Soggy In San Francisco

Feld Thoughts

The post Soggy In San Francisco appeared first on Feld Thoughts. I arrived this morning to a downpour and a city that feels exceedingly waterlogged. I’m sitting at a coffee shop in Berkeley in advance of a talk I’m giving on Startup Communities , a topic that to me suddenly feels even more relevant than before given the self-inflicted chaos going on at a macro level in America.

A Venture Capital Career Is Like Walking from Boston to San Francisco

Feld Thoughts

He said: “Being a VC is like taking a walk from Boston to San Francisco” I’d never heard that before so I said: “tell me more.” By the time you get to Chicago, you can’t remember why you are walking San Francisco. The post A Venture Capital Career Is Like Walking from Boston to San Francisco appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

Austin in San Francisco

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

So when Austin said he wanted to move to San Francisco from eponymous Austin (Texas), supporting his move was a no-brainer. But wait, what if Austin finds a hot new startup in San Francisco and bails on us? So welcome to San Francisco, Austin.

Electric Scooter Startups in Battle with San Francisco 

Inc Startups

Older and wiser after its battles with Uber, the city of San Francisco has a new target: electric scooter startups. Can they survive regulation? Technology

NY Startups Surpass San Francisco in Venture Capital Funding

Inc Startups

Funding in San Francisco was flat compared to the previous quarter. Venture Capital

An honest guide to the San Francisco startup life

The Next Web

Stationed on the West Coast of the United States, flanked by the blue hues of the Pacific Ocean, is a city that’s home to some of the greatest companies in the world – 700 miles south of that is San Francisco. I moved to San Francisco two years ago to work for a startup called Padlet.

10 San Francisco Companies You've Probably Never Heard Of (But Need to Know)

Inc Startups

San Francisco is home to 10 superstars of the Inc.

Jonathan Siegel on San Francisco Fallacies and Common Misconceptions About Entrepreneurship

Inc Startups

I interview serial-entrepreneur Jonathan Siegal on the consequences San Francisco's misconceptions about entrepreneurship can have. Startup

Lessonplaceholders from the Ransomware Attack on San Francisco's Public Transportation

Inc Startups

Here are 5 important lessons for everyone from the ransomware attack that disrupted all ticketing for the San Francisco light rail

Move Over, Uber and Airbnb. These Are the Hottest Companies in San Francisco

Inc Startups

You might not have heard of these thriving businesses, but they should be on your radar.

Airbnb Settles Lawsuit in San Francisco

Inc Startups

The city wanted to fine Airbnb up to $1,000 for every booking of a unit not registered with the city. Wire: Small Business Week Edition

Why New York Beats San Francisco as the Best City for Fast-Growth Companies

Inc Startups

Want to start a company? Consider one of these hotspots.

Announcing our next meetup: Data-Driven Marketplaces, San Francisco, May 16

Version One Ventures

Today, we are excited to announce that we will be hosting our second meetup in San Francisco, on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 5:30pm on Data-Driven Marketplaces. The post Announcing our next meetup: Data-Driven Marketplaces, San Francisco, May 16 appeared first on Version One.

10 Fastest-Growing Companies in San Francisco

Inc Startups

Think you know San Francisco? Get familiar with this year''s fastest-growing Bay Area companies

San Francisco’s New Entrepreneurial Culture

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

My old friend Nathan Heller has a new piece in the New Yorker about how youthful go-getter entrepreneurs, and the companies they’re founding, are remaking the culture of San Francisco.

How San Francisco Plans to Fight 'Job-Killing' Robots

Inc Startups

Work automation could be the one of the biggest policy issues in the next 10 years. Technology

After 'Scooter-Geddon' in San Francisco, Electric Scooter Startups Plan Aggressive Expansion

Inc Startups

Bird, Lime, and Spin are moving into traffic-clogged markets like Tempe, Atlanta, and Nashville. Look out. Innovate

104 Year Old Video of San Francisco


I didn’t fact check it, but several reports on the web place this video in San Francisco just a few days before the 1906 earthquake. Share and Enjoy: This entry was posted in Just Cool and tagged 1906 , San Francisco , video , YouTube.

Yelp Is Using Robots to Deliver Food in San Francisco

Inc Startups

Are you okay with having a robot delivering your order?'. Technology

The Hypocrisy of Airbnb's Lawsuit Against San Francisco

Inc Startups

Airbnb is now embroiled in a lawsuit against its hometown of San Francisco, but the heart of the matter has implications far beyond itscurated listings

AOL's Steve Case Says San Francisco Is Out. Here's Where Startups Should Look to Next

Inc Startups

Innovation is exploding in America's Heartland, and investors are taking notice. Startup

Tadich Grill, San Francisco Inspired by the image of Swan Oyster.

Mark Birch

Tadich Grill, San Francisco. Inspired by the image of Swan Oyster Depot on Polk Street in my dashboard this morning, one of my favorite old school restaurants in San Francisco is Tadich Grill. Tadich Grill San Francisco restaurants seafood

HomeAway Sues San Francisco to Stop the Enforcement of a Short-Term Rental Law


Austin-based HomeAway, the world’s largest online marketplace for vacation rentals, filed a lawsuit Monday against the city and county of San Francisco seeking to stop the city from enforcing a new short term rental law. Austin Airbnb HomAway lawsuit San Francisco short term rentals

Coming to San Francisco from July 31st to August 3rd

Instigator Blog

It’s been awhile, but I’m heading to San Francisco on July 31st (Sunday) and leaving August 3rd (Wednesday) on a red eye. I’ll be in town for a few things including a Localmind board meeting. Monday is going to be a busy day, and I’m booked Tuesday morning, but Tuesday afternoon and all day Wednesday are open. Sunday afternoon is free too. If you’d like to connect and meet, hang out, show me around town (it’s been awhile since I’ve visited!)

A Legal Hurdle Is Keeping Uber Drivers Out of San Francisco

Inc Startups

A requirement in San Francisco that Uber and Lyft drivers register for business licenses is resulting in some riders being stranded outside the city where the startups are headquartered

How San Francisco's New Parental Leave Policy Will Impact Startups

Inc Startups

San Francisco this week became the first to require fully-paid parental leave. While some startups already have policies that meet or exceed the law's requirements, others make face difficult choices

How Hackers Gave San Francisco Free Transit for a Day

Inc Startups

With ticket vending machines offline, officials were forced to make the entire system free

San Francisco Places New Restrictions on Airbnb

Inc Startups

Airbnb thinks a new requirement passed by the city's Board of Supervisors on short-term rental services is unfair, and the startup says it is "considering all options to stand up for our community and keep fighting for real reform

Uber Self-Driving Cars Hit San Francisco's Streets

Inc Startups

Uber says that they don't need a state permit because the cars aren't fully autonomous. The California Department of Motor Vehicles disagrees

New York, London, San Francisco — The Latest Product Management Opportunities

The Product Guy

Sr Product Manager – Enterprise @ Bitnami (San Francisco, CA) Keywords: Cloud, Container, Enterprise, open source, virtualization [link]. If you are a great product person looking for a great product job, or vice versa, check out our job board. Thousands of employers across all areas of product, from management to design, from digital to physical, are looking to fill positions from our community. Each week we highlight some of the recently posted openings.

Why a 28-Year-Old San Francisco Tech CEO Now Lives On College Campuses

Inc Startups

When a Tech CEO created a communication app for college students, he decided to go back to school. Startup

10 Fastest Growing Companies in San Francisco

Inc Startups

Some are calling San Francisco the startup hub and on track to take over Silicon Valley in terms of the tech industry. And with good reason

Doing a Lean Startup Conference Workshop on December 4th in San Francisco

Instigator Blog

The Lean Startup Conference is the top Lean Startup event, hosted by Eric Ries and Sarah Milstein. The event is on December 3rd and 4th, with a week of activities planned beforehand as well. It’s going to be a great event.

Soda Tax Battle Comes to San Francisco Bay Area

Inc Startups

Fog city voters will decide whether or not to tax sugary beverages in November

Product Management Opportunities from Portugal to San Francisco (and between)

The Product Guy

Manager/Senior Manager – Commercial Lending New Products @ American Express (New York, NY; Phoenix, AZ; San Francisco, CA) Keywords: API , FinTech, Product Development , Product Owner, UX/UI [link]. If you are a great product person looking for a great product job, or vice versa, check out our job board. Thousands of employers across all areas of product, from management to design, from digital to physical, are looking to fill positions from our community.

Flailing Twitter Lists a Third of San Francisco Headquarters for Sublease

Inc Startups

That's nearly one third of its total San Francisco footprint Twitter is now subleasing more than 180,000 square feet of its headquarters.

San Francisco Office Hours

Redeye VC

This time in San Francisco. Please join us for Office Hours in San Francisco on June 11th from Noon - 2PM PST. I had a blast at our Philadelphia Office Hours. My partners and I met with over 50 entrepreneurs at our biggest Office Hours yet. My favorite was being pitched by an entrepreneur who arrived directly from Penn's graduation, still in his cap and gown. Well, we are hitting the road with Office Hours again.

HAXLR8R In San Francisco For Their Demo Day on June 18th

Feld Thoughts

Following is a guest post from Cyril about the program along with a link to their Demo Day event in San Francisco on June 18th. The HAXLR8R team will hit San Francisco on June 18th for their Demo Day , which will be hosted at Autodesk on Embarcadero. I love software wrapped in plastic.

The Tech Industry's Silent Fight Over San Francisco's Proposed 'Tech Tax'

Inc Startups

The tech industry is doing its best to fight a proposed tax in San Francisco all while keeping at arm's length from the matter

San Francisco's Real Start-up Secret Sauce

Inc Startups

Here''s what actually makes Silicon Valley and San Francisco hotbeds of tech start-up activity. I learned to program computers in the sleepy suburbs of San Diego. I moved to San Francisco in 1994, because my wife had landed a great job there.