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These South Bay and Peninsula cities are raking in venture capital

Though the region known as Silicon Valley covers dozens of municipalities, a few cities get outsized attention in tech circles. Everyone knows Palo Alto, Mountain View, San Jose and San Francisco as h

The biotech empires of Silicon Valley and Europe

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Genentech Offers $50K For Startups Working On New Cervical Cancer Prevention

Genentech is looking to reach out to the startup community with a new competition called the Quest Award offering $50,000 in prize money for technologies that are fighting cervical cancer.

Puppet Labs Secures $22M Credit From Silicon Valley Bank

Portland, Ore.-based DevOps company Puppet Labs today announced that it has secured a $22 million credit facility from Silicon Valley Bank. In addition, the company today appointed former Genentech

Facebook Names Genentech Exec David Ebersman As CFO

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/26987jpg.jpeg" width="160" height="185" />Facebook has just named former Genentech Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman as its new CF