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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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If Silicon Alley gives birth to a new kind of culture industry, it is not likely to be a mass-media industry, nor will its impact necessarily lie in the realm of leisure or entertainment.
Brownhill, Silicon Alley Insider editors recognized his visionary leadership in transforming the centuries-old receivables finance marketplace into a mainstream financing solution, giving millions of businesses a more affordable market-based working capital solution.
Founded during NYC's Silicon Alley boom in the 90s, MOUSE has become a tech education force in NYC and beyond.
The speakers for the Technology Global Venture Congress(TM) 2005 are chosen from senior investment members of Lehman Brothers, Boston Millennia Partners, GrandBanks Capital, SCP Private Equity Partners, Battery Ventures, Morgan Stanley Venture Partners, Constellation Ventures, Insight Venture Partners, Investor Growth Capital, Ascend Venture Group, Masthead Venture Partners, Rho Ventures, UK Trade and Investment, Bessemer Venture Partners, Pequot Ventures, Dawntreader Ventures, Edison Venture Fund, BEV Capital, Hudson Ventures, Silicon Alley Venture Partners, New Venture Partners, Enhanced Capital Partners and others.
As part of the plan, Verizon and NYSIA will set up an advisory council to work on issues of special concern to Silicon Alley companies.
One of the best and most successful of examples of public-private partnerships, and one that holds many lessons, is the Lower Manhattan Plan and the emergence of Silicon Alley," Carey said.
5 million, was co-led by Silicon Alley Venture Partners (SAVP) and Topspin Partners.
com founder Philip Kaplan, who is also president of PK Interactive, advised that when making a career move in Silicon Alley, "You should definitely be more wary when evaluating the possibility of working for a dot.
RTS publishes two print magazines: Silicon Alley Reporter and Digital Coast Reporter, and produces four online publications: Silicon Alley Daily, Digital Coast Weekly, iHealthcare Weekly, and Digital Music Weekly.
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.
This translates into a boon for the office market in Lower Manhattan, particularly in Silicon Alley, which is currently home to the highest concentration of technology-related businesses on the East Coast.