Peter Horan – Startupfest 2014

Startups: The Heart of A City

« Entrepreneurs don’t start out to create vibrant cities. They just want to build successful businesses. But as an inevitable side effect of creating great companies, they become an essential catalyst of healthy growing cities.

Peter has been active in Silicon Valley for more than 40 years. He has seen entrepreneurial energy transform the Santa Clara Valley from the Prune Capital of America to an engine of growth and change for the entire world.

In this session, he’ll share insights on the technology that works—and actually matters—versus the technology that’s just eye candy. »