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Why Spies Make the Best Entrepreneurs

The New Yorker once called Stanford “a giant tech incubator with a football team”. Although the publication clearly intended this as an insult, it’s also an ode to the dominance that Harvard and Stanford have held over Silicon Valley in the last few decades. Alumni of these institutions have founded an impressive list of companies including Facebook, Instagram, PayPal, Google, Netflix, LinkedIn and Snapchat.

But does that mean that Harvard and Stanford are the best training ground for entrepreneurs?

Maybe not, because there’s a secret source overseas that’s producing some of the best tech talent in the world…

Read the full article on Business Insider.

Background in finance, strategy and ops; VC partner, tech COO/CFO and#cryptoenthusiast. Ex - Stanford, West Point, Disney, Merrill Lynch, Oaktree