9/11 Remembrance Events in Greater Palm Springs

By |2019-09-03T16:30:30-07:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Typically, CVEP hosts a seminar on the second Wednesday of each month as part of our Small Business Forum series. This month, that day happens to fall on a day when we remember one of the greatest tragedies of a generation: September 11. Connecting with and educating people at our workshops is usually the highlight [...]

Celebrating Economic Development Week 2019

By |2019-05-13T16:12:31-07:00May 12th, 2019|Categories: Economic Development|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We celebrated Economic Development Week last week: it was a great chance for us to show off what economic development actually is, and what it does for our communities. Economic development professionals are hard at work at all levels of government – federal, state, county, city, and tribal – and within nonprofit and for-profit corporations, [...]

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 [...]

Housing Price Comparison: Silicon Valley vs. Greater Palm Springs

By |2019-06-18T08:43:31-07:00March 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 [...]

Palm Springs iHub Approved for 5 Years of Funding from Palm Springs City Council

By |2018-10-25T20:17:39-07:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

On June 6, the Palm Springs City Council approved two amendments and additional funding totaling $1,878,000 over the next five years to the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP) and for their management of the Palm Springs iHub and Accelerator Campus. “The unanimous vote of our City Council to continue to support the Coachella Valley Economic [...]