China Silicon Valley Launches Business Development Organization in San Jose

Group seeks to promote investment from China 

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Fostering investments from China to Silicon Valley: that is the goal of China Silicon Valley, a new 501(c) 6 nonprofit organization that chose San Jose for its operations. On Tuesday, June 25, 2013, China Silicon Valley will hold a launch celebration at San Jose City Hall in which presenters will explain how the group plans to stimulate economicinvestmentand createjobsin the region.

“We are very excited about the prospect of partnering with the organization’s leadership to help bring jobs and growth to San Joseand Silicon Valley,” said Kim Walesh, Director of EconomicDevelopment for the City of San Jose. “China Silicon Valley will help Chinesecompanies and investors become better oriented with the region.”

“Our mission is to facilitate the relationship between the cities of Silicon Valley and the fast growing cities in China,” says Victor Wang, Co-President of China Silicon Valley.

When: Tuesday, June 25, 2013
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Launch ceremony: 6:15 p.m., Reception immediately following

Where: San Jose City Hall, 200 E. Santa Clara Street
Launch ceremony in City Council Chambers
Reception in City Hall Rotunda

Who: Madison Nguyen, Vice Mayor, San Jose
Councilmember Sam Liccardo, District 3, San Jose
Councilmember Kansen Chu, District 4, San Jose
Evan Low, Mayor of Campbell
Gilbert Wong, Vice Mayor of Cupertino
Jose Esteves, Mayor of Milpitas
Kim Walesh, Director of Economic Development, City of San Jose
Business leaders from China and Silicon Valley

How: Please RSVP:
http://chinasiliconvalleyopeningceremony.eventbrite.com/

About San Jose Office of Economic Development
The San Jose Office of Economic Development is committed to a vital, competitive San Jose economy that increases prosperity for people and companies. OED guides the city’s economic strategy, provides assistance for business success, connects employers with trained workers, and provides art and cultural resources to our community. For more information, go to www.sjeconomy.com.

About China Silicon Valley
China Silicon Valleyis a 501(c) 6 nonprofit organization formed to promote investment, business communication and cooperation between China and the Silicon Valley and to help create jobs of all types. China Silicon Valley is headquarteredin San Josewith offices slated to open in Shanghai and Beijing.For more information,logon to www.china-siliconvalley.org.

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