STARTUPS: Roll back the razzmatazz that surrounds areas such as Silicon Valley or cities such as Tel Aviv, Berlin or London, and you the challenges for any startup are obvious. High rents, claustrophobic community, self-importance, etc. But should a young brand consider somewhere as unlikely as the North African country of Morocco to base operations? It would appear so. Read more on The Telegraph.
In 2013, the year was drawing to a close and we had just completed one of the most intensive and demanding periods of our startup adventure so far.
This was a 12-week stint in Seattle at Techstars – one of the top US accelerator programs.
In just a few short months we had learned more than we had ever thought possible from their amazing team of mentors, but our temporary US visas were about to expire.
Yet we wanted to use the modest amount of our Techstars investment in the most efficient way possible.
Read more on The Telegraph
NB:Morocco image via Shutterstock.