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Innovation Outposts in Silicon Valley – Going to Where the Action Is

Steve Blank

In the last five years, hundreds of large companies have established Innovation Outposts (and here ) in Silicon Valley. are examples.

Why Facebook is Killing Silicon Valley

Steve Blank

Software is truly eating the world. Entrepreneurial clusters like Silicon Valley (or NY, Boston, Austin, Beijing, etc.) And for Silicon Valley the investor flight to social media marks the beginning of the end of the era of venture capital-backed big ideas in science and technology. Kennedy, September 1962.

A Few Funny Characters You'll Find In Silicon Valley

OnStartups

Here’s a quick review of a few of the entrepreneurial archetypes you’ll meet in Silicon Valley. 1. The Happy Hipster Worker Bee. Single.

Andreessen Horowitz and the disruption of Silicon Valley

The Equity Kicker

The Andreessen-Horowitz  (A16Z) story is little short of amazing. will shortly get to the reasons Peter gives for their success. Venture Capital

[Infographic] 2012 Q3: Software Engineering Salaries in Silicon Valley

YoungUpstarts

Here’s an infographic that shows you more: Others Bay Area developers infographic salary data Silicon Valley software engineer

Zhongguancun in Beijing – China’s Silicon Valley (Part 4 of 5)

Steve Blank

This closed but very large market means that greater than 90% of Chinese software startups focus exclusively on the Chinese market. billion.

There Are Plenty Of Failures In Silicon Valley, Thanks

Nick O'Neill

Amazon had limousines and contracts for software engineers waiting outside the office as they walked out with their boxes. Sarah Lacy calls acquihires a payday lending scheme. have to disagree. You’re just not reading about them because the main tech blogs aren’t discussing it frequently. It’s not sexy. Of course! Maybe.

What It Takes to Hire a Silicon Valley Software Engineer (Infographic)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Getting familiar with the most competitive corner of the market will help you land your next great hire

Inside the Mind of a Silicon Valley Investor

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In 1991, he joined SynOptics, a Silicon Valley-based networking company. Here's his story and his process for finding start-ups.

7 Signs of the Silicon Valley Apocalypse

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

It's coming to Silicon Valley, home of so many entrepreneurs, VCs, and tech firms. It foretells the end of Silicon Valley.

Startup Outlook from Silicon Valley Bank

Growthink Blog

On Friday Silicon Valley Bank released a survey of 375 executives at startup technology companies in the 4 core venture capital investment sectors – Software/Internet, Hardware, Life Science, and Cleantech. Here is what they found: Tech. Execs. Are Bullish. Hooray! still comes out on top. Money Still Makes the World Go Around.

Who Funds Silicon Valley? Not VCs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Government deserves credit for entrepreneurship in the U.S. But it needs to register a return. There is a problem, however. But U.S.

VC Victor Hwang: How To Create The Next Silicon Valley

ReadWriteStart

In fact, it’s the subject of his new book - The Rainforest: The Secret to Building the Next Silicon Valley , with co-author Greg Horowitt.

Your Computer May Already be Hacked – NSA Inside?

Steve Blank

Filed under: Customer Development , Secret History of Silicon Valley. Customer Development Secret History of Silicon Valley

LinkedIn Names Silicon Valley's Most In-Demand Start-Ups

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

LinkedIn survey reveals the Valley''s top 10 start-ups, based on their interactions with developers and engineers. Looking to hire?

[Infographic] Silicon Valley Engineering Salaries In 2012

YoungUpstarts

Check out the infographic for more: Others Bay Area developers infographic salary data Silicon Valley software engineer

Bob Dorf – How Silicon Valley Innovates

Business of Software Blog

This is a summary of Bob Dorf’s Business of Software 2012 presentation. ” Jason Cohen, Smart Bear Software and WP Engine.

The Pay-It-Forward Culture

Steve Blank

By the early 1970’s, even the CEOs of the largest valley companies would take phone calls and meetings with interesting and passionate entrepreneurs.

The Backward Silicon Valley Thinking You Need to Ignore

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

It was founded by someone who definitely saw his 20s long ago and has nothing to do with software or hardware. It''s time for a reality check.

Software Giant Hopes Silicon Valley Cafe Will Open New Doors

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The software maker SAP is looking to attract fresh blood by opening a coffee shop with extra perks

The Solution This Latina CEO Found to Beat Bias in Silicon Valley

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Lola Soto faced workplace bias herself, and is now building software to help deal with it

The Pay-It-Forward Culture: Silicon Valley's Practical Generosity

ReadWriteStart

Foreign visitors to Silicon Valley continually mention how willing we are to help, network and connect strangers. Sponsor. Discuss.

A Tale of Two Cities: Why Silicon Alley Isn't the Next Silicon Valley (Yet)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Among others, there''s software as a service, cloud computing, network and computer security and enterprise computing, Zilberman says.

“Experiencing the spectrum of “outsider” status relative to Silicon Valley has been life changing.” Five Questions With Spotify’s Product Leader Shiva Rajaraman.

Hunter Walker

I had the good fortune of meeting Shiva on his first day at Google in September 2006. At a personal level, what has that been like? It’s a journey.

Why Hinterlands Startups Can’t Get Silicon Valley Funding

ReadWriteStart

Silicon Forest, Silicon Prairie, Silicon Beach, Silicon Hills, Silicon Sandbar. Nice ideas, all of them.

7 Powerful Insights From a Silicon Valley Insider

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

is one of Silicon Valley’s greatest new generation venture capitalists. Mike Maples, Jr. Maples has been amazingly successful.

The Secret History of Silicon Valley Part V: Happy 100th Birthday.

Steve Blank

How did Silicon Valley start? Steve Blank: The real story of Silicon Valley [.] Why here?  Why now? Who would have known?

Looking for the Black and Latino Faces in Silicon Valley

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Thompson, the former CEO of security software maker Symantec Corp., The Rev. Twitter Inc., Facebook Inc., Hewlett-Packard Co., Google Inc.

The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Software Company

Up and Running

Since the term “cloud computing” was coined in 1996—at least as we have come to understand its meaning—the software as a service industry has exploded.

Startup Location Is Still A Critical Success Factor

Startup Professionals Musings

Today, Silicon Valley is the consumer and enterprise software capital of the world. get the attention of the market they choose.

How to Buck the Silicon Valley Model and Grow Slowly

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Collaborative software company Atlassian wants to grow in a way that ensures it''ll be around fifty years from now

Why Hinterlands Startups Can’t Get Silicon Valley Funding

ReadWriteStart

Silicon Forest, Silicon Prairie, Silicon Beach, Silicon Hills, Silicon Sandbar. Nice ideas, all of them.

The Internet Might Kill Us All

Steve Blank

While labeled the “dot.com” bubble, valuations went crazy across a wide range of technology sectors including telecommunications, enterprise software and biotech, not just the Internet. Filed under: Family/Career , Secret History of Silicon Valley , Venture Capital. Family/Career Secret History of Silicon Valley Venture Capita

The Sure Tell Sign that Silicon Valley Is Booming Again

FairSoftware's Blog

I have lived through Silicon Valley’s 1999 bubble and its recovery in 2005-2008. Uncategorized job search jobs Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley Uber Alles? I think so… Some of their Secret Weapons.

Scalable Startup

[contact-form] Can any other region “catch up” to Silicon Valley, or be the next Silicon Valley? Why not?

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

The Next Web

Wercker : a continuous deployment solution for software developers, hosted in the cloud.

Venture Capital Survey - Silicon Valley Fourth Quarter 2010

Recent Buzzes - VC Experts, Inc.

Background - Fenwick & West LLP analyzed the terms of venture financings for 95 companies headquartered in Silicon Valley that reported raising money in the fourth quarter of 2010. Software. We have approximately 300 attorneys, with offices in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Seattle and Boise. By Barry J. Nasdaq.?

This Social Media Site Spills Silicon Valley's Secrets

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Secret is part of a growing number of apps that seek to let people interact without the fear of a lasting digital record. Is it for you?

How to Get Laid Off

OnlyOnce

In 2009 I was working at a software security start up in the Silicon Valley.  Business laid off Silicon Valley How to Get Laid Off. One of my colleagues at Return Path  saw my post about How to Quit Your Job and was inspired to share this story with me.  Visited 1 times, 1 visits today).

Media & Mobile Shine at LAUNCH Silicon Valley Event

Lightspeed

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to help judge a session on Media & Mobility at the LAUNCH Silicon Valley Conference in Mountain View. Notous develops application software for NFC (near field communication and RFID software and hardware integration services.

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