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Author Piscione, Deborah Perry.

Title Secrets of Silicon Valley : what everyone else can learn from the innovation capital of the world / Deborah Perry Piscione.

Publication Info. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.


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 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult Department  330.9794 PIS    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  330.9794 P    Check Shelf
 East Windsor, Library Association of Warehouse Point - Adult Department  330 PIS    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  330.9794 PISCIONE    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  330.9794 PIS    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  330.979 P67    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  658 PISCIONE    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  658 PISCIONE    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 249 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (P. [219]-239) and index.
Contents Why you should care about Silicon Valley -- Why Silicon Valley exists -- Ecosystem and culture -- The university: Stanford -- A population of highly motivated people -- The cycle of innovation -- The unique profile of the silicon valley entrepreneur -- What makes Silicon Valley business models different -- The investors of Sand Hill Road -- The services -- The meeting places -- The lifestyle -- The bench: the competitive advantage of being raised in Silicon Valley.
Summary Offers Silicon Valley as a productive example of entrepreneurship and innovation, noting how the region has demonstrated continued growth and investor interest in spite of economic setbacks elsewhere in the world.
Subject Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County, Calif.) -- Economic conditions.
High technology industries -- California -- Santa Clara County.
Technological innovations -- California -- Santa Clara County.
ISBN 0230342116
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