April 2010

I am in Tokyo during Golden Week. This is one of the largest holiday periods in Japan combining various national holidays in this week. From my room on the 35th floor I can see  the lush green trees of the

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Whether you are in the European or Asian part of Istanbul, you do feel that the city is speeding to get wherever it is going. Any large city can give  you a lot of mixed emotions and Istanbul will not

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After reading Startup Nation by Dan Senor, I was excited to meet with a few start-ups in Tel Aviv. First of all the complexity of this country is striking. After driving on a highway from Tel Aviv to Jerusalam and

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This city has the energy and ambition to innovate with difference.  I attended Pitch Slam Innovate 100 in Barcelona at an incubator called the Barcelona Activa. The companies I met were already leveraging what was good in Barcelona with US

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This time I visited Amsterdam after a long time. I used to visit the Netherlands during my plastic processing days. I always enjoyed the city which lives on the edge. It has always tried to redefine what is acceptable. I

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