Silicon Beach Unites in Opposition to Muslim Travel Ban

More than 300 Silicon Beach business leaders have signed a letter to President Trump urging him to rescind his controversial executive order temporarily barring entry to travelers from seven predominately Muslim countries. The letter was initiated by a group of female entrepreneurs in Los Angeles including VCs Dana Settle, co-founder and partner at Greycroft Partners,…

Santa Monica Takes on Airbnb, Is Sacramento Next?

Santa Monica Takes on Airbnb, Is Sacramento Next? Airbnb is the crown prince of the sharing economy.  Its is a platform for people to rent out beds, rooms, apartments and houses for short term stays.  The San Francisco-based company has over 800,000 listings in 33,000 cities and 192 countries. Founded in 2008, the privately held Airbnb…