Peter Vesterbacka is a global entrepreneur and brand communities creator from Finland; Dominic Mellor, the leader of the Mekong Business Initiative of the Asia Development Bank; Jan Lederman, President of Valhalla Private Capital, Canada; founder of Percent Silicon Valley Thach Le Anh; Shark Tank and director of Cyber Agent Investment Foundation Nguyen Manh Dung and other domestic and foreign speakers will all take part. … [Read more...] about Da Nang to host start-up innovation event
Start up and innovation ecosystem
"Every big corporate starts as an emerging business that took a chance. Startups can reshape entire industries through technology and business model innovation. They are vital to job creation and prosperity -- in fact studies have found that each technology job created leads to five additional jobs in other sectors," she said at the time. … [Read more...] about Queensland to move from ‘startup to scale up’ with new innovation strategy
A key message of the report is that Australia is most likely to succeed if it focuses on producing new digital products and services for industries in which it already has a global competitive advantage, instead of attempting to emulate that which firms in Silicon Valley do. … [Read more...] about Data61 says Australia is still missing out on innovation opportunity
"Many parts of the EU are offering incentives, as UK tech companies try to work out how Brexit might affect our ability to sell products in Europe or the USA," said Andrew Pavord, CEO at London-based Apply4 Technology who has looked at some of the options in case trading conditions became unworkable in the UK. "The Canary Islands have caught our eye, given the advantages of a corporation tax rate of four percent (on mainland Spain corporation tax is 19 to 23 per cent), and all that sunshine thrown in, along with staying inside the EU," he says. … [Read more...] about The Brexit dilemma: Will London’s start-ups stay or go?