Carsonified, which runs Silicon Valley-style UK events, attacks a UK startup trip to… Silicon Valley

by oneafrikan on April 23, 2008

A nice little debate raging about the web mission to the Valley…
_ TechCrunch UK » Blog Archive » Carsonified, which runs Silicon Valley-style UK events, attacks a UK startup trip to… Silicon Valley

It’s just morning here in SF so I have just seen this post. The below is my initial response, but I have to go offline imminently (I am in San Francisco on the trip in question) so I’m just rattling this off now….

I think it’s rather strange of Carsonified’s Ryan Carson to go “attack dog” now when he could have called any one of the WebMission partners weeks ago when this trip was announced and put together. But hey, he has a right to criticise, it’s a democracy after all

_ This is Ryan’s post

This is being backed by some pretty smart people, including UK Trade & Investment, Oracle, Mike Butcher, Paul Walsh, Oli Barrett, Huddle, Doug Richard (ex Dragon’s Den), Atlas Ventures, Michael Birch (founder of Bebo), HSBC, Sun Microsystems and James Murray Wells (GlassesDirect.com) … so why is it such a bad idea?

;-)

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