The most fascinating trend is the “Urban Entrepreneur” – which SV Angel says is represented by startups like Twitter and Foursquare. “A new field of entrepreneurs is developing where key insights are coming from founders in large cities” says the report. It adds “[technology tools]…have led entrepreneurs to find innovation in behavior, rather than technology, at least within social media.”
Winners will be company that utilize these important trends/technologies to provide services where users gets massive value (output) from simple input.
That second block quote is core to my investment thesis for the next year (in Needium as co-founder and CTO and in other Montreal startups as advisor). I will surely label myself as “urban entrepreneur” from now on (well, it’s one tag I will apply to myself, with “venture technologist” and “open source, geo and media geek”.