17 things forgotten in Silicon Valley

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

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

This software developer has abandoned everything familiar to ensure his family financial stability in the future. Having flown to 2014 in the United States for a master’s degree, Shrinat Kutula 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 is known as an innovation center located in the San Francisco Bay area. Many millionaires have earned their fortune here, it’s also home to many thriving startups. As it turned out, the youngest who made themselves from zero millions in the USA earned their fortune by developing their business ...

"The number of millionaires in Silicon Valley is simply amazing": how did a Russian get $ 25 million in 32 seconds

Vasiliy Trofimchuk, co-founder of the BitClave blockchain project, which attracted $ 25 million in 32 seconds during ICO in November last year, explains how they managed to achieve this, and also tells what advantages the company has in the Silicon Valley office. As I launched 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 the state of California has long gained a reputation as a paradise for programmers and venture investors. Among the thousands of IT specialists working there, there are also quite a few immigrants from Russia. BBC Russian service talked with three Russian entrepreneurs, who a few years ago went 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 average price of a house is a record $ 600 000, and spending the night in a car has become commonplace. In one of the articles in the Slate edition, journalists noted an 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

Yevgeny Krasko, a YouTube programmer, told Victoria Borodina about Russian diplomas, interviews and work in the United States. Eugene was born in Yekaterinburg, after graduating from school he entered ITMO at the Department of Computer Technologies and moved to St. Petersburg. After 2, he transferred to the department of higher mathematics, and ...

Why San Francisco is just a sandbox compared to New York

Anton Gerasimenko, co-founder of the service for tracking Anryze calls, told the vc.ru publication about why it is more efficient to develop a startup in a megalopolis, and not in the Valley. How it all began We arrived in New York from Kiev after we were selected for the third acceleration group 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 USA, told vc.ru about the American mentality and the gap between the IT industry center and the rest of the country. In October 2015 for work I moved from St. Petersburg to California. The company helped to execute the documents, paid for the flight and reimbursed some ...

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