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The Gartner Aspiring Innovators for 2017

by Jeffrey Mann  |  September 20, 2017

For the third time, we ran a programme at this year's Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Cape Town that highlights local high tech startups from Africa. We asked on Twitter, LinkedIn and...

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Africa's Aspiring Innovators

by Jeffrey Mann  |  September 30, 2015

One of the perks of being a symposium conference chair is that I get to try some fun things, particularly at a smaller event like the one just closing in...

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My Big Gartner Startup Tour - Sept 4th-21st (Sofia, London, Paris, Munich, Milan)

by Vassil Mladjov  |  August 21, 2014

My Big Gartner Startup Tour is almost here. Here is my itinerary in case you want to catch up and meet while I will be in Europe next month. Sept...

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Is There a Dropbox Effect?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  November 12, 2012

A columnist at VentureBeat recently wrote about the supposed Dropbox Effect and whether it is real or not. I think it is, but not the way most people seem to...

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If Google Can Pull the Plug on Wave Like This, What's Next?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  August 5, 2010

So Google announced yesterday that it was pulling the plug on its high profile Wave initiative. Gartner will soon publish a First Take with the official reaction, but the way...

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Internet Tech in Europe: LeWeb 2009

by Jeffrey Mann  |  December 19, 2009

It was a hectic, but fun and informative two days at entrepreneur Loic Lemeur's LeWeb conference for high tech startups in Paris earlier this month. I was looking for exposure...

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Expectations from LeWeb 2009

by Jeffrey Mann  |  December 9, 2009

I am sitting in the audience, waiting for the LeWeb conference in Paris to start. I am more accustomed to being backstage, waiting to speak at conferences. Organizing and speaking...

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"Somewhere, Under the Radar, Life Goes On..."

by Jeffrey Mann  |  December 8, 2008

While walking my dog this morning, I was thinking about what the effects of the economic downturn would be on the startup companies I deal with in the collaboration and...

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