This is a guest post by Alex Hoye , a London-based entrepreneur and angel investor and in Internet, media, and consumer markets. He is CEO of Latitude Group, a European digital marketing agency, and before that co-founded GoIndustry plc, an online industrial auctions firm. Hoye invested in Seedcamp Seedcamp and is chairman of Skimlinks and BraveNewTalent .
I was in the Bay Area for the weekend and aside from standard harassment from Valley Bubble dwellers – “What are you still doing in London, that macro-challenged market – at least go to Brazil or somethin’?!” – I met a proto-example of the power of execution and came to two similar-but-different conclusions.