Europe needs to learn to play nicely

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Europe needs to learn to play nicely

  1. 1. Learning to play well together<br />Saul Klein@capehttp://localglo.besaul@indexventures.com<br />Plugg – BrusselsMar 11th, 2010<br />
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  3. 3. No shortage of technical talent<br />
  4. 4. Low cost of start ups<br />
  5. 5. Open Source is mainstream<br />
  6. 6. Platforms change costs: infrastructure, revenue and distribution<br />
  7. 7. Hamburg<br />We have strong local networks<br />Helsinki<br />Utrecht<br />Paris<br />Belgrade<br />Leeds<br />
  8. 8. Connected to a federated ecosystem<br />
  9. 9. -<br />Internet is truly global, we know how to play nicely with the US<br />
  10. 10. It’s not about being European, its about changing the world<br />
  11. 11. Niklas Zennstrom & Janus Friis<br />changed telecoms<br />
  12. 12. Marten Mickos changed enterprise software<br />
  13. 13. David Heinemeier Hansson<br />changed web programming<br />
  14. 14. Jacques-Antoine Granjon ischanging shopping<br />
  15. 15. Role Models<br />Daniel Ek is changing music<br />
  16. 16. Kristian Segestrale is changing games<br />
  17. 17. Natalie Massenet<br />is changing fashion<br />
  18. 18. Errol Damelin is changing personal finance<br />
  19. 19. Eldar & Roy Tuvey and Jos & Ben Whiteare changing Internet security<br />
  20. 20. Iain Dodsworth is changing real-time web<br />
  21. 21. Changed publishing<br />
  22. 22. Changed television<br />
  23. 23. Changedhousewares<br />
  24. 24. Changed apparel<br />
  25. 25.
  26. 26. Sophisticated risk capital<br />
  27. 27. Bootstrapped role models<br />
  28. 28. Think big<br />Think big, think different<br />
  29. 29. Learning to play well together<br />Saul Klein@capehttp://localglo.besaul@indexventures.com<br />Plugg – BrusselsMar 11th, 2010<br />

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