black-women-founders

How to break open the Silicon Valley boys' club

Vivek Wadhwa has co-authored a book about the challenges that women have faced and how they are surmounting them. Here are some of their stories.

Tiny processors like this one from Broadcom will make the internet of things possible. #CES2014

It’s time to put the silicon back in Silicon Valley

What happened in the 1990s — the funding gap between hardware and software — is in many ways happening again, to the detriment of our overall tech ecosystem.

The Vancouver-based Picatic team

How Silicon Valley can kill your startup

The Valley wonder dust has settled, and looking back, I realize that it was actually quite distracting and limiting. In fact, I would argue now that it is the the worst place in the world to run your startup.

Denver, Colorado

Denver vs. Silicon Valley: Where we’re better and where we need to grow

When I travel outside the Mile High City, I’m often asked what makes Denver so attractive for startups. While our tech community and the companies it’s home to are gaining traction by the month, the benefits of launching a startup in Denver aren’t necessarily as obvious as those associated with major tech destinations like the Valley and, more recently, New York.

New mom Meghan Boots has investigated various flexible working solutions

My struggle to find balance as a working mom in hi-tech

I also explored the advantages of job-sharing for employers and was quickly sold. It is a proven family-friendly flexible solution, an effective way to retain high quality talent, and produces exceptional work quality.