U.S. startups need to remember that not only is there a world outside Silicon Valley/Boston, thereâ€™s a world outside the United States as well. By ignoring it during the crucial phases of gaining early adopters and transitioning to the early majority, theyâ€™re costing themselves millions in lost value. Donâ€™t believe me?
Facebook Failing Abroad
Facebook, one of the hottest topics in social network news today, has failed miserably at gaining a notable international presence compared to other services. Friendsterâ€¦ yes, Friendsterâ€¦ has more than 5x the number of users in the Asia Pacific than Facebook. True, those users … [Read the rest »]