Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is a nickname for the South Bay portion of the San Francisco Bay Area in Northern California, United States. The region occupies roughly the same area as the Santa Clara Valley where it is centered, including San Jose and surrounding towns, where most of the companies are located. It is home to many of the world's largest technology corporations, as well as thousands of small startups. The term originally referred to the region's large number of silicon chip innovators and manufacturers, but eventually came to refer to all high-tech businesses in the area, and is now generally used as a metonym for the American high-technology sector.
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  • Why Brand Success Is About Unique Experiences and Community (And a Massive Audience)

    … launched Prime Day for the first time in 2015, without an established holiday. There’s also value in looking for companies outside Silicon Valley, Tung says. “We’re much more interested to see how a team in Denver, Austin, Dallas, D.C., would try to do something in a way that makes sense to that Heartland America audience,” he says. April Nowicki is a staff writer at Street Fight. …

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