Articles under “Silicon Valley”

Demystifying Venture Capital Economics, Part 3

The funding of almost every new and successful technology market can, to the uninitiated, have the appearance of a financial bubble. A tsunami of venture capital flows into hot new markets at what appear to be ridiculous prices.

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Steve Blank on “Should I Get an MBA?”

Editor’s Note: I came across this post by Silicon Valley veteran entrepreneur, noted author and lecturer Steve Blank while updating last week’s post on the same subject. It offers perspectives that will resonate with many among our readership who might be considering an MBA.

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Should You Get an MBA?

If you’re considering an MBA, you face two separate but related questions: ‘Is the degree worth it?’ And, ‘How will I actually pay for it?’ They are important questions because so many people consider pursuing an MBA to advance their careers. But an MBA isn’t an automatic ticket to success, and it carries a high

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106 Career-Launching Technology Companies

[Editor’s note: To see this year’s updated list, visit The 2017 Wealthfront Career-Launching Companies List.] Each year we publish a list of rapidly growing mid-sized private technology companies. In our opinion, these companies are the ideal places for young people to start their careers.

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