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Politics Test Silicon Valley's Russian Ties
NBC Bay Area ^ | Sunday, Apr 13, 2014 | Martha Mendoza

Posted on 04/14/2014 11:53:13 AM PDT by nickcarraway

Entrepreneurs and investors say Silicon Valley's fast-growing financial ties with Russia's tech sector are being slowed down by current political tensions between the White House and the Kremlin.

"It's safe to say a lot of investors here are taking a step back to see how the situation will unfold," said Alexandra Johnson, who manages a $100 million venture fund called DFJ VTP Aurora, a Menlo Park, Calif., branch of Russian bank VTB.

(Excerpt) Read more at nbcbayarea.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Russia
KEYWORDS: russia; siliconvalley; technology

1 posted on 04/14/2014 11:53:14 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

In the interests of open disclosure, I do run Kaspersky Anti Virus.

Its made in Russia and is the best AV made for Windows, period.


2 posted on 04/14/2014 11:56:39 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop

You also have the full set of Obama nesting dolls?


3 posted on 04/14/2014 12:00:45 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

No - but its an appropriate meme now that you point it out - the incredible shrinking Obama!


4 posted on 04/14/2014 12:03:51 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks nickcarraway.


5 posted on 05/08/2014 1:11:13 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: goldstategop
I do run Kaspersky Anti Virus.

It works fine until we have a "situation", then you should not update the virus definitions; you will get more than you asked for...
6 posted on 05/08/2014 1:41:06 PM PDT by AdmSmith (GCTGATATGTCTATGATTACTCAT)
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