January 23, 2008 presentation by Ron Conway and Mike Maples Jr. for the Stanford Technology Ventures Program Educators Corner in the School of Engineering at Stanford University.
During this lecture at Stanford University in early 2008, Angel Investors' Ron Conway and Maples Investments' Mike Maples both explain that geography is (almost) everything in the field of venture capital. Silicon Valley's local ecosystem of ideas, entrepreneurship, and venture is so powerful, they say, no other region can even come close. If you're serious about your start-up, they maintain it pays to move here because every advantage counts.
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