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Entrepreneurs

How a Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Is Paving the Way For Economic Transition in Africa By Investing In Young Entrepreneurs

With an ambitious goal to build a strong tech industry in Africa, Hiruy Amanuel proves that to create significant economic changes, investing in the well-being of others comes first

Business News

Entrepreneurs Against Dictatorship: Lukashenko's Regime Hurts Belarusian-American Founders

U.S. tech companies founded by Belarusians have long been a source of pride for Europe's last dictator, Alexander Lukashenko. Now, as entrepreneurs are challenging his 26-year-old rule, they are feeling the same pressure as everyone else. Silicon Valley startups have also taken a hit.

Business News

Will Remote-Work Policies Lead to a Bay Area Exodus? (Infographic)

Nearly half of Bay Area residents surveyed in a new report said they'll move if their jobs are permanently remote.

News and Trends

AngelList India's Utsav Somani Launches Micro Fund To Back 30 Early Stage Start-Ups

Named iSeed, the fund is anchored by the famed Naval Ravikant, founder of US-based AngelList. The fund's backers have started or invested in 24 unicorns worth over $200 billion.

Business News

Some Silicon Valley Bigwigs Have Reportedly Already Scurried to Their Doomsday Shelters in New Zealand

Those with money in the Valley, as well as in other lucrative industries, have become known in recent years for investing in preparations for disaster scenarios, such as viral outbreaks.

Growing a Business

Forget Unicorns. Startups Should Be Camels.

Startup 'camels' prioritize sustainability by balancing growth with cash flow.

Business News

Are APIs the Gateway to Latin America?

The Application Programming Interfaces wave is moving beyond Silicon Valley.

Business News

Mark Zuckerberg and Dropbox CEO Have Been 'Close Friends' For Years. Here Are 7 Other Top Tech Exec Friendships.

Silicon Valley might be competitive, but it also appears to be a breeding ground for friendships among its famous execs.

Business News

Google, Facebook, Amazon Ask Employees to Stay Away From HQs as They Bunker Down Against Coronavirus

Tech giants including Facebook, Amazon, and Google have asked employees to work from home amid the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Culture

Tech Giants Are Failing to Inspire Employee Trust. Here Are 4 Ways Your Company Can Do Better.

In a time of cultural upheaval, HR mishaps have companies like Google and Tesla hemorrhaging executives. Learn from their mistakes to build a more inclusive workplace culture.

Business News

Gen Z Grads Say Companies Like Google and Facebook Are 'Harmful,' and Won't Work For Them

Big tech firms still rank among most desirable places to work, but conscientious Gen Z grads say they're not interested

Thought Leaders

5 Reasons Why It's Not Yet Time to Move Your Startup to Silicon Valley

Why staying in Europe may make strong business sense and ensures the pitfalls of heading prematurely to the West Coast are avoided.

News and Trends

How Entrepreneurs Taught This Investor that Capitalism is Not the Antithesis of Social Good

Schwark Satyavolu, General Partner at Trinity Ventures, shares the highs and learnings of being an investor

Science & Technology

Even Silicon Valley Giants Struggle Keeping Tech Talent. Here's How to Do Better.

Companies across the board should be doing more to retain these invaluable team players.