Silicon Valley, here we come!

John Markoff, who was also at the DLD-Conference published an article in The New York Times yesterday, saying that Silicon Valley’s dominance of Internet-style technology innovation is waning.

»European entrepreneurs have taken the start-up culture pioneered in Silicon Valley as a template and are successfully transplanting it here …«

»Several organizers noted that Silicon Valley’s original success as an innovation center was largely because of business and social networks developed over several decades in a community of venture capitalists and technologists.«

»Now, they said, with the Internet supplementing and replacing traditional face-to-face social networks, Silicon Valley might be losing its competitive advantage.«

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