Gonzalo Martin-Villa (@linmvp) is Global CEO of Telefonica Digital’s dynamic tech startups accelerator Wayra. This article was also featured by the Huffington Post UK
Silicon Valley is synonymous with information technology, from the founding fathers of the modern computer industry (Apple,...Continue reading »
By Dr Lukas Steinbacher and An Tran, co-founders of Cleverlize (@cleverlize)
E-learning is the next big thing. Consider that the global market for this space is set to hit a whopping US$107 Billion by 2015. And mobile technology has already stirred up every...Continue reading »
By Vivek Wadhwa (@wadhwa), Washington Post and BusinessWeek columnist, author and former entrepreneur with appointments at Duke, Stanford, Emory, and Singularity University
From all appearances, Silicon Valley is booming, but it’s a deceptive image. The sources of innovation that have always...Continue reading »
Tracy Isacke, Director of Investments and Business Development at Telefonica Digital, recently wrote a guest post for Forbes.com on ways start-ups can tap into big global opportunities.
Depending on where you sit, Silicon Valley is either a place you want to...Continue reading »
Guest Author: Drew Benvie (@drewb), UK CEO, Hotwire and 33 Digital
Autumn in the UK is conference season. In fact you could probably apply the 80:20 rule to this time of year. I would say that 80% of the interesting conferences...Continue reading »
Last week, Tracy Isacke, Head of Telefonica Digital’s Silicon Valley office, served as a ‘Sage’ at VentureBeat’s bi-annual DEMO conference, providing feedback on the social companies who pitched at the conference.
Tracy, along with Mike Cassidy, Director at Google; Josh Elman,...Continue reading »
By Joshua Davidson, CEO of Wayra UK startup Night Zookeeper
For me, one of the best things about joining Wayra has been the chance to build close relationships with other entrepreneurs in the Academy and to learn from the experts Wayra...Continue reading »
Talent is considered a global asset. So should opportunities and funding.
This is the spirit for the first ever ‘Wayra Global Demoday’, scheduled for 12 December 2012. It will be held at LAB Miami as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week and the...Continue reading »
By Dr Stuart Battersby (@blastStu) Co-founder at Chatterbox
The social aspects of social media are often overlooked, missing the core point, you know, that people can talk to each other about stuff. People can say things that others get excited about, annoyed about, sad...Continue reading »
Earlier this year, Francisco Dao published an article in Pando Daily titled ‘Immobile Capital: The Unspoken Secret of Silicon Valley’s Success‘. In it, he contrasts the Silicon Valley venture capital and investment bubble with the increasing globalisation of most every...Continue reading »