Why San Francisco is just a sandbox compared to New York

Anton Gerasimenko, co-founder of the Anryze call tracking service, told vc.ru about why a startup is more efficient to develop in a metropolis rather than in a Valley. How it all began We came to New York from Kiev after we were selected for the third group of acceleration Starta Accelerator. ...

The valley of comfort: how life is different in Silicon Valley and the rest of the country

Russian developer Anton Popov who moved to the United States told vc.ru about the American mentality and the gap between the center of the IT industry and the rest of the country. In October 2015, for work, I moved from St. Petersburg to California. The company helped in the paperwork, paid for the flight and reimbursed some ...

Politico: How Silicon Valley turned into a spy den

Spies here “are in many ways part of everyday life,” a former US intelligence officer told the author. Silicon Valley's open business culture has fueled the emergence of a new, “soft”, unconventional espionage, whose main goal is trade secrets and technology, writes Politico journalist Zach Dorfman, whose translation is provided by InoPressa. ...

Personal experience: why Belarusian programmers no longer want to work in the US

Mathematician Artem Tsai, a graduate of Vitebsk State University and graduate school of the Belarusian State University, has been living in California for the last 9 years. He told about his life to the dev.by portal. Artem went there as part of a Minsk startup bought out by the American corporation NetGear. The team has successfully applied peer-to-peer networks for ...

How to live in Silicon Valley: a walk through the city

Silicon Valley, often mistakenly called “Silicon Valley,” is the center of information technology and the heart of world progress. Here are the headquarters and R&D laboratories of most leading corporations: IBM, Apple, HP, Oracle, Google and many others. Most of the Internet services appeared here: YouTube, Evernote ...

Personal experience: how to restart in the Silicon Valley business incubator after a failure

Inspired by the successful experience of the call-back system (a service for ordering a call back through the company's website) in Russia, entrepreneurs Dmitry Kozhevnikov and Denis Rodionov launched a similar system, Bounce Help, in the USA. But they refused to buy the product. The guys were trained in the Alchemist Accelerator in Silicon ...

Silicon Valley Real Estate: the ruins of a house sold for a million dollars

Real estate prices in Silicon Valley are so high that even millionaires feel like middle class here, and top managers of venture capital and technology companies plan to leave. According to Ain.ua, Seattle Times Real Estate journalist Mike Rosenberg decided to clarify the situation and showed the house ...

Why Russian programmers champions do not want to Silicon Valley

Russian students again won the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). This year, the World Cup and the winners' medals were brought home by a total of four universities: Moscow State University. Lomonosov Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, ITMO and the Ural Federal University. Russian teams participate in ICPC ...

Ours in Silicon Valley: how to become a millionaire in the US

Russian Alexander Debelov, the head of the Virool startup, which promotes online video, told TASS about how he became friends with the co-founder of Apple, “stole” a party from Microsoft and became a millionaire in a few years. Alexander Debelov came to Silicon Valley with the most ambitious plans: to create a company bigger than Google. ...

As immigrants from Russia open bars and borscht fed Silicon Valley

Where does the Russian-speaking Silicon Valley eat, drink, discuss business and do yoga? Establishments opened by Russian entrepreneurs are becoming popular among the local international community, writes Forbes.ru. ForumDaily publishes an abridged version of the article. On December 4, 2017, casual visitors to a bar in downtown San Francisco watched in surprise ...

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