Today’s Tech Hubs Are All About Location, Location, Location

Mashable writer Monty Munford takes us on a evolutionary journey of the today's tech clusters, arguing it's all about location. Ahead of MEF Global Forum 2013 on 14th and 15th November he cites Meffys' 10th anniversary being celebrated in San Francisco as part of the 'cluster-effect'. This article first appeared on Mashable on 31st October Long before Silicon Valley became the archetypal tech company cluster, 100 years ago and 344 miles south, the city of Los Angeles owned the space. The emergent film industry of Southern California was the original tech hub, in many ways. A … [Read more...]

The Guardian Activate New York – MEF members save 30%

MEF is pleased to be supporting the Guardian's second annual Activate Summit, New York, a one-day summit for business leaders, developers and digital practitioners to discuss and debate the potential of the web to drive a more connected, creative and cohesive planet.The event is on Thursday 3rd May at the Paley Center for Media, New York - MEF members can save 30% on admittance by contacting us for your exclusive discount code.Activate will ask how business, government, education and society can use openness and digital to their advantage, bringing together experts, innovators and thought … [Read more...]