I’m going to Silicon Valley…

Well, that’s a bombshell. At least for everybody that knows me. In the last 9 months I talked a lot about buying an apartment in Vienna, one that should have been the last one I’ll ever buy. So what happened, that made me decide to go to Silicon Valley?

In brief, Steli Efti and Hiten Shah did.

I first saw Steli speak at a student conference, the Entrepreneurship Avenue, in Vienna. I didn’t know who he was then, but he has a way to speak, that makes you super excited about anything that might be already somewhere in your mind.

In the following week, I listened to a few of his talks—he is a regular speaker at Pioneers Festival in Vienna—and I got hooked. As it happened I had a long drive coming up on Saturday of the same week, and decided to get episodes from The Startup Chat on my phone to entertain me. I ended up to listen to 20 on them on this day alone. That’s where it happened: I decided to go to the States. At least for a few years.

Now, a week later, I am still determined to do it. I thought about moving to the States every day and I’m certain that this has to happen!

I don’t exactly know when, somewhere in 2018, and I don’t know all the details yet, but I’m going to figure them out one-by-one, until I’m ready to move.

This blog will document my journey and might help you do a similar thing.

My first action is to figure out how to get a visa. I own a US C-corporation already, which I actually want to grow, so this is the angle I’m working on. I’ll keep you posted!

Until then, go and crush it!

The picture of Silicon Valley was taken by Anthonyavalos408 and is shared under CC-SA 4.0.

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