By Benedict Evans, a former VC and current tech analyst who has a huge subscription base for his newsletter.
This slide presentation - the top on on this page with several, all of which are excellent - walks you through what has held back tech development in Europe and why it seems poised to change that. Highly recommended!
“For the last couple of decades Europe has often seemed to punch below its weight in tech, despite a bigger population and a huge single market, some great computer science schools and plenty of entrepreneurs. Maybe Europe just couldn’t do tech? No! But, how is that changing? And what does ‘Europe’ mean in tech?”