Insight: Public Relations for Small Business

By |2019-04-14T13:33:14-07:00April 14th, 2019|Categories: Business Development|Tags: , , , , |

Thinking about public relations (PR) for your small business can be daunting. You may think that your business won't ever get any news coverage. But even if that were true, there are reasons to uncover the compelling stories within your business. To help local small businesses and nonprofits learn some of the tricks of the [...]

CVEP’s CEO Joe Wallace Publishes Book “Living Outside the Box”

By |2019-04-12T14:04:18-07:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: Business Development, Innovation, Jobs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Exciting news at CVEP: CEO Joe Wallace was notified on April 12 that his first book Living Outside the Box had been approved for publication. Living Outside the Box is a call to action beyond the old cliché of thinking outside the box. The difference between the two is that merely thinking outside the box [...]

Food and Beverage Drones are in Iceland. What about us?

By |2019-03-31T15:31:15-07:00March 31st, 2019|Categories: Business Development, Innovation, Jobs, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Residents of select neighborhoods of Reykjavik, Iceland are now able to order small meals and drinks for drone delivery. The Aha drone is capable of making triple the deliveries of a driver within a 2.5 mile radius of its home base. The delivery radius is about to expand to 5 miles. The initial target market [...]

Housing Price Comparison: Silicon Valley vs. Greater Palm Springs

By |2019-03-25T20:42:14-07:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Business Development, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

From time to time I think back to the time right after I graduated from Stanford and wanted badly to buy a home in or around the Stanford campus. I couldn't quite afford a modest tract house in Palo Alto then. Today even though I am a CEO with an decent entrepreneurial exit in the [...]

Why I left Silicon Valley

By |2019-03-19T13:51:54-07:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Business Development|Tags: , , , , , , |

Why I Moved to Silicon Valley and How Great it was for my Career In 1984, I resigned from my job as an engineer at the RCA Advanced Technology Lab in New Jersey and headed west to the burgeoning technology center known as Silicon Valley. There were three reasons to make the move and the [...]

H3K Chosen to be Featured in HGTV ‘Faces of Design’

By |2018-04-04T20:37:04-07:00July 27th, 2017|Categories: Business Development, Innovation|

H3K, a Palm Springs-based firm specializing in design consultation and project management for upscale residential and commercial remodeling and renovation, is one of the companies selected to participate in the annual The HGTV “Faces of Design Awards."

Author of New Book Looks at Coachella Valley Renewable Energy Prospects

By |2018-04-04T20:37:19-07:00July 26th, 2017|Categories: Business Development|

Dr. James Pick, professor in the School of Business at the University of Redlands, explores the prospects and challenges of renewable energy growth in the Coachella Valley in his new book, Renewable Energy: Problems and Prospects in Coachella Valley, California. Using geospatial mapping and analysis, and interviews with leaders in small innovative firms, government agencies, [...]

CVEP Partners with Austrian Trade Commission

By |2018-04-04T20:37:36-07:00July 26th, 2017|Categories: Business Development|

CVEP recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA, the official Austrian trade commission. CVEP and ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA will work together to attract Austrian renewable energy companies to the Palm Springs iHub. According to the official MOU signed on July 5, 2017, “CVEP has a primary mission to attract, inspire, and mentor start-up [...]

SacTec Demos New Mobile Solar Product at JFK Hospital Drill

By |2018-04-04T20:38:18-07:00July 18th, 2017|Categories: Business Development, Innovation|

SacTec Solar launched its mobile solar product, “PowerHop” with a live demonstration at JFK Memorial Hospital on May 31 during a disaster exercise. Several examples of energy generation were used in the demonstration, attended by fifth graders from the Dr. Carreon Academy. […]


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