Tag: startups

Even the Step Brothers Could Get Funding into Today’s Tech Bubble

Everyone is talking about a bubble in Internet stocks as valuations continue to climb higher daily.  However, the trend shows no sign of abatement.  The most recent filing by social gaming leader Zynga suggests it will be valued at over $20 billion when it becomes listed later this year.  Groupon’s June S-1 registration filing placed a similar valuation of approximately…

Israel – A Model for Innovation in High Tech

Innovation is without question the buzzword of the year in 2010. Every tradeshow I go to and every brochure I read is talking about how to improve innovation. When most Americans think about innovation they probably imagine companies such as Google, Cisco, Apple, Nintendo and other high tech leaders in Silicon Valley or Taiwan. But few people would probably list the high tech clusters in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv on their short list of innovation centers of the world. I was recently exposed to the fascinating world of innovation and entrepreneurialism that exists in Israel through a book called Startup Nation.