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Why Is New York Attractive To European Startups?

  • July 15, 2012

There’s talk that New York is now becoming more attractive to many European startups as the location for their first U.S. office although that may come as a surprise to some. Investors too are increasingly becoming more and more interested in the startup eco-system that’s been constructed there. While Silicon Valley has made sense for most companies from abroad, New York’s attributes are starting to shine and there are a number of reasons for this.

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The Russian Exit: Why Yuri Milner Walked Away From Mail.ru

  • May 23, 2012
When Yuri Milner stepped down as Chairman and Board of Directors of Mail.ru, the world’s fifth largest Internet business, it was hardly a shock. Why? Well, for starters, he’s trying raise a cool $1 billion fund for his company Digital Sky Technologies and this, of course, requires one’s full attention. So, who exactly is Yuri Milner, why does he want $1 billion, and how exactly is he going to spend it?

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