Life in California has not met expectations: how I left Google and returned to Kiev

In December 2017, art space 001 was opened on Khreshchatyk in Kiev. Its founder, Sergei Dumik, lived for three years in California, working under a contract at Google as a tester and then as a developer. In an interview with DUO, he spoke about life in the United States and why he decided to return to Ukraine. Where and who did you work before moving to the USA? ...

What they say in Silicon Valley about the series 'Silicon Valley': the truth about life in California

And what other TV shows do mentors from 500 Startups watch. Now our team is undergoing the Sberbank Accelerator program and 500 Startups. Like all startups, we watched all the seasons of the series Silicon Valley several times. Taking this opportunity, I asked our American mentors ...

17 things forgotten in Silicon Valley

When you arrive in Silicon Valley, you find yourself in an alternate world where everyone is chasing the Next Big Thing. But, becoming a part of this close community with a single line of thinking, you forget about how the rest of the world looks and lives ...

How does it feel to leave your family for the sake of your dream job in America

This software developer has given up everything familiar to ensure financial stability for his family in the future. After flying to the United States in 2014 for his master's degree, Srinath Cattula not only got on a plane for the first time. For the first time in his life he was separated from ...

Why California is the best state to become a millionaire

Silicon Valley, known as an innovation hub located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Many millionaires have made their fortunes here, and it is also home to many thriving startups. As it turned out, the youngest people who made themselves from scratch to a million in the United States made their fortune by developing a business ...

'The number of millionaires in Silicon Valley is simply amazing': how a Russian received $ 25 million in 32 seconds

Vasily Trofimchuk, co-founder of the BitClave blockchain project, which raised $ 25 million in 32 seconds during the ICO last November, explains how they managed to achieve this, and also tells what advantages in doing business the office in Silicon Valley gives the company. How did I run two ...

Where and why leave the company from Silicon Valley

The exodus from Silicon Valley continues. Strategic planner Mark Emmer spoke about why he and his wife left the region, and where innovators are heading to take root. Further - from the first person. My ...

How to conquer Silicon Valley: tips of three Russians who succeeded

Silicon Valley in California has long earned a reputation as a haven for programmers and venture capitalists. Among the thousands of IT specialists working there, there are also many immigrants from Russia. BBC Russian Service spoke with three Russian entrepreneurs who left to conquer Silicon ...

Thousands of Silicon Valley workers live in cars because of too expensive housing

Cars are no longer a means of transportation. In California, the median home price is a record $ 600, and car overnight stays are commonplace. In one of the Slate articles, journalists noted the increase in the number of people living in cars on the West Coast of America, and ...

How to get to work in Google without experience and with a Russian diploma

Evgeny Krasko, a YouTube programmer, told Victoria Borodina about Russian diplomas, interviews and work in the United States. Evgeny is from Yekaterinburg, after graduation he entered ITMO at the Department of Computer Technologies and moved to Petersburg. After 2 years he transferred to the Department of Higher Mathematics, and ...

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