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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff chats with San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell, a venture capitalist on sabbatical, before the grand opening ceremony at Salesforce Tower in San Francisco.

It’s election day in California: Meet the 9 tech millionaires and billionaires who are quietly steering San Francisco city politics

San Francisco is, for better or worse, a tech city. As startups blossom, attracting a wave of entrepreneurs and investment dollars, the tech industry has achieved significant clout in local politics. These are the tech moguls who emerged as political power players in San Francisco.

Kevin Durant is becoming a big-time Silicon Valley investor — here are the VCs he considers his mentors

Warriors star wing Kevin Durant talked about his personal business strategy in a recent interview with ESPN, and his "mentors" are big-name guys who most techies would kill to have dinner with.
Ron Conway of SV Angel.

The ‘Godfather of Silicon Valley’ who put early money in Facebook, Twitter, and Airbnb says he’s done giving startups piles of cash

Ron Conway, considered the "Godfather of Silicon Valley," said his investment firm, SV Angel, would not be raising a new fund.

San Francisco just appointed a new mayor to a heckling crowd, and everyone is arguing over who is the real puppet for the tech industry

San Francisco is divided over tech's influence in the city, and the battler to fill the mayor's office is now in full swing.
Ron Conway

Ron Conway, the ‘Godfather of Silicon Valley,’ has been sued by his former partner for millions of dollars

Lee alleges that Conway hasn't properly paid him all he was owed from their partnership in SV Angel.

This startup is making waves by letting top-gun programmers work how they want, when they want

Gigster raises $10 million from Andreesen Horowitz, Ron Conway, Ashton Kutcher, and more.

Here’s how Ron Conway wants his companies to vote in San Francisco’s election

Hint: That's a no on the bill that would cap Airbnb, another investment.

Ron Conway: ‘I’m embarrassed’ that venture capitalists think they need a support group

Venture capitalists don't need to work on supporting themselves. They should be focused on their founders, said Ron and Topher Conway at TechCrunch Disrupt.