What is the average age of the high tech employees?

The NY Times provides some insights:

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the overall median age of American workers is 42.3 years old. The company with the oldest workers on the PayScale list, Hewlett – Packard, came in at 41 years… I.B.M. Global Services (38 years old), Oracle (38) …

    The … companies with the youngest workers, ranked from youngest to highest in median age, were Epic Games (26); Facebook (28); Zynga (28); Google (29)…

Source: Technology Workers Are Young (Really Young) By QUENTIN HARDY. NY Times

Corporate venture capital (CVC) dollars exceeded its pre-crisis value.

Recent Quarters Total CVC Investment $M Calculated Percentage of Dollars Coming from CVCs
Q1 2007 828.9 11.2%
Q2 2007 734.9 9.4%
Q3 2007 530.0 6.5%
Q4 2007 582.3 6.9%
Q1 2008 730.6 9.0%
Q2 2008 666.2 8.3%
Q3 2008 830.4 10.9%
Q4 2008 507.9 8.2%
Q1 2009 223.3 5.8%
Q2 2009 358.7 7.0%
Q3 2009 295.6 5.5%
Q4 2009 462.6 7.8%
Q1 2010 371.5 7.4%
Q2 2010 665.1 9.3%
Q3 2010 441.3 8.1%
Q4 2010 437.2 7.7%
Q1 2011 461.0 7.0%
Q2 2011 742.2 9.1%
Q3 2011 553.8 7.4%
Q4 2011 532.8 7.2%
Q1 2012 514.3 8.2%
Q2 2012 572.3 7.8%
Q3 2012 686.2 10.3%
Q4 2012 494.1 7.4%
1Q 2013 473.1 7.9%
2Q 2013 909.2 13.5%

Data source: PricewaterhouseCoopers/National Venture Capital Association MoneyTree™ Report, Thomson Reuters
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What’s all about – Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) ?

CVC as a subset a venture capital (VC) whereby a company is investing directly – without using a third party investment firm – in an external start-up, that it does not own.

Top Startup Incubators And Accelerators …

Rank Incubator/
Accelerator
City Note
1 Y Combinator Mountain View, Calif. Dropbox and Airbnb are just the biggest names in portfolio.
Investors fight to invest in YC companies at sky-high prices.
Founded in 2005.
2 TechStars Boulder, Boston, New York, Seattle, San Antonio Founded in 2007, it has grown to five cities, but keeps batches
small to give each startup extra attention. Has broader impact by
helping other incubators.
3 DreamIt
Ventures
Philadelphia, New York,

Israel
Founded in 2008, it has programs in Philadelphia, New York and
Israel, with 65 portfolio companies, including SCVNGR/Level Up.
4 AngelPad San Francisco Founded by seven ex-Googlers in 2010; hot portfolio, but too early
to value many of the companies.
5 Launchpad LA Los Angeles Founded in 2009, 23 companies have gone through program, 19 have
been funded, 5 acquired.

Source: Top Startup Incubators And Accelerators: Y Combinator Tops With $7.8 Billion In Value By Ryan Mac, Forbes.