Prominent VCs and angel investors may dominate the headlines with their big sticker investments,
Never before have fleeting everyday moments carried as much weight as they do in today’s social media saturated world. Everything from the food we’re eating to our baby’s first steps gets chronicled and captured in fine detail on one social media platform or another.
NerdWallet tallied the top metro areas by population to determine this (surprising!) list of the best cities for young founders. With an equal weighting of loan data, cost of living, business activity, education and income, they’ve crunched the numbers to tally an overall score for 42 major cities. These 10 came out on top—and (shocklingly!) [...]
In a country beseiged by economic woes and a well-known lack of infrastructure both politically and culturally to nurture a start-up culture, oddly, a feisty start up culture thrives. French Internet pioneer, Loic Le Meur brought the tech world LeWeb in 2009 hoping to shine a spotlight on the start up world in France. He and his partner, Geraldine Le Meur, brought to town start ups from more than 80 countries to launch their start ups and rub elbows with the global technorati.