Running Down the Wrong Road

Why Europe doesn’t produce innovative new companies

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Back in 1991, while I was still halfway through my MBA course, I left the U.K. and headed to California. As a very atypical U.K. passport-holder, I knew I wanted more from my life than merely to be one more cubicle slave among millions. And I knew, from the few years I’d spent in the U.K., that if I remained on the gloomy little…