Austin-based DRAFT Debuts at Demo Fall in San Jose


Austin-based DRAFT, a mobile app-based investment tool, launched Thursday at DEMO Fall 2014 in San Jose, Calif. The app aggregates all of a user’s […] The post Austin-based DRAFT Debuts at Demo Fall in San Jose appeared first on SiliconHills. The startup helps investors make smart investment decisions and reach their savings goals through a crowd-sourced mobile app.

How to Stand Out in Silicon Valley? Ask These 10 Fast-Growing San Jose-Based Businesses

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The largest city in America''s biggest tech hub, San Jose is home to some serious business talent

Here Are the Fastest-Growing Women-Led Companies in San Jose

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Meet the women who are taking Silicon Valley by storm

Minimum Wage Boost in Silicon Valley Ups the Cinderella Factor

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Raising the minimum wage in Silicon Valley (beyond San Jose which has already done so) is a very important and rational thing to do for the economic health of the valley, California, and the USA economy as a whole. Sometimes Cinderella Boys Hit Innovation Holes-in-One.

6 Cities Ushering In the Manufacturing Renaissance

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Pittsburgh, Seattle and San Jose are just a few of the high-tech hubs bringing manufacturing jobs back from overseas

Broncos land in San Jose, California; Panthers on way

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Denver Broncos arrived in the Bay Area on Sunday for Northern California's first Super Bowl since 1985

Startup Weekend makes a pitstop in San Jose

Sophia Perl of Wisdom

Last weekend in the heart of San Jose, over 100 people gathered at PayPal for Startup Weekend. What startup would you create in 54 hours if you were thrown into a room with a small group of people? For $100 or less (discounts!), you get to be part of a community that has a common goal of working / creating a startup over a course of the weekend - Friday night, all day Saturday, then all day Sunday. What more could you ask for? Here how it usually works.

Why the ROI of community doesn’t actually matter

The Next Web

I spent the summer between middle school and high school busing from San Jose’s suburban edges to downtown where I spent my days tutoring students at the local elementary school in their worn down, gang ridden neighborhoods.

New Student Note Sharing Venture from San Jose State University

Campus Entrepreneurship

Cool student entrepreneur story out of San Jose State University where students and recent alum use the school’s business plan competition to raise basic funding and launch a beta product for their student note sharing service. The SJSU students company offers have a note sharing service for students and they seem to be communicating with both students and professors in building this out.

A Look at the Most Successful Small Business Cities (Infographic)

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On the other hand, if Northern California suits you better, consider starting up in San Jose. From east to west, here''s where you''ll find America''s booming small business cities. There''s a least one great excuse -- besides the sunny weather and proximity to the ocean -- to start up your business in Riverside, California. Small businesses in this city are booming, bringing in an average annual revenue of $1.2 million.

The Best Cities for Small Business (Infographic)

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The findings place San Jose in the top spot, based on a weighted score that includes annual revenue, credit scores, and the average age of the city''s small businesses. Detroit, Denver, Los Angeles and San Francisco round out the top five.

On Investor Panel at Navigation & Location 2008 in San Jose.


On Investor Panel at Navigation & Location 2008 in San Jose. Ill be at Telematics Updates Navigation & Location 2008 conference in San Jose on December 2nd. NextWala. VC perspective and analysis from a former entrepreneur. About Me. Dev Khare. New Delhi, India.

Clusters, Class, Culture and Unfair Advantages

Steve Blank

One day the company sent me and an engineer across the country, to a city none of us had ever heard of – San Jose, California – to install a process control system in a Ford Assembly plant. (We I just finished reading J.D.


A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Here are the NVCA numbers for the first three quarters of 2015: San Francisco , $9.32 San Jose , California (Silicon Valley), $3.78 I called Seattle a “third tier startup city” in a blog post earlier this week. Which generated this series of tweets: 1/ @fredwilson thesis: start up “second tier is NYC, LA and Boston… third tier includes Seattle…” 0TUhtAHdsf Really? Tren Griffin (@trengriffin) June 7, 2016.

Entrepreneurial Density and Venture Capital

Feld Thoughts

Boulder came in third, behind “San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA” (what most of us think of as “Silicon Valley”) and “San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA” (what most of us think of as San Francisco.). Richard Florida continues to write amazing stuff about Startup Communities in The Atlantic Online. Two of his latest articles talk about entrepreneurial density and venture capital. High-Tech Challengers to Silicon Valley.

[Infographic] Basing Your Startup In Silicon Valley


For example, for the easiest access to talent, San Francisco and San Jose is your best bet. But if rental costs are your concern, San Jose and San Mateo are good possibilities.

PR2.0 Doesn’t Work (Founder Conference)

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Chris O’Brien, San Jose Mercury News.

Burns scores game winner in Sharks 5-4 win over Hurricanes

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) AP) — Brett Burns scored 22 seconds into overtime to lift the San Jose Sharks over the Carolina Hurricanes 5-4 on Thursday night

Interview: Randy Peterson – SES 2008 San Jose Q&A

Eric Friedman

I had the chance to interview Randy Peterson of P&G for his upcoming participation in Search Engine Strategies 2008: San Jose where he will be speaking on the Keynote Roundtable: “Why Does Search Get the Credit for Everything?” You are participating in a keynote roundtable this year at the SES 2008 show in San Jose about attributing sales to Search – How much credit does an SEM program deserve in an overall marketing mix?

Starting a StartupWeekend in 9 Days of Chaos

Grasshopper Herder

For the past 7 days I've been working round the clock to organize and promote a StartupWeekend in San Jose. It start in two days. A ridiculous and ill advised timeline. Entrepreneurship Finding Co-Founders lean startup Marketing startup startupweekend

Biggest Austin Presence at DEMO in History

Austin Startup

Here''s one for you from the legandary DEMO conference in San Jose this week. Austin continues to make "Top 10" lists for everything, and break new records.

Tolerance and Prosperity

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

  And trust me, these bright young Americans can and will chose to join my competitors in Seattle, or San Jose, or New York.  Yesterday, my partners and I invited Paul Romer over to USV for lunch. For those that don't know, Paul is a leading thinker in the world of economics and currently a Professor at NYU. It was a fascinating conversation.

Online Education Start-Up Gets 'F' From University

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Udacity''s online courses are being put on hold after more than 50% of students failed their finals at San Jose State University. San Jose State plans to take a "short breather" for a semester as they regroup, according to Junn.

Clusters, Class, Culture and Unfair Advantages

Steve Blank

One day the company sent me and an engineer across the country, to a city none of us had ever heard of – San Jose, California – to install a process control system in a Ford Assembly plant. (We I just finished reading J.D.

Innovation, Change and the Rest of Your Life

Steve Blank

I lived through the time when working in my first job in Ann Arbor Michigan we had to get out a map to find out that San Jose was not only in Puerto Rico but there was a city with that same name in California. I’ve seen the Valley grow from Sunnyvale to Santa Clara to today where it stretches from San Jose to South of Market in San Francisco. I gave the Alumni Day talk at U.C. Santa Cruz and had a few things to say about innovation. —-.

Burns, Sharks turn back Hurricanes 3-1

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Brent Burns had a goal and an assist, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 on Sunday RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

Early Growth Financial Services (EGFS) Earns #13 Spot in Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Fast Private Award for 2014

Early Growth Financial Services

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Early Growth Financial Services (EGFS), an outsourced financial services firm that provides accounting, CFO, strategic finance, tax, and valuation services and support to small to mid-sized businesses nationwide, has been ranked #13 on Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Private Companies Award for 2014. Originally published on PRWeb.

Silicon Valley's Big Mystery Campus

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No one knows who''s building a massive new tech campus in San Jose, but at 2 million square feet, it will rival Cisco. San Jose has given the green light to a massive new office complex, but city officials and the developer aren''t revealing the name of the technology company that will occupy it. The city gave final approval to the project Wednesday, the San Jose Mercury News reported.

These Startup Hotbeds Have a Grizzly Traffic Problem

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A new report finds that cities like San Jose, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles stack on the most time to your morning commute

7 Easy and Effective Customer Segments to Target in Facebook Ads


The San Jose Sharks used this high-value segment to successfully to drive 33x ROI on their Facebook Ads campaign. Here’s a masterful execution of reselling: The San Jose Sharks Facebook Ad.

'Keep pounding' has become a way of life for Panthers

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) AP) — "Keep pounding.&

Young Startups Are Getting the Short End of the Venture Capital Stick

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Later-stage investments were up 17 percent from the year-earlier period, the San Jose Mercury News reported. It''s turning into a war, and you had better be well funded and well armed," Jeff Grabow, a venture capital expert at San Jose-based financial services Ernst & Young , told the outlet. Becoming more risk-averse, angels and VCs are focusing on companies that have already moved past the early stages of development.

Massacre at IBM

Steve Blank

On Monday, in San Jose, near the factory, we met with UltraTech Stepper, a friendly account. Long before there was the Lean Startup, Business Model Canvas or Customer Development there was a guy in Santa Barbara California who had already figured it out. Frank Robinson of SyncDev has been helping companies figure out their minimum viable product and pivots since 1984, long before I even knew what it meant.

Wrike: The All-In-One Project Management Solution


The company’s early operations were based in Mountain View before it relocated to San Jose, San California in February, 2016.

Supercomputer AIs are progressing science faster than scientists

The Equity Kicker

From New Scientist a week or so back (apologies for the long quote, but it’s worth it): IN MAY last year, a supercomputer in San Jose, California, read 100,000 research papers in 2 hours.

Teammates, coaches say Cam Newton's success not by accident

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) AP) — Cam Newton didn't just stumble into becoming the NFL's best player

The Future of Online Education Is on Campus

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EdX , one of the few non-profit MOOC providers, launched a pilot program at San Jose State University last fall for students in the Introduction to Circuits Analysis class. Coursera and Udacity are known for giving education away for free online.

Couture, Labanc help lead Sharks past Hurricanes 4-3

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) AP) — Logan Couture and Kevin Labanc scored less than 2 minutes apart in the second period and the San Jose Sharks bounced back from consecutive losses by beating the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday night

4 Underrated Tech Hubs to Watch

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According to Brookings patent and innovation research, cities like San Jose, San Francisco, and New York still produce more patents than anywhere else in the United States--San Jose alone receives an average of 9,237 patents per year. San Francisco?

Denver Broncos Ryan Murphy questioned in prostitution sting

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) AP) — Denver Broncos practice squad safety Ryan Murphy was sent home after being questioned by authorities during a prostitution sting in San Jose