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

Get Taxi to launch in London

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/111866482_e13cb32308.jpeg" alt="" /> You wanna bitch about valuations and call this a bubble? Go ahead. I, for one, love that a flood

Get Taxi Launching in London. This Is Way Beyond Uber.

You wanna bitch about valuations and call this a bubble? Go ahead. I, for one, love that a flood of we-can-do-anything enthusiasm fueled by seemingly infinite cheap venture capital is disrupting all k

Redpoint Ventures: Making Money the Old Fashioned Way

Last week we broke the news of the impressive-but-not-jawdropping <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/07/12/citrix-buys-cloud-com-for-more-than-200-million-redpoint-is-on-a-roll/">$200 million a

Series A Whopper: Benchmark Invests $33M in New BI Company Domo

A new software as a service company <a href="http://www.domo.com/">Domo</a> is formally launching tonight at a party in Salt Lake City. I have no idea how opulent or bare-bones this party will be, but

Hosain Rahman on UP, Jawbone's First Non-Audio Product

<a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/aliph">Jawbone</a> CEO Hosain Rahman just got off stage at TED Global where he announced the company's first non-audio device, the UP. It's a lot like the fi

Initial Capital Launches to Invest in Seed Deals in Israel and Brazil

In February, we wrote about <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/02/15/new-micro-vc-lool-launches-in-israel-can-better-mentoring-boost-the-countrys-returns/">Lool Ventures</a> a new Israeli seed

Dropbox Raising Massive Round at a $5B-Plus Valuation

We've heard from multiple sources that <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/dropbox">Dropbox</a> is <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/06/17/billion-dollar-valuatio-club/">finally moving

Jawbone Raises $70M From JP Morgan

My, what big eyes you have <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/aliph">Jawbone</a>! It hasn't even been four months since the consumer electronics company <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/20

Citrix Buys Cloud.com for More Than $200 Million; Redpoint Is on a Roll

<img class="size-full wp-image-325901 alignleft" title="Cloud.com Logo" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/cloud-com-logo.jpeg" alt="" width="277" height="82" /></a>TechCrunch has le

Indian Mobile Bank Eko Raises $5.5 Million, Processing $270 Million in Payments a Year

Innovative mobile banking platform Eko India Financial Services has raised $5.5 million from Creation Investments' Social Venture fund, Promus Equity Partners and several unnamed angel investors. Mobi

Excited about Zynga's IPO? Get Ready for Korea's Nexon

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-321842" title="Monster_RibbonPig" src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/monster_ribbonpig.png?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="300" />

GSR Ventures Raises Fourth China Fund at $350M

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-320513" title="GSR Logo-s" src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/gsr-logo-s.jpeg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="83" /></a><a href="h

Larry Summers Joins Andreessen Horowitz as Special Advisor

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-319320" title="Larry Summers" src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/larry-summers.jpeg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="192" /></a><a

An Open Letter to LivingSocial: Learn from Groupon's International Mistakes

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-318249" title="2010-Nathans-Hot-Dog-Eating-Contest-Betting-Odds-070310L" src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/2010-nathans-hot-dog-eat

The Case for Silver Lake Not Being Evil Incarnate

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-318027" title="Niccolo Machiavelli by Cristofano dell'Altissimo Uffizi" src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/niccolo-machiavelli-by-cr

Foursquare Closes $50M at a $600M Valuation

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Shopkick Hires eCommerce Vet Doug Galen as Chief Revenue Officer; More Nationwide Deals Coming

<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-317131" title="200px-Shopkick-logo" src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/200px-shopkick-logo.png" alt="" width="200" height="202" /></a>

Lytro Launches to Transform Photography with $50M in Venture Funds (TCTV)

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-316378" title="lytro1" src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/lytro1.jpg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="81" />Love photos but utterly

Skype Investor: "Amount Saved on Firings Wouldn't Have Been Worth the Phone Call"

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-315946" title="skype_logo_online" src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/skype_logo_online.png?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="132" />

Square to Investors: $1 Billion Valuation? That's So Last Week. Make It $2 Billion.

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