Hillary Clinton

  • Tim Cook and Bill Gates were on the list of potential Hillary Clinton VP’s

    Tim Cook and Bill Gates were on the list of potential Hillary Clinton VP’s

    Hillary Clinton was considering several tech leaders among a list of potential running mates, according to leaked emails supposedly from Clinton’s campaign manager John Podesta. In an email sent March 17, 2016, Podesta mentions a “first cut” of those Clinton might consider as her vice president. In one section of that list, organized into “food groups” is Tim… Read More

  • Andrew Romans | INNOVATE 2016
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    INNOVATE2016: Are we on the verge of Brexit 2.0

    The danger is taking the election for granted and then being sucker punched by a vast undercurrent of populist anger against the establishment. Read More

  • Hillary mentions internet

    Hillary mentions internet

    Hillary says Trump “makes you just want to look at cat GIFs”, and she even pronounced it correctly.* Hillary Clinton appealed to the tech crowd of San Francisco today at a campaign event, discussing technology in more depth than she or Trump has in weeks. Clinton said that because of Donald Trump’s bragging about sexual assault and insults toward immigrants, Muslims and… Read More

  • Sheryl Sandberg shoots down rumors of a role in Clinton administration

    Sheryl Sandberg shoots down rumors of a role in Clinton administration

    Rumors have swirled for months that if Hillary Clinton succeeds in her bid to become the next U.S. president, she would appoint Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg as Treasury Secretary. But Sandberg shot down those rumors today at the Virtuous Circle conference, hosted by the Internet Association. “I’m staying at Facebook,” Sandberg said when asked during a… Read More

  • Sean Ammirati | INNOVATE2016
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    INNOVATE2016: The dark confessions of a lifelong Republican entrepreneur

    Sean Ammirati has many identities: serially successful start-up entrepreneur, Carnegie Mellon University professor, venture capitalist at Birchmere Ventures, best-selling writer and lifelong Republican.  He certainly proud of the first four of these identities. But the fifth thing – his status as a lifelong Republican – is now causing him severe embarrassment. The Grand Old Party… Read More

  • Clinton Foundation denies hack claims by Guccifer 2.0

    Clinton Foundation denies hack claims by Guccifer 2.0

    The hacker who claimed responsibility for the Democratic National Committee email leak claims to have breached the Clinton Foundation’s servers and retrieved a number of files potentially damaging to the Democratic Presidential nominee — but the Foundation denies any such breach occurred. The hacker, Guccifer 2.0, posted screenshots and spreadsheets they claimed were from the… Read More

  • Union Square Ventures endorses Hillary Clinton

    Union Square Ventures endorses Hillary Clinton

    In a blog post this morning, Union Square Ventures formally endorsed Hillary Clinton for President of the United States. This marks the first time that the 13-year-old fund has endorsed a candidate in a presidential election. In the brief 375 word statement, the firm addressed both the risks of a Trump presidency and the qualities that would make Clinton ideal for the job. Collectively… Read More

  • Climate change and cleantech provide unlikely first flashpoints in Presidential debate

    Climate change and cleantech provide unlikely first flashpoints in Presidential debate

    In the opening moments of the presidential debate, some of the first flashpoints came over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s push for clean energy and clean technology in her economic development plan. While both presidential challengers, Secretary Clinton and Donald Trump, support infrastructure spending, Clinton came out during the debates with a full-throated support… Read More

  • Tech really wants to fix this election

    Tech really wants to fix this election

    With just 42 days left until the election, it’s crunch time for anyone who hasn’t registered to vote. The deadlines to register in most states fall throughout October, with only a few states allowing in-person registration on the day of the election. The process can be confusing, and it’s one that tech companies from Google all the way down to small startups like Sam… Read More

  • Chris Schroeder | INNOVATE 2016

    INNOVATE2016: The xenophobia on display in this election could hurt U.S. startups

    The anti-muslim, anti-hispanic and increasingly xenophobic tenor of the debate – especially on the Republican side — is bound to scare smart entrepreneurs from coming to America. Innovation depends on tolerance and openness. Read More

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