Colorado Dem Gov signs national popular vote bill

April 9, 2019

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) signed into law this week the act which will allocate his state’s nine electoral college votes to whichever candidate wins the so-called “national popular vote.” This change, sought nearly exclusively by Democrats, won’t take effect unless enough states sign on to the premise and commit their votes. The magic number is 270 electoral votes. The addition of Colorado’s nine brings the current tally of votes…


VCs say Silicon Valley isn’t the gold mine it used to be

October 15, 2018

In the days leading up to TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018, The Economist published the cover story, ‘Why Startups Are Leaving Silicon Valley.’ The author outlined reasons why the Valley has “peaked.” Venture capital investors are deploying capital outside the Bay Area more than ever before. High-profile entrepreneurs and investors, Peter Thiel, for example, have left. Rising rents are making it impossible for new blood to make a living, let alone build…