UnicornsNo CommentsRead more
http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-Unicorns-01.mp3We’ve all heard the term “unicorn” used or overused in tech circles, but what does it really mean? Ray...
Exporting Silicon ValleyNo CommentsRead more
It is time to export Silicon Valley. Several intersecting trends make this a necessity. The Silicon Valley success formula...
Tech, disruption and policyNo CommentsRead more
To disrupt is to make significant change. This is where technology reigns and why facilitating disruption should be public...
Why Silicon Valley’s Mystique Isn’t Being ExportedNo CommentsRead more
Silicon Valley’s aura is unique. Try though they might, other localities have yet to replicate it and might never...
Talent WarsNo CommentsRead more
http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-59-Ray-Rob-TalentWars.mp3Companies large and small find themselves in direct competition for talent, but is it really a war and far...
Episode 14: Multi-generational EntrepreneurismNo CommentsRead more
http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-14-Multi-generational-Entrepreneurism.mp3Ray Zinn discusses Silicon Valley entrepreneurism with a special guest interviewer, now active in the red hot tech culture.
Episode 12: The up and down side to stricter emigration enforcementNo CommentsRead more
http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-12-The-up-and-down-side-to-stricter-emigration-enforcement.mp3Ray Zinn has some specific thoughts about the topic of immigration, enforcement and the U.S. economy. With 37 years...
Changing Silicon ValleyNo CommentsRead more
Silicon Valley is working well, but is increasingly broken. We have venture capitalists to thank and blame for both....
Celebrating Silicon Valley EnduranceNo CommentsRead more
Silicon Valley is learning the difference between price and value, which is also the difference between bottle rocket and...