Dating: Romance Can Wait

Passion may be the most overused word in Silicon Valley, but here it's unlikely to refer to romance. While the second-wave emigres may be socially savvy, the enthusiasm they bring to bear on their businesses is narrowly focused. Distractions, including relationships, are largely unwelcome.

Demographics don't help. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, single men outnumber single women in the Valley by almost 5,500. And even men who should have no problem attracting women--say, good-looking men worth millions of dollars--aren't dipping into the dating pool. Sabeer Bhatia, 31, the co-founder of Hotmail, made $200 million when he sold his company to...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!