Silicon Valley

Venture Capital Is Broken—But Who Can Really Fix It?

VC helped create just about every post-’70s tech company you can think of, but now it must evolve—or die. Here's why.

Facebook “Has Known This Forever”

Facebook is soft-pedaling its own internal research about the effects of Instagram, and underestimating the severity of eating disorders, an expert says.

What Hamilton Tells Us About Silicon Valley

The parallels to today’s Silicon Valley should not be lost. Hamilton’s crew were eking out a framework for democracy. Theirs was a very serious sort of start-up.

Why Silicon Valley Demands Diplomats

In 2017 Denmark elevated technology and digitalization to a foreign policy priority, and appointed Casper Klynge ambassador to Silicon Valley. He was just profiled in the New York Times, so we are republishing this essay...

Chinese Entrepreneurs Discard Silicon Valley’s Model

A unique combination of an enormous market, tenacious entrepreneurs and a gladiatorial environment has seen China catch up with the U.S. at an incredibly rapid and unexpected pace, says Kai-Fu Lee, CEO of Beijing based...

Understand Tech, Understand the World: Techonomy 2018

Understanding how tech alters the world is like trying to understand the world itself. Tech's impacts on society are immense and interrelated. People come to Techonomy to explore all that for themselves and their organizations.

Want to Change the World? Go Anywhere but Silicon Valley

Austin McChord built a tech unicorn in Norwalk, CT. He has two unconventional pieces of advice for those starting out in their careers.

A Tech “Trend” to Make You Look Ridiculous

Today's tech brouhaha: Scooters bring big money, big talk, and big controversy.

Tech:NYC Celebrates and Shapes New York’s Tech Industry

Tech:NYC draws together local tech companies large and small to work with government, build industry ties and cultivate critical tech talent. It was only formed last year, but is already having a significant impact, both...

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