“Once Election Day came and went, Peter Thiel was a major force in the transition,” said a senior Trump campaign aide. “When you have offices and you bring staff with you and you attend all the meetings, then you have Continue reading Donald Trump’s ‘shadow president’ in Silicon Valley
Cupertino, California— Apple today announced that Apple Park, the company’s new 175-acre campus, will be ready for employees to begin occupying in April. The process of moving more than 12,000 people will take over six months, and construction of the Continue reading You can visit Apple’s new spaceship of a campus starting in April
If you’re a content marketer that’s struggling to convert leads to customers, ask yourself a very simple question before creating your next piece of content: “Would I want another company to post this exact content on their own website?” Read Continue reading Hey content marketers—Who cares?
We might not agree on phone etiquette, or what to put on the radio – but there’s one thing older and younger generations agree on. Millennials (born between 1980 and 1994) are the most narcissistic – according to a study Continue reading Millennials are the most narcissistic generation ever
Millions of kids now rush home from school and jump on a group video chat to interact with all their buddies. This phenomenon is made possible by the sudden ubiquity of video chat, in messaging apps such as Kik and Facebook Messenger, as Continue reading “Group FaceTime” apps—the new passion for Generation Z
Steven Milunovich, a UBS Securities analyst, publishes regular investor notes looking at exactly how big Apple’s installed base is and what its revenue per user is. His latest analysis suggests Apple could add 92 million iPhone users in 2017 and 82 Continue reading The 5 different types of Apple users—which one is you?
Mike Kwatinetz is a Founding General Partner at Azure Capital Partners and a Venture Capitalist investing in application software (SaaS), ecommerce, consumer web and infrastructure technology companies. Successful exits include: Bill Me Later, VMware, TripIt and Top Tier. This top ten Continue reading Power VC Mike Kwatinetz’s top 10 predictions for 2017
The Alchemist editorial team and advisory board, along with our partners at Sunrise [Silicon Valley], are pleased to announce the kick-off of our first annual Global Top 250 private company competition. In our search for the Global Top 250, our editors Continue reading Introducing the Alchemist Global Top 250 Private Company competition
According to Mattermark data, the prevalence of graduates from these programs raising Series A rounds was near all-time highs in 2016, with 9.3% of Series A deals.
In 2016, the corporate PACs associated with Microsoft, Facebook, Google and Amazon broke ranks with the traditional allegiance of the broad tech sector to the Democratic Party. All four donated more money to Republican Congressional candidates than they did to their Democratic opponents. Google’s PAC gave 56 percent Continue reading Microsoft, Facebook, Google and Amazon PACs vote Republican with their money