Today’s Solutions: July 25, 2024

Person cutting a piece of paper with I can / can't as a representation of finding confidence.

Finding your confidence at work? Follow these 3 tips

When Julie Zhou became a Silicon Valley executive at the age of 25, she didn’t find any elation in being at the top of the food chain: rather, she felt as if she was stuck at the bottom of a deep, dark pit. We’ve all been there, feeling a lack of confidence at work and like we don’t deserve Read More...

The Silicon Valley is now home

The Silicon Valley is now home to the future of urban farming technology

When you think of Silicon Valley, the last thing you probably think about is agriculture. But nowadays, the tech center of the world is trying its hand at growing food, although not in a conventional way. Inside a cavernous warehouse in South San Francisco, 16-foot-tall walls of kale and other Read More...

These robots provide a win-win

These robots provide a win-win scenario for farmers and the environment

When you think about Silicon Valley, you probably don’t think of companies that specialize in farming equipment. But there’s one startup by the name of Blue River Technology that’s making waves in Silicon Valley with their special robotic farming machines. The robots they develop help farmers Read More...

Silicon Valley is fighting hom

Silicon Valley is fighting homelessness with tiny dwellings

In partnership with the San Jose City Council, Silicon Valley is building tiny home communities as a solution to the increasing rates of homelessness. The tiny dwellings are built to shelter the homeless as they transition into more permanent housing, which the city has been trying to construct to Read More...

Why one entrepreneur left Sili

Why one entrepreneur left Silicon Valley to tackle sustainable packaging

In 2009, Ken Jacobus quit his Silicon Valley job to set up Good Start Packaging, a supplier of compostable takeaway containers for restaurants. He had little knowledge of the industry, about $10,000 worth of inventory, and no Read More...

The six million dollar men

The six million dollar men

Silicon Valley plans to clean up by investing in green energy. Tijn Touber | September 2008 issue "If the best way to create the future is to invent it, we say the second-best way is to finance it." John Doerr is only half joking. He's one of the most influential venture capitalists in Silicon Read More...