Former New Yorker Ben Wiener is launching one of the first micro-funds in Jerusalem, so new ideas can flourish in one of the world’s oldest cities.
“We want people to associate good startups with RocketSpace in the same way you’d think law with Harvard, or tech with MIT.”
“There are an enormous number of myths about Detroit,” says Josh Linkner, a venture capitalist at Detroit Venture Partners. “It’s really good to be here,” says Bill Emerson, the chief executive of Quicken Loans, the largest online loan company in the U.S.
So VentureBeat will be in Detroit September 11-14, and we want to see all the cool startups.
Is Silicon Valley still the one tech hub to rule them all? And will it remain so in the future?