How the Valley can get philanthropy right with former Hewlett Foundation president Paul Brest – gpgmail

[ad_1] Paul Brest didn’t set out to transform philanthropy. A constitutional law scholar who clerked for Supreme Court Justice John Harlan and is credited with coining the term “originalism,” Brest spent twelve years as dean of Stanford Law School. But when he was named president of the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation, one of the […]

Tech companies get a reprieve thanks to a reversal from the President on tariffs – gpgmail

[ad_1] President Donald Trump and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative have issued technology companies some temporary tariff relief. Citing an unwillingness to hit consumers with higher prices on things like computers, mobile phones, laptops, video game consoles, computer monitors, clothes and shoes before the holidays, the President and his trade reps are holding […]

Clearbanc co-founder and president Michele Romanow is coming to Disrupt SF – gpgmail

[ad_1] Raising venture capital isn’t easy; for some, it’s impossible. Clearbanc offers startups a fundraising alternative and in just a few short years, it’s become a household name in Silicon Valley circles. The company disrupts the startup funding process by providing companies cash to buy ads in exchange for a revenue share so those companies […]