12 things to consider when deciding where to start up

Original post by SCOTT GERBER via TNW Entrepreneurship has an attractive set of freedoms: create any kind of business, set your own hours and manifest an ever changing job description, one free of geographical bounds. Thanks to the Internet, you can choose to start up anywhere in the world that you want to. But just like selecting […]

Did ‘Silicon Beach’ get beached in Miami?

Original post by JUAN PABLO CAPPELLO via MiamiHerald Few places on Earth invoke the kind of economic envy that Northern California’s Silicon Valley does. So much so, that hopes of being the “next Silicon Valley” have spawned scores of wannabes worldwide such as Silicon Oasis (Dubai), Silicon Cape (Cape Town) and Silicon Sloboda (Moscow). In the […]

“Start it up. Power it up.” – Bangkok’s first official tech startup gathering

Original post by e27 As we can see that the region has been all hyped up about startups for a while, people from every corner have been putting their focus on pushing local startups to become successful businesses and turn them into regional players, Thailand is not far behind either. Several Thai tech startups have been […]

Japanese mobile social gaming comes to London as GREE moves into Silicon Roundabout

Japanese mobile social gaming comes to London as GREE moves into Silicon Roundabout

Original post by JAMILLAH KNOWLES via TNW GREE, the Japanese social mobile games company, has established a new studio in East London’s tech district, known locally as Silicon Roundabout. GREE has already seen international growth this year. The firm revealed plans for a development studio in Vancouver, Canada just last month. The company’s new base in London will have a mobile […]

Elance Survey Points to Online Workforce as Driver of New Economic Recovery

Original post by Elance We’re excited to share the results from our global survey on business hiring in which we asked over 1,500 Elance clients about their current hiring practices and future plans. The results provide insights on the role the online workforce is playing in the economic recovery and how companies around the world are increasingly […]