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Why Some of the Most Groundbreaking Technologies Are a Bad Fit for the Silicon Valley Funding Model

April 11, 2018

Over the past few decades, Silicon Valley has been such a powerful engine for entrepreneurship in technology that, all too often, it is considered to be some kind of panacea. Corporate executives seek to inject “Silicon Valley DNA” into their cultures, and policy makers point to venture-funded entrepreneurship as a solution for all manner of problems.