economy

Silicon Valley’s sovereign wealth problem

October 29, 2018 0

John Vrionis Contributor It’s time to bring the conversation about where Silicon Valley gets its money from out into the open. Following recent revelations into

Study: Latinx women-led startups have raised 0.4% of VC since 2009

October 27, 2018 0

In recent years, many have pushed to level the playing field for women in tech through new initiatives, funds, companies, support networks and more. White women,

PlusOneCoin made a cryptocurrency for upvotes

October 24, 2018 0

A team of developers have made something called PlusOneCoin, a clever cryptocurrency that essentially allows owners to upvote content on two financial sites, ADVFN and

Lessons from building Brex into a billion-dollar startup

October 20, 2018 0

Henrique Dubugras Contributor Henrique Dubugras is the founder Brex, the billion-dollar corporate credit provider for startups. When I think about my experience as an immigrant

Building a great startup requires more than genius and a great invention

October 18, 2018 0

Shahin Farshchi Contributor More posts by this contributor Investing in frontier technology is (and isn’t) cleantech all over again The dos and don’ts of crafting

Humbition is a new fund led by the Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin

October 9, 2018 0

Zocdoc founder Cyrus Massoumi and Indiegogo founder Slava Rubin have created a new $30 million fund called Humbition aimed at early stage, founder-led companies in

Airbnb wants to give its hosts equity in its business

September 23, 2018 0

Airbnb wants to give the homeowners who power its service the opportunity to own a piece of its business. That’s why, as Axios reports, the

Corporate venture investment climbs higher throughout 2018

September 22, 2018 0

Many corporations are pinning their futures on their venture investment portfolios. If you can’t beat startups at the innovation game, go into business with them

VCs say Silicon Valley isn’t the gold mine it used to be

September 21, 2018 0

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