us a unique viewpoint on what is trending in terms of technology and innovation across the …