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Local Partners Working Together to Help Entrepreneurs

While many new enterprises start from an idea for a new product or service, it takes hard core business skills to turn an idea into a successful and profitable company. Entrepreneurs need financial savvy, employee recruitment and retention knowledge, and …
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2015/09/local-partners-working-together-help-entrepreneurs

Celebrating International Coworking Day — August 9, 2015

Did you know that “coworking” — a flexible, drop-in space where entrepreneurs can collaborate, create, and connect — started in the San Francisco Bay Area 10 years ago by Brad Neuberg, an independent worker?
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2015/08/celebrating-international-coworking-day-august-9-2015

Fremont Employers Get Ready to Ditch the Car for BART!

The highly anticipated arrival of the new Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station finally provides the 30,000 employees working in Fremont’s Innovation District with an alternate mode of transportation for their daily commute. This will help move cars off…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2016/02/fremont-employers-get-ready-ditch-car-bart

Coworking Revolution – Startups Find Homes in Fremont

In 2013, Fremont was recognized as having the largest number of startups nationally per capita by SizeUp.com. The same year Newsweek/The Daily Beast named Fremont as the Most Inventive City in America. We became curious. Where are these startups located? …
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/03/coworking-revolution-startups-find-homes-fremont

Transitional Business Platforms Fuel Startup Growth

Last month, the Harvard Business Review published an article by Robert C. Wolcott titled “Does Your Business Look to the Future or Just Defend the Present?” We found the piece to be thought-provoking and wanted to share how the phenomenon of “staying …
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2016/05/transitional-business-platforms-fuel-startup-growth

A Quick Comparison of Different Models of Innovation to Spur Economic Growth

Last month, the Brookings Institution published a report written by Scott Andes titled How Firms Learn. In the report, Andes examined how companies innovate and what cities can do to foster greater innovation. He analyzed the manufacturing sector and th…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2016/06/quick-comparison-different-models-innovation-spur-economic-growth

Small Businesses Spotlight: From Tattoos to Teacups, Experts Share Best Practices

While Fremont’s historic districts each have a unique identity, what they have in common are successful, family-owned, small businesses adding to the districts’ economic vibrancy of the city. Recently, we spoke with three of small-business entrepreneur…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2016/06/small-businesses-spotlight-tattoos-teacups-experts-share-best-practices

A Guide to Holiday Shopping & Dining in Fremont

With the official holiday gift buying season about to begin, the first ever Fremont Shopping Guide is ready to help with your plan of attack on Black Friday and beyond. You might already be familiar with the “Enjoy Fremont” Restaurant and Hotel Guide. T…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2016/11/guide-holiday-shopping-dining-fremont

$100 Million In Tax Credits Available to California Businesses

Happy New Year! A new round of funding from the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is kicking off 2017. California Competes Tax Credit is a five-year income tax credit available to businesses of all sizes who want t…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2017/01/100-million-tax-credits-available-california-businesses

Women in Business – CEOs Share their Experiences Starting and Running Successful Businesses

This past week, a dynamic panel of four female CEOs shared their experiences starting and/or running successful businesses, with three of the panelists running their companies in Fremont. The panel was moderated by entrepreneur Dorian Webb, owner of Doria…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2017/03/women-business-ceos-share-their-experiences-starting-and-running-successful-businesses