Learning from Silicon Valley

by Apostolos Apostolakis   One doesn’t have to spend much time in Silicon Valley to see its unique culture and understand why the area has evolved into the preeminent technology ecosystem globally. Because of that unique culture and the resulting network effects of the prolonged and concurrent concentration of talent, experience, and capital, the significance…

The Leader Advantage In Marketplaces

by Apostolos Apostolakis   The big news to be announced today that Uber China will merge with Didi shows once more the power of the leader position in marketplaces. Uber, known for its ruthless execution, expanded in 76 countries within 5 years, enjoys a truly global brand and had raised more capital than Didi. Additionally Uber invested heavily in…