• Facebook's ex-CTO said he'd be 'very surprised' if consumer internet companies succeeded in Europe

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Adam D'Angelo, Facebook's former chief technology officer and the founder of Q&A site Quora, is skeptical about Europe's chances of creating a consumer internet company on the same scale as Google, Amazon, or Facebook.
    Interviewed at the Tech Open Air conference in Berlin last Wednesday, D'Angelo, who joined Facebook when it had around 20 staff, said he'd be "very surprised" if a consumer internet company "succeeded" in Europe.
    Europe is yet to create one of the tech megacorporations that have spawned out of the US and Asia over the last few decades. The continent's most valuable company...
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