Overseas, A Different Kind Of Silicon Valley

Former astronaut Chris Hadfield speaks at Brain Bar Budapest, a festival that invites “the world’s greatest thinkers” to speak about innovation and technology.
Former astronaut Chris Hadfield speaks at Brain Bar Budapest, a festival that invites "the world's greatest thinkers" to speak about innovation and technology. Courtesy of Brain Bar Budapest
Former astronaut Chris Hadfield speaks at Brain Bar Budapest, a festival that invites “the world’s greatest thinkers” to speak about innovation and technology.
Former astronaut Chris Hadfield speaks at Brain Bar Budapest, a festival that invites "the world's greatest thinkers" to speak about innovation and technology. Courtesy of Brain Bar Budapest

Overseas, A Different Kind Of Silicon Valley

The United States is not the only country with a Silicon Valley. While American companies continue to dominate the technology startup market, several other tech hubs are making a name for themselves across the sea.

One of the most notable is the startup industry of Central and Eastern Europe. While the products they are creating are similar to what you might see in the States, the way the companies are run and the struggles they face are decidedly European.

To find out more, we talk to Gergely Boszormenyi, co-founder of Brain Bar Budapest and General Director at Design Terminal.