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How Fremont Fits into the ‘Innovation District’ Typology

As a regular reader of our blog, you already know that Fremont has a thriving Innovation District. But, you may not know what’s happening behind the scenes to build a supportive innovation ecosystem to support the physical infrastructure and marquee corpo…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2015/09/how-fremont-fits-innovation-district-typology-1

Half the Sky

The Chinese saying “women hold up half the sky” supports gender equality. Often truncated to “half the sky,” the phrase has been used as a title for television episodes, news articles, and organizations advocating for women’s rights.
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2015/02/half-sky

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

Takes From Silicon Valley East (Blog) – A Year in Review

Happy Birthday to our blog! One year has passed since the launch of ThinkSiliconValley.Com, and this blog celebrates our 105th post! With the launch of our business website, we started posting blogs twice a week to Takes From Silicon Valley East and tweet…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/08/takes-silicon-valley-east-blog-year-review

Brookings Metro Program Partners with Fremont, CA on Advanced Industries Symposium

It’s been five years since the venture capitalist Marc Andreessen quipped that “software is eating the world,” meaning that all of the digital tools and platforms needed to transform industries through software finally worked and were doing that. To prove…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2016/02/brookings-metro-program-partners-fremont-ca-advanced-industries-symposium

Economic Forecasts Reveal Continued Growth with a Dose of Caution: Part 1

The 2016 “Forecast” season is in full swing. We’ve been making the rounds to hear what’s in store and will report on our findings in a two-part series. We start off with Joint Venture Silicon Valley’s (JVSV) annual State of the Valley Conference and its c…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2016/02/economic-forecasts-reveal-continued-growth-dose-caution-part-1

'Hacker' ethos comes to the factory floor

When venture capitalist Marc Andreessen quipped five years ago that "software is eating the world," he was mostly referring to the world of consumer-facing service industries, whether book selling, music or air travel, which he noted were being productive…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2016/03/hacker-ethos-comes-factory-floor

East Bay Innovation on Full Display at 4th Annual Awards Ceremony

The vast array of talent, ideas, and success stories revealed during last week’s East Bay Innovation Awards at the Fox Theater in Oakland was nothing short of spectacular. A signature event for the East Bay Economic Development Alliance, it offered the re…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2016/03/east-bay-innovation-full-display-4th-annual-awards-ceremony

And the Winners of the 2nd Annual East Bay Innovation Awards Are … (Part 2)

Fremont enjoyed some time in the spotlight at the 2nd Annual East Bay Innovation Awards. After our recent teaser, we are pleased to finally announce the winners and share event highlights.
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/02/and-winners-2nd-annual-east-bay-innovation-awards-are-part-2