31 Jan '13, 4am

Will the proposed U.S. “startup visa” help promote cooperation between Asia and Silicon Valley? #FastWhisper #Web

Will the proposed U.S. “startup visa” help promote cooperation between Asia and Silicon Valley? #FastWhisper #Web

The Obama administration is making a push for the “startup visa” that will encourage foreign nationals with advanced tech degrees to stay in the U.S. to start up enterprises. Two things attract entrepreneurs, and this type of individual would usually flock to where these two things are: money and a market . It would make little sense to start up a business if you don’t have a market in mind, and it would not be viable if there would be no economic returns down the road. Let’s face it — in terms of technology startups, Silicon Valley is still the place to be. Even with emerging startup hotspots around the world , capitalists, investors and talent would usually gravitate to the valley , because this is where one would find the right resources and network to build on, apart from other potential startup capitals in the country. With America supposedly having the money and a bi...

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