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A big hit and a big miss from pair of Silicon Valley life science IPOs

A pair of Bay Area life science IPOs got very different receptions Thursday on Wall Street. Redwood City-based Guardant Health Inc. topped its price targets to raise $237.5 million, giving it an initial market cap of about $1.6 billion as it heade.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2018

Happenings in Silicon Valley in pictures: Churchill Awards and Keenan Impact Days

Each week, the Silicon Valley Business Journal print edition devotes a page to photos of happening around our community in a section called Valley Life. Beginning this week, we are sharing those photos online. Check out the bottom of this story to .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 6th, 2018

Shake, rattle and roll — world’s seismic activity comes to life

The public art on the outside of the Visa Palo Alto building, called “Tabula,” is more than an eye-pleasing light show for the neighborhood; in true Silicon Valley fashion, it uses data to tell a story about the world......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 21st, 2018

A Life Science Tools And Diagnostics Pair Trade: Goldman Recommends Buying Agilent, Moving to Sidelines On Thermo Fisher

Goldman Sachs has a pair trade in the life sciences tools and diagnostics space ahead of third-quarter earnings season.  Latest Ratings .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 17th, 2018

​How one Silicon Valley CEO masters work-life balance

It’s no surprise that Chris O’Neill, chief executive of Evernote, a no.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2018

Lawsuit claims Walmart stole technology to keep produce fresh

Walmart Inc was sued on Wednesday by a Silicon Valley company that accused the largest U.S. retailer of stealing its technology to prolong the shelf life of produce and reduce spoilage......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 1st, 2018

D.C.-area cybertech firms persuade West Coast investors to head east

Charlottesville-based Social SafeGuard recently raised $11 million from a pair of Silicon Valley venture funds......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 8th, 2018

D.C.-area cybertech companies persuade West Coast investors to head east

Charlottesville-based Social SafeGuard recently raised $11 million from a pair of Silicon Valley venture funds......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 8th, 2018

Robo-Advisor Tech Startup SigFig Raises $50M From Top Wall Street, Silicon Valley Investors

A unique robo-advisor business model received a stamp of approval from investors on both coasts. SigFig announced a $50 million Series E round anchored by Bain Capital, Union Square Ventures, DCM Ventures, UBS and New York Life. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 19th, 2018

Robert Downey Jr., Jay Z, Durant Back Life Insurance Startup

San Francisco-based Ethos Technologies isn’t a well-known name in Silicon Valley, but its investors certainly are. The company isn't a well-known name in Silicon Valley,.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 14th, 2018

The new status shoe is machine washable, made from recycled water bottles, and costs $145 a pair

Melia Robinson/Business Insider Women from the tech offices of Silicon Valley to the streets of New York.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 2nd, 2018

"The Dirtiest Money on Earth." Silicon Valley Has a Saudi Arabia Problem

While big U.S. firms have pulled out of the “Davos in the Desert” conference amid allegations of state-sponsored murder, it will be hard for Wall Street and corporate America to turn away new Saudi money......»»

Category: topSource: barrons1 hr. 58 min. ago

U.S. Startup Accuses Huawei of Trying to Steal Its Technology

An escalating battle between the U.S. and China for tech supremacy is playing out in federal court between Huawei Technologies and a Silicon Valley startup backed by Microsoft and Dell Technologies......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj5 hr. 14 min. ago

Jeff Bezos: If big tech turns its back on the Pentagon, "this country is going to be in trouble"

Bezos portrayed the choice two ways — as a patriotic duty as well as a duty to act like the adults in the room, contrasting starkly with Silicon Valley tech companies that have walked away from lucrative programs......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals22 hr. 13 min. ago

Essential links for October 17: Elon Musk"s big stock plans; Facebook video ads in question; A downgrade for Netflix?

A quick rundown of some of the news affecting Silicon Valley companies and executives on Wednesday, Oct. 17. ELON MUSK TO BUY $20 MILLION IN TESLA STOCK: Right after formally agreeing to a settlement with the SEC that requires him to pay a $20 million f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2018

Tomorrow"s Capital: Why Hasn"t Silicon Valley Completely Disrupted FinTech Yet? It"s Complicated.

Shutterstock photo Silicon Valley has completely disr.....»»

Category: economySource: nasdaqOct 17th, 2018

Death of black man in police custody hits home at Facebook and in Silicon Valley

Facebook exec Ebele Okobi is drawing national attention to the death.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 16th, 2018

Tommie Smith on his and Colin Kaepernick"s protests 50 years apart

Olympian and human rights protester Tommie Smith spoke to the Silicon Valley Business Journal about the significance of his and Colin Kaepernick's protests during the national anthem at sports events......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2018

Silicon Valley’s Top 10% Are Doing Better Than Ever. Here’s Why Everyone Else Is Doing Worse

Over the past 20 years, income inequality in Silicon Valley has gotten worse tha.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 16th, 2018

Saudi Money Flows Into Silicon Valley, and With It Qualms

Silicon Valley faces a potentially unsettling fact following international backlash over Saudi Arabia’s alleged involvement in the possible murder of a journalist: The kingdom is now the largest single funding source for U.S. startups......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 16th, 2018

Saudi Retaliates, Pulls HyperLoop Funding As Silicon Valley Startups Quake

Anybody who understands the temperament of Mohammad bin Salman prob.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 16th, 2018