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Networking In Silicon Valley Seems Like Name Dropping (in Anytown USA eg New York City)

by Larry Chiang on April 19, 2016

By Larry Chiang
I was born in New York, so I can say bad things about my home state: It’s negative and the people are negative.
Being negative is fine if you’re in banking. In fact it’s healthy. Being negative when you’re trying to network in Silicon Valley is a bad thing. For example, when you bring up a brand name, name in conversation…

Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
In #SiliconValley, it’s not name dropping. It’s an invitation to ask me, point blank, for an email intro to that same person

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Networking in Silicon Valley is a lot like networking on the HBO show Silicon Valley. Except there isn’t a Larry Chiang. 
Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
You will never find a more welcoming place than #SiliconValley. ie #GES2016. And yes, we all luv #sxsw…


#1 thing you should read is my mentors #Ch4: Networking.


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