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

The Rumors Are True. I Am Leaving TechCrunch.

This won't come as a surprise to a lot of people, but I am leaving TechCrunch. My departure is something people have speculated about since Michael Arrington's ouster two months ago, but it wasn't

TC Cribs: Hunting “Evil” at Baidu (TCTV)

<a href="">Baidu</a> is one of the most known of the Chinese Internet giants. Some of the buzz is admiration for Robin Li, one of the pioneers of the Chinese Web

Disrupt Alum Trippy Raises $1.75 Million Thanks to Ribs and Fried Chicken

Let this post be a lesson to would-be entrepreneurs: Don't turn down any party invitations. This advice is obvious if we're talking about fancy dinners as the homes of moguls. But apparently the Valle

Disrupt Beijing Take-Aways: How China Moves Beyond the Clones

The biggest barrier to starting a company isn't ideas, funding or experience. It's excuses. And you can understand why: Starting a company is scary. It's little wonder that even the best entrepreneurs

Disrupt Beijing Finalists: So Good We Had to Pick Six

Memo to Chinese startups: You made for a late night of deliberations. We typically pick five finalists. There were a few companies that were clear picks, captivating everyone-- from the judges to the

Watch The Last Day Of TechCrunch Disrupt Beijing 2011 Here!

We are kicking off the last day of <a href="">TechCrunch Disrupt Beijing 2011</a> at 6pm PST. Thanks to Ustream, we’ve embedded the livestream of the event

Disrupt Beijing Kicks Off with Tencent CEO Pony Ma. Watch the Livestream Here!

After many sleepless months, our first ever <a href="">international Disrupt conference</a> will be starting at 9 am Beijing time/6 pm PST. Even if you didn't

Your New Weekend Plans: Disrupt Beijing Livestream Starts Tomorrow

Maybe you couldn't join us in Beijing for our <a href="">first international Disrupt conference</a>, but all is not lost! Step one: Order your favorite Chi

Live in Beijing and Thinking about Starting a Tech Company? Read. This. Post. Now.

The <a href="">Disrupt Beijing Hackathon</a> starts in a little more than 24 hours, and we've been working hard over the last few days to make it ev

TechCrunch to Beijing: The Eagle Has Landed

<a href="">It</a> has begun. Some eight hours ago, eight more members of the TechCrunch team landed in Beijing. Giddy and jetlagged, we are spending every min

Tony Fadell on Jobs and Apple’s Legacy (TCTV)

These are bittersweet days for <a href="">Tony Fadell</a>. The man who oversaw

Tony Fadell Demos His New Nest Learning Thermostat (TCTV)

Even if you read our <a href="">story</a> earlier tonight on iPod Godfather Ton

iPod Godfather Tony Fadell Finally Reveals His New Product: A Thermostat. No, Really.

For the last eighteen months, the tech world has been anxiously awaiting news of what iPod godfather Tony Fadell is up to. His staff has been sworn to secrecy since word got out he was leaving retirem

More Disrupt Beijing Speakers: Kai-Fu Lee, David Li, Fritz Demopoulos and More

With all the recent TechCrunch drama-- not to mention my own busy September <a href="">giving birth</a>-- you might think our

Disrupt Beijing: Niklas Zennstrom, Kevin Systrom, Hosain Rahman and More Are China-Bound

We're not done announcing our all-star lineup for Disrupt Beijing. In addition to top Chinese Internet names like Tencent co-founder and CEO <a href="

Disrupt Beijing: We’re Bringing Steve Chen, Peter Vesterbacka, Phil Libin and More

As we <a href="">announced</a> last week, we've been busy securing some of the most exciting names in China fo

Attn Entrepreneurs: How to Attend Disrupt Beijing for Less Cash

Hopefully, anyone who has attended our Disrupt San Francisco and Disrupt New York conferences knows why we charge $2,995 for tickets: Between the Hackathon, Startup Alley, the big names on stage and t

Andrew Mason’s Silicon Valley Problem: He’s Not Here

Earlier this year at All Things D, <a href="">Groupon</a> CEO <a href="">Andrew Mason</a> said one of his regrets

WITN: The New Wrinkle on the Valuation Trap (TCTV)

It seems Sarah wasn't kidding about working right up until she gives birth. In this week's positively-last-before-the-birth episode of Why Is This News?, Sarah and Paul are prompted by the ongoing

Pony Ma and Lei Jun Anchor Disrupt Beijing Line-Up

Even before I worked at TechCrunch, Disrupt was one of the few industry conferences I looked forward to every year. There were two big reasons why: The enthusiasm and excitement of the startups who la
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