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Science is the new cleantech in the Valley but without the righteousness

I get slightly annoyed when articles come out bemoaning how Silicon Valley hasn't been tackling hard problems .

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, NASA, Startups

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Re/code

Founders Fund Forms "FF Science" in Search of Startups Tackling Hard Problems

Founders Fund famously knocks the short-term mindset of Silicon Valley in its motto: "We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters."

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Related Topix: Startups, Slide

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Ori Allon Sold One Startup To Google And Another To Twitter - His...

Ori Allon Sold One Startup To Google And Another To Twitter - His New 1-Year-Old Startup Is Worth More Than Both Combined Ori Allon built and sold one startup to Google, then another to Twitter.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Startups, Financial Services, Travelers Express Company, Salesforce, New York

Thu Jul 03, 2014

TechCrunch

Peter Thiel Is Returning To Disrupt SF

We're thrilled to announce that legendary founder and investor Peter Thiel will be joining us on stage at Disrupt SF 2014.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, AirBnB

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Business Journal

For Hinge, it's a good week to be a Tinder alternative

At least for the moment, the popular dating/hook-up app Tinder is something of a bruised brand as sexual harassment allegations emerge.

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Related Topix: Startups

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Business Journal

The 7 unicorns of the PayPal mafia

A rare, and possibly unique collection of talent gathered around online payment company Paypal in its early years.

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Related Topix: Startups, PayPal, 9, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Sequoia Capital, Yelp

Freshnews

Emerald Therapeutics Completes Latest Financing, Brings Total to...

Emerald Therapeutics, a scientist-led company re-imagining the way laboratory research is conducted, today announced that it has concluded its latest round of funding, raising the company's total financing to $13.5 million.

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Related Topix: Startups, Biotech, Science / Technology

Fri Jun 27, 2014

VentureBeat

Code for America reduces ER calls in Long Beach using big data

Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/06/27/code-for-america-reduces-er-calls-in-long-beach-using-big-data/ Rhys Fureigh, Molly McLeod, and Dan Getelman are the three Code for America 2014 fellows working on the Long Beach project.

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Related Topix: Startups

Wall Street Journal

Shopping App Wish Lands $50 Million Financing Round

Wish, a fast-growing mobile-shopping app, raised $50 million from venture-capital investors who believe there is still room for upstarts in an industry dominated by Amazon.com, eBay and Groupon The funding came from new investor Founders Fund and existing investors Formation 8, GGV Capital and Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang , among others, and gives ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Dapper, Citizen Sports, Grand Junction, CO

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