25 Mar '12, 10pm

First blog post on #CCM12 and plenty more to come over next few days (jet lag allowing)

It is often said that the business of America is business, and you can certainly see what they mean. The first day of this year's Clean and Cool Mission , which will see 16 UK clean tech start-ups tout their wares and power point presentations to San Francisco's (and hence the world's) most important investors, started with a brunch for the mission and local entrepreneurs, hosted at the home of PR guru Susan Best. If anyone was looking for the difference between California's hyper-successful entrepreneurial culture and the UK's perennial problems turning successful start-ups into multi-billion pound businesses they could do worse than examine the concept of the Sunday business brunch. Apparently they are a pretty common feature of San Francisco's corporate life, with executives giving a sizable chunk of their day of rest to host and attend networking events with friends wh...

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