What brought our startup back to Chicago? Talent. That's right -- we had to leave Silicon Valley and come to Chicago to find talent. Popular wisdom says that the talent is all out in the Valley, but my experience suggests otherwise.
Groupon has continued its (talent) acquisition spree with the recent purchase of a hot Silicon Valley startup before they even launched - and with extremely little fanfare. We've learned that Campfire Labs, which was founded by ex-G... Read Post
curiositycounts: Mapping New York’s startup scene. Richard Florida has a great piece on why timing is right of NYC’s tech move as the new Silicon Valley. related “In 2010, Silicon Valley accounted for the lion’s share of venture-cap... Read Post
When it comes to developing early-stage cyber security and medical technology startups, software giant Microsoft looks beyond the Valley and over to Israel's 'Silicon Wadi.' Here is the latest global talent to watch from its first T... Read Post