Is Peter Thiel not yet done with Gawker? When the billionaire Silicon Valley investor funded the lawsuit that bankrupted the media company, most assumed the drama would be forever laid to rest. But Thiel wants the opportunity to bid on Gawker’s remains, according to the Wall Street Journal. Show More Summary
Over at Ventureburn:African angel investors and accelerators are doing a disservice to entrepreneurs by mimicking the Silicon Valley model of glorifying the pitching of ideas – rather than helping entrepreneurs to better execute on these ideas, charges Silvertree Internet Holdings MD Paul Cook. Show More Summary
Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel may be attempting to buy the now-defunct news site Gawker.com after clandestinely financing the legal effort that brought down its Gawker Media parent company. BuzzFeed News reports that lawyers for Thiel have objected to the sale process for Gawker.com,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Meg Whitman, who oversaw the breakup of one of Silicon Valley's pioneering companies, is stepping down as CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. HPE said Tuesday that Whitman will hand over the reins of the company to its president, Antonio Neri, on Feb. Show More Summary
Iconiq Capital, a secretive wealth manager that invests money for some of the most prominent names in Silicon Valley, plans to ramp up its private-equity investing, raising the specter of possible conflicts with some of its clients.
After building eBay into an internet giant, Ms. Whitman took over Hewlett-Packard and split the Silicon Valley icon in two, with mixed results.
Meg Whitman, who oversaw the breakup of one of Silicon Valley's pioneering companies, is stepping down as CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.
OPINION: While no Silicon Valley company is without sin, Uber seems to have plumbed new depths of corporate depravity. There is so much fundamentally rotten at the company’s core that it’s nearly impossible to imagine that new-ish CEO Dara Khosrowshahi can disinfect and rehabilitate a culture gone horribly wrong. Khosrowshahi’s tenure is already turning into an international […]
Reid Hoffman is the billionaire cofounder of LinkedIn and an influential tech investor. He has a masters in philosophy from Oxford and considers it useful to his approach to business. His role as a prominent speaker and writer on entrepreneurship...Show More Summary
Silicon Valley is bursting with fledgling venture-capital funds as cash continues to flow despite worries that startups have generally returned little in profits.
Instagram is crammed with dodgy companies promising miraculous weight loss by just drinking their diet shakes. SEE ALSO: Silicon Valley is obsessed with fasting. Experts call it 'highly irresponsible.' But now an Instagram influencer,...Show More Summary
Is a bubble forming in tech stock prices? This year's top hedge fund manager says you haven't seen anything yet.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise's CEO, Meg Whitman, is stepping down in February. She will be replaced by Antonio Neri, the current president of HPE. Whitman, who joined HPE's predecessor, Hewlett-Packard, in 2011, was recently identified...Show More Summary
“Retrospectives” are common at tech companies and startups but still underused everywhere else. They shouldn’t be. It happens to high- and low-performing teams alike: The ties that bind everyone together just aren’t as strong as they could be. Show More Summary
A new kind of school crafted by the minds and wallets of Silicon Valley influencers is struggling to keep parents happy and students in seats. AltSchool shuttered more than half of the schools it's opened since 2013. Parents of former...Show More Summary
Last year, technology in education conference EdTechXGlobal, released a report with several interesting stats on the global education market. The price on education has been continually rising over the past few decades, notably accelerating in recent years. Globally, the education market is worth over $5 trillion. $5 trillion is clearly a lot but the true […]
In May of this year The New Yorker ran a somewhat gushing feature on how the Silicon Valley inspired and funded AltSchool company was ‘disrupting education’. The author had recently been taken on a tour of one of six AltSchool premises, the ‘micro-school’ in question being one of two based in New York, with another […]
Google is moving into vacation rentals, and the decision is expected to significantly change the way travelers search for and book vacation homes. Continue reading Silicon Valley giant, Google, looks to vacation rentals as its next frontier at Property Portal Watch.
Authored by Mark St.Cyr, To say that we are living through precarious times seems to be an understatement. Whether one lives in the so moniker’d “developed world, emerging, or frontier” there seems to be one constant currently: No one...Show More Summary
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