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Your start-up failed. Congratulations!

Jan 8, 2014
Silicon Valley's embrace of failure as a step toward success can be confusing -- especially if you're the venture capitalist that put up the money.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, start-up, failure

Failing in order to succeed? There's a conference for that

Jan 7, 2014
FailCon is an annual event in San Francisco for the Silicon Valley crowd, who've taken to heart the notion that failing teaches us how to get it right the next time.
Posted In: Tech, Silicon Valley, Failcon

Kanye West: musician-turned-Silicon Valley entrepreneur?

Dec 6, 2013
Kanye West is seeking investors for a new agency he's created. But so far, potential investors are just interested in meeting with him, not giving him money.
Posted In: Kanye West, DONDA, Silicon Valley, venture capital

The part of Silicon Valley that can't happen online

Oct 31, 2013
Techies may be trying to move our entire lives online, but when it comes to doing business, they're strictly old school.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, VCs

Silicon Valley loves Washington gridlock

Oct 22, 2013
Does Silicon Valley have, in the words of a New York Magazine writer, a "dysfunction fetish"?
Posted In: Silicon Valley, government shutdown 2013

Startups experiment to diversify Silicon Valley

Oct 11, 2013
Leaders at a few startups in Silicon Valley test out new strategies to raise diversity at their workplaces.
Posted In: startups, Silicon Valley

A novel of Silicon Valley and other madness

Oct 8, 2013
A former Silicon Valley exec lives to tell the tale (in novel form).
Posted In: Silicon Valley

What does meritocracy really mean in Silicon Valley?

Oct 4, 2013
The Valley loves its rags to riches stories. What a tech meritocracy millionaire has to say about his own rise.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, meritocracy, Tech

'70s rebellion and the roots of tech's reputation for meritocracy

Oct 4, 2013
Early Silicon Valley companies experimented with a new management style to reward talent and avoid corporate status and hierarchy.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, meritocracy, Intel

Latinos making inroads in Silicon Valley

Sep 18, 2013
A huge chunk of immigrant-founded start-ups were developed by Chinese and Indian entrepreneurs. But now a new group is emerging.
Posted In: Latinos, Silicon Valley, Tech, start-ups

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