"Ask somebody without an actual window to the technology scene to envision a tech startup and they may picture Pied Piper. That’s the fictional West Coast startup at the center of HBO’s “Silicon Valley,” which wraps its third season on June 26. How off the mark is that image?
Does the show get close enough to entice folks with actual tech success to tune in? A quick check with Tech 10 honorees suggests yes.
Granted, a couple of them haven’t seen it and at least one purposely avoids it.
“My career choices push me away from ‘Silicon Valley’ even though I’ve been told I should watch,” said Margaret Roth, chief revenue officer of Yet Analytics, who is more of a “Mad Men” fan."