Gurbaksh Chahal was the picture of a successful Silicon Valley entrepreneur, with the Lamborghini, the San Francisco penthouse, the immigrant rags-to-riches story and tens of millions of dollars. “And he’s single!” Oprah Winfrey said in a 2008 interview.
On a Northern California farm where silage for animal feed once grew, Google Inc. is generating power from more than 100,000 solar panels to heat nearby homes - - and double down on an area of energy many investors shun.
Paul English, the co-founder and chief technology officer of Kayak Software Corp., has raised almost $20 million for a Boston startup foundry called Blade, aiming to turn the city into a bigger rival to Silicon Valley.
Israel’s technology industry showed signs of maturity as the value of disposals by venture capital firms in 2013 soared to the highest in a decade as the proportion of smaller deals declined, IVC Research Center said.