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Silicon Valley Community Foundation names new CEO after scandal

Nicole Taylor, a Stanford University graduate who has led several Bay Area philanthropic organizations, has been named president and CEO of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. She succeeds Emmett Carson, who resigned in June from the huge foundat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Silicon Valley"s biggest foundation shows what can go wrong when charities are obsessed with growth

digidreamgrafix/Shutterstock The Silicon Valley Community Foundation formed .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 14th, 2018

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Chief Ousted Over Harassment Allegations

Emmett Carson oversaw the influential community foundation for over a decade. The CEO of Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the world’s largest community foundati.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 27th, 2018

Silicon Valley Community Foundation board hires prominent law firm, admits it "may have a larger culture issue"

After the sudden and controversial departure of its top fundraiser amid sexual harassment charges, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s board expanded its probe into the matter by hiring one of the nation's best-known law firms......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 24th, 2018

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Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 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

Silicon Valley"s War Against "White, Male Conservatives" Is A War Against America

Authored by Robert Bridge via The Strategic Culture Foundation, With the termin.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 1st, 2018

Theranos is about to shut down for good

Jeff Chiu/AP Theranos is closing up shop, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday night, citing a shareholder email. Once a Silicon Valley darling, the startup blood-testing company became mired in scandal over .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 5th, 2018

Term Sheet — Thursday, August 30

On deals and dealmakers. 5 Qs WITH A DEALMAKERVenture capitalist Ashmeet Sidana believes that some of the best Silicon Valley companies owe their success to a technical insight. After parting ways with Foundation Capital in 2013, .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 30th, 2018

Exclusive Interview: Intuit Names New CEO as Brad Smith Steps Down After 11 Years

Sasan Goodarzi will take the reins on January 1. In a surprise move, one of Silicon Valley's champion CEOs is stepping down. After 11 years at the helm, Intuit chief Brad Smith will hand over the job to Executive V.P. Sasan Goodarzi .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 23rd, 2018

Patent insurance allows companies to focus on innovating, not competitors and trolls

After multiple rounds of financing and years of stealth research and development, one Silicon Valley startup finally announced the launch of its new product, which was designed to compete directly with some of the biggest names in the consumer electronic.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 13th, 2018

Phoenix Business Journal names 2018 Most Admired Leaders

The 27 Valley business leaders come from a variety of industries and have been involved in the community for years......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 23rd, 2018

The CEO of Silicon Valley"s biggest charitable foundation has resigned over allegations of a "toxic" culture

YouTube/Saïd Business School, University of Oxford Silicon Valley's billionaires and big tech corporations love to don.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 27th, 2018

Here are the 26 top tech CEOs of 2018, according to the employees who work for them (AAPL, FB, GOOGL, MSFT)

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Despite a scandal-ridden year in Silicon Valley, there are still some tech workers who lo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 24th, 2018

16 of the biggest leaders in Silicon Valley reveal the one thing they would tell their teenage selves

Brendan McDermid/Reuters The people we've come to associate with the most successful technology companies were once relatively unknown names with big dreams. So if they could do it all over again, would they do it any differently? T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 24th, 2018

The rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes - CNNMoney

Vanity FairThe rise and fall of Elizabeth HolmesCNNMoneyTheranos went from one of the most lauded "unicorn" tech startups in Silicon Valley to a company crippled by scandal. Eliza.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 16th, 2018

The rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes

Theranos went from one of the most lauded "unicorn" tech startups in Silicon Valley to a company crippled by scandal......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 16th, 2018

Will Silicon Valley"s new company towns become failed utopias?

The goal of Facebook's new company town, Willow Village, is to "strengthen the community.".....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 3rd, 2018

Bill Gates has invested millions in these Silicon Valley startups over the past decade

Melia RobinsonBill Gates is known for his philanthropic contributions to health, education, and anti-poverty organizations through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. But the billiona.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 1st, 2018

These $250K tiny homes are 3D printed and powered by batteries

Designed for the tech elite community Walden Monterey — located about an hour south of Silicon Valley — the "sleeping pods" will be used to house prospective buyers considering purchasing land on the property......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 30th, 2018

These $250K tiny homes are 3D printed and powered by Tesla batteries

Designed for the tech elite community Walden Monterey — located about an hour south of Silicon Valley — the "sleeping pods" will be used to house prospective buyers considering purchasing land on the property......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 29th, 2018