a few months back, David Guerra Terol and the Sociedad de Promocion Economica de Gran Canaria invited me to speak at the local incubator in Gran Canaria. it was an honor and a pleasure to pass on some knowledge to the local startups.
but what was more impressive were the efforts by the local government to encourage startup growth. they seriously wanted to stem the tide and make something happen; to bring economic growth and import foreign knowledge and transform the local scene. i couldn't help but admire their efforts - and wanted to help more.
i'm pleased to be back and available this whole week, offering lectures and office hours. and i've brought reinforcements with me: