Browsing All posts tagged under »silicon valley«

Once upon a time there was a small Start-Up called Facebook…

February 4, 2012 by

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…which filed IPO this week. And I am still asking myself how such a young company – it has only been 8 years since it was founded! – Can be worth so much money! I found a nice explanation on Slate saying that the difference of Facebook and Google and amazon is simple: “What’s different […]

STOP WHINING.

January 17, 2012 by

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Exploring opinions on work-life balance Sometime it all sucks, too much work and studying, the week is almost over and you feel you haven’t even come close to what you planned to do. So you start whining and complaining about how horrible life is. Everybody does it, but from own experience I can say that […]

What’s next?

January 2, 2012 by

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That’s not only an important question for the eurozone and the banking sector but also for businesses. In this wild jungle of overwhelming information it’s almost impossible to keep an overview. According to Amit Shafrir from TechCrunch you should not only have Silicon Valley in mind as a source of startups but also Europe symbolized by […]

Technology spoiling Business – Achievements of 2011

January 2, 2012 by

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Of course every agone year needs a review. In this post I want to identify some major technological achievements spoiling the startup scene even more this year. According to gruenderszene the most important technologies spoiling the entrepreneurial activity in 2011 were: –       The progression of the cloud –       The enhancement of hardware –       High-speed mobile […]

Berlin Berlin – tracking down a hype.

November 20, 2011 by

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On his blog on netzwertig.com  Martin Weigert examines when the hype about Berlin started. His focus lies on the current state of Berlin, which he insists is comparable with Silicon Valley. He sees proof for his thesis in the immense media attention towards the capital and takes his readers back to something that might even […]