4 Reasons You Don't Have to Move Your Start-up to Silicon Valley to be Successful

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*Originally posted on CNBC here.

It’s no coincidence that some of the most successful start-ups in history — including many of the so-called “unicorns” — are headquartered in Silicon Valley. The Bay Area’s proximity to top tech talent, a plethora of incubators and accelerators, and a “who’s who” of innovative companies make it a fertile hunting ground for venture capitalists looking to throw money into the next Facebook or Apple.

Celebrating our Women-in-Tech Heroes

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Each year on August 26 we celebrate Women’s Equality Day, marking the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920, which gave women the right to participate more fully in the political process of the United States by voting. This is a day to recognize the brave, visionary women who fought for equal rights, and to honor those who continue to do so today.