VIDEO: SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA FOOD STARTUP KITE HILL’s MATTHEW SADE

  Food startups are the new, new thing in the San Francisco Bay area. Many of them have received millions of dollars from ventrue capitalists. We spoke with Matthew Sade of Kite Hill about their plant-based cheese made from almond milk. Sade shares how they came up with the idea to make cheese from almond milk using… Continue Reading


VIDEO: FOOD & WINE STARTUPS – KITE HILL, THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS & TAVA INDIAN KITCHEN

  These are interesting times in the San Francisco Bay area when it comes to food and technology innovations. We spoke to 3 different entrepreneurs from the food and wine industry to find out about their journey. In this video we bring you highlights of our interviews with Mathew Sade of Kite Hill, who shares… Continue Reading


VIDEO: LUCKY CHOW EXPLORES ASIAN CULTURAL HISTORY IN USA THROUGH FOOD

Food is a wonderful way to explore and understand the cultural hertigate of community or a country. And that is precisiely what a new 6-part series on food called Lucky Chow does. The series debuted at this year’s Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) film festival. I watched a couple of episodes during the festival and… Continue Reading


Amazon

IS AMAZON OPENING A STORE IN SILICON VALLEY?

Is Seattle-based Amazon opening a store in Silicon Valley? It seems that just be the case according to this article in Silicon Valley Business Journal. While Amazon has not confirmed this news, the paper reports that there is a new building coming up in Sunnyvale and that Amazon could be one of its “likely tenant.” … Continue Reading


VIDEO: SAN JOSE JAZZ SUMMERFEST 2015 WITH BRUCE LABADIE

It was 26 years ago that the San Jose jazz festival began and today it has morphed into a 3-day festival. This year’s San Jose Jazz Summerfest (Aug 7-9, 2015) will feature over 100 performers spread across 12 stages spread across 12 blocks in downtown San Jose. It is not just jazz that you get… Continue Reading


Medallia

Medallia Raises $150 Million And Joins Silicon Valley’s Unicorn Club

Medallia, a Palo Alto-based company raised $150 million yesterday and became the latest member of the Unicorn club. Unicorns are companies whose valuation is over $1 billion. Medallia’s valuation was over a $1 billion according to Borge Hold, CEO of the company. The latest round of funding was led by Sequoia Capital, which participated in previous… Continue Reading


Happy Birthday Robin Williams

Happy birthday Robin Williams wherever you are. And you were spot on when you said: “No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” You changed my world and that of millions of people with your  own, unique brand of humor. You brought us laughter, happiness and joy and made our… Continue Reading