The Global Silicon Valley Handbook

The Global Silicon Valley Handbook

by Michael Moe

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Overview

The Global Silicon Valley Handbook by Michael Moe

A fun, yet factual guide to thrive not only in Silicon Valley, but in the emerging Global Silicon Valley.

Silicon Valley has become synonymous with big ideas, start-ups, and inventing the future. But today, the magic of Silicon Valley has gone viral and global. From Austin to Boston, from Shanghai to Dubai, a Global Silicon Valley is emerging.

In THE GLOBAL SILICON VALLEY HANDBOOK, bestselling author, venture capitalist, and global thought leader, Michael Moe, maps out an insider's guide to Silicon Valley and the hottest emerging markets from around the world. The book highlights need-to-knows, including who the top VCs and angel investors are, phrases to avoid in a pitch, or even where to close a deal over dinner or beers. Visually engaging, THE GLOBAL SILICON VALLEY HANDBOOK aspires to inspire the entrepreneur in all of us.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455570324
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 03/07/2017
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,232,770
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Michael Moe, co-founder of GSV Asset Management and co-founder, CEO + CIO of GSV Capital, is regarded as one of the world's preeminent authorities on growth investing. His insights have been routinely solicited by everyone from CNBC to Congress. He has written extensively about investing in the emerging growth equity markets, and is the author of Finding the Next Starbucks, a business bestseller.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction

About This Manual 1

The User's Guide to The Global Silicon Valley Handbook 2

Letter to the Reader 5

Getting in the Door 7

How Venture Capital Works 9

The Top 50 Innovation Centers of the World 12

Part 2 Navigating the Top 50 Innovation Centers

1 Silicon Valley 16

2 New York City 44

3 Silicon Beach 49

4 London 64

5 Boston and Cambridge 69

6 Beijing 73

7 Shanghai 73

8 Chicago 86

9 Berlin 90

10 Tel Aviv 94

11 Paris 100

12 Toronto and Waterloo 104

13 Austin 108

14 Bangalore 112

15 São Paulo 117

16 Seattle 124

17 Singapore

18 Amsterdam 128

19 Denver and Boulder 130

20 Baltimore-DC-VA Metro Area 132

21 Miami 134

22 Mumbai 136

23 Atlanta 138

24 Seoul 140

25 Stockholm 142

26 New Delhi and Gurgaon 148

27 Dallas and Fort Worth 150

28 Dublin 152

30 Pittsburgh 156

31 Minneapolis 158

32 Montreal 160

33 Philadelphia 162

34 Vancouver 164

35 Salt Lake City 166

36 Hong Kong 168

37 Ann Arbor and Detroit 170

38 Tokyo 172

39 Madrid 174

40 Portland 176

41 Jakarta 178

42 Sydney 182

43 Kuala Lumpur 184

44 Helsinki 186

45 Nashville 188

46 Copenhagen 190

47 Hamburg 192

48 Moscow 194

49 Johannesburg 196

50 Lagos 198

Acknowledgments 208

Glossary 211

Bibliography 225

Photo Credits 227

About the Author 229

Other Need to Knows

How to Dress 17

Phrases to Avoid in a Pitch 23

Do's and Don'ts of Networking 24

Required Reading for Entrepreneurs 41

Silicon Valley History 58

Words to Win By 98

Unicorns and Uniscorns 122

Best and Worst Acquisitions 144

The Pioneer 250 200

The Unicorns 204

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