Originally posted on Gigaom:

It’s no great secret that things are pretty gloomy across Europe right now. Everywhere startups and investors see problems, whether it’s in the precarious situation across the Eurozone, local concerns about political changes, or complaints that the environment is too “negative”.

We recently spoke to a couple of local entrepreneurs who voiced some of the same concerns you hear a lot when you travel around the continent: Europe is risk averse, Europe is short on capital, Europe doesn’t have enough big successes to build on.

Here, you can see what they said:

“I think that the visions in the U.S. are a lot bigger, right from the beginning,” said Stefan Jørgensen of ItemBase, a Danish startup that wants to help you keep track of what you own. “The culture in Europe is that you don’t dare to dream as big.”

Belgian Pieter Dubois, founder of…

View original 590 more words

About these ads

About plerudulier

Primarily interested in interacting and engaging with people about issues related to profession but also charity, environment, ... you get the idea.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Lisez La Science

Parler de livres de science pour donner envie de les lire

Désillusions-nous

car c'est nécessaire afin de vivre et partager une heureuse sobriété, lucides.

Talking Classics

Golden Hollywood Gems

Trains of Thoughts

An eye to the net, an eye to the world.

imconfident

I sincerely believe that it is far more beneficial and far less costly to help a child build confidence than it is to fix an adult who has little or none.

Weekends in Paradelle

My weekend retreat online

Du côté de chez karabasse77

Ressources pédagogiques, enseignement spécialisé, éducation au numérique

Blog d'Adrien Guinemer

Ou ce que je fais avec mes élèves

Coronation

To crown wisdom

Ioadicaeu's Blog

"Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together. " E Ionesco

Grange Blanche

Le blog d'un cardiologue.

L'inconnu du métro

Retrouvez chaque jour les portraits d'inconnus du métro. Par Marie Dinkle, en partenariat avec le quotidien Metro France.

la fleur au guidon

1914-2014 : l'été du centenaire de la grande guerre à bicyclette

directeur90

Tout ce qui peut être utile pour faciliter la vie d'un (d'une) directeur(directrice) … débutant(e), of course ! Les autres en savent autant que moi !

lesindignesduquebec

Just another WordPress.com site

tiny.tech.titans.

Titans in Tech, Tiny in Nature.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 38 other followers

%d bloggers like this: