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How Stripe built one of Silicon Valley’s best engineering teams

Redeye VC

Stripe, the payments company that makes it simple to accept payments on the web has quietly been amassing one of the strongest engineering teams in Silicon Valley. In this First Round Capital CTO Summit talk, Greg Brockman, Founding Engineer at Stripe, pries open the black box and shares how Stripe recruits.

Why Silicon Valley Is Full of One-Hit Wonders

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

” Just this week, Facebook CTO Bret Taylor announced he plans to leave the social network--he, too, has the start-up bug.

Evernote’s CTO on Your Biggest Security Worries From 3 to 300 Employees

Redeye VC

Before he took the CTO spot at Evernote, he designed and developed credential validation systems for the U.S. If anyone in Silicon Valley knows the value of secure access and keeping information safe, it’s him. Dave Engberg knows a lot about security. government.

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Amsterdam-based Rockstart Accelerator’s first graduates head to Silicon Valley

The Next Web

Entrepreneur Insider United States News Rockstart Rockstart Accelerator Silicon Valley

U.S. CTO Megan Smith: Minorities in STEM Have Always Mattered

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The former Silicon Valley executive speaks from experience when she says inclusivity results in a big breakthroughs

Putting technology at the core

Chris Dixon

Most businesses today believe that technology can dramatically improve the way they operate. These companies all heavily invest in new technology.

The Government Starts an Incubator: The National Science Foundation Innovation Corps

Steve Blank

Given that Silicon Valley had started with scientists and engineers not MBA’s, I thought this was a bet worth making. Say what?

TechStars Patriot Boot Camp Is Happening This Week

Feld Thoughts

Todd Park (US CTO) and Aneesh Chopra (Former US CTO) are delivering a keynotes, along with Paul Bucha (Medal of Honor Recipient) and many others.  The TechStars Patriot Boot Camp is made possible by sponsors:  Kauffman Foundation ,  Kauffman FastTrac ,  SoftLayer ,  Silicon Valley Bank ,  Georgetown University , and  Prediculous.

Corporate Acquisitions of Startups: Why Do They Fail?

Steve Blank

For decades large companies have gone shopping in Silicon Valley for startups. Silicon Valley – a Corporate Innovation Candy Store.

Episode 40: Website Traffic and Online Booking with Joseph Shemesh and Ethan Anderson

Mike Michalowicz

Joseph is an Achieved CEO/CTO investor and strategic advisor. Also Available On. Show Summary. Our Guests. Joseph Shemesh  (left). Show Quotes .

Getting to Know Maker Studios

Both Sides of the Table

But when you produce on Internet you can test your content in the same way that Silicon Valley firms test early versions of their software.

Hear how the Lean Startup began — and helped one company find success: Episode 2 on Sirius XM Channel 111: Eric Ries and Jon Sebastiani

Steve Blank

He later co-founded and served as CTO of IMVU  and then authored  The Lean Startup. That’s part of the magic of Silicon Valley.”.

The Alien Entrepreneur: Startups Struggle to find Technical Talent.

Alien Entrepreneur

CTO at ProspectStream , ScopiaRx , and SaaS Capital. The 8 things I would do as CTO of Microsoft. Do you need a CIO or CTO or both?

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Study: Happiness Comes From Respect, Not Money

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Facebook CTO Bret Taylor , to name a recent example, plans to leave the company this summer to become an entrepreneur again. A recent U.C.

The Top 5 Tech Investors For 2014

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

As one of Silicon Valley’s most influential investors, he’s done what others can only dream of by the age of 42. Jim Goetz. Peter Fenton.

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 32: Evangelos Simoudis and Ashok Srivastava

Steve Blank

Innovation outposts in Silicon Valley allow big companies to sense and respond to rapid changes in technology. Ashok N. Ashok Srivastava.

Los Angeles Startup Community

SoCal CTO

LA Tech Survival Guide A Tale of Two Tech Cities – Silicon Valley vs. Los Angeles Guide to the LA Startup Community Why You Should Start a Company in. I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community. As is usual, I couldn't remember where I had seen those posts.

A Glimpse: My American Dream

thebarefootvc

have the opportunity to build bridges from NYC to Nairobi, from Dhaka to Denver, from Silicon Valley to Singapore. Emerging Markets Entrepreneurship Mobile Startups Technology Venture Capital Women immigration india africa emerging markets startup america silicon valley venture capital innovationNow, the present.

Is Going for Rapid Growth Always Good? Aren’t Startups So Much More?

Both Sides of the Table

And the wrong message is frankly strewn all over Silicon Valley. And this is fueled by the VC culture in Silicon Valley. I was recently talking to a VC about a business I was looking at and I was asking whether he found the business interesting, too. Ryan Lissack is the CTO of Maker Studios. For example. Check.

Highly-scalable talent and entrepreneurial drive: Jean-Luc Vaillant, CTO of LinkedIn

Grade A Entrepreneurs

He came from France to the Silicon Valley thanks to a job posting on a newsgroup (comp.lang.c++.thread) Vibrant, crisp, and guess what?

Top 120 Startup Posts for 2010

SoCal CTO

November 23, 2010 Entrepreneurs, Using Outsourcing to Obtain Capital Efficiency Needs to be Thought Through to be Effective - Robert Ochtel , June 7, 2010 Teen Entrepreneur, Brian Wong, Youngest Founder to Receive Angel Funding - teenentrepreneurblog.com , October 28, 2010 Build Your Own Silicon Valley? First Principles.

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Lessons Learned: The hacker's lament

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Sunday, December 7, 2008 The hackers lament One of the thrilling parts of working and writing in Silicon Valley is the incredible variety of people Ive had the chance to meet. Hire a CTO or VP Engineering. would love to have an effective CTO or VP of Engineering to manage me. Just change it.

Where the Mobile Things Are

Austin Startup

Events Mobile AITP ATC CIO color CTO Featured GigaOm hurricane party Mobile Monday Texas wireless summitmobileTech Tuesday, by Steve Guengerich.

Entrepreneurs, not the government, will save Europe’s economy

The Next Web

Silicon Valley is a state of mind. To recreate Silicon Valley in Europe, Europe must first adopt Silicon Valley’s culture.

The Alien Entrepreneur: My Takeaways from MobileX Cincy

Alien Entrepreneur

CTO at ProspectStream , ScopiaRx , and SaaS Capital. he also discussed that Silicon Valley investors prefer technical founders.

When Should Technical Founders Become CEO?

Both Sides of the Table

Much has been written about when it is time to hire a “professional CEO” to run a startup company and of course that has long been a norm in Silicon Valley when founders find that their inexperience may be a limiting factor in company growth ( know as the Peter Principle ). So why did Larry need to return? Startup Lessons

Startups: Stop Trying To Hire Ninja-Rockstar Engineers

OnStartups

He was formerly the co-founder and CTO at Designer Pages. This is a guest post by Avi Flombaum. Junior devs on the other hand, are hungry.

Arctic15 Joins International Women’s Day’s 50-50 Theme

ArcticStartup

The World Economic Forum predicted in 2014 that it would take until 2095 to achieve global gender parity. Clearly this needs to be fixed.

The Audacious Plan to Make Electricity as Easy as WiFi

Both Sides of the Table

Meredith came to see me along with the CTO  Marc Berte. When I first met Meredith Perry she was 24. That was three months ago this week. Check.

6 Reasons Vancouver Is Hot for Start-ups

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Vancouver is a great place to build a company and hire strong technical and design talent for much lower salaries than in the Valley. cents."

Los Angeles Startup Community

SoCal CTO

LA Tech Survival Guide A Tale of Two Tech Cities – Silicon Valley vs. Los Angeles Guide to the LA Startup Community Why You Should Start a Company in. I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community. As is usual, I couldn't remember where I had seen those posts.

Gaining User Insights from Prototypes

The Product Guy

Much of his product background comes from managing products in a number of startup companies in the silicon valley. Better Products.

User Testing by Example

The Product Guy

Much of his product background comes from managing products in a number of startup companies in the silicon valley. Better Products.

Open Innovation in DC

Startup Lessons Learned

They are leveraging the same kinds of new technology, management thinking, and big data to improve lives that we routinely use here in Silicon Valley. There's never been a better time to innovate" United States CTO Aneesh Chopra kicked off the event by saying: "there's never been a better time to innovate." But some have.

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Product Pricing in Product Management

The Product Guy

Much of his product background comes from managing products in a number of startup companies in the silicon valley. Better Products.

Say Hello to Your New Brain on Evernote

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

If you live in Silicon Valley or Tokyo, where Evernote has reached cult status, none of this probably surprises you. He was 35. users.

Walker Twitter Highlights: October 17th – 30th

Scott Edward Walker

Cheers, Scott Top 5 Tweets Quora: “What makes someone an awesome co-founder CTO?” v8dvUP “I was on Wall Street two weeks ago, and I’ve been in Silicon Valley this past week. Twitter Highlights co-founder entrepreneurs HN quora raising capital silicon valley startup YCWhat a contrast!”

Behavioral Economics in Product Management

The Product Guy

Much of his product background comes from managing products in a number of startup companies in the silicon valley. Better Products.

Introducing Product Management to your Organization

The Product Guy

Much of his product background comes from managing products in a number of startup companies in the silicon valley. Better Products.

Part 2 of Episode 6 on Sirius XM Channel 111: Steve Weinstein and Venk Shukla

Steve Blank

Venk Shukla , president TiE Silicon Valley and general partner, Monta Vista Capital. Steve Weinstein , CEO of MovieLabs. Virtual reality.