How networking helped Indian executives succeed in Silicon Valley

10/31/2011 | Washington Post, The

The percentage of firms in Silicon Valley founded by Indian-born people stands at more than 15% despite the fact fewer than 6% of the area's workforce is from India and virtually no Indian-founded firms existed before 1980, Vivek Wadhwa writes. The success of this ethnic group can be attributed in large part to Indian networking groups such as The Indus Entrepreneurs, which helps cultivate technology talent in Silicon Valley by hosting educational events, helping match Indian entrepreneurs with investors and providing a support system to Indian Silicon Valley professionals, Wadhwa writes.

View Full Article in:

Washington Post, The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Business

Job Title Company Location
Manager, Technical Staffing
U.S. Cellular
Chicago, IL
Human Resource Director
Salt Lake City, UT
Administrative Management Specialist
Smithsonian Institute
Washington, DC
Manager, Human Resources
Florence, KY
Generalist - Human Resources
Marriott Hotels Resorts
Brooklyn, NY