INSIDE SILICON VALLEY PLAYBOOK: tips & tricks for entrepreneurs visiting the Valley

 INSIDE SILICON VALLEY PLAYBOOK: tips & tricks for entrepreneurs visiting the Valley

Every day lots of Entrepreneurs visit Silicon Valley. They come here looking for inspiration, for funding, finding new customers and they maybe even wanting to start their business in the Valley.

Over the years I have met a lot of these entrepreneurs. They all decided to black out a couple of days in their calendars to work on the future of their company, instead of focusing on the business of today. That is a great first step!

In order to avoid being an ‘Innovation Tourist’, and just consume everything that is happening here, there is an opportunity to be an ‘Innovation Explorer’! You must come to Silicon Valley with an open mindset and expect the unexpected. And most importantly, be prepared. Understand the ecosystem. Understand what you want to get out of your trip. Understand what the people you are meeting are looking for. If you are well prepared, you can go twice the speed during your visit and the results will be better.

To support the Entrepreneur visiting the Valley, we created an ‘Inside Silicon Valley Playbook’, in assignment of the Dutch Consulate in San Francisco. This Playbook gives you insights that will support you before, during and after your trip. We gathered our knowledge and combined it all as part of a cool e-magazine. We involved more than 50 entrepreneurs, either living in the Valley, or visited the area recently to enrich the content. All the learnings are gathered and made available for you.

So don’t wait any longer, download your copy here!

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 Maaike Doyer



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