Ed Lee

Ed Lee, SF mayor who had a close relationship with the tech world, has died aged 65

Ed Lee, the mayor of San Francisco who worked closely with leaders in the city’s tech industry, has died after a heart attack aged 65. A statement issued by his office confirmed his passing afte

HandUp just expanded its gift card program for homeless people in SF

HandUp, a startup combating homelessness, just announced the expansion of its gift card program in San Francisco. The $25 gift cards, which HandUp launched last August, enables homeless people to re

Airbnb, Proposition F And The Shared Hypocrisy Of Bay Area Housing

In California, a state built on the idealism and tacit cruelty of real estate capitalism, no one is innocent. That's no different with Airbnb and Proposition F, merely the latest of San Francisco's Br

San Francisco Proposes Revised Open Data Legislation, Plans To Hire Chief Data Officer

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is unveiling proposed changes to the City of San Francisco's open data legislation today, creating more structure around how the city's data is shared with the public. Yo

Startup Map Launched For San Francisco’s “Innovation Month”

To help you navigate the city of tech, San Francisco, Mayor Ed Lee has announced the launch of a "Startup Map", which shows you where all of the hottest startups in the city are.

A City Is A Startup: The Rise Of The Mayor-Entrepreneur

On stage at last month's Le Web conference <a href="http://www.shervin.com/">Shervin Pishevar</a>, a Managing Director at Menlo Ventures, stated <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/12/11/parker-pishe

Ron Conway, Mayor Lee And Heather Harde Launch sfCITI, Want To Keep SF At The Forefront Of Tech

At a press conference at San Francisco's <a href="http://www.foundersden.com/">Founders Den</a>, newly elected Mayor Ed Lee announced sfCITI (San Francisco Citizens Initiative for Technology & Inn

SF’s Ed Lee On How He’ll Use His (Potential) Mayorship To Help The Tech Industry

With more than half of <a href="http://www.mercurynews.com/elections/ci_19294937?source=rss">San Francisco precincts</a> counted as of late Tuesday night, it seems as if tech-friendly interim Mayor Ed

San Francisco Wants to Tax Your Stock Options– All of Them.

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/foot.jpg' class="shot" alt="" />Few people are aware the San Francisco has had a tax provision in its municipal code since 2004 that requires