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February 16, 2007


A subjective comparison of Germany and the United States

Would Linux exist if not for Unix and GNU (U.S.)? I think most of the research that birthed Linux was actually done in the U.S.

Terrific post. I have spent a great deal of time studying the rise of entrepreneurship in the U.S., and writing about it. I am often asked about what it would take to reproduce Silicon Valley, in European cultures, but I have never felt I had the deep understanding of other cultures necessary to attempt a useful answer to this question. Now, I have a piece that I can recommend people read.

Bruce Judson,
Author, "Go It Alone! The Secret to Building A Business on Your Own"
Creator, VenturesWithoutCapital.com

Hi Andreas & Bruno,

I agree with most of what you say here (and have written about this before):


I'm not sure whether you got the facts of US immigration policy right, but other than that, good thoughts!


The nightmare scenario is where Europe lapses into being a technology consumer rather than supplier.

I worked out a few macro-economics statistics regarding the European startup environment in


Top European Countries for Doing Business

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