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Why Silicon Valley could become tomorrow's Detroit

On Dec 18, 2020
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In 2011 some nice people at the Telegraph asked me to write about Silicon Valley... I sent them a draft, which I even made Telegraph friendly, but it never got published... Finally the nice man at @politico Mr @PoliticoRyan used a little fragment of it https://t.co/02qPs6l4Pl https://t.co/xXDU6UrAhB
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The San Francisco Bay Area's tech business models and government relationships will face challenges from all sides in 2021.

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On Dec 18, 2020
@paddycosgrave shared
In 2011 some nice people at the Telegraph asked me to write about Silicon Valley... I sent them a draft, which I even made Telegraph friendly, but it never got published... Finally the nice man at @politico Mr @PoliticoRyan used a little fragment of it https://t.co/02qPs6l4Pl https://t.co/xXDU6UrAhB
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Why Silicon Valley could become tomorrow's Detroit

Why Silicon Valley could become tomorrow's Detroit

The San Francisco Bay Area's tech business models and government relationships will face challenges from all sides in 2021.

What tech M&A knows that VC still doesn’t get

What tech M&A knows that VC still doesn’t get

By Tim Schigel, Refinery Ventures VCs are staring at a massive opportunity to make capital-efficient deals at better valuations, and it’s located squarely in the middle of the U.S. Major ...

An Annotated Map of 50 Corporate Innovation Hubs in Silicon Valley

An Annotated Map of 50 Corporate Innovation Hubs in Silicon Valley

Our map of 50 key sites Bay Area innovation looks at companies making significant investments in R&D, innovation, or corporate venture capital.

With its third fund, Revolution Ventures stays true to its mission

With its third fund, Revolution Ventures stays true to its mission

Revolution Ventures raises another $215 million to invest outside of the hotbeds.

As wildfires approach Silicon Valley, tech firms could be a secret weapon

As wildfires approach Silicon Valley, tech firms could be a secret weapon

Investors don’t see a lot of money to be made selling to cash-strapped fire departments.

As wildfires approach Silicon Valley, tech firms struggle to find the backing to fight them

As wildfires approach Silicon Valley, tech firms struggle to find the backing to fight them

Silicon Valley's innovation engine has been slow to produce useful new tools to help firefighters like Dave Winnacker extinguish the deadly blazes that each year fill California's skies ...

40 AND UNDER: The Silicon Valley biotech stars who are backing startups aiming to cure disease, prolong life, and fix the food system

40 AND UNDER: The Silicon Valley biotech stars who are backing startups aiming to cure disease, prolong life, and fix the food system

Putting hundreds of millions of dollars into a bold new technology is no easy feat when lives hang in the balance. But some of the sharpest minds on the West Coast are doing just that, ...

Straight Talk: Ask a Silicon Valley VC (Semil Shah) & an LA VC (Dustin Rosen) Anything

Straight Talk: Ask a Silicon Valley VC (Semil Shah) & an LA VC (Dustin Rosen) Anything

Join us along with Dustin Rosen (Wonder Ventures), and Semil Shah (Haystack & Lightspeed Venture Partners) for a panel talk about their experience with investing in San Francisco versus Los ...

Old-Money Billionaires Are Chasing New Tech Riches

Old-Money Billionaires Are Chasing New Tech Riches

Some big names are turning to venture investing as a way to bet on the future, but not necessarily in Silicon Valley.

Why Silicon Valley Investors Are Bonkers For European Startups

Why Silicon Valley Investors Are Bonkers For European Startups

As European startups raise funding at a record pace, U.S. investors are quietly on the ground hunting for deals—and looking to open new outposts—to get in on the rush.

Deliver Us, Lord, From the Startup Life

Deliver Us, Lord, From the Startup Life

In the Midwest, Christian entrepreneurs are searching for relief from the corrosive grind of company-building—while some faith leaders preach the gospel of crushing it.

Investor VCs and Operator VCs

Investor VCs and Operator VCs

The Venture Capital business is full of great firms that were founded by entrepreneurs/operators who became investors mid/late career. From Gene Kleiner and Tom Perkins in the early 70s to ...

Silicon Valley is awash in Chinese and Saudi cash — and no one is paying attention (except Trump)

Silicon Valley is awash in Chinese and Saudi cash — and no one is paying attention (except Trump)

A tough, new enforcement regime is becoming a geopolitical minefield for venture capitalists and startups.