Sarah Lacy

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

Is Sequoia China in Trouble?

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/cp_1242587089_sponsor_sequoia.gif" width="180" height="42" />BEIJING, CHINA-- Starbucks is a franchise in China that worked. The company opene

Beijing TechCrunch Meet Up

You didn’t think we’d come to China and not organize some kind of meet-up did you? Sillies! We’re hosting a party at Beijing Bookworm, May 20, the evening before the CHINICT conference begins. T

China: Where Patience Meets Speed

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/hare_tortoise3.jpg" width="200" height="190" />As readers know, I’m working on a new book about global entrepreneurship that is takin

How Fortune, Forbes and BusinessWeek Can Save Themselves

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/050409194655newsstand-300x190-215x136.jpg" width="215" height="136" />I’m getting shit for this post no matter what. By insinuating business

News Flash: Paying for Coverage Is Still "Taboo"

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/funny-pictures-cat-offers-you-money-to-stay-quiet2-300x400-150x200.jpg" width="150" height="200" />Here's a tip: If your business is so polari

Sequoia-Backed Kenshoo Moves to San Francisco

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/v6qj2g-182x200.jpg" width="182" height="200" />Uber-VC Mike Mortiz has a new BFF, and he’s moving to Silicon Valley. It’s Yoav Izhar-Prato

How OpenTable Could Actually Matter

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/opentablelogo-215x43.png" width="215" height="43" />Dot com meltdown survivor and restaurant reservation software company OpenTable had been a

Twitter's Real Edge: It's not Scary

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/joybehar-300x311-192x200.jpg" width="192" height="200" />When I was writing <a href="http://www.amazon.com/dp/1592403824?tag=sarahlacycom-20&a

TechCrunch Comes to China

As regular readers know, I’m working on a book about global entrepreneurship and taking TechCrunch readers along with me. By that I mean, I’ll be blogging about cool companies I find, not that

Bloggers: Let’s Band Together and Stop the Hype Cycle

Bloggers: Let

Venture Capital Down 50%. It’s Not Just the Recession, Folks.

<!--StartFragment--> <img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/6a00d8341c583d53ef00e54f4282dc8834-640wi1-300x331-181x200.jpg" width="181" height="200" /> <p class="MsoNormal"><span>Th

Is the All-in-One Device Dream Doomed?

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/images-2.jpg" width="124" height="99" />Roger McNamee and I have two things in common. One: I desperately need a haircut. Two: I’ve o

Who the Hell Is Enrolling in Journalism School Right Now?

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/539w-300x247-215x177.jpg" width="215" height="177" />A little more than ten years ago, I stumbled out of a liberal arts college with a mediocr

Is Web 2.0 Abandoning the UGC Ship?

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/ships-in-a-hurricane-300x225-215x161.jpg" width="215" height="161" />Does anyone remember that show Project Greenlight? It came out of LivePla

Israeli Entrepreneurs: Know What Game You Are Playing

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/yossi-vardi-160x200.jpg" width="160" height="200" /> TEL AVIV-- The other day I spoke at an Israeli event called <a href="http://blog.go2web2

MyHeritage: Avoiding the MetaCafe Curse

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/gilad-small-630x418-215x142.jpg" width="215" height="142" />BNEI ATAROT- In case you don’t recognize it, that dateline is the name of a smal

Risk Aversion And The Perils Of Selling Too Early (Israeli Startups, Part II)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/bird-in-hand-215x165.jpg" width="215" height="165" /> Right now I’m at an un-conference called <a href="http://2009.kinnernet.com/">KinnerN

Now that China Is the New Israel…What's Israel?

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/761-157x200.jpg" width="157" height="200" /><strong>Tel Aviv, Israel—</strong> When I moved to Silicon Valley in early 2000, I quickly becam

Oodle on Facebook Is Live

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/oodle-logo.png" width="197" height="85" /> As TechCrunch reported back in December, Oodle is taking over Facebook classifieds. The new
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