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Silicon Valley

Only in Silicon Valley could Elizabeth Holmes lose $4.5 billion she never had to begin with

America’s richest self-made woman is broke. On June 1, Forbes went viral when it downgraded its estimation of Elizabeth Holmes’ wealth from $4.5 billion to zero. The magazine argued that Theranos, the embattled biotech company Holmes founded, should no longer be valued at $9 billion. Therano’s new …

Silicon Valley

Can Target And Techstars Turn Minnesota Into The Next Silicon Valley?

With its first retail-oriented program, Techstars and Target are hoping to turn Minneapolis into a hot new destination for entrepreneurs.<p>If you’re one of the 600 hundred million people around the world who work shifts, trying to plan out your day can be a nightmare. You’re given a printout of your …


Silicon Valley's Hot New Snack Was Born in Prison

Every startup needs a good creation myth. Not many can match Seth Sundberg’s story about his company’s founding. Sundberg left college early, not to …

Silicon Valley

We tested 48 Facebook ads to bust 6 marketing myths

Facebook Ads are a predictable and scalable way to find new customers and followers. You can start with just a few dollars a day and any brand can …