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Does it Pay to be a Technology Startup in Europe or SiIicon Valley?


During the last several weeks I have heard several debates on why should European technology companies establish themselves in Silicon Valley.  The pro-European or anti-Silicon Valley advocates believe that technology engineers are more cost effective in Europe and comment that … Continue reading

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Startups: Foreign and domestic corporate governance laws are not homogenous, and don’t expect them to be


While attending a seminar on European startups, one commentator criticized the Balkanization of corporate governance law throughout Europe. I was perplexed. True—whenever I dealt with the rollout of any entity in Europe, I regarded each country as sui generis – … Continue reading

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