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Welcome to America. Startups, patent holders, and iPhone programmers, please come to the front of the line

Original post by Alex Salkever via Quartz Immigration reform looks like it might really happen in US President Barack Obama’s second term. Many have tried before and failed; few ever attempted a total overhaul of a very broken system. But amid sudden political momentum, what if the laws governing foreigners’ rights to live and work on …

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3 tips for entering the US market: From Russia, with love of startups

Original post by Alexey Aylarov via ventureburn Culturally, socially and historically, Silicon Valley and Moscow are worlds (or at least 5800 miles) apart. But in a small pocket of Moscow, a growing number of entrepreneurs – supported by a growing number of enthusiastic local venture capitalists – are beginning to make the Russian capital a key pushpin on …

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Y Combinator startup Chute lands $2.7M, connects dots between developers and media

Original post by Jolie O’Dell via VB Chute, a startup that helps developers quickly and easily bring multimedia content into their apps, has just sealed a $2.7 million funding deal with a few of the usual suspects in Silicon Valley early-stage investment. Josh Felser’s firm, Freestyle Capital, led the round, which saw participation from Battery Ventures, U.S. …

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Paper resume could be thing of the past

Original post by IBNLive Washington: Two young Indian-American entrepreneurs are attempting to make the traditional paper resume a thing of the past by connecting the job seeker and the employer through video resumes. The Palo Alto Mayor, Yiaway Yeh, and several other top corporate leaders of the city which is known as the heart of the …

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Startup DC to entrepreneurs: Don’t just network, do something

Original post by Olga Khazan via On Small Business Speaking at Startup D.C. Tuesday night, United States Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra marveled at how fast-thinking Internet entrepreneurs can improve government services. During a Jan. 17 meeting with the San Francisco cloud communications firm Twilio, Chopra mentioned that he and Jill Biden, the vice president’s wife, were hosting …

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LSR member SocialGo to be introduced by the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge at the VC & New Media Summit in San Francisco

Showcase panel to feature Founder-President Dominic Wheatley, of “Tech City,” London-based company SocialGO, the first “Social Website” maker. LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – Variety’s Venture Capital & New Media Summit, taking place at the Beverly Hills Hilton on Friday, July 8th, will explore how UK innovation is now on course to rival that of Silicon Valley and […]

Hackney Community College and Hackney UTC ties up with Techmeetups.com

Hackney Community College and Hackney UTC ties up with Techmeetups.com to help the Tech Startup community in Tech City – also known as London’s Silicon Roundabout Hackney Community College is an exciting, vibrant and multicultural FE College, based in the heart of Hoxton, and is the lead sponsor of a proposed new University Technical College […]

Government in £100k Tech City PR agency spend

The government is paying a marketing agency close to £100,000 per year to promote David Cameron’s Tech City overseas, a Whitehall department has confirmed. In the same week that saw ministers applaud major reductions in government advertising and the axing of around a quarter of in-house government communications jobs, business minister Mark Prisk told MPs that PR […]

Hermann Hauser awarded top Silicon Valley honour

Hermann Hauser has followed Bill Gates’ footsteps and has entered the pantheon of technology “gods”. Hermann Hauser was recognised this week in Silicon Valley’s “Visionary Awards”, joining the ranks of Bill Gates, Vint Cerf, Vinod Khosla and others. Silicon Valley’s elite gathered this week to honour Hermann Hauser at the SDForum annual “Visionary Awards”. Every […]

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