The Startup Ecosystem Report 2012 reveals that while Silicon Valley is still the world’s largest and most-influential start-up ecosystem, it no longer wields the power and influence it once did. Flourishing communities in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia have grown considerably over recent years and are now beginning to challenge Silicon Valley’s domination in technology innovation.
Open source is not only a catalyst for small business growth, but also a driver of future success for many startups today. Bringing together Bluehost anonymized customer data and trends with O’Reilly Media’s job market data, along with other sources of trend data, this report captures the current state of open source as it relates to small to medium-sized businesses.
Boston is truly one of the world’s smartest cities, and the reason has to do with more than smart sensors, quality transit and renewable energy. The most important factor is that the area’s educational opportunities attract smart citizens, embarking on innovative projects.
The Made in NY Digital Map is a visual testament to the vibrant state of New York’s digital industry – showing a powerful constellation of over 500 homegrown startups, investors and coworking spaces across the five boroughs.
Riding a wave of start-ups, New York has emerged a national leader in fields that leverage the Internet and mobile technologies—a development that has provided a key economic boost and left the city well positioned for future tech growth.
This is an article about the new trend of municipal Chief Innovation Officers, citizen engagement, civic hackers, hackathons, open data on the municipal level. Yet, only two US cities have Municipal Chief Innovation Officers: San Francisco and Philadelphia.
The London Tech City Map, developed by Trampoline Systems and Playgen, analyses the technological ecosystem in East London by aggregating social network feeds for up to 10,000 people. The prototype includes 80 businesses and already generates analysis on the relative influence of each one and link them by the similarity of their interests.