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A Silicon Valley exodus, law firm drama, and the most consequential startup of all time

11 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The remote work movement is accelerating.
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg announced Thursday that he expects up to 50% of Facebook's employees to work remotely by 2030. Shopify boss Tobi Lutke tweeted that the company's offices would remain closed until 2021 and that most will permanently work remotely after that. "Office centricity is over," he said.
Those statements follow Twitter and Square employees being told they could work remotely permanently .
What does that mean for Silicon Valley's status as the tech hub?
As Rob Price reported this week, a survey of thousands of San Francisco Bay...
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As Facebook, Twitter and others say OK to permanent remote work, these 6 startups building tools to work outside the office are Silicon Valley's new darlings

As Facebook, Twitter and others say OK to permanent remote work, these 6 startups building tools to work outside the office are Silicon Valley's new darlings

11 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Future of work startups are booming in a turbulent time, as a growing number of tech companies debate shifting to a remote model permanently.
While startups outside the remote-work field have been forced to raise 'down rounds' and have been dethroned from their unicorn status, venture capitalists have sent the valuations of hot remote-work and ed-techs startups soaring into unicorn territory.
Business Insider rounded up 6 startups whose valuations have soared over the past two months. At least half have been catapulted to valuations north of a $1 billion, crowning them as Silicon Valley's...
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