From the valley to the beach

For start-up tech companies, there are similarities between Dublin and California, writes Paul Hayes in Los Angeles.

21st July, 2012
Santa Monica in Los Angeles: an area rich in investment and tech start-ups. Photo: Getty

Los Angeles does strange things to you. I learned more in two gym trips in LA than I normally do at lengthy tech conferences.

Over weights at Gold's Gym, which is located between Santa Monica and Venice Beach, you can pick up all kinds of information about new companies on the scene as well as about multinationals which are looking to expand.

The startups that are now flocking to Silicon Beach are changing the face...

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