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Silicon Valley

An area in California, centering on San Francisco and San Jose, known for the large number of computer and internet companies. Silicon Valley became important during the dot-com bubble in the 1990s. It remains important both in investing and for the technical expertise of its companies and employees. Prominent companies such as Google and Intel are headquartered in Silicon Valley.
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Silicon Alley is currently being showcased as an urban enclave for whiz kids, a chunk of some future utopia of cooperative work in the virtual city, and, in this respect, its work culture is philosophically akin to the creative, hard-technology sectors of Northern California and the Massachusetts corridor.
It is a tremendous honor to be named to such an esteemed list of the Silicon Alley elite," said Mr.
The result was the Information Technology Center at 55 Broad Street, which has served as an anchor for the growth of Silicon Alley in lower Manhattan, as well as the development of 'smart buildings' worldwide.
The conference is sponsored by Silicon Alley Entrepreneurs Club, SAEC Ventures, Global Venture Congress and UK Trade and Investment.
5 million in marketing to expand Internet-ready office space outside of Silicon Alley in the next three years.
5 million, was co-led by Silicon Alley Venture Partners (SAVP) and Topspin Partners.
It still means Long Island City will be competing with Jamaica, Queens for the money, which could amount to roughly $500,000 for advertising and promotion of the neighborhood - money that was used by the Alliance for Downtown Lower Manhattan to turn empty Wall Street into Silicon Alley, and launch the Plug 'N Go program of pre-wired pre-builts with under-market rents.
Parida, founder and CEO of the Silicon Alley Entrepreneurs Club (SAEC), has been selected as a finalist for the 2002 Kauffman Supporter of Entrepreneurship Award.
has unveiled Broadband Plus, a dedicated, high-speed, high-capacity broadband network to serve New York City's booming Silicon Alley, known for its fast-growing Internet and new media companies.
com) an innovative service delivery platform for IP services provisioning, announced the closing of $6 million in series A financing led by Rho Ventures and Sevin Rosen Funds, with existing seed investor Silicon Alley Seed Investors (SASI) participating in the round.
The study also reveals that 40 percent of high-tech tenants prefer to keep their businesses in Downtown's ITD, and more than half prefer to stay in Silicon Alley.
New York-area information technology executives believe the recession is not over for the metropolitan New York region (80%) and that Silicon Alley is in weak condition (57%), and that IT industry expansion in the metro area will not occur until 2003 (42%), according to the just-released New York Times Job Market IT Executives Survey of more than 160 New York IT CEOs and other senior executives.