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Is Silicon Valley reinventing itself?

The challenge is to go out and do something different; not one more 'application' to download, not one more 'Angry Birds', a YouTube sensation. Something is changing yet again in the innovation......

Desi attorney raises record $1.2 mn for US Congress bid

Indian-American attorney Ro Khanna, who served for two years in a senior position in the Obama administration, has raised a record $1.2 million (around Rs 6.24 crore) in one single quarter for his......

Want to mint a fortune? Search for the next big start-up!

As with stocks, real estate and art, investing in start-ups has emerged as an asset class in itself, notes Jayant Pai.  The past few years have accorded cult status to investors such as......

World's 10 most valuable start-ups

Photograph, courtesy: Xiaomi     It’s raining start-ups across the world and their valuations are soaring like never before. Indian company Flipkart is among the world’s 10......

Why developed economies are suffering

As one year of sluggish growth spills into the next, there is growing debate about what to expect over the coming decades. Was the global financial crisis a harsh but transitory setback to......

Zuckerberg won't sell Facebook stock for 1 year

Facebook Inc has said its CEO Mark Zuckerberg and non-employee directors will not sell stock in the company for at least next 12 months, giving some reprieve to the stock's downward spiral.......

Sandberg 1st woman to join Facebook Board

Facebook has named its chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg as a member of its board of directors, making her the first woman director in the eight-year-old social network company.Facebook......
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Founders Fund on Its Processes, Deal Flow, and Newest Big Bets

Founders Fund , founded 10 years ago, wasted little time in establishing itself as a venture firm that's willing to make unusual and often outsize... ...
Money, Drugs — And Wall Street

Is Bitcoin a high-tech pyramid scheme or an important piece of finance for the future? The value of the virtual currency soared to $1,200 in 2013... ...
How a startup is challenging education in Silicon Valley

Growing up in Silicon Valley sows the entrepreneurial seeds early. Ashu Desai, 23, son of a Gujarati NRI couple who was born in New Jersey in the... ...
Andreessen pares Facebook stake with stock price near high

While on Facebook's board, Andreessen is a more prolific poster on Twitter Cordell EddingsCaleb Melby A file photo of Marc Andreessen, who has... ...
Tesla needs the one thing only rival carmakers can give it

REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon Bring it on! Tesla's position in the burgeoning electric-car market must be incredibly precarious because every new... ...

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