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Visa problems? 'Seasteading' your startup may be the answer

Silicon Valley's next hot incubator for startups could be located in an unusual place: a new company called Blueseed plans to set up shop in international waters, 12 miles off the California coast.

By Nov. 8, 2011


A floating metropolis for startups

Blueseed is a startup hoping to lure thousands of foreign entrepreneurs to live 12 nautical miles from Silicon Valley -- in a big cruise ship. Some say it's the answer to restrictive visa issues, others shudder at the thought of a boat filled with "thousands of nerds."

By Jul. 3, 2012


Peter Thiel floats cash to floating tech incubator

Famed tech investor Peter Thiel is now helping to launch a commercial "seastead" 12 miles off the California coast.

By Nov. 30, 2011