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What a Silicon Valley venture capitalist thinks of Greater Washington"s startup scene

We also asked about the mental makeup of tech entrepreneurs here. Is there still too much risk aversion keeping good ideas from finding funding?.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2018

A legendary Silicon Valley VC thinks we"re gearing up for a fundamental change in healthcare

Mike Blake/Reuters Bill Gurley, the legendary Silicon Valley venture capitalist, i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 21st, 2017

Former Uber board member and VC Bill Gurley says it’s time for Silicon Valley’s unicorns to ‘grow up’ and get profitable

Tech venture capitalist Bill Gurley thinks Silicon Valley 'unicorns' are growing up .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 18th, 2017

Is the end nigh for Silicon Valley? These prominent voices think so

The fate and future of Silicon Valley has been a hot topic of late as Washington lawmakers and the Trump administration show a willingness to consider new regulations on the tech industry. On Wednesday, three prominent startup and venture capital voic.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 19th, 2017

Madrona builds out investment team with Silicon Valley venture capitalist

He joins Madrona from Lightspeed Venture Capital in Silicon Valley, where he recently co-led a $25 million Series B round in Madrona portfolio company Heptio......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 22nd, 2018

Silicon Valley venture capital firm to open offices in South Florida

The startup investment group will move into a coworking space in Miami's central business district......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2018

Steve Blank: To Fix Startup Culture, CEOs and Venture Capitalists Must Lead by Example

The best way for Silicon Valley leaders to promote good behavior is to model it......»»

Category: topSource: incMar 19th, 2018

Steve Blank: To Fix Startup Culture, CEOs and Venture Capitalists Must Lead By Example

The best way for Silicon Valley leaders to promote good behavior is to model it......»»

Category: topSource: incMar 19th, 2018

How a Silicon Valley venture capitalist became an unlikely resource to help Tonga"s Pita Taufatofua make the Winter Olympics in 12 months

Matthias Hangst/Getty Pita Tau.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 21st, 2018

Tyson Foods partners with 1871 and a Silicon Valley accelerator

Food conglomerate Tyson Foods, which has a $150 million startup venture fund in Chicago, has announced partnerships with local tech incubator 1871 and Plug and Play, an innovation platform and accelerator in Silicon Valley, as it aims to connect and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 19th, 2018

Like Peter Thiel, Tech Workers Feel Alienated by Silicon Valley "Echo Chamber"

Billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel has said he plans to leave Silicon Valley in part because of its perceived cultural uniformity, joining other investors who have defected from the nation’s high-tech cradle......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 18th, 2018

Like Peter Thiel, VCs Feel Alienated by Silicon Valley "Echo Chamber"

Billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel has said he plans to leave Silicon Valley in part because of its perceived cultural uniformity, joining other entrepreneurs and investors who have defected away from the nation’s high-tech cradle......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 18th, 2018

Like Thiel, Others Feel Ideologically Alienated in Silicon Valley

Billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel has said he plans to leave Silicon Valley in part because of its perceived cultural uniformity, joining other entrepreneurs and investors who have defected away from the nation’s high-tech cradle......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 18th, 2018

Meg Whitman just became CEO of a new TV startup created by DreamWorks" cofounder

Getty Images Silicon Valley mogul Meg Whitman has been appointed CEO of NewTV, a new mobile content venture from DreamWorks cofounder .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 24th, 2018

Russian VC funds set up shop in Silicon Valley

Russian technology investors, faced with a stagnating startup scene in Russia and the threat of isolation from the West, are setting up funds in Silicon Valley in a bid to place million-dollar bets on young tech companies......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 23rd, 2018

Elon Musk Attended Lewd Silicon Valley Party, But Says He Saw No Sex

A spokesperson for the Tesla founder says he just talked about tech and business. Even tech superstars sometimes get confused. Elon Musk unwittingly attended what some say was a sex party held last summer at a venture capitalist's Silicon .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 12th, 2018

Elon Musk Accidentally Attended a Silicon Valley ‘Sex Party.’ But He Didn’t See Any Sex

A spokesperson for the Tesla founder says he just talked about tech and business. Even tech superstars sometimes get confused. Elon Musk unwittingly attended what some say was a sex party held last summer at a venture capitalist's Silicon .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 11th, 2018

Elon Musk Says He Accidentally Attended a Silicon Valley ‘Sex Party.’ But He Didn’t See Any Sex

A spokesperson for the Tesla founder says he just talked about tech and business. Even tech superstars sometimes get confused. It turns out Elon Musk unwittingly attended a now-infamous sex party held last summer at a venture capitalist's.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 11th, 2018

Uber Investor Departs Venture Capital Firm Amid Sexual Harassment Claims

He cofounded futuristic transport startup Hyperloop One. Silicon Valley investor Shervin Pishevar, known for his early bet on Uber, said on Thursday that he would sever ties with his venture capital company, .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 14th, 2017

Key tech investor leaves VC firm amid harassment claims

Shervin Pishevar, an early Uber investor and a founder of high-speed transport startup Hyperloop One, said Thursday he is breaking ties with his Silicon Valley venture capital firm to fight sexual harassment allegations......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 14th, 2017

Hyperloop One co-founder takes leave

Prominent Silicon Valley investor and entrepreneur Shervin Pishevar said on Tuesday that he is taking a leave of absence from his venture capital firm and his startup......»»

Category: topSource: cnnDec 5th, 2017