Silicon Valley, Silicon Alley or Australia?

The debate around the pitfalls of Silicon Valley has reappeared, raising questions as to whether Australian start-ups have everything they need right here.

Speculation around the end of Silicon Valley isn’t new, yet the debate returns every time a stray CEO or entrepreneur seems to question the supposed ‘innovation centre of the world’.

This latest round of this debate was sparked from a Facebook post by Yammer CEO David Sacks. It argued that the odds on being a success in the valley are slimming.

And right on cue, an article appears claiming that Australia doesn’t need Silicon Valley.


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