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MAY 09, 2017

Truly World-Class - Views on France's Thriving Tech-Ecosystem

Truly World-Class - Views on France's Thriving Tech-Ecosystem

Over the last few years, media headlines on France have mainly been concerned with structural economic problems. It has almost gone unnoticed to the wider public that France has developed into one of the most dynamic tech ecosystems. According to the tech.eu European Tech Funding Report 2016, France took first place in terms of the number of ...

MAY 02, 2017

Closing the STEM Gender Gap with Girls Who Code

Closing the STEM Gender Gap with Girls Who Code

From an early age, I have always been interested in topics relating to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). So when I started college and was able to learn any subject of my choosing, it was no surprise that I decided to pursue an engineering degree. However, what was surprising was that I seemed to be the only gir...

APR 11, 2017

Taking a Ride with Lyft

Taking a Ride with Lyft

As a participant in Lyft’s latest round of funding, KKR is ready to ride with Lyft and partner with them to fundamentally change the way people think about transportation. Why Lyft and why now? Transportation is an indispensable part of everyday life, and the $2 trillion transportation market in the U.S. represents a massive...

APR 06, 2017

Innovating for Growth in Europe

Innovating for Growth in Europe

Recently Neil Brown, Director in the KKR Global Institute, participated in a EuroGrowth Task Force convened by the Atlantic Council of the United States (ACUS) that examined policy strategies to encourage growth within the European Union. In the following interview, Neil discusses opportunities to foster entrepreneurship. The ACUS report, A Roadmap...