Laurene Powell Jobs
SILICON VALLEY September 29, 2021
An unexpected turn in the spotlight underscores a fundamental truth about one of Silicon Valley’s prolific investors. It can feel like everyone knows Powell Jobs, and no one really knows her at all.
Sean Parker
SILICON VALLEY September 24, 2021
Plus: What really happened at “the Google of modern politics” after Reid Hoffman's eight-figure venture capital bailout.
Karla Jurvetson
SILICON VALLEY September 21, 2021
Karla Jurvetson spent millions on 2020, plays host to Obama and Steph Curry, and has Schumer on speed dial. Her politics veer more Warren than Biden, and she’s leaving her stamp on the party ... whether they want it or not.
Joe Lonsdale at TechCrunch in 2013
SILICON VALLEY September 14, 2021
Over the years, the Peter Thiel disciple and Palantir co-founder has emerged as one of the most effective, iconoclastic, and sometimes abrasive defenders of the ultra-rich. And unlike Thiel, as one person who knows them both well put it, Lonsdale has “almost no filter.”
San Francisco skyline
PUCK September 12, 2021
At Puck, we cover Hollywood, Silicon Valley, Washington, and Wall Street not as separate broadsheets of a newspaper, but as subdivisions of a universe that is one big club.
Chamath Palihapitiya at TechCrunch Disrupt 2013
SILICON VALLEY September 2, 2021
Fundraisers and donors across the tech industry agree that Silicon Valley has underinvested in the recall—perhaps to Gavin Newsom’s peril.
General Views of Dubai
SILICON VALLEY August 25, 2021
There's no question that unrestricted inequality is dangerous for democracy. It also allows for ambitious actors to take risks that governments cannot.
Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Scott
SILICON VALLEY August 17, 2021
Two strange bedfellows have made a ruckus by pushing the most sweeping change to the rules surrounding nonprofit funding in half a century.
Dustin Moskovitz in 2017
SILICON VALLEY August 5, 2021
Dustin Moskovitz has been reluctant since the beginning to embrace his power as a fixer. But after Clinton lost, he wised up—and gingerly leaned in.
Pierre Omidyar in 2010
SILICON VALLEY July 22, 2021
The French-born Buddhist is among the most subversive of the Silicon Valley billionaires—and quietly on the cusp of a surprising reemergence.
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