October 10, 2018 by John Guenther

EVENT: How to build a Maker ecosystem in your region

Cultivating a creative and innovative workforce will be focus of upcoming Santa Rosa tour Read More »

Makerspaces, or “Kinkos for geeks,” making jobs in California
August 04, 2015 by Bill Britt

Makerspaces, or “Kinkos for geeks,” making jobs in California

Entrepreneurs can take advantage of these manufacturing spaces for small businesses and which advocates call "critical pieces of a jobs, innovation, and education infrastructure." Read More »

VIDEO: Impact summit harnessed California’s innovation economy to tackle big challenges
July 09, 2015 by John Guenther

VIDEO: Impact summit harnessed California’s innovation economy to tackle big challenges

Wrap-up of gathering that brought together problem solvers in the public, private and nonprofit sectors to take on the state's most intractable social and environmental problems. Read More »

Impact Economy Summit set for Monday in San Francisco
June 19, 2015 by Ed Coghlan

Impact Economy Summit set for Monday in San Francisco

National gathering will focus on using "for-benefit" sector to tackle major issues like building badly needed infrastructure and workforce development. Read More »

Innovation awards honor California strategy for sustainable rural growth
June 10, 2015 by John Guenther

Innovation awards honor California strategy for sustainable rural growth

Harvard school acknowledges Sacramento regional program that uses better data modeling of natural assets which can promote both economic growth and conservation. Read More »

L.A.‘s newest attraction: A space for biotech startups to launch and grow
May 18, 2015 by Bill Britt

L.A.‘s newest attraction: A space for biotech startups to launch and grow

LabLaunch fills regional need for biotech entrepreneurs by providing space and services to start businesses and grow the sector in Los Angeles. Read More »

Cities weigh economic impact and barriers of open data movement
December 23, 2014 by John Guenther

Cities weigh economic impact and barriers of open data movement

Committing time and money to open data is just one piece of economic puzzle Read More »

Long Beach open data forum taps into drive to spur local innovation
December 19, 2014 by Christopher Nelson

Long Beach open data forum taps into drive to spur local innovation

Cities launching data portals look to create civic data ecosystem Read More »

VIDEO: How open data can fuel California’s app economy
December 16, 2014 by John Guenther and Alexandra Bjerg

VIDEO: How open data can fuel California’s app economy

Local government data inspired Bay Area app for ranking neighborhoods Read More »

VIDEO: Effort to help California social entrepreneurs create more impact grows
November 21, 2014 by John Guenther

VIDEO: Effort to help California social entrepreneurs create more impact grows

Event in Los Angeles brainstormed ideas for boosting impact economy Read More »

Social entrepreneurs come together this week to boost the fourth sector
November 10, 2014 by John Guenther

Social entrepreneurs come together this week to boost the fourth sector

Event in Los Angeles focuses on for-benefit companies Read More »

Drought pushes Central Valley farming and technology closer together
October 31, 2014 by Nadine Ono

Drought pushes Central Valley farming and technology closer together

Drought makes new water tech invaluable to agriculture here Read More »

VIDEO: Capitol Day mines the economic opportunity of open data
October 06, 2014 by John Guenther

VIDEO: Capitol Day mines the economic opportunity of open data

Conversation turns to how open data creates jobs in California Read More »

California career technical education funding struggles to make the grade
April 28, 2014 by Courtney M. Fowler

California career technical education funding struggles to make the grade

CTE fills middle-class jobs but college programs are constantly looking for funding Read More »

VIDEO: Southern California entrepreneurs doing good while doing well
March 12, 2014 by Cheryl Getuiza

VIDEO: Southern California entrepreneurs doing good while doing well

Social innovators combine co-working space with helping communities Read More »

Report: California’s aerospace industry bigger than Hollywood
February 28, 2014 by John Guenther

Report: California’s aerospace industry bigger than Hollywood

Aerospace creates more revenue than agriculture and entertainment combined Read More »

VIDEO: For-benefit companies make green to do some good
January 23, 2014 by Cheryl Getuiza

VIDEO: For-benefit companies make green to do some good

Emerging sector integrates business sense with social causes Read More »

Innovate!SoCal 2014 brings attention to entrepreneurism
January 07, 2014 by Sheneui Weber

Innovate!SoCal 2014 brings attention to entrepreneurism

Innovation comes from collaboration Read More »

VIDEO: California-Mexico partnership boosts cross-boundary economy
December 27, 2013 by Alexandra Bjerg

VIDEO: California-Mexico partnership boosts cross-boundary economy

Mega-region creates $200 billion annually Read More »

Cleantech inventions get showcase at Silicon Valley center
December 04, 2013 by Cheryl Getuiza

Cleantech inventions get showcase at Silicon Valley center

California's cleantech industry's gained a lot of momentum Read More »

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