Tags Area http://tagsarea.com/ Wed, 21 Sep 2022 16:30:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://tagsarea.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/tags-area-icon-150x150.png Tags Area http://tagsarea.com/ 32 32 Crash closes East Bay Freeway, says Livermore PD https://tagsarea.com/crash-closes-east-bay-freeway-says-livermore-pd/ Wed, 21 Sep 2022 16:30:00 +0000 https://tagsarea.com/crash-closes-east-bay-freeway-says-livermore-pd/

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Livermore police advised motorists to avoid the area of ​​northbound Highway 84 and Isabel Avenue following a traffic accident that was expected to keep part of the freeway closed for “several hours “.

Livermore Police Department

Livermore police advised motorists to avoid the area of ​​northbound Highway 84 and Isabel Avenue Wednesday morning following a fatal traffic crash that killed a motorcyclist.

Police officials said they were called to a crash reported around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday on Isabel Avenue and Airway Boulevard.

They arrived to find that a vehicle had hit a motorcyclist, police said. The motorcyclist died instantly.

The collision remained under investigation as authorities worked to determine the cause of the crash. The driver, who remained at the scene, submitted to police questioning and was “cooperative”, police said.

The identity of the motorcyclist was not immediately revealed as police initially attempted to identify the person’s family members.

Officers were diverting traffic from the area of ​​Highway 84 and Isabel Avenue.

“All northbound traffic is closed from Jack London Boulevard to Interstate 580. It is expected to be closed for a few more hours,” police said in a statement.

Dominic Fracassa is a writer for the San Francisco Chronicle. Email: dfracassa@sfchronicle.comTwitter: @dominicfracassa

]]> San Francisco loses another 39,000 taxpayers https://tagsarea.com/san-francisco-loses-another-39000-taxpayers/ Wed, 21 Sep 2022 06:01:11 +0000 https://tagsarea.com/san-francisco-loses-another-39000-taxpayers/

behind the news


Millennials and Gen Xers are leaving California in droves

by Joel Kotkin

Will the last person to leave California turn out the lights? Credit: Getty

Since the days of the Gold Rush, California has been a magnet for those seeking wealth. A backwater just a century ago, with a population of just over 3 million compared to nearly 40 million today, the Golden State has established dominance in everything from agriculture and movies to world travel. space and the Internet.

But new data suggests the tide may be turning and a rich hegira is brewing.

Researchers found that 39,000 San Franciscans who filed 2018 federal income tax returns left town before filing 2019 returns, taking home $7 billion in net income in one year. A report soon to be published by San Francisco Business Timessources tell me, will see a similar phenomenon in Silicon Valley.

Once able to retain its wealth, the Golden State seems to be following the course of high-tax places like New York, Illinois, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Connecticut. For years, these cities and states generated billions in tax revenue as wealthy residents fled to Texas, Florida, Arizona, the Carolinas and Tennessee. While California still trails New York State in the money-losing draw, it is catching up: in 2020, the state lost $17.8 billion in tax revenue, the loss spreading through the Bay Area, whose tech-rich economy has historically kept the state solvent. .

Remarkably, this all happened at a time when the tech economy – the driving force of the Bay Area – was at its peak, and the disruptions associated with Covid-19 and the George Floyd protests had yet to pass. produced.

The reasons for this exodus are not hard to find. We know that emigration from the Bay Area has skyrocketed since 2019, with the greatest percentage of resident loss occurring in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Why? Because the state is becoming less and less secure. Indeed, two in three SF residents consider leaving due to crime and homelessness, with an astonishing half of San Franciscans saying in a survey they were robbed.

Those leaving were not sluggish Trumpistas or illiterate peasants (California leads the nation in illiteracy). In fact, the latest IRS data reveals that the greatest net inward migration is among disaffected 35 to 44 year olds, precisely the ages when many people are hitting their peak incomes, buying homes and starting businesses.

It shows that, for the first time in its modern history, California is no longer a beacon for the young and ambitious. The state has become the incubator for some of the worst political trends of our time – affirmative action, climate hysteria, identity politics – and it shows no signs of turning away from them. Slowly but surely the state will essentially be one big retirement home. If things continue like this, it’ll be time to throw away the surfboard and get a walker – if we can still pay our bills.

Atlas, the employer of record, has raised up to $200 million; other companies with rounds include Joonko, Ashby, Gig and Take and Reejig https://tagsarea.com/atlas-the-employer-of-record-has-raised-up-to-200-million-other-companies-with-rounds-include-joonko-ashby-gig-and-take-and-reejig/ Tue, 20 Sep 2022 23:33:17 +0000 https://tagsarea.com/atlas-the-employer-of-record-has-raised-up-to-200-million-other-companies-with-rounds-include-joonko-ashby-gig-and-take-and-reejig/

September 20, 2022

Employer Provider of Record Atlas has announced a Series B funding round of up to $200 million. Joonko, Ashby, and Gig and Take and Reejig also announced funding rounds this month.


Atlas, a Chicago-based global provider of referral employers, announced that Sixth Street Growth, a San Francisco-based investment firm, will make a Series B investment of up to $200 million.

“This new investment from Sixth Street will allow us to continue to meet the needs of our customers, providing the most streamlined and innovative ways to expand into new markets, onboard talent, manage the risk of -compliance and pay internationally,” said Rick Hammell. , founder and CEO of Atlas.

As part of the investment, Sixth Street chief executive Nari Ansari will join Atlas’ board of directors.


Joonko, a recruiting platform, announced a $25 million Series B funding round led by Insight Partners.

TechCrunch reported that Joonko pulls “silver medalist” candidates from recruiting systems and then makes them available for recruiting at other companies. It also aims to help companies find employees who are women, people of color and veterans.

The company has a presence in New York and Tel Aviv, Israel.


Ashby, a recruitment platform, announced a $21.5 million Series B funding round led by venture capital firm F-Prime Capital. The cycle will be used to grow Ashby’s operations, engineering and go-to-market teams.

The company’s product integrates candidate search and outreach, automated scheduling and customizable reporting.

San Francisco-based Ashby said it was founded with a mission to redefine the category of applicant tracking systems.

Concert and take

Gig and Take, a startup that manages flexible workforces for factories and warehouses, announced $1.5 million in pre-seed funding.

The round was led by Schematic Ventures with participation from Motivate Ventures and SHRM Labs.

Gig and Take, based in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, was founded in 2021 by Rahil Siddiqui, Gnan Vrath and Waheed Syed.

“What most manufacturers lack is flexibility,” said Siddiqui, who is CEO. “Our goal is to replace rigid employment practices with flexible work hours so that a new, diverse workforce is attracted to these traditional jobs.”


Reejig, which describes itself as a workforce intelligence platform, announced an investment from Salesforce Ventures this month.

The company has raised over $38 million since launching in 2019.

Reejic creates competency profiles from companies’ current employees as well as other members of their ecosystem, such as previous applicants and contingent workers. It aims to provide companies with visibility on the skills within their organization.

He is based in San Francisco.

]]> Hyundai CRADLE will host the 7th Mobility Innovators Forum under the theme “Orchestrating Ecosystems” https://tagsarea.com/hyundai-cradle-will-host-the-7th-mobility-innovators-forum-under-the-theme-orchestrating-ecosystems/ Tue, 20 Sep 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://tagsarea.com/hyundai-cradle-will-host-the-7th-mobility-innovators-forum-under-the-theme-orchestrating-ecosystems/
  • Hyundai CRADLE Silicon Valley will host the seventh Mobility Innovators Forum on September 22 at the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco
  • In-person event to focus on the importance of bringing open innovation mindsets to human-centric mobility as well as the need for close collaboration between a wide range of stakeholders and industry players ‘ecosystem
  • Virtual “MIF Ignite” Breakout Sessions Hosted by Hyundai to Foster Networking and Discussion Opportunities with Registered Audience
  • Anyone interested can register via the website

Seoul, South Korea and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., September 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) today announced that Hyundai CRADLE Silicon Valley will host the seventh annual Mobility Innovators Forum (MIF) on September 22 at the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco.

Under the theme “Orchestrating Ecosystems”, participants will present and discuss how best to harmonize the interconnected innovations of mobility ecosystems to make a human-centric mobility future a reality.

“We are extremely excited to return to an in-person event at the Center for Fine Arts in San Francisco with a list of distinguished speakers for the MIF addressing this year’s theme ‘Orchestrating Ecosystems’ for Human-Centered Mobility, said Henry Chung, SVP and Director of Hyundai CRADLE Silicon Valley. “With so many aspects of mobility innovation being dynamically affected by global events and the economy, we are all eager to hear how open innovation and other forms of collaboration can be better harnessed by our wide range of mobility innovation experts, spanning government, enterprise, academia, startups and investors.”

MIF 2022 will begin with a powerful speech by David HochschildChairman of the California Energy Commission and will follow with in-person discussions between mobility industry leaders, innovators, startups, and public and private sector investors.

The event will include a series of talks on various topics such as “Taking Action: The NorCAL ZERO Project”, “Preparing for the Next Build”, “Scaling Driverless Technology”, “Co-Designing and creating circularity’ and ‘The next era of mobility’.

Later in the day, a panel discussion on “Investing in mobility innovation and supporting the ecosystem” will be moderated by Marianne Wuventure capital partner of Congruent Ventures; Jake Wieseneckinvestment director at Maniv Mobility; chris stallman, Partner at Fontinalis; and Rens Valk, investor at Shell Ventures.

On the MIF websitevisitors can learn more about the various innovations of the Group through the digital content of MIF Channel.

SOURCEHyundai Motor Group

]]> China angered by Biden’s pledge of support for Taiwan – NBC Bay Area https://tagsarea.com/china-angered-by-bidens-pledge-of-support-for-taiwan-nbc-bay-area/ Mon, 19 Sep 2022 22:07:20 +0000 https://tagsarea.com/china-angered-by-bidens-pledge-of-support-for-taiwan-nbc-bay-area/

The Chinese government on Monday criticized President Joe Biden’s statement that US forces would defend Taiwan if Beijing tried to invade as a violation of US commitments on the self-governing island, but gave no indication of possible retaliation.

Biden said ‘yes’ when asked during an interview on CBS News’ ’60 Minutes’ on Sunday whether ‘US forces, American men and women, would defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion’ .

The comment adds to official US displays of support for island democracy in the face of growing shows of force from the mainland’s ruling Communist Party, which claims Taiwan as part of its territory.

Without quoting Biden by name, a Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said the ‘American remarks’ violate Washington’s pledge not to support formal independence for Taiwan, a step Beijing says would lead to war .

“China deplores and firmly rejects it and has filed solemn complaints with the US side,” spokeswoman Mao Ning said.

CBS News reported that the White House said after the interview that US policy had not changed. This policy indicates that Washington wants to see Taiwan’s status resolved peacefully, but does not say whether US forces could be sent in response to a Chinese attack.

Tensions are mounting following efforts by Chinese President Xi Jinping’s government to intimidate Taiwan by firing missiles into the nearby sea and flying fighter jets to the island after visits to Taipei by political figures including US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Mao called on Washington to “handle Taiwan-related issues cautiously” and “not to send the wrong signals” to supporters of Taiwan independence “to avoid further damage to China-US relations as well as to the peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait”.

Taiwan and China separated in 1949 after a civil war that ended with the Communist Party ruling the mainland. The two governments say they are one country but argue over who has the right to be the national leader.

“We will do our utmost to fight for the prospect of peaceful reunification with utmost sincerity, while we will not tolerate any activity aimed at dividing China and reserve the possibility of taking all necessary measures,” Mao said. .

Taiwan’s foreign ministry expressed “sincere gratitude” to Biden for “upholding the US government’s unwavering promise of security in Taiwan.”

Taiwan will “resist authoritarian expansion and aggression” and “deepen the close security partnership” with Washington and other “like-minded” governments to safeguard regional stability, the statement said.

Washington is obligated by federal law to ensure Taiwan has the means to defend itself but does not say whether US forces would be sent. The United States has no formal relations with the island but maintains informal diplomatic relations.

The Communist Party has persuaded most foreign governments to transfer official recognition to Beijing, although many maintain informal ties and have extensive trade and investment relations with Taiwan. The island’s official diplomatic partners are mostly small, poor countries in Africa and Latin America.

“Taiwan is an inalienable part of China, Mao said. “The government of the People’s Republic of China is the only legal government representing the whole of China.”

Washington says it does not support formal independence for Taiwan, a position repeated by Biden in the interview broadcast Sunday.

“Taiwan makes its own judgments about its independence,” the president said. “We do not encourage their independence.”

In May, Biden said “yes” when asked at a press conference in Tokyo if he was prepared to get involved militarily to defend Taiwan if China invaded.


Associated Press video producer Liu Zheng in Beijing and journalist Johnson Lai in Taipei, Taiwan, contributed to this report.

Bank of Hawaii Co. (NYSE:BOH) Interest Update https://tagsarea.com/bank-of-hawaii-co-nyseboh-interest-update/ Mon, 19 Sep 2022 21:46:54 +0000 https://tagsarea.com/bank-of-hawaii-co-nyseboh-interest-update/

Bank of Hawaii Co. (NYSE: BOH – Get a rating) was the target of strong short-term interest growth in August. As of August 31, there was short interest totaling 2,050,000 shares, a growth of 10.8% from the total of 1,850,000 shares as of August 15. Based on an average daily trading volume of 168,000 shares, the short interest ratio is currently 12.2 days. Currently, 5.2% of the stock’s shares are sold short.

Insiders place their bets

In related news, CEO Peter S.Ho sold 5,500 shares of Bank of Hawaii in a trade dated Wednesday, August 10. The shares were sold at an average price of $81.67, for a total transaction of $449,185.00. Following completion of the transaction, the CEO now directly owns 239,181 shares of the company, valued at approximately $19,533,912.27. The transaction was disclosed in an SEC filing, which is available via the SEC website. Company insiders hold 2.06% of the company’s shares.

Institutional entries and exits

Major investors have recently changed their stake in the company. Victory Capital Management Inc. increased its position in Bank of Hawaii by 39.8% during the second quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 2,167,240 shares of the bank worth $161,242,000 after purchasing an additional 617,432 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp increased its stake in Bank of Hawaii shares by 10.9% in the 1st quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,777,119 shares of the bank valued at $149,136,000 after acquiring an additional 174,889 shares in the last quarter. Grandeur Peak Global Advisors LLC increased its stake in Bank of Hawaii shares by 175.2% in Q1. Grandeur Peak Global Advisors LLC now owns 191,968 shares of the bank valued at $16,110,000 after acquiring an additional 122,215 shares in the last quarter. Country Club Bank GFN bought a new stake in shares of Bank of Hawaii in Q1 worth $10,039,000. Finally, Northern Trust Corp increased its stake in Bank of Hawaii shares by 25.8% in the 1st quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 447,658 shares of the bank valued at $37,568,000 after acquiring 91,791 additional shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors hold 74.84% of the company’s shares.

Bank of Hawaii trades up 1.4%

BOH traded $1.13 on Monday, reaching $80.50. 143,208 shares of the company were traded, against an average volume of 188,264. Bank of Hawaii has a one-year low of $70.89 and a one-year high of $92.38. The company has a fifty-day simple moving average of $79.07 and a two-hundred-day simple moving average of $78.71. The company has a market capitalization of $3.23 billion, a P/E ratio of 13.95, a price-to-earnings growth ratio of 1.76 and a beta of 1.10. The company has a quick ratio of 0.64, a current ratio of 0.64 and a debt ratio of 0.01.

Bank of Hawaii (NYSE: BOH – Get a rating) last reported quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 25. The bank reported earnings per share of $1.38 for the quarter, beating consensus analyst estimates of $1.35 by $0.03. Bank of Hawaii had a net margin of 33.63% and a return on equity of 17.98%. In the same quarter last year, the company posted earnings per share of $1.68. As a group, equity research analysts expect Bank of Hawaii to post earnings per share of 5.64 for the current year.

Bank of Hawaii announces dividend

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 15. Shareholders of record on Wednesday August 31 received a dividend of $0.70. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, August 30. This represents an annualized dividend of $2.80 and a dividend yield of 3.48%. Bank of Hawaii’s dividend payout ratio is currently 48.53%.

Analyst upgrades and downgrades

A number of stock analysts have recently commented on the stock. Jefferies Financial Group lowered its price target on Bank of Hawaii shares from $87.00 to $79.00 in a Monday, July 11 research note. StockNews.com downgraded Bank of Hawaii shares from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 13.

Bank of Hawaii Corporate Profile

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Bank of Hawaii Corporation operates as a bank holding company for Bank of Hawaii which provides various financial products and services in Hawaii, Guam and other Pacific Islands. It operates in three segments: Consumer Banking, Commercial Banking and Treasury and Others. The Consumer Banking segment offers checking, savings and term deposit accounts; residential mortgages, home equity lines of credit, auto loans and leases, personal lines of credit, installment loans, small business loans and leases, and credit cards; banking, investment, credit and trust services to individuals and families, and high net worth individuals; investment management; institutional investment advisory services to corporations, government entities and foundations; and brokerage offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, life insurance and annuity products.

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Trey Lance out for San Francisco 49ers season https://tagsarea.com/trey-lance-out-for-san-francisco-49ers-season/ Mon, 19 Sep 2022 16:28:56 +0000 https://tagsarea.com/trey-lance-out-for-san-francisco-49ers-season/

Trey Lance was expected to take the San Francisco 49ers to another level this season. However, he broke his ankle in the first quarter for San Francisco in a 27-7 win over the Seattle Seahawks. Lance was ejected from the field and will have to undergo ankle surgery at the end of the season.

Trey Lance was in an aerial cast when he was transported off the pitch and there will be plenty of questions about him going forward though. Lance completed 2 of 3 passes for 30 yards. He also went for 13 yards on three carries. Trey Lance was injured on a running game and not on a passing game.

Many San Francisco 49ers fans on Twitter blamed head coach Kyle Shanahan for Lance’s injury due to coaching malpractice. They felt like they were running with him too much. San Francisco needs to figure out after this season what to do again at quarterback.

General manager John Lynch gave up all those first-round picks a few years to draft him. It looks like a total waste. The question is, who is to blame for this? You can blame both parties for this. There was a reason Jimmy Garoppolo was brought back after all.

This is the last year of his contract. Garoppolo completed 13 of 21 passes for 154 yards and a touchdown. He also had five yards on four carries and a score in that football game as well. A lot of people think they’re better off with Jimmy Garoppolo than Trey Lance in the short term. The long term is going to be a major question mark for the San Francisco 49ers.

Trey Lance will enter his third season next year of his rookie contract. Will San Francisco want to get away from him before his career can even take off or will they try for another year? The Class of 2023 and the Class of 2024 quarterbacks feel absolutely loaded in the NFL Draft. It would be interesting to see what they would do.

The San Francisco 49ers (1-1) next game will be on the road against the Denver Broncos (1-1) on Sunday night 9/25.

The Seattle Seahawks (1-1) next game will be at home against the Atlanta Falcons (0-2) on Sunday 9/25.

VC Firm a16z: ‘Ethereum is a far superior blockchain now than it was before’ https://tagsarea.com/vc-firm-a16z-ethereum-is-a-far-superior-blockchain-now-than-it-was-before/ Sun, 18 Sep 2022 16:15:03 +0000 https://tagsarea.com/vc-firm-a16z-ethereum-is-a-far-superior-blockchain-now-than-it-was-before/

On September 15, the day Ethereum completed its merger upgrade, marking its transition from proof-of-work (PoW) consensus to proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus, the venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley’s Andreessen Horowitz (“a16z”), explained why “Ethereum is a much superior blockchain now than it was before.”

Around 07:00 UTC on September 15, the Ethereum Merge upgrade was complete:

Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin called this successful update a “great moment for the Ethereum ecosystem”:

Andreessen Horowitz, which was founded in 2009 by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, is a venture capital firm that “backs bold entrepreneurs who are building the future through technology”. He claims he is stadium agnostic, investing in “seeds to venture into late-stage tech ventures, across bio+health, consumer, crypto, corporate, fintech, games and businesses that lean towards American dynamism”. a16z has “$35 billion in assets under management across multiple funds”.

In a blog post published on the day of the merger, Ali Yaha, a general partner of a16z, called the merger an “insane feat” since this upgrade “involved hot swapping the most important component of the architecture of Ethereum – its consensus mechanism – *while it was running*.” Yaha noted that “all of this happened while maintaining perfect availability for millions of users, thousands of decentralized applications (dapps), and hundreds of billions of dollars secure.”

Yaha then stated that some of the key benefits of moving from Ethereum to PoS consensus:

  • After the merger, Ethereum is now 100 times more energy efficient than before. Participating in consensus no longer expends the massive amount of electricity that PoW does. After The Merge, ETH’s power consumption will be comparable to that of web2 data centers.
  • PoS has direct access to each validator’s “stake”, the funds, or skin-in-the-game, that validators deposit to secure the network. This allows PoS incentives to be much more granular, further increasing security.
  • … anyone with 32 ETH can now participate as a validator on Ethereum.
  • On a PoS blockchain, transactions that go through consensus are final… The finality of transactions on Ethereum will lay the groundwork for future work that will improve Ethereum’s ability to scale (via “layer 2” solutions such as rollups), connect to other blockchains (via -chain bridges), and build better abstractions for developers that are easier to use and reason about.

He also mentioned that fusion is “a big deal” that “brings us closer to a world that benefits from an efficient and secure layer for distributed computing that can support the applications we all want to build.”

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“Only 2% of startup funding is allocated to companies founded by women” https://tagsarea.com/only-2-of-startup-funding-is-allocated-to-companies-founded-by-women/ Sun, 18 Sep 2022 08:20:00 +0000 https://tagsarea.com/only-2-of-startup-funding-is-allocated-to-companies-founded-by-women/

Various questions were raised during a panel of women entrepreneurs moderated by Keren Hod, Founder and CEO of WE Women Entrepreneurship, which took place as part of the Mind the Tech conference in New York. Some of the questions apply to all entrepreneurs and others are specific to women entrepreneurs.

However, one of the main points that comes up repeatedly is the minority of women among the founders of start-up companies, as well as the low number of women serving partners in venture capital funds.

“Only 2% of startup funding goes to women-founded businesses, is that an improvement?” Hod asked the panelists.

“Change happens slowly, we need to make successful women role models. As soon as others see it’s possible, it will happen more often,” noted Inbar Haham, co-founder and managing partner of the equity fund- INcapital risk. Companies.

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WE – Panel on female entrepreneurship in New York.

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However, Timor Arbel-Sadras, CEO of LeumiTech, disagrees with Haham: “We may be seeing more women in absolute terms, but in terms of percentages, there’s really no progress. Only 10% of venture capital fund partners are women and this number has not increased for years. As a mother of girls, I find this troubling.

“We at Team8 are looking for women entrepreneurs and there are hardly any, it has gotten even worse after Covid and the transition to working from home, where women are still carrying more of the burden. , out of 97 unicorns that exist in Israel today, only one was founded by a woman,” notes Team8 Partner Galia Beer Gavel, referring to Eynat Guez, who founded Papaya, a company operating in the HR sector. -tech.

Inna Braverman, founder and CEO of Eco Wave Power, pointed out that even in the cleantech sector, where the company she founded operates, only 5% of executives are women. “When I founded the company at the age of 24, every time I walked into meeting rooms to present Eco Wave, everyone looked to me only to ask me if I could bring them something. coffee or water Even when attendees realized I was the founder, they didn’t ask me about the technology. Wave on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, I looked at the PR companies, the CEO of one of the biggest companies in the industry in Sweden advised me to leave the position of CEO of the company and bring in a man with graying hair instead. She told me that investors trust men more.

Later, the discussion moved on to more general questions regarding the management of start-up companies such as the timing of entry into the American market, the relocation of senior executives to the United States, as well as considerations for the location of the activity in the United States. Haham noted that more and more companies are moving from Silicon Valley to smaller cities such as Austin, Texas and Miami: “It’s a very smart move because the cost of living outside of San Francisco is much lower, the rent in Austin is only a fraction of that of Silicon Valley. We also really like Toronto because there are a lot of employees with a high level of education and relatively low costs. We have several businesses there and some in Miami as well.

Arbel-Sadras believes that any company that wants to go public must enter the US market in order to receive more confidence from investors. According to her, “In the past, startups that started to grow moved management to the United States. This is especially important for companies that sell to end customers. Israel and today, it depends on the company and its relationship with the market.”

Beer Gavel added that “lately, since the end of the epidemic, entrepreneurs have started to feel the FOMO again, they are worried that they will miss something important and want to move to the United States”.

Finally, Braverman was asked to give advice to women entrepreneurs: “My most important advice to women is to not be afraid to talk about money and not to be afraid to ask for money. If a woman has need a million dollars for her startup, she will ask for half a million dollars where the men, on the other hand, will ask for five million.

]]> Best action of week 4 https://tagsarea.com/best-action-of-week-4/ Sat, 17 Sep 2022 14:00:36 +0000 https://tagsarea.com/best-action-of-week-4/

It was not a good night for two of the Bay Area News Group’s top five teams, Pittsburgh and Menlo-Atherton.

Both lost on Friday.

Meanwhile, De La Salle held off Cathedral-San Diego and San Ramon Valley pounded Las Lomas.

We have details on these games and more.

Check back every Saturday for scores, highlights and top performers, updated throughout the day.

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Let’s get to the roundup…

Ranked teams

No. 2 Room 28, Cathedral-San Diego 20

Charles Greer ran for two touchdowns and Carson Su’esu’e threw two TD passes to lead De La Salle to a close road win over defending state champion Cathedral. Darren Sabedra has more details here.

Folsom 23, No. 3 Pittsburgh 15

Pittsburg allowed a blocked field goal and punt and threw four interceptions on the way to a heartbreaking home loss to Folsom in a showdown between the Northern California powerhouses. Joseph Dycus has the full rundown here.

Del Oro-Loomis 42, No. 4 Menlo-Atherton 13

Menlo-Atherton looked like the Bay Area News Group’s fourth team in their opening series. The visiting Bears went 80 yards for a touchdown, capped by by Sherrod Smith 23 yard run. From there, the home team rolled. Caden Pinnick threw four touchdown passes and ran for another as Del Oro beat another ranked Bay Area opponent to move to 5-0. Weeks after beating Clayton Valley, the Golden Eagles dominated an opponent that opened the season with home wins over Bellarmine and Elk Grove. Del Oro built a 21-6 halftime advantage behind three touchdown passes from Pinnick. His fourth TD pass stretched the cushion to 28-6 in the third quarter. Smith’s 80-yard run made it 28-13, but Del Oro capped off their Homecoming triumph with two more touchdowns – on a blocked 5-yard punt return from Samuel Murray and Pinnick’s 25-yard run. MA visit Wilcox, fifth, next Friday. —Darren Sabedra

No. 7 San Ramon Valley 41, Las Lomas 17

Jean-Pau Mendoza scored his first three rushing touchdowns of the season as Wolves (3-0) overtook Las Lomas (1-3). The 5-foot-8, 165-pound junior hit hard on runs of 25, 4 and 47 yards. His only other touchdown this season came in San Ramon Valley’s opener three weeks ago at Vintage, where he caught a touchdown pass. Mendoza had just nine carries in the first two games, although it tied him at quarterback Luke Baker for the team leader. He was San Ramon Valley’s leading rusher with 62 yards in those contests. Meanwhile, baker threw his seventh and eighth touchdown passes, both at Gavin Jones. SRV led 41-3 after three quarters. Las Lomas limped off a 1-3 start while playing without a senior QB 6-6 Michael Bois, who has a broken wrist on his non-throwing hand. Coach Doug Longero said he hoped Wood would return in time for the Knights’ Diablo Athletic League Foothill Division opener on Oct. 7 at Acalanes. – Mike Lefkow

No. 11 Campolindo 35, San Leandro 20

Campolindo Quarterback Weaver Dashiell, battling an eye infection, came off the bench and passed for 250 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Cougars to a road victory over San Leandro. Check out Phil Jensen’s gaming history here.

No. 15 Heritage 41, Vintage 0

Senior bound to Fresno State Rivers Devon rushed for 271 yards and four touchdowns as Heritage, playing at home in Brentwood, passed Vintage to make it 4-0. Jesús Cano has the recap here.

No. 20 California 36, ​​Antioch 35

Jayden Macedo connected with Josh Calcagno for a 45-yard touchdown pass to put California in position to tie the score late in the fourth quarter. Instead, the Grizzlies went for the win right there. It paid off like Stavi Booras passed to Calcagno for the game-winning two-pointer. Antioch was trying to bounce back from a blistering loss last week to Rocklin. For a moment it looked like it would happen. The Panthers, playing at home, took a 14-0 lead before California responded. Antioch was leading 34-28 with 2 1/2 minutes left. Next Friday, California (3-1) will travel to Granada and Antioch (1-3) will host Marin Catholic. –Jesus Cano

East Bay

Liberty 38, Menlo 14

Freedom, playing at home, won for the first time this season. Dominique Tomlin scored on an 86-yard rush on the first play of the second quarter and Herschel Turner scored on a 25-yard run to put Freedom 19-0. Samaje’s Feather Stone caught a touchdown pass from Myles Hunt to extend the benefit. Freedom led 25-0 before Willis Johnson scored for Menlo. Turner added his second touchdown to end the third quarter. Johnson scored on a three-yard run in the fourth quarter. Freedom (1-2) will face Eastlake-Chula Vista next Friday. Menlo School (2-1) will look to bounce back at home next Saturday against Palo Alto. –Jesus Cano

Northgate 38, Bethel 0

The visiting Broncos won their fourth straight undefeated, scoring three second-quarter touchdowns en route to an easy non-league victory. Strategist John Pelletier had two rushing touchdowns and Ben Hosler also hit paydirt, giving Northgate a 24-0 halftime lead. Lucas the Sieur, the star of last week with three field goals in a 9-0 win over Fremont-Oakland, started the scoring Friday night with a first-quarter field goal. The Broncos added two more touchdowns in the third quarter. Peyton Reid-Day returned a kickoff from 85 yards for six points, and Emanuel Webster completed the scoring with a rushing touchdown. Bethel is 0-4.– Mike Lefkow

Oakdale 64, Miramonte 42

These teams played one of the most entertaining games of the young season on Friday night. Oakdale led 44-36 at halftime. UCLA is committed Luke Duncan threw for over 420 yards and five touchdowns for Miramonte. Ethan Conley caught nine passes for 235 yards and four touchdowns as Duncan’s favorite target. Oakdale had a great time on the court. cam cuthrie ran for 212 and two scores, Jace Rau put 170 and two touchdowns, and Brian Delte rushed for 95 yards and four touchdowns. Miramonte hosts Mt. Eden next Friday. —Joseph Dycus

South Bay/Peninsula/SF

Branham 28, Leigh 13

Branham’s Quarterback William Augenstein rushed 27 times for 158 yards and three touchdowns as the Bruins, playing at home, beat neighborhood rival Leigh to advance to 4-0. Leigh fell to 0-4. Glenn Reeves has the details here.

Fremont-Sunnyvale 17, Monta Vista 13

On the last play of the game, Fremont linebacker Danny fried forced a fumble from Monta Vista at the 1 yard line to prevent a game-winning touchdown. mike lamas recovered the fumble for the Firebirds. GreysonMobley rushed for 215 yards on 23 carries, including an 80-yard touchdown in the third quarter that gave Monta Vista a 13-10 lead. But back sunny it broke a 48-yard TD run on the next drive to give Fremont the lead for good. second-year QB Henry Buenrostro led Fremont with 14 carries for 70 yards and a touchdown and completed 9 of 13 passes for 108 yards. —Glenn Reeves

Half Moon Bay 37, Mountain View 30

PJ Modena carried 30 times for 287 yards and three touchdowns to help Half Moon Bay go 4-0. The Cougars had 486 total rushing yards, including 383 rushing. Liam Harington was 4 of 8 passes for 103 yards. Dio Lucido caught three passes for 94 yards and a touchdown. Mountain View (1-3) had 306 yards on offense, 129 rushing, 177 passing. Dillon Daniels gained 100 rushing yards on 13 carries. —Glenn Reeves

Farm 22, Burlingame 19

Homestead trailed 6-0 after three quarters before rallying for their first win of the season. Charlie Castaneda completed 13 of 25 passes for 225 yards and two touchdowns, both to Samy Ahmadwho finished with four catches for 103 yards. Jordan Rucker scored on the ground for Homestead (1-3), which had allowed more than 40 points in each of its three losses. Connor Chung and Nicolas Guidi had bags and Zachary Acton had a team-high 12 tackles, seven solo. —Glenn Reeves

Overfelt 38, Silver Creek 24

John Stowers, a 6-foot-2, 240-pound junior running back/linebacker, rushed for 84 yards and two touchdowns on six carries and five of his 17 tackles were for a loss as he led the Royals to their fourth straight win to start the season . ‘John Stowers plays defensively,’ Overfelt coach says carlo maningo said. “I would say one of the most physical and best linebackers in the CCS.” He had a lot of help on Friday. Mathias Jacob LeGrande Carrillo rushed for 133 yards and a touchdown on nine carries and caught three passes for 64 yards and a touchdown. Wood of Micah had three receptions for 84 yards and a touchdown, Walter Smith caught four passes for 93 yards and Donavan Johnson ran for a TD and had nine tackles. Gabriel Martinez completed 10 of 14 passes for 263 yards and two touchdowns. Overfelt hosts Santa Teresa on Thursday. Silver Creek (0-4) visits Branham on Friday. —Darren Sabedra

Pioneer 35, Gunderson 7

For the first time since a 10-0 regular season in 2009, Pioneer started a year with four straight wins. The last triumph was close for three quarters. But then the Mustangs, playing at home, put the result out of reach with three touchdowns in the fourth quarter. Edgar Orozco ran for 75 yards and two touchdowns on seven carries and Jesse Herrera had 80 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries. Cameron Henderson also ran for a touchdown, and Gage Houser thrown for one. Damien Flores led the defense with 11 tackles. Kyle Louie and Ryan given each had two tackles behind the line of scrimmage, and Marcus Perez intercepted a pass. Pioneer has the weekend off, then visits Leland on September 30. Gunderson (2-2) hosts Lincoln-San Jose next Friday. —Darren Sabedra

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