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Viking reprise: Nordic influences on US tech culture

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A data-driven look at the impact of Nordic immigration on US culture and specifically tech culture

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Viking reprise: Nordic influences on US tech culture

  1. 1. Viking reprise Nordic influences on US tech culture Donnie Berkholz @dberkholz
  2. 2. Even a few “pure” tech companies
  3. 3. It all started here...
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  19. 19. Nordic ancestry in the US
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  21. 21. Egalitarian
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  23. 23. Fatalist ● Þetta Reddast ● Sisu ● “Could be worse” / “Not too bad”
  24. 24. CrunchBase Indirect
  25. 25. Risk-averse ● It was good enough for my parents.... ● (One-way) job loyalty ● Safety nets
  26. 26. 44% of Silicon Valley startup founders are foreign-born. - Vivek Wadhwa
  27. 27. Donnie Berkholz dberkholz@redmonk.com Twitter/IRC: dberkholz

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