The rumor’s wildfire spread shows just how much Cougar Night has become part of the valley’s startup lexicon.
Explains a longtime venture capitalist who’s seen colleagues from most of the leading venture firms consorting with pretty women on Thursday nights: “It’s a target-rich environment.” By day, the Rosewood’s Madera restaurant and lounge are ground zero for power in the valley.
As I wrote this weekend, the weekly meat market at Menlo Park’s Rosewood Hotel known as “Cougar Night” was markedly toned down last Thursday, and at least one regular attributed it to a recent (bogus) blog post claiming Palo Alto vice cops had busted “several prominent Sand Hill venture capital executives” for soliciting prostitution.
You must be careful doing this, so as not to give the message that you see her as a sister.Showing these acts does not mean that one gender is superior to the other, or that women need men.It only means that these acts contribute, to a certain extent, to a better relationship and have their role to play in the happiness of women.Isn't this enough to show you how much he cares about you?
Yes, it is as true as it is cliche that every woman loves getting flowers.We asked Amy Andersen, founder and CEO of Menlo Park-based matchmaking service Linx Dating, where else the lovelorn might go looking for some VC action. Village Pub, Woodside I’d add a few more to Amy’s list: the Sharon Park Starbucks; Coupa Cafe in downtown Palo Alto; and, of course, the venerable Buck’s Woodside, which master of the house Jamis Mac Niven told me last week is as busy as ever.