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2014-05-01 23:09:01

Remedy Interactive Inc., a leading provider of safety software solutions, has been named among the "Best Places to Work in the Bay Area" for 2014 by the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal. Sausalito, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Remedy Interactive Inc., a leading provider of safety software solutions that empower organizations to prevent workplace injuries and reduce injury-related costs, today announced that it was named among the “Best Places to Work...

2014-05-01 23:03:32

Vandergriff recognized for her positive impact on Silicon Valley’s technology community & business leadership San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Today, Jody Vandergriff, CEO of WebDAM, was recognized as a 2014 Woman of Influence by the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Amongst Silicon Valley’s best, she will receive the distinguished award at the Women of Influence Awards Gala in San Jose, CA. Each year, the Business Journal profiles successful leaders in the business community and...

2014-04-29 23:10:30

Longest Upward Trend in VC Confidence since Q3 2007 San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index® for the first quarter of 2014, based on a March 2014 survey of 31 San Francisco Bay Area venture capitalists, registered 4.03 on a 5 point scale (with 5 indicating high confidence and 1 indicating low confidence). This quarter’s index measurement increased from the previous quarter’s confidence reading of 3.94. The Q1 confidence reading...

2014-04-28 08:36:42

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today SEIU United Service Workers West is launching an interactive online game, Dream Crusher, in which players face the challenge of making ends meet on a security officer's income of roughly $22,605 a year--well below the $77,261 that is needed for a family with two parents and two children in Silicon Valley. The creators of the game intend to transport techies away from their plush offices and into the Bay Area communities that...

2014-04-25 23:10:21

The country’s allure to foreign tech companies, abundant Government funding, and an optimal atmosphere for entrepreneurship has made it highly ideal to Asian tech entrepreneurs, says the nation’s leading incorporation consultancy. Singapore (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Singapore inches closer to becoming Asia’s version of Silicon Valley as the National Research Foundation (NRF) injects $60 million this week into six venture capital funds that finance high tech startups in Singapore. This...

2014-04-25 23:09:07

SVBTA (Silicon Valley Business Travel Association), a not-for-profit professional organization whose goal is to provide an educational forum for idea exchange while promoting member growth and development, offers a timely education day for Business Travel Professionals at the Sainte Claire Hotel in San Jose. Silicon Valley, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Silicon Valley Business Travel Association (SVBTA), a chapter affiliate of Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), invites you to engage...

2014-04-24 12:26:42

Successful Companies Founded by Physicists Often Break the Silicon Valley Model, According to New American Institute of Physics (AIP) Report WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For much of the 20(th) century, many of the technological innovations that drove U.S. economic growth emerged from "idea factories" housed within large companies -- research units like Bell Labs or Xerox PARC that developed everything from the transistor to the computer mouse. In recent...

2014-04-24 10:56:34

Successful companies founded by physicists often break the Silicon Valley model, according to new American Institute of Physics report For much of the 20th century, many of the technological innovations that drove U.S. economic growth emerged from "idea factories" housed within large companies -- research units like Bell Labs or Xerox PARC that developed everything from the transistor to the computer mouse. In recent decades, however, many large high-tech companies have eliminated...

2014-04-23 23:05:52

F50, a private co-investment platform, today announces the beta version of its online platform. Palo Alto, California (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The fundable 50 is a series of startups curated by a group of investors. Each startup is raising $500K- $2M. F50 provides a combination of online and offline opportunities to match selected startups with pre-qualified investors, with a minimum investment of $50K. The F50 team has many years of experience connecting startup founders and investors...

2014-04-22 23:04:58

SSV seminar to focus on how to sell compelling proposals to capture VC’s attention. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV), a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing critical environmental issues through collaboration and innovation, today announced an upcoming workshop titled "Refine Your Pitch" taking place on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Microsoft in Sunnyvale, CA. This seminar is recommended for the contributors to SSV’s annual...


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