The Geography of the Internet Industry: Venture Capital, Dot-coms, and Local Knowledge / Edition 1

The Geography of the Internet Industry: Venture Capital, Dot-coms, and Local Knowledge / Edition 1

by Matthew Zook
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631233326

ISBN-13: 9780631233329

Pub. Date: 05/09/2005

Publisher: Wiley

This groundbreaking book analyses the geography of the commercial Internet industry. It presents the first accurate map of Internet domains in the world, by country, by region, by city, and for the United States, by neighborhood.

  • Demonstrates the extraordinary spatial concentration of the Internetindustry.
  • Explains the

Overview

This groundbreaking book analyses the geography of the commercial Internet industry. It presents the first accurate map of Internet domains in the world, by country, by region, by city, and for the United States, by neighborhood.

  • Demonstrates the extraordinary spatial concentration of the Internetindustry.
  • Explains the geographic features of the high tech venture capital behind the Internet economy.
  • Demonstrates how venture capitalists' abilities to create and use tacit knowledge contributes to the clustering of the internet industry
  • Draws on in-depth interviews and field work in San Francisco Bay Area and New York City.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631233329
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/09/2005
Series:
Information Age Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures.

List of Tables.

List of Maps.

Series Editor's Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1 Uncovering the Geography of the Internet Industry.

2 Origins and Shape of the Internet.

3 Mapping the Internet Industry.

4 Economic Clusters, Knowledge Management and Venture Capital.

5 Connecting Venture Capital to the Geography of the Internet Industry.

6 Finance and the Brokering of Knowledge.

7 Foundation for the Dot-com Boom.

8 Panning for Digital Gold.

9 Dot-com Hangover?.

Bibliography.

Appendix A – Measuring The Internet Industry.

Appendix B – Interview Methodology and Geographic Definitions.

Notes.

References.

Index.

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