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A Google employee created a new ‘Old Town Road’ remix that pokes fun at the absurdities of living in Silicon Valley

The lyrics calls out many of the cult brands that have became tightly associated with Silicon Valley, like Soylent, Sweetgreen, and Allbirds sneakers.

Want to grow the economy? Tax rich people like me.

In June, venture capitalist Nick Hanauer signed an open letter to 2020 presidential candidates in support of a wealth tax on the super-rich.

PRESENTING: The first-time founder’s ultimate guide to pitching a VC

Entrepreneurship can be tough to navigate. We're introducing a new guide to help newbie startup founders craft a compelling investor pitch.
Arlan Hamilton.

A venture capitalist who launched a $36 million fund explains exactly how to write the perfect pitch email to a VC

It's hard to get a venture capitalist's attention in a cold email. But Arlan Hamilton, the head of Backstage Capital, has a formula.
Minal Hasan, a venture capitalist and Silicon Valley native.

A VC who’s lived in Silicon Valley her whole life says the things that used to set it apart from Los Angeles and New York are changing fast

Silicon Valley has undergone many changes since it first became the hub of the tech world decades ago. Venture capitalist Minal Hasan, a Silicon Valley native, says the biggest change she's seen is that residents today show off their wealth more than they used to.
Steve Schlafman and his youth mentee, Jake.

A New York VC gave a college freshman 7 pieces of advice, including land a summer internship by December

As a new school year begins, New York-based venture capitalist Steve Schalfman shared his best advice for college. One was to find your summer internship by December. Another was to schedule early morning classes.
The vest has become the unofficial uniform for Silicon Valley investors.

Twitter is roasting San Francisco for having a down vest vending machine at its airport, and it’s brutally funny

The vest is the most quintessentially-VC item in a tech investor's wardrobe. San Francisco International Airport is showing it's on trend with a Uniqlo vending machine that dispenses down vests, possibly for "visiting VCs." We rounded up the best tweets about the vest vending machine at SFO.
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.

Startup founders say getting your company funded has never been easier

While fundraising has become less difficult, startup founders are grappling with yet another issue: finding talented employees to fill open positions.

Venture-capital funding in 2017 was the highest it’s been in the past 10 years

Driven by late-stage funding rounds, VC funding skyrocketed in 2017.