Category Archives: Enter Silicon Valley

My US Visa Got Denied

As i mentioned in my previous post, i had a US visa application going, which didn’t go so well. Continue reading

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How To Startup In America

There is much frustration, confusion and disappointment about foreign entrepreneurs finding a legal way to start a company in the United States. For many this issue is considered so hard that freezes them from making the leap and venture in the US. In this post i will try to put things in perspective and shed some light on how to handle this issue. Continue reading

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You Need To Be In San Francisco

In my efforts to find the right place to found my company i traveled to all the major High Tech Hubs, New York, Boulder CO and of course San Francisco. In this post i describe my experiences and why i believe San Francisco is the place to be if you are in the high tech internet industry. Continue reading

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Enter Silicon Valley – Final Preparations

So, in our path to enter silicon valley we discussed how to get started, create your first presentation and what was the process of taking the final decision to make the leap. In this post we will explore how to make the final preparations for that leap, winning time, cutting corners and raising awareness for your effort. Continue reading

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Enter Silicon Valley – Making The Leap

A month has passed since i started getting educated about options for growing my startup. I had formed a gross view of the startup world locally, in Europe and globally. Now i had to think about what would my next steps be. Continue reading

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Enter Silicon Valley – Creating Your First Presentation

This is the second post of a series named “Enter Silicon Valley“. It is a personal journal written as a how-to guide about how you as an outsider entrepreneur, can get your startup in one of the high tech communities, … Continue reading

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Finding the Right Place For my Startup

As i wrote in my previous post, selecting the correct home for your startup is of critical importance. I am in this stage now, trying to collect more information about the communities i am interested in. So far i incline towards SF, NY and Boulder CO. Continue reading

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Enter Silicon Valley – Getting Started

So you reached a point where you realize your local fuel will not send your startup to space and beyond. You really believe in your startup and are willing and determined to do whatever it takes to make it a success. You have to get to a more fertile ground, but you really know nobody there and have no connections. Continue reading

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