Born in France ; Living in the U.K. | Naive Technologist ; Forever in Beta

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Everyone talks about how hard it is to start a business. It is hard, but it’s not as hard as staying in business.
In Europe, most startup coverage on TechCrunch and other tech blogs focus on London and Berlin. The main reason behind it is that (surprise, surprise) English-speaking bloggers usually live in the U.K. And Berlin has more English-speaking entrepreneurs and investors than Paris. It has to change. French entrepreneurs, if your product has no geographical constraint, release it in English and localize it in French. Your company blog should be in English. Startup events should be in English as well. Think big, France is a small market after all.
When other countries’ businessmen get rich they spend exorbitant amounts of money trying to recreate what exists in France naturally.
The No. 1 thing you can do to grow your mobile business is to be in 20 languages right away.

In a few years, you’ll either be a global company or you won’t be a company at all…

I learned not to expect enthusiasm from everybody.

Wondering what’s wrong with Microsoft? Start with this!

Remember that good ol’ Apple-related quote on A-players and B-players?

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"Design The New Business" - A documentary on the importance of design when building a business.

Bloomberg interview of Jack Dorsey (CEO and co-founder of Twitter and Square)

How to pitch a dragon…  #blazer #men #fashion #business

How to pitch a dragon… #blazer #men #fashion #business

Starting a company is no different than having sex, you have to enjoy the process and you can’t really focus on the end goal!

— Naveen Jain, CEO of Inome