The salad days are back in Silicon Valley, and with it have come the mocking blogs, serious income-inequality discussions and general media sniffling at the nouveau riche.
And wealth managers. Lots and lots of wealth managers, according to a CNBC [...]
Lyft -- a ride-sharing app run by the same guys who founded Zimride -- has raised $60 million in a funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz, according to TechCrunch.
Co-founded by John Zimmer -- a Cornell alum -- and Logan Green -- a UC-Santa Barb[...]
'A rising tide lifts all boats,' as the economists like to say. Or, as Elon Musk regularly quips -- "If my Tesla's a-rockin', don't come a knockin'."
Such is the present luck of Silicon Valley's 'ladies of the night,' according to a CNN report, a[...]
My twin brother works in Hollywood at a major talent agency. He's very proud of his work, and any talk of "disruption" or new paradigms for talented artists does not seem to affect his confidence for the market necessity of agents. Confidence is good[...]
This month's Vanity Fair has a profile of Amy Andersen, founder of Linx Dating and organizer of the Thursday night meet-and-greet at the Rosewood Sand Hill Hotel, otherwise known as Cougar Night. Andersen essentially helps young, wealthy, socially-cl[...]
It was a hard week...hope everyone is recovering swell from their Friday nights.
To get you through your hangover and morning self-loathing, here's some recently-unearthed clips of Steve Wozniak at a 1984 Apple enthusiast meeting. Dude is hilariou[...]
Silicon Valley is still the top region for tech company acquisitions, with 226 total acquisitions in 2012, according to VentureBeat. New York City had 100 total acquisition, and Boston had 62.
The largest private tech acquisition overall belonged [...]
Silicon Valley, Silicon Alley and London are the hubs of the international tech startup community – and no amount of money from Tony Hsieh into Las Vegas will change that anytime soon. So what do you do if you’re stuck in Podunk, Mississippi with a g[...]
According to TechCrunch, Vimessa launched out of Y Combinator in 2011 with the goal of making video messaging fast and easy across all devices. The app failed fairly quickly, giving founders Peter Clark and Cesar Alaniz an insight into a problem all [...]
Ben Cole is a 2010 graduate of Cornell University, and a Gates Scholar who recently graduated with a Masters of Philosophy in Advanced Computer Science degree from Cambridge University. He’s also looking for a tech job – and penned a post for Venture[...]
Since selling Behance to Adobe for more than $150 million, Scott Belsky has become one of NYC tech’s hottest evangelists. In an essay on LinkedIn, Belsky notes that start-up culture in NYC differs significantly from Silicon Valley in everything from [...]