Definition of a technology start-up

Startup.pngLinkedIn, the online network for chemical and other professionals, was valued at $2bn this week.

Reid Hoffman, its founder, gave a brilliant description of what is was like to be part of a technology start-up: his parallel was
throwing yourself off a cliff and trying to assemble a plane on the way down“.

As chairman of an excellent technology startup, NiTech Solutions, the blog recognises the description.

About Paul Hodges

Paul Hodges is Chairman of International eChem, trusted commercial advisers to the global chemical industry. The aim of this blog is to share ideas about the influences that may shape the chemical industry over the next 12 – 18 months. It will try to look behind today’s headlines, to understand what may happen next in important issues such oil prices, economic growth and the environment. We may also have some fun, investigating a few of the more offbeat events that take place from time to time. Please do join me and share your thoughts. Between us, we will hopefully develop useful insights into the key factors that will drive the industry's future performance.

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