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LeWeb Trends Review: Are European startups leading the way?

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What are the opportunities for startups in a globalised economy? Entrepreneurs have never had so many options to kick off their business, especially in terms of financing and location. Don’t get us wrong, though: starting your own company remains quite a challenge, and any startup eager to “make the world a better place” (© Silicon Valley) should get ready to confront more than one obstacle along …

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Christian Hernandez Gallardo: Meet the European Tech ‘Mafias’

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Valley lore often refers to the “PayPal mafia”, the group of early PayPal employees that went on to found and fund many of today’s leading technology companies: Peter Thiel and Facebook, Reid Hoffman and LinkedIn, Jeremy Stoppelman and Yelp,  Chad Hurley and YouTube and Elon Musk and the Iron Man suit…  “The PayPal Mafia” by Jeffrey O’Brien in Fortune, November 2007 …