For the two million Californians who have left the state in the past decade, Texas has been the most popular destination. Further, 254 California companies moved some or all of their work and jobs out of state— frequently to...more
We analyzed the terms of venture financings for 128 companies headquartered in Silicon Valley that reported raising money in the third quarter of 2013.
Overview of Fenwick & West Results -
Valuation results in...more
Facing stiff competition for talent and a mobile work force, several technology companies located in Silicon Valley allegedly made a pact not to recruit each other’s employees including agreeing not to “cold call” employees....more
Each time Randy Adams, aged 60, applied for a chief executive officer position with a company in Silicon Valley, he watched the position go to a younger, less experienced man. Before going to his next interview, Adams took 25...more
Three of the seven companies defending allegations that they violated U.S. antitrust law by agreeing not to recruit each other’s employees agreed to settle all claims against them in In re: High-Tech Employee Antitrust...more
NVIDIA, a Silicon Valley leader in Visual Computing Technologies has opened an office in Ann Arbor to be closer to the Automotive Industry. While the office has only six people, with the Auto industry doing well it will...more
It´s STEM People time.
The debate of immigration across the US is being fueled by the lack of STEM professionals (science, technology, engineering and math). The scarcity of STEM people in Silicon Valley has forced the...more
This is the third in a series of four articles discussing the DOJ’s settlement with six of Silicone Valley’s big high-tech companies. The settlement prohibits the companies from signing any Non-Solicitation of Employees...more
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently sued and settled anti-trust violation claims against some of the biggest companies in Silicon Valley. The suit and settlement caught many legal pundits offguard because the...more
Background-We analyzed the terms of venture financings for 118 companies headquartered in Silicon Valley that reported raising money in the first quarter of 2013....more
The “good old days” of formal redevelopment are over. Real estate developers no longer can negotiate to assemble development sites under the threat of condemnation. Silicon Valley developers now face serious challenges in...more
Technology companies in the Bay Area have led the resurgence of the local commercial real estate sector. And these companies are also creating a new norm in campus design known as the Google Effect. ...more
Background- We analyzed the terms of venture financings for 116 companies headquartered in Silicon Valley that reported raising money in the fourth quarter of 2012....more