Emerging trends and how in 2021, we might build a better normal.
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Reaching ramen profitability: the AirbnbsAirbnb is all the rage these days. It’s interesting to read this brief article by Paul Graham about the company's beginning and come back to the…
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Does the Bay Area Still exist? Hey everyone, It’s been a while since my last post on The Valley, but during the last couple of months, I’ve been swamped. Life in Palo Alto (wh…
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There's a new trend in town. Some people think that Silicon Valley's domination of the startup business might be coming to an end. Here is the bare tru…
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Are you sure you understand what the hidden secret of Silicon Valley is? It's not just a matter of capital or talent. It's about the people.
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How can we improve our odds of success in building a startup? There are 3 things you can do to not fail spectacularly.
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Before approaching Silicon Valley investors to raise capital it's critical to understand how the Seed stage works in the area. If you want investment, …
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Israeli startups' history tells us a lot about how to make non-U.S. startups succeed. Pack your bag. Go looking for more significant markets—allies wit…
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Tax policies helped Silicon Valley foundersNo big secret sauce helped the Bay Area to become what's today. What country governors can do? Deregulation and tech-friendly tax policies, lobb…
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Free markets 🔜 InnovationSilicon Valley could never have come to be without the presence of visionary, audacious business leaders. Reagan and his conservative allies als…
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Not every company is a startup, and it's perfectly ok. Ordinary tech companies can grow with multiple strategies, but they are not a target investment …
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VC = Big Market SizeNo matter how interesting or intellectually stimulating your business, if the ultimate size of the opportunity isn’t big enough to create a stan…
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