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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

This VC says her time at a high-growth startup prepared her for everything Silicon Valley could throw at her: "You"re the veteran smoking the cigarette"

Benchmark A few years at a high growth startup will teach you as much as 20 years as a venture capitalist, according to Benchmark General Partner Sarah Tavel. In an interview with Fortune, Tavel sai.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 24th, 2018

Market Extra: Tim Draper says Theranos founder charged with fraud is an ‘icon’ who did ‘a great job’

Tim Draper, a prominent Silicon Valley venture capitalist, again defends Elizabeth Holmes and fraudulent health-care startup Theranos......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2018

The latest beach villain: Sue at your own risk

If every generation in California gets the beach villain it deserves, then Silicon Valley venture capitalist Vinod Khosla is the sandy antagonist of the digital age......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 3rd, 2018

A top VC stopped a board meeting with a cultured meat startup over a slide she hadn"t seen in her entire career, and it offers a lesson to other companies

Memphis Meats/Facebok Heidi Roizen, a partner at Silicon Valley venture capital firm DFJ, had to stop a board meeting with cultured mea.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 8th, 2018

Here are the top 3 qualities you need to succeed, according to a high school dropout who became a venture capitalist at one of Silicon Valley"s most prominent firms

Founders Fund Cyan Banister is a self-taught engineer, entrepreneur, and angel investor. Banister .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 26th, 2018

30 AND UNDER: Rising stars in Silicon Valley tech who find hot startup deals and manage millions of dollars

BI Graphics Silicon Valley is home to some of the hottest venture capital firms worldwide. In the valley, the stakes are high. To be a successful investor, you need a keen business sense and attention to detail, a forward-thinking outlook, and a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 3rd, 2018

This venture capitalist throws the most exclusive and outrageous parties in Silicon Valley — take a look inside

Drew Altizer Photography When venture capitalist and philanthropist Jillian Manus throws a party, the who's who of Sil.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 22nd, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg"s money manager invested $100 million in a hot startup — and it shows how Microsoft"s $7.5 billion GitHub acquisition is sending shockwaves through Silicon Valley (MSFT, TEAM)

Gi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 19th, 2018

We tried the first lab-grown sausage made without killing animals. It was smoky, savory, and tasted like breakfast

Katie Canales/Business Insider Silicon Valley clean meat startup New Age Meats made history on Monday by letting journalists taste.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 18th, 2018

We tasted the first lab-grown sausage made without slaughtering any animals— here"s what it was like

Katie Canales/Business Insider Silicon Valley clean meat startup New Age Meats made history on Monday by letting journalists taste the first cultured pork sausage made in a lab. Making meat without slaughter has been the primary objective of several com.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 18th, 2018

Miami VC among investors in $17M funding round for San Francisco startup

The investment arm of Rokk3r Labs was among a group that pooled $17.3 million in new capital for San Francisco-based marketing technology startup Hyp3r. Miami-based Rokk3r Fuel ExO joined Structure Capital, Thayer Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank in Hyp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2018

Are Google and Facebook too powerful? Washington: ¯backslash_(ツ)_/¯

As President Trump calls for regulators to scrutinize Silicon Valley, actual policymakers are left scratching their heads......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 14th, 2018

Are Google and Facebook too powerful? Washington: ¯backslash_(ツ)_/¯

As President Trump calls for regulators to scrutinize Silicon Valley, actual policymakers are left scratching their heads......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 14th, 2018

Washington starts to respond to complaints that Google and Facebook are too powerful

As President Trump calls for regulators to scrutinize Silicon Valley, policymakers are left scratching their heads......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 14th, 2018

Silicon Valley startup Theranos is shutting down for good

Theranos, the Silicon Valley startup whose founder faces fraud charges, is preparing to wind down its business, according to reports......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 5th, 2018

Homecare platform startup Ucarer launches in Silicon Valley

Taiwan-headquartered Ucarer, which helps connect Chinese seniors who need in-home care with homecare professionals, is seeking series B funding as it begins to expand business to Silicon Valley......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesSep 5th, 2018

It’s tech vs. lawmakers on Capitol Hill today. It’s also Sandberg vs. Dorsey.

The Silicon Valley leaders who will testify before Congress for the first time on Wednesday come to Washington with personal styles that could not be more different......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 5th, 2018

Titans of Silicon Valley head to Capitol Hill for a grilling

Executives from Facebook and Twitter will appear on Capitol Hill on Wednesday for Big Tech's third high-profile outing in Washington in less than twelve months......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 5th, 2018

The rise and fall of Theranos, the blood-testing startup that went from a rising star in Silicon Valley to facing fraud charges

REUTERS/Brendan McDermidTheranos' star was shining bright going into 2015.  The darling blood-testing startup had ra.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 5th, 2018

Meet the New Venture Firm That Won’t Invest in Silicon Valley

Hypothesis Ventures is making a bet on startups in America’s ‘Opportunity Zones’ .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 5th, 2018