It’s not just what you know but who you know.

And where you can fly to cheaply.

An MIT group found that adding direct flights between the cities of founders and venture capitalists increased the likelihood of the startup going public by 1%. They also won 3.2% more patents.

Good to know. And good news for Londoners with a international hub on their doorstep.

 

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