Category Archives: International

The Barbarians are at the Gates in Silicon Valley


Various newscasts are assailing the fairy tale stories and Ivory Towers that originate from Silicon Valley.  As one of the largest gorillas in technology, Google has been slapped with a US$2.7 billion fine for anti-trust violations. The other technology gorilla, … Continue reading

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Blitzscale or Speed to Market


Once a product is designed and a strategy is outlined, then comes the execution phase.  But how long will that take before other competitors take wind of the same idea and can execute faster? I therefore believe in Speed to … Continue reading

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Note Date Change: August 6, 2014, San Francisco Special Event – For International Companies and Entrepreneurs – How to Build a Presence in Silicon Valley, USA


Special Event for foreign companies and entrepreneurs in San Francisco Silicon Valley Ventures/Crimson Growth Partners LLP Sponsor: Bank of the West Event Summary and Agenda Several industry international experts from Silicon Valley Ventures Growth Partners who will cover the building … Continue reading

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July 30th San Francisco special event sponsored by Bank of the West, How to Build a Presence by Foreign Companies and Entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, USA


  Special Event for foreign companies and entrepreneurs in San Francisco Silicon Valley Ventures/Crimson Growth Partners LLP   Event Summary and Agenda Several industry international experts from Silicon Valley Venture Growth Partners who will cover the building of company presence, … Continue reading

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U.S. Technology Companies Expanding Internationally


In my recent Bank of the West Palo Alto event, I addressed the issues of foreign companies establishing operations in the U.S. Now I can describe the salient issues for U.S. companies attempting to do business internationally.  With accessible transportation … Continue reading

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Special Event for foreign companies and entrepreneurs – Building a Presence in Silicon Valley, USA


Event Summary and Agenda Several industry international experts will cover the building of company presence, protecting Intellectual Property, and handling the Immigration labyrinths when foreign companies and entrepreneurs move operations to the USA and Silicon Valley.  After an initial networking … Continue reading

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Recreating Silicon Valley Outside of Silicon Valley


From various meetings with international startup centers from Russia to Portugal, they all have inquired whether they could create a Silicon Valley in their country.  But I have been hesitant to answer in the affirmative, since some of the ingredients … Continue reading

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