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2018 Index coverThank you for your interest in the 2018 Silicon Valley Index! Joint Venture Silicon Valley has been telling the Silicon Valley story for the past two decades. Updated annually, it is a comprehensive report of indicators that measure the strength of our economy and the health of our community, highlighting challenges and providing an analytical foundation for leadership and decision making. The nearly 100-page report is a treasure trove of data that paints a holistic picture of life in Silicon Valley. A dynamic and interactive website allows users to download data and charts from the report to help drive business, policy, and other critical decisions for the region.

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Did you know you can get comprehensive information and data about the economic and community health of Silicon Valley any time by visiting the online home of the Silicon Valley Index at

The site is maintained and constantly updated by Joint Venture's Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies and is a robust collection of charts and information with links to local, regional and national data sources, and resources for additional information within each of the indicator categories: People, Economy, Society, Place and Governance.

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The Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies piloted an Indicators video series in mid-2017, engaging the local community with weekly texts to their mobile devices. The videos included a variety of interesting facts about Silicon Valley’s economic and community health trends, and featured local experts from Joint Venture’s network of regional leaders. The series was hosted by Joint Venture VP & Sr. Researcher, Rachel Massaro, and powered by SmartStory Technologies.

Joint Venture Publications

Joint Venture produces and provides supporting documents and research for a wide array of Silicon Valley interests. We also help to support our initiatives through the publication of the annual Silicon Valley Index and a variety of other periodic reports and white papers.