Feb. 7, 2014 - (Peninsula Press) - Venture Capital Landscape Undergoing Fundamental Shift: "Chris DiGiorgio, Executive Research Fellow (Emeritus) at Accenture said that, 'Venture Capital is at an inflection point in its 50 year history.'” More.
Feb. 7, 2014 - (Peninsula Press) - Silicon Gap: Widening Inequality in the Valley: Featured coverage of State of the Valley conference by Stanford University Graduate School of Journalism. More.
Feb. 7, 2014 - (SFGate.com Peninsula Blog) - Khan Academy founder, Salman Khan, Sees Online Education as the Solution to Education Crisis: “'Khan Academy is a tool, like any tool it’s there to empower the users of the tool,' Khan said at Friday’s Joint Venture Silicon Valley conference in Santa Clara, where he received the organization’s David Packard Award for Civic Entrepreneurship." More.
Feb. 6, 2014 - (Silicon Valley Business Journal) - PhD Problems: Silicon Valley's Gender Pay Gap Worst for the Most Educated: "The Census data documenting how Silicon Valley's gender pay gap gets worse with higher levels of educational attainment was included in the new 2014 Silicon Valley Index ... by area nonprofits Joint Venture Silicon Valley and the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. More.
Feb. 6, 2014 - (San Jose Mercury News) - Editorial: Silicon Valley Housing is a Key to Prosperity: "Emmett Carson, head of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation -- which partners with Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network to produce the index -- declares the 'rising tide' decisively refuted by the past four years of growth in jobs and wealth. More.
Feb. 6, 2014 - (Silicon Valley Business Journal) - Can Silicon Valley Build its Way Out of a Housing Crisis?: "'We're not even close to keeping up,' said Joint Venture Silicon Valley CEO Russell Hancock." More.
Feb. 5, 2014 - (San Francisco Chronicle) - Silicon Valley Economy Back at Dot-com Era Highs: "'The economy is sizzling any way you slice it and it's about to get hotter, but having said that, we are quick to point out there are perils with our prosperity,' said Russell Hancock, president of Joint Venture Silicon Valley." More.
Feb. 4, 2014 - (Silicon Valley Business Journal) - Five Ways Silicon Valley Can Blow it, Regardless of Bubble Angst: "Joint Venture CEO Russell Hancock said that overall, growth appears more gradual and stable than the tech bubble of the dot-com boom. Still, he said pitfalls remain." More.
Feb. 4, 2014 - (New York Times) - The Two Silicon Valleys: One of Haves, One of Have-nots: “The economy is sizzling, any way you slice it, and about to get hotter,” said Russell Hancock, the chief executive officer of Joint Venture Silicon Valley, a policy organization focused on regional issues. More.
Feb. 4, 2014 - (ABC7) - Silicon Valley's Economic Success Causing Housing Problems: "The latest Silicon Valley Index, produced by Joint Venture Silicon Valley and the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, says the region created 46,000 new jobs last year, up 3.4 percent." Video.
Feb. 4, 2014 - (San Jose Mercury News) - Silicon Valley's Inequalities Intensify Even as Job Market Booms: "The economy is sizzling in Silicon Valley," said Russell Hancock, president of Joint Venture Silicon Valley, which co-authored the closely watched report, the 2014 Silicon Valley Index. "We think it's going to get hotter." More.
Feb. 2, 2014 - (Silicon Valley Talk) - A Leader with a Purpose: Russell Hancock: "I absolutely believe that the Bay Area needs to be more 'regional' and by that I mean we need to come together around some new institutions for regional planning and decision making." More.
January 31, 2014 - (GlobeSt.com) - Bay Area to Continue National Lead: "That came from a recent presentation by Russell Hancock, president and CEO of Joint Venture Silicon Valley, at Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight Frank's recent forecast event. More.
January 23, 2014 - (Silicon Valley Business Journal) - Cornish & Carey Forecast: Tech to Drive Growth in 2014: "The event brought out hundreds of industry types for a presentation ...on the regional economy from Joint Venture Silicon Valley's Russell Hancock. More.
January 22, 2014 - (Contra Costa Times) - Silicon Valley Commercial Real Estate Market Expected to Surge: "Still, plenty of challenges face Santa Clara County as more poeple are hired to fill high-paying tech jobs, warned Russell Hancock, president of Joint Venture Silicon Valley. More.
January 22, 2014 - (San Jose Mercury News) - Sal Pizarro: "As CEO of Joint Venture Silicon Valley, Russell Hancock gets to preside over the annual, all-day State of the Valley conference on Feb. 7." More.
January 9, 2014 - (Forbes) - How Silicon Valley Could Destabilize the Democratic Party: "As Russell Hancock, president of Joint Venture Silicon Valley, admitted: 'Silicon Valley is two valleys. There is a valley of haves, and a valley of have nots.'" More.
January 2, 2014 - (Silicon Valley Business Journal) - In 2013, Silicon Valley Wages Doubled the U.S. Average: "However, median income in Silicon Valley hit an 11-year low during 2011, falling to $84,724, according to a report released earlier this year by economic think thank Joint Venture Silicon Valley. More.