Secrets from Silicon Valley: Sarah Lacy on the Rise of Web 2.0.

Event Info

Fri 7 Nov, 2008 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm
The Soho Revue Bar
11 Walker Court, Brewer Street
London, W1F 0ED, UK
Cost: £25 + 62p booking fee


There is NO ONE who if better placed to speak on this subject than Sarah Lacy. Over the last 5 years she has had unrivaled access to the founders of the companies that have shaped the Web 2.0 scene.

Now, for one afternoon only, she is London to share what she knows...

- 4.00pm Registration

- 4.30pm Fireside chat and audience Q&A with Sarah Lacy

- 5.30pm Networking and drinks

- 6.30pm Close

(Tickets are £25 and include drinks and a copy of Sarah's book which you can collect at the event. We anticipate that tickets will be sold out quickly so book now to avoid disappointment.)

Sarah Lacy has reported on startups and venture capital in Silicon Valley for nearly a decade. Her first book, Once You're Lucky, Twice You're Good: The Rebirth of Silicon Valley and Rise of Web 2.0, was published to critical acclaim in the US in May. According to Wired Magazine, "No other recent chronicle delivers such intimate, behind-the-scenes glimpses into Silicon Valley startup life." The UK edition, The Stories of Facebook, Youtube, and Myspace: The People, the Hype and the Deals Behind the Giants of Web 2.0 will debut on November 3.


Lacy is a well -known fixture on the Valley scene. In addition to proper journalism awards, Nick Denton of Gawker called her "the hottest reporter in the tech world-- ever," TechCult called Lacy one of the 100 most famous people on the Web, and Playboy voted her one of the eight sexiest bloggers in the world.


Lacy also writes Valley Girl, a biweekly column for BusinessWeek and co-hosts Tech Ticker on Yahoo! Finance. She lives with her husband in San Francisco.