The Next Silicon Valley is an independent media website that publishes global news, articles and information on a daily and weekly basis about the world of innovation, entrepreneurship, technology development, regional economic development, venture capital, and investment promotion across global markets.
The website has a large and growing readership in more than 90 countries and 400 cities worldwide. Evolved from a series of weekly blogs begun in 2009, the website was officially launched in January, 2010, as detailed in this news release. Vist the Press Room for Chinese language versions of this release and more news about The Next Silicon Valley.
The Next Silicon Valley targets top-level science and technology professionals, business leaders, government officials, investment professionals, and economic development agency professionals worldwide.
The Next Silicon Valley is a metaphor for the globalization of innovation, technology and the network of ‘knowledge ecosystems’ that are emerging in diverse geographical regions, sectors, and locations around the world.
From Berlin to Brazil to Bangalore, technology and regional economic development experts are finding that innovation and technology development thrive in environments where there is a culture of creative intellectual energy; access to the networked economy; proximity to research institutions and universities; availability of unique intellectual property; a diverse base of well educated talent; access to investment capital, and supporting infrastructure.
No longer unique to Silicon Valley, these attributes have come to characterize a growing number of metropolitan regions around the world, including regional innovation hubs, technology clusters, science and technology parks and a diverse mix of business, innovation and technology incubators.
This process of creating regional wealth through technology-based business and economic development across sectors like alternative energy, microelectronics,communications, electronics, computers, biotechnology, alternative energy,nanotech, etc. is no longer limited to a few select locations, and is outlined further in this series of recent articles published in Area Development Magazine and EE Times.
With a network of reporters, writers correspondents, analysts and regional experts around the globe, The Next Silicon Valley tracks the global technology, business, and econonomic development news, issues, trends and developments that are shaping new and emerging knowledge ecosystems around the world. The site's founder, editor & publisher is Richard K. Wallace, an award winning journalist and former editor in chief of EE Times, with more 30 year experience covering Silicon Valley with extensive global business, technology, and online media development experience.
The Next Silicon Valley editorial mix includes postings of daily and weekly articles, filtered news headlines and updates (via Twitter), feature stories, interviews, special reports, a TechTrends and Emerging Regions section, an Economic & Business Trends column, and a free weekly email newsletter. Coverage themes include global innovation, technology development and geographic, socioeconomic and political trends that shape global innovation and technology development worldwide. To submit news for editorial consideration, email email@example.com.
Interested readers are invited to Subscribe to our free weekly email newsletter with is sent out every Thursday.
Real-time daily news updates and headline links are supplied to the website via the TNxtSVTwitter page. This proprietary news feed is generated and administered by the site's editorial staff. The TNxtSV link also serves as an effective social networking channel for The Next Silicon Valley by connecting website and newsletter readers, sponsors and advertises to an independent global community of interested Followers.
With a large, geographically diverse and growing audience of website and newsletter readers, advertisers and sponsors can gain direct, online exposure to the website's influential audience of key decision makers around the world. Optimized for the delivery of targeted, strategic branding messages, including regional, location-based marketing and global lead-generation, The Next Silicon Valley offers platinum, gold, silver and vertical industry sponsorships, webcast opportunities and other e-media programs.
Interested advertisers and sponsors from industry, government, the investment community and all regions and sectors can learn more about online media and advertising programs by viewing and downloading the Media Kit and a fact sheet about upcoming Webcasts.