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Silicon Valley Frets About Potential Bubble

Anthony Scaramucci | Posted 10.26.2016 | Business
Anthony Scaramucci

Just because the tech bubble didn't burst this year doesn't mean there isn't one. During the dawn of the smartphone era, startups could raise money ...

Why I Followed My Personal Calling, Even When It Led Away From A Great Job

Susan Gonzales | Posted 10.25.2016 | Impact
Susan Gonzales

Taking risks in Hispanic culture isn't typically encouraged. Taking risks was only for the privileged. I believe this cautious approach to life is based on centuries of working hard and being grateful for having a job and food on the table.

We Need Creativity To Survive. So Why Are We So Suspicious Of It?

Valerie Casey | Posted 10.21.2016 | Business
Valerie Casey

Vomit. Poison. Agony. These are among the words participants used to describe their feelings in two 2010 University of Pennsylvania experiments. Researchers measured more than 200 peoples' reactions to creative proposals for dealing with stubborn problems.

Is Debbie Gross, CEA To CEO Of Cisco, In Right Work?

Leni Miller | Posted 10.21.2016 | Business
Leni Miller

Can we still be In Right Work after 25 years in the same job? How could someone be in one job for 25 years and still feel she is in "right work"?How ...

Why Cynthia Spence Believes It's Good Business To Invest In An Interior Designer

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.18.2016 | Business
Morena Duwe

As the tech world continues to expand beyond the Silicon Valley, creative minds such as Cynthia Spence have found a place within this vast market.

A Media Insider Talks Silicon Valley

Quora | Posted 10.17.2016 | Technology

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Here's How One Silicon Valley Titan Is Combining Entrepreneurship With Social Good

Danielle Sabrina | Posted 10.14.2016 | Business
Danielle Sabrina

Silicon Valley's reputation is a mixed bag. On one hand, it's regarded as an international magnet for the most brilliant and innovative young folks to come up with game-changing ideas that transform the world of technology and engineering.

Breaking News: No One Cares About Your Start-Up

Alex Madda | Posted 10.13.2016 | Comedy
Alex Madda

This just in from our on-site millennial team: In a non-described, newly gentrified neighborhood in an unspecific up-and-coming city near some relevant body of water, we report that, to what seems to be surprising to zero people:

"49" Reasons Silicon Valley Cannot Be Cloned

Soren Petersen | Posted 10.10.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

Startup communities across the globe look to Silicon Valley as their model for how to build high performance entrepreneurial ecosystems. However, atte...

La Kretz is L.A.'s HP Garage

Joel Epstein | Posted 10.09.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Look out Mountain View and Cupertino, La Kretz Innovation Campus in the Arts District is closing hard. La Kretz is L.A.'s HP Garage. It is the plac...

A Non-Political View On Immigration

Joseph W. Gauld | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
Joseph W. Gauld

I am a political independent who has concerns with both major presidential candidates. In addition, I particularly dislike the negative focus on the...

Soy/Somos: La Karlita, The Artist Who Could

Marlena Maduro Baraf | Posted 09.23.2016 | Latino Voices
Marlena Maduro Baraf

From my Soy/Somos series, a real-life collage of Latinos in the USA. You can read the introductory post here. Soy/Somos: We are Many. I am sitting at...

Building a Team and A Culture: Silicon Valley Insights

Ishan Puri | Posted 09.07.2016 | Business
Ishan Puri

Business is about teamwork. At Synocate, I have learned that the team is one of the most important factors in success. In addition to the team, buildi...

A Battle or A War?

Ellie Newman | Posted 09.02.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

A battle is a conflict that can be resolved constructively, leading to an enhanced relationship. When you are at war, there are constant, repetitive, unresolved battles. War is not productive and only serves to hamper your relationship, increase dissonance and create more battles.

Food Policy Is Hitting The Big Time Aboard Summit at Sea

Eve Turow Paul | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Eve Turow Paul

Food policy has gone mainstream. I know this because Summit at Sea 2016 --a swanky three-day conference held on a cruise ship that hosts likes of Google CEO Eric Schmidt, skateboarder Tony Hawk and acclaimed poet Sonia Sanchez--is incorporating an entire series of talks under the umbrella "Corn and Soy," curated by food activist Ellen Gustafson. This is a big deal.

Going Against the Flow: Purva Gupta, Founder of Lilyapp

Charu Sharma | Posted 08.30.2016 | Style
Charu Sharma

Purva Gupta is the Founder of Lily. Lily helps women discover & buy clothes according to their emotions and perceptions about their own body. Purva's ...

The Canadian Tech Leakage Conundrum

A.J. Steigman | Posted 08.25.2016 | Business
A.J. Steigman

When one thinks of Canada, does a superb technological environment come to mind? Well, in today's age it should. Canada boasts one of the most successful entrepreneurial ecosystems in the world. The Toronto and Waterloo tech scenes have been generating an onslaught of new startups.

This Woman Lived In A Tent And Car To Avoid San Francisco Rents

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.24.2016 | Business

Here’s one way to deal with the insane housing costs in California’s Bay Area: ditch your home altogether. That’s exactly what Kristin Hanes did...

Here's How Much Money You Need To Make To Buy A Home

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.24.2016 | Business

In most of the U.S., a household income of $150,000 means you’re doing pretty well. In San Francisco, it’s probably not enough to buy a home. A r...

Applying to Selective Tech Companies? Here's How to Nail Your Interview

Quora | Posted 08.22.2016 | Technology

How can engineers ensure they're competitive when applying for selective companies? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where...

I Was Twitter's First Investor, and This Is When I Knew It Would Be Huge

Quora | Posted 08.19.2016 | Technology

What was it like to make an early investment in Twitter? What was the dynamic like? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where...

San Francisco's Tech Community Teams Up To Hack Cancer

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 08.18.2016 | San Francisco
Rachel Wolfson

From growth hacking to everyday life hacks, hacking essentially means finding unique and clever ways to solve a meaningful problem. And while hacking goes a long way in the world of tech, Silicon Valley's tech community is now focused on hacking an even larger problem -- cancer.

Why B-School Education Is A Misfit For Silicon Valley

Vinita Gupta | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business
Vinita Gupta

How MBA education helps prime the entrepreneurial economic-engine, is unclear to Siliconiers. I am an engineer by education and was the co-founder a...

This Tech Entrepreneur Is Bridging The Gap Between Silicon Valley And China

The WorldPost | Matt Sheehan | Posted 08.17.2016 | World

When Uber sold its China operations to its Chinese competitor Didi Chuxing earlier this month, Silicon Valley’s latest hope for conquering the Chine...

This Training Program Teaches the Skills You Really Need to Know to Land a Job in Tech

NationSwell | Posted 08.16.2016 | Impact

With a year's worth of college credits and no degrees or certificates to show for it, Miguel Ponce, 28, was in a rut: living with his mom and siblings...