Silicon Valley Edge A Habitat for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

ISBN-10: 0804740631

ISBN-13: 9780804740630

Edition: 2000

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In this volume, leading academic and industry experts establish that the special character of the region is not to be found in technological breakthrough, but rather in the ability to turn ideas into products through the swift formation of new firms.
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List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 10/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386

Contributor Biographies
The Silicon Valley Habitat
Mysteries of the Region: Knowledge Dynamics in Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley Today: A View from the Inside
A Profile of the Valley's Evolving Structure
Life in Silicon Valley: A First-Hand View of the Region's Growth
Innovation in Business Models
Four Styles of Valley Entrepreneurship
Changing Everything: The Internet Revolution and Silicon Valley
The Evolution of Silicon Valley
Fairchild Semiconductor and Its Influence
Serendipity or Strategy: How Technology and Markets Came to Favor Silicon Valley
The Role of Stanford University: A Dean's Reflections
Social Networks in Silicon Valley
Networks of Immigrant Entrepreneurs
A Clustered Community
Venture Capitalists: The Coaches of Silicon Valley
The Valley of Deals: How Venture Capital Helped Shape the Region
Fueling the Revolution: Commercial Bank Financing
Advising the New Economy: The Role of Lawyers
Shepherding the Faithful: The Influence of Executive Search Firms
Guiding the Innovators: Why Accountants are Valued
Free Advice: Consulting the Silicon Valley Way
Afterword: Sustaining the Edge
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