For all President Emmanuel Macron’s talk of making France a “startup nation,” technology entrepreneur Christophe Sapet says he still has to deal with some of the same hurdles he faced starting out 35 years ago.
Itzik Frid, a longtime Israeli entrepreneur and the CEO of a startup incubator focused on Arab-led startups, thinks increasing Arab participation in tech could have huge benefits for Israeli society by getting Jews and Arabs to work together towards common goals.
There are many wrong ideas in the policy world that seem like they never die, and the idea of universities as the cornerstones of entrepreneurial ecosystems is one of those. We need to stop wasting time and move beyond this.
On Tuesday, Sept. 25, 1776 hosted FuckUp Nights DC. This is the second time the storytelling organization has partnered with DC Startup Week. Three groups of founders got the opportunity to share their stories about failure with the D.C. tech community, with complimentary drinks in hand (sponsored by TriNet).