An article from The Washinton Post article by Victor W. Hwang.
Silicon Valley is widely regarded as the ultimate success as an incubator of start-ups and entrepreneurship. Yet most businesspeople, leaders and innovators around the world have learned the wrong lessons from it. They focus primarily on its ingredients — its obvious assets, like venture capital, skilled workers and universities. What they have largely ignored is its recipe — the social interactions that turn those ingredients into vibrant companies. Read it here.