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5 Hidden Dangers of a Stereotypical Startup Culture
Company Culture

5 Hidden Dangers of a Stereotypical Startup Culture

There's a certain type of office culture that has pervaded the public perception of startups, and it's starting to have a major impact.
Jayson DeMers
6 Global Alternative Cities to Silicon Valley to Start Your Company
Location

6 Global Alternative Cities to Silicon Valley to Start Your Company

Silicon Valley is the gold standard for launching startups, but it's not all rainbows and unicorns. Here is a snapshot of other hubs to inspire you to look elsewhere.
Josh Steimle
Meet the Scrappy Young Entrepreneurs of ABC Family's Upcoming 'Startup U' Show
TV shows

Meet the Scrappy Young Entrepreneurs of ABC Family's Upcoming 'Startup U' Show

The new reality TV series follows 10 hungry millennials as they perfect their startup pitches, then battle for big bucks from billionaire investor Tim Draper.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Ways to Keep Your Engineering Talent From Jumping Ship
Employee loyalty

5 Ways to Keep Your Engineering Talent From Jumping Ship

Loyalty can't be bought but it can be cultivated by a company culture that respects people and values their contributions.
Michael Hughes
Ellen Pao Will Appeal Gender Discrimination Case Against Kleiner
Gender bias

Ellen Pao Will Appeal Gender Discrimination Case Against Kleiner

Meanwhile, the venture capital firm is seeking to recover nearly $1 million in litigation costs.
'Mysterious Woman' Throws Out Vintage Apple Computer Worth $200,000
Apple

'Mysterious Woman' Throws Out Vintage Apple Computer Worth $200,000

The Silicon Valley recycling company that owns the center where the woman deposited the computer is searching for her in order to give her half the proceeds from its recent sale.
Laura Entis
11 Things You Might Not Know About Google
Google

11 Things You Might Not Know About Google

A treasure trove of curious tidbits torn from the pages of Backrub's -- oops, we mean Google's -- company history.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Mike Rowe: To Be Successful, Don't Fear the Dirty Work
Success

Mike Rowe: To Be Successful, Don't Fear the Dirty Work

When it comes to starting a business or building a career, you don't have to buy into the Silicon Valley hype, the TV personality says.
Jason Fell
In Silicon Valley, a Fashion Show Just as Much About Tech as Style
Fashion Tech

In Silicon Valley, a Fashion Show Just as Much About Tech as Style

Think fashion meets drones and robots.
Biz Carson
Jennifer Lopez Makes a Sales Pitch to Silicon Valley
Venture Capital

Jennifer Lopez Makes a Sales Pitch to Silicon Valley

The entertainer made an unusual appearance in front of venture capitalists Wednesday to talk about taking risks, thinking big, and investing in Jennifer Lopez, the brand.
Verne Kopytoff
Is Boston Losing Another VC Firm to Silicon Valley?
Venture Capital

Is Boston Losing Another VC Firm to Silicon Valley?

Highland Capital Partners is now led by one of its Palo Alto-based partners.
Controversial Anonymous App Secret Shuts Down
Apps

Controversial Anonymous App Secret Shuts Down

CEO David Byttow said he is returning money to investors instead of pivoting the company.
Nina Zipkin
That Time Google Almost Bought Tesla for $11 Billion
Elon Musk

That Time Google Almost Bought Tesla for $11 Billion

When Tesla almost bottomed out two years ago, Elon Musk turned to Larry Page to save it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Trials, Tribulations and Tone Deafness Feed HBO's 'Silicon Valley'
Silicon Valley

Trials, Tribulations and Tone Deafness Feed HBO's 'Silicon Valley'

Real-life events are parodied in this season's plot line.