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Silicon Valley’s Airport is Boosting the Region’s Economic Growth

January 12, 2018 | Blog

Guest post by Jonathan Vaden, Marketing Manager/Business Development, Mineta San José International Airport New airline service boosts any community’s economic development. It generates new business opportunities, enhances trade, creates local jobs and stimulates t…

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND VISUALIZING THE SPEED OF SOUND

January 9, 2018 | Blog

OED’s mission is to drive a vital and competitive economy that increases prosperity and quality of life for our residents and businesses. In today’s Silicon Valley, that means more than good transit, available real estate and reasonable housing costs. It also means …

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TALENT AND SCALING – MFG ROUNDTABLE TACKLES KEY ISSUES

December 22, 2017 | Blog

On Thursday, December 14, the City of San Jose hosted 2017’s final Silicon Valley Manufacturing Roundtable. Executives and business owners from prominent San Jose manufacturing companies attended, representing companies ranging in size from 50 to 1600 employees. T…

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FlexFactor Finals Showcase Student Innovation

December 21, 2017 | Blog

On December 7th I had the pleasure of being a panel judge for the inaugural FlexFactor Finals. An initiative spun out of the NextFlex advanced manufacturing institute in North San Jose, FlexFactor is a month-long program that exposes high school students to the world of…

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