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Silicon Valley"s liberal bubble has burst, and the culture war has arrived

Silicon Valley"s liberal bubble has burst, and the culture war has arrived.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2017

Google"s firing of memo writer James Damore struck a nerve in Silicon Valley

AP Photo/Eric RisbergSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A Silicon Valley culture war pitting liberal-leaning tech firms against a small conservative cohort took on new intensity on Tuesday .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 9th, 2017

Echoes of Wall Street in Silicon Valley"s grip on money and power

Silicon Valley remains in a cognitive bubble, reluctant to engage with legitimate public worries over monopoly, privacy and tech-related job disruption, not to mention its own culture......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 4th, 2017

This Bubble Finally Burst - Which One"s Next?

Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, Like so many other high-flying Silicon Valley startups, Clinkle w.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 26th, 2017

Silicon Valley Startup Bubble Finally Burst. Which One’s Next?

Like so many other high-flying Silicon Valley startups, Clinkle was supposed to ‘make the world a better place’. Founded in 2011 by a guy barely out of his teens, the company picked up .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 26th, 2017

Signs That The Silicon Valley Tech Bubble Is About To Burst

18 months ago there was a seemingly limitless number of Silicon Valley future billionaires buying up multi-million dollar homes and renting out lavish pads.  But if demand for excessively price.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 18th, 2017

A top VC firm just put together a striking presentation on what it was like for startups in 2016

Flickr/Sebastiaan ter BurgLast year, startups were filled with fear that Silicon Valley was in a bubble about to burst. Now that it's approaching the end of 2016, startups aren't quite as concerned as they used to be — and 9 out of 10 founders think.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 1st, 2016

People in Silicon Valley are losing their minds after a famous investor said its culture is bad for startups - Business Insider

Business InsiderPeople in Silicon Valley are losing their minds after a famous investor said its culture is bad for startupsBusiness InsiderSam Altman, o.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenews6 hr. 16 min. ago

People in Silicon Valley are losing their minds after a famous investor said its culture is bad for startups

People in Silicon Valley are losing their minds after a famous investor said its culture is bad for startups.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider11 hr. 46 min. ago

Silicon Valley struggles to add conservatives to its ranks

Some employees say their politics are unwelcome in an industry dominated by liberal views.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 2nd, 2017

Silicon Valley Struggles to Add Conservatives to Its Ranks

Some tech employees say their politics are unwelcome in an industry dominated by liberal views......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjDec 2nd, 2017

Cash Sloshes Into Venture Funds, Prompting Bubble Worries

Silicon Valley is bursting with fledgling venture-capital funds as cash continues to flow despite persistent worries that startups have generally returned little in profits......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 21st, 2017

Ellen Pao explains the root cause of Silicon Valley"s bro culture

Josh Edelson/Bloomberg via Getty Images In the last year, many venture capitalists and tech CEOs have stepped down due to sexual harassment allega.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 19th, 2017

5 Clever Ways That Silicon Valley Startups Hire And Keep Top Talent

If you hire a great founding team and keep them happy then your company will grow fast -- what's more your executives will be talent magnets who build a culture that balances work and fun.....»»

Category: topSource: incNov 3rd, 2017

Conservatives in Silicon Valley speak in shadows

In an industry known for its liberal tendencies, conservative tech workers say they're victims of a witch hunt. Laurie Segall speaks with the undercover conservatives of Silicon Valley ? who say they need to remain hidden for fear of losing their jobs......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnOct 28th, 2017

The New Book That Puts Tech’s Sexism Scandals Into Perspective

Silicon Valley’s culture crisis has deep roots. Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs liked to hang out with an older generation of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs because, he claimed, "you can't really.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 22nd, 2017

3 Things Silicon Valley Can Learn from Smaller Companies

3 ways to make your company culture more open and diverse, making you more attractive to talent and more capable of solving tough problems......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 18th, 2017

A venture capitalist says he"s so afraid for his reputation that he"s canceling meetings with women

Silicon Valley's "bro culture" was turned up.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 10th, 2017

5 Major Tech Startups Blossoming Outside Silicon Valley

For many Americans, the tech world starts and ends in Silicon Valley. Yet in reality, many technology firms operate outside of the San Francisco Bay Area. This group of tech companies thriving away from the bubble of .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytOct 2nd, 2017

Which tech CEO is most popular with their employees?

Silicon Valley CEOs are required to make some tough decisions regarding layoffs, spending and company culture — and some carry it off with more panache than others. Life may not be a popularity contest, but when it comes to recruiting the best tech t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 15th, 2017

Employees of Fintech Firm SoFi Allege Women Are Treated Improperly

Social Finance, a fintech company whose hard-charging ethos propelled it to success, is ensnared in the controversy over the workplace culture and treatment of women at Silicon Valley technology startups......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 11th, 2017