CliffsNotes on the Silicon Valley Index
Mar 01, 2017
The following post “CliffsNotes on the Silicon Valley Index” by Lou Hoffman was originally posted on “Ishmael’s Corner,” a blog by The Hoffman Agency, a tech PR consultancy on February 26, 2017.
The Silicon Valley Index from Joint Venture Silicon Valley leaves no byte unturned.
For those who don’t have the time to wade through 100 action-packed pages, I offer the CliffsNotes, filtered by 25+ years of living of in Silicon Valley.
Silicon Valley is Larger Than Rhode Island
Taking in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, Fremont, Newark, Union City and Scotts Valley, Silicon Valley comes in at 1,854 square miles compared to Rhode Island at 1,212 square miles.
And one could make an argument that San Francisco also belongs under the Silicon Valley umbrella.
Selfishly, we’re pleased that today’s definitions and perceptions include Fremont (client) as part of Silicon Valley.
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Retail and Small Business (22)
Warm Springs and Innovation District (14)
General Economic Development (2)
Life Sciences (9)
Clean Technology (1)
Advanced Manufacturing (44)
Silicon Valley (16)
Economic Development General (59)
CleanTech Sustainability (46)
Fremont General (56)