Green business, green careers and job training
Solutions that build smart communities with green careers and sustainable businesses!

Save on Career Education through Lorman Education

Our readers are offered a discount on Lorman seminars and courses. Check out their business, management and legal offers at this link to qualify for our discounts. They also offer green business training opportunities. Please visit for a complete listing of courses. Register online or call Lorman at 866-352-9539.
Home > By DEPARTMENTS > Green Business and Human Resources > Green Business Training

Silicon Valley Entrepreneurship Rates

Green tech is being created by entrepreneurs...and California's Silicon Valley is an entrepreneurial leader, here's how and why.

Find green business solutions
Silicon Valley’s entrepreneurship rate, as measured by the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity, was consistently higher than the national rate during the dot com boom of the late 1990s, according to a study released by the Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

The study discovered that the entrepreneurship rate in Silicon Valley rose in the post-boom period relative to other regions. After controlling for factors such as education and native/non-native birth, the Silicon Valley rate remained high, lending credence to the idea that Silicon Valley has a special, unmeasured factor that drives entrepreneurship.

"Entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley during the Boom and Bust," written by Dr. Robert Fairlie of the University of California Santa Cruz with funding from the Office of Advocacy, examines the reasons for the rates of entrepreneurship in the boom and post-boom periods. A copy of this report can be obtained at, and the research summary at

Should you need further information, please feel free to contact Victoria Williams at (202) 205-6533 or

** To sign up for Advocacy updates via RSS feed, visit **

** In order to receive e-mail notices of Advocacy's news releases, monthly newsletter, small business research, statistics, and regulatory news visit **

Edited by Carolyn Allen, owner/editor of California Green Solutions
Green Solution Providers
Green companies directory
your green solutions - business, nonprofit, government program.
It's free.
| entrepreneur | funding |

Share in Social Media

Sign Up For News & Information
Subscribe to our free solutions newsletter
"Ten+ Tips for Greening Your Office"

Read prior issues: California GreenLines

Search For Green Solutions

Custom Search
Green Career Center
Green Job Wizard
Career Certifications Directory

green job training certifications
Green Biz Center
Solutions For Green
Directory of Green Companies

Solutions for Alternative Energy

rose in natural systems
Green Living Center
Solutions for Green: Consumers

Solutions for Remodeling

Backyard Nature Center


"Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do." Goethe

Related Articles

EPA Funding WEBCAST about Clean Water State Revolving Fund - May 14

Transitions Towns, Social Entrepreneurship and Ways to Change Community

Government Reimbursement for Skills Training

Related Green Resources

Marcom Tips
Interactive & Video Tips

Career Resources

We encourage lifelong learning to support sustainable communities and provide these select resources to help you pursue green and sustainable self-development:

Lorman Business Training Directory of On-line Business and Compliance Classes

Green Job Wizard Job and Career Certifications Directory

Job & Career Resources

Sales & Marketing
Human Resources

Green Economy

Business Sectors
Natural Resources

Solutions For Green

About Us ~ Privacy Policy
Contact Us ~ Home

Text Link Ads

AD: Place your link here


We help you green your career, workplace and community by connecting you to quality green, sustainable and high performance resources. California Green Solutions focuses attention on effective solutions that sustain our natural systems. You can support our editorial work by supporting our advertisers and spreading the word about best practices and green solutions.
California Green Solutions is a publication of Carolyn Allen ~ Copyright ©2006-2030 Carolyn Allen

B2B | Job Certifications | Alternative Energy | Events | Green Directory | LED Lights | Remodeling |
CONSUMERS | Backyard Nature | Senior Health | MultiMedia Marketing | Marketing | Networking Events | Japan |