Ageism Turned Silicon Valley Into a Hotbed for Male Plastic Surgery

Nitasha Tiku · 03/24/14 04:00PM

If I had $1 million for every time a founder told me "It's impossible to raise funding if you're not a twenty-something dude," I could lead their Series A round. The same bias applies to hiring. The ideal resume shouldn't be much longer than "Dropped out of Prestigious University." This obsession with youth, reports The New Republic, has turned Silicon Valley into "one of the most ageist places in America":