Articles and multimedia from Peninsula Press staff about Joint Venture Silicon Valley’s 2014 State of the Valley Conference. Topics include income inequality, investment, society, education and gender.
Constraints on new and small businesses are threatening Silicon Valley’s innovation and global competitiveness, said a panel of experts at today’s 2012 State of the Valley Conference.
New report shows Silicon Valley’s unemployment rate decreased in 2011, but most of the growth was in the tech sector. The median income fell in the region, and the public sector continues to struggle.
Many websites promote foreclosure cleaning businesses as a profitable and growing industry. Bay Area junk removal companies and real estate agents, however, fail to see the trend.
In a unique effort to bolster blood donations, Stanford Blood Center is offering free career counseling and chance to meet with Silicon Valley recruiters to anyone who donates between Sept. 1-13.