Choose Silicon Valley
We have the people, the place & the culture
to make your business adventure world-class!
The genesis of this success arises from the entrepreneurial spirit endemic in our institutions and business and a critical mass of smart people who like to collaborate, who enjoy the world around them and make giving back a priority.
We are the location for the most patent filings, for the most venture capital and for the most innovative era-changing companies. Our employees are highly educated and skilled and represent the world. They are committed to their companies and highly active volunteering in our communities.
Local business and civic leaders are yet striving to make the region a place where it’s easier to start, relocate or expand a business. The San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber has launched a new Regional Economic Development Initiative, with resources to serve you. Helpful links on this page provide you with snapshot of our economy and resources that we think prove why you should “Choose Silicon Valley.”
Matthew R. Mahood, President & CEO
San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber
Silicon Valley Attributes
Highly Skilled Workforce
More engineers per capita, more patents per capita: Silicon Valley’s workforce is among the the best and most highly qualified in the world, motivated to work and filled with volutneerism spirit.
Auto companies are locating their R&D facilities here, employers are adding workforce, high rise construction is ramping up and worldwide brands are expanding their Silicon Valley headquarter facilities!
Accessible Business Resources
Experts at local governments and nonprofits focus on helping site locators with their needs. Start-up and business expansion assistance is readily available in the Silicon Valley.
Unique Place & Culture
Lively downtown districts, family-friendly neighborhoods like Willow Glenn, and communities like Japantown help make the Silicon Valley a great place to live and work–and near to the Pacific Ocean and the S.F. Bay.
Silicon Valley Jurisdictions
With San Jose as the “Capital of Silicon Valley, the area encompasses the South San Francisco Bay Area and the counties Santa Clara, San Mateo and Alameda.
Regional Economic Development Initiative
To help steer Silicon Valley’s economy, the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber is launching the Regional Economic Development Initiative to help companies grow and create jobs by marshaling private and public sector partnerships.