Sarah Lacy

Sarah Lacy is the founder, editor-in-chief, and chief executive officer of PandoDaily, a web publication that offers technology news, analysis, and commentaries about Silicon Valley-based startups.

Lacy is also an award winning journalist and author of two critically acclaimed books, Once You’re Lucky, Twice You’re Good: The Rebirth of Silicon Valley and the Rise of Web 2.0 and Brilliant, Crazy, Cocky: How the Top 1% of Entrepreneurs Profit from Global Chaos.

Lacy has been a reporter in Silicon Valley for nearly fifteen years covering everything from the tiniest startups to the largest public companies. She was formerly a staff writer and columnist for BusinessWeek, the founding co-host of Yahoo Finance’s Tech Ticker, and a senior editor at TechCrunch.

Born on December 29, 1975, Lacy currently lives in San Francisco, California.

The Latest from Sarah Lacy

First Amazon Took Down Booksellers…Are Publishers Next?

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-263114" title="amazon2" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/amazon2.jpeg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="200" /></a>It's not that Amazon s

More on that Void Between Super Angels and VCs (TCTV)

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-262971" title="026-Bullpen" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/026-bullpen.jpeg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="200" />Earlier we did a p

Why Bullpen Capital Thinks We Need Another Venture Fund (TCTV)

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-262905" title="23-Sep-10_97725873DP027_Cincinnati_Re_crop_450x500" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/23-sep-10_97725873dp027_cincinnati_re

Can Klout Actually Measure Real-Life Clout? (TCTV)

<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-262431" title="imgres-2" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/imgres-2.jpeg" alt="" width="163" height="171" />So now <a href="http://www.klout

Klout CEO: We Made the Decision to Go for It (TCTV)

<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-262420" title="imgres-1" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/imgres-1.jpeg" alt="" width="240" height="50" />Klout's funding news this morning

WITN: Wikileaks Is Dead – Long Live Julian Assange

<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-262367" title="Britain Sweden Wikileaks" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/assange1.jpg" alt="" width="210" height="210" />After Paul's <a h

Ask a VC: Why SaaS Is More than a New Business Model, Plus Salesforce v. Yammer v. Jive (TCTV)

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-261513" title="Jason Green" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/jason-green1.jpeg?w=223" alt="" width="223" height="300" />Who cares about e

Ask a VC: Questions about the New Enterprise Boom? Ask Jason Green

After a Holiday hiatus, Ask a VC is back and we’re kicking off the new year with Jason Green of Emergence Capital. Emergence was started to fund the software-as-a-service craze of the early 2000

Pandora and the Final, Crucial Internet Radio Frontier: The Car (TCTV)

<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-261269" title="OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/driving-in-your-car-with-the-top-down-the-radio-blaring-and-the-win

Things about the Endless Facebook Speculation that Have to Be Said

<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-260850" title="no_freaking_out" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/no_freaking_out.png" alt="" width="241" height="281" /></a>I've avoided wr

Cloud Security Heats up as Sourcefire Pays $21M for Immunet

<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-260715" title="imgres" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/imgres.jpeg" alt="" width="184" height="31" /></a>Sourcefire</a>, a publicly-traded

How Spotify's Failure to Launch in the US Could Save the Company

<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-260681" title="h38166bm0s5" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/h38166bm0s5.jpeg" alt="" width="200" height="197" /></a>Even the <a href="http

Not Just IPOs: The Surprising Increase of Big Liquidity through Buyouts (TCTV)

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-260223" title="planetfargo-barbarians-at-the-gates-20050908031519619" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/planetfargo-barbarians-at-the-gate

Memo to Twitter: Popularity Is Becoming a Commodity

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-260116" title="quinn-fabray-glee" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/quinn-fabray-glee.png?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="199" /></a>So

WITN: Book Publishing Has A Better Future Than Music and Movies (Thinks One Of Us)

<img class="alignleft size-thumbnail wp-image-259856" title="balls" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/balls.jpg?w=150" alt="" width="150" height="119" />Aaaand... we're back. Fresh

OK, "Pivot" Is Officially Over-Used

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-259836" title="100426_cartoon_1_a14895_p465" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/100426_cartoon_1_a14895_p4651.gif?w=283" alt="" width="283"

Exits Lag in the Fourth Quarter, but IPO Hype Boils for 2011

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-259614" title="Stock-Market-Nasdaq" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/stock-market-nasdaq.jpeg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="200" /></

Why Is This News – Live NYE Spotify US Launch Countdown Edition!

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-259328" title="sapatify" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/sapatify.png?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="160" />It's fair to say that, of

So Much For FREE!: Apple Will Sell $2B in Apps in 2011

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-259096" title="309340_f520" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/309340_f520.jpeg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="214" /></a>I've often won

Back off SEC: Let's Put the "Risk" of Secondary Markets in Perspective

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-258763" title="220px-Boogeyman_poster" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/220px-boogeyman_poster.jpeg?w=201" alt="" width="201" height="300
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