Fifth edition of TechSparks, India’s largest entrepreneurship event culminated yesterday, at The Leela Palace, Bangalore. The grand finale event had all the elements in it to be thought of as the ’Oscars of startups’. Likes of Nandan Nilekani, Ellen Petry Leanse, Ramesh Srivats, Ravi Venkatesan, Arunabh Kumar and other visionaries shared their success secrets with the young entrepreneurs. The heroes of the show, Tech30 companies received massive appreciation and recognition for their promising future.
The stage was perfectly set for the guest of honor, Ellen Petry Leanse, to share some of the secrets of Silicon Valley with the fullhouse buzzing with Indian entrepreneurs. Here’s everything you would like to know about ‘What makes Silicon Valley, what it is today’?
n their book ‘What makes Silicon Valley tick?’, Tapan Munroe and Mark Westwind explained,
“Silicon Valley has been an ecology of innovation, where research universities, entrepreneurs, investors, a talented workforce, social and professional networks, a vibrant business environment, and the quality of life; help transform ideas into new products and services.”
Vivek Wadhwa, the well known Indian-American technology entrepreneur and academic, once mentioned,
An open-minded and diverse population that readily shares information, encourages experimentation, accepts failure and dispenses with formality and hierarchy is what makes Silicon Valley the successful.
Things you should know about Silicon Valley