Tag: silicon valley

  • Why Silicon Valley needs more visas

    Henrique Dubugras Photo courtesy of Flickr/jvoves While it might sound counterintuitive, immigrants create more jobs and make our economy stronger. Research from the National Foundation of American Policy (NFAP) has shown that immigrant-founded billion-dollar companies doubled their number of employees over the past two years. According to the research, “WeWork went from 1,200 to 6,000 […]

  • Silicon Valleys sovereign wealth problem

    John Vrionis

  • VCs say Silicon Valley isnt the gold mine it used to be

    In the days leading up to TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018, The Economist published the cover story, ‘Why Startups Are Leaving Silicon Valley.’ The author outlined reasons why the Valley has “peaked.” Venture capital investors are deploying capital outside the Bay Area more than ever before. High-profile entrepreneurs and investors, Peter Thiel, for example, have left. Rising […]

  • Golden Gate Ventures closes new $100M fund for Southeast Asia

    Singapore’s Golden Gate Ventures has announced the close of its newest (and third) fund for Southeast Asia at a total of $100 million. The fund hit a first close in the summer, as TechCrunch reported at the time, and now it has reached full capacity. Seven-year-old Golden Gate said its LPs include existing backers Singapore […]

  • Boston-area startups are on pace to overtake NYC venture totals

    Joanna Glasner In the interest of rivalry, we are also showing how the Massachusetts startup ecosystem compares to New York over the past five years.

  • The Stock Market Loophole That Screws the Little Guy

    The American Dream is the small-business dream: Work hard and achieve success. But the American promise is one of shared prosperity, as encapsulated in the idea that “what is good for General Motors is good for America.” And for that, you need big businesses to be listed on the stock exchange, owned by the public […]