The most powerful person in Silicon Valley
By Katrina Brooker | Jan 14, 2019
Billionaire Masayoshi Son-not Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, or Mark Zuckerberg-has the most audacious vision for an AI-powered utopia where machines control how we live. And he's spending hundreds of billions of dollars to realize it. Are you ready to live in Masa World?
The Hot New Asset Class Is Lego Sets
By Elena Popina | Jan 17, 2019
A lot of fancy things can be built with Lego sets nowadays. Such as a diversifying portfolio that loads on the Fama-French size factor.
The Millions Silicon Valley Spends on Security for Execs
By Joanna Pearlstein | Jan 16, 2019
Prominent silicon valley companies spend liberally to protect their intellectual property. Some also shell out considerable amounts to protect their executives.
More Start-Ups Have an Unfamiliar Message for Venture Capitalists: Get Lost
By Erin Griffith | Jan 11, 2018
On a sunny Saturday morning in New York a few months ago, a group of 50 start-up founders gathered in the dank basement of a Lower East Side bar.
Tech Startup Long Cons
By Victor Luckerson | Jan 10, 2019
The company that claims its products can help people quit smoking cigarettes is now making money for Big Tobacco. Where does its partnership rank among the most brazen tech startup schemes?
The World's Top 750 Family Businesses Ranking
By David Bain | Jan 3, 2019
Family businesses overwhelming importance to the global economy has never been greater. This is brought into sharp focus with Family Capital's ranking of the top 750 family businesses in the world.
Now for the Hard Part: Getting Californians to Buy Legal Weed
By Thomas Fuller | Jan 2, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO - A billion dollars of tax revenue, the taming of the black market, the convenience of retail cannabis stores throughout the state - these were some of the promises made by proponents of marijuana legalization in California.
Stocks are down after a volatile year, but that's not the whole picture
By Kate Rabinowitz and Leslie Shapiro | Dec 31, 2018
An end-of-year boost couldn't save markets from wrapping up with the biggest annual decline in a decade. In a fitting ending to a tumultuous year, Standard & Poor's 500-stock index had its worst Christmas Eve performance on record followed by its best day after Christmas performance.
As oil and gas exports surge, West Texas becomes the world's "extraction colony"
By Kiah Collier | Oct 11, 2018
How a new oil boom is transforming West Texas, sending U.S. oil around the world and threatening efforts to fight climate change.
Tech NYC Annual Report
This year was a busy one at Tech:NYC. Our organization continues to grow - both in terms of our hardworking team and our membership. We host increasingly more events and engage on more issues as we work to represent the diverse and creative tech ecosystem here in the most diverse and creative city in the world.