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Does Silicon Valley still matter?

There’s been some interesting discussion recently around whether Silicon Valley still matters.   The Atlantic magazine recently took a road trip through the southern US states in search of the next Silicon Valley and highlighted plenty of entrepreneurial activity a long way away from the US 101 corridor.   In VentureBeat, Reggie Bradford offered some…

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Positions Vacant: Senior Representative for NSW in USA (San Francisco)

High Level Representation Role • Challenging New Start Up Position • The NSW Department of Trade and Investment, Regional Infrastructure and Services, a NewSouth Wales (NSW) Government agency, delivers programs and services that support the Government’s commitment to winning business for NSW, and developing the capacity and productivity of the State’s economy. We work to…

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Welcome to Portlandia

The New York Times reports on a new TV show about Portland, Oregon: For years, many residents here have reacted with practiced apathy and amusement toward the national fascination with Portland. Outsiders and media critics have glowed over everything from its restaurants to its ambitious transit system of streetcars and light rail. Yet with “Portlandia,”…

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‘The Office’ on internet start-ups

A recent episode of the NBC sitcom ‘The Office’ featured the perils of investing in an internet start-up. Especially when the offer of a lucrative ‘buy-out’ is put to the reluctant investors.

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American interest in MySchool, tech bubbles, VC says no, & TSA airport security

Some of the stories covered in the latest issue of DatelineUSA is out now. You can receive it by email, or check the online archive.

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Peter Beattie on new tourism opportunities in the US

An encounter with a deer in Wyoming gave Peter Beattie time to think about how Australia could develop new tourism opportunities in the US by going after the growing baby boomer market My wife, Heather, and I recently drove across the US from west to east, but the real action started in Wyoming. A huge…

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