Silicon Valley

BrdsNst.com Opens Sunrise Period for Username Registrations

Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 3:09pm

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BrdsNst.com, a first of its kind event based social media platform being promoted by ClarityPark LLC, is opening a sunrise period for the public to reserve usernames.

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  • PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BrdsNst.com, a first of its kind event based social media platform being promoted by ClarityPark LLC, is opening a sunrise period for the public to reserve usernames.
  • BrdsNst.com will allow individuals to share notification of their live events across various platforms in one offering.
  • "In order to limit hoarding, we have a system where we will be issuing promo codes to top influencers to allow them to register early.
  • BrdsNst.com will also accommodate brick and mortar events by supporting traditional retailers and small businesses.

Bay Area Real Estate Icon Moise Nahouraii Joins the Intero Saratoga Office

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 4:00pm

A real estate professional since 1979, Moise will serve his clients from Interos Saratoga office with his son Nathan and Daughter Ilana.

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  • A real estate professional since 1979, Moise will serve his clients from Interos Saratoga office with his son Nathan and Daughter Ilana.
  • It is my honor and pleasure to welcome Moise to Team Intero, said Brian Crane, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Intero A Berkshire Hathaway Affiliate.
  • Because of the loyalty and respect that Moise has with his associates, more than 40 agents from the Cupertino office of Referral Realty joined him in moving to the Intero Saratoga office.
  • We are thrilled to have Moise and the more than 40 agents join us in the Intero Saratoga office, said Larry Klapow, Vice President and Managing Officer of Intero Saratoga.

Gatik, the Leader in Autonomous Middle Mile Logistics, Raises $25 Million in Series A Funding

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 11:00am

Gatik will use the funding to further expand its operations across North America, its team size in Silicon Valley and growing presence in Canada.

Key Points: 
  • Gatik will use the funding to further expand its operations across North America, its team size in Silicon Valley and growing presence in Canada.
  • To date, Gatik has completed over 30,000 revenue-generating autonomous orders for multiple Fortune 500 customers in the US and Canada.
  • Gatik was founded in 2017 by veterans of the autonomous technology industry and has established offices in Palo Alto and Toronto.
  • With its fleet of light to medium duty trucks, Gatik is leading the way in autonomous middle mile delivery.

Sereno Group Honored to be #21 in the Silicon Valley Business Journal's 2019 Top Philanthropic Givers List

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 7:46pm

MONTE SERENO, Calif., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Sereno Group is pleased to announce that the company has risen to #21 (up from #26 last year) in the Silicon Valley Business Journal's Top Corporate Philanthropists.

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  • MONTE SERENO, Calif., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Sereno Group is pleased to announce that the company has risen to #21 (up from #26 last year) in the Silicon Valley Business Journal's Top Corporate Philanthropists.
  • Social impact has always been a part of the company mission and the Sereno Group 1% For Good Charitable Foundation is an extension of the belief that businesses have a responsibility to contribute to the people and communities where they operate.
  • Sereno Group's recent partnerships with both the Community Foundation Santa Cruz and Los Altos Community Foundation has increased its community impact and ability to network with other nonprofit organizations.
  • Since 2012, this agent-driven initiative has been able to contribute to 248 philanthropic organizations throughout Silicon Valley and the Santa Cruz coastal communities and donate over $3.4 million.

Groupware Technology Named to Silicon Valley Business Journal's 2020 Fastest Growing Private Companies List

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 7:28pm

CAMPBELL, Calif., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Groupware Technology, Inc., a leading Northern California IT solutions provider recently acquired by Trace3,announced today that it has been named on the Silicon Valley Business Journal's 2020 list of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Silicon Valley.

Key Points: 
  • CAMPBELL, Calif., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Groupware Technology, Inc., a leading Northern California IT solutions provider recently acquired by Trace3,announced today that it has been named on the Silicon Valley Business Journal's 2020 list of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Silicon Valley.
  • "We are honored to be recognized among an elite group of Silicon Valley companies who have demonstrated consistent growth in the region," stated Mike Thompson, CEO of Groupware.
  • "Our inclusion in the Fastest Growing Private Companies list is a testament to our organic growth and steadfast focus to stay on top of a rapidly evolving IT environment.
  • Groupware also was ranked #18 on the Silicon Valley Business Journal's 2020 list of the Top 50 Largest Private Companies in the Silicon Valley, announced by the publication in July.

Redefine Real Estate Partners with Side, Citing Their Mission to Reinvent the Real Estate Experience

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 5:00pm

Redefine Real Estate, headed by Christina Khosrowabadi, is known for its ability to transform average properties into masterpieces that command top dollar.

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  • Redefine Real Estate, headed by Christina Khosrowabadi, is known for its ability to transform average properties into masterpieces that command top dollar.
  • The team specializes in residential real estate in Los Gatos, Cupertino, Campbell, Mountain View, Los Altos, Palo Alto, Saratoga.
  • Partnering with Side will ensure Redefine Real Estate remains at the cutting edge of the evolving real estate market while allowing its agents to continue delivering premium services to their clients.
  • Redefine Real Estate is a full-service real estate and design firm that aims to enhance the real estate experience.

Cushman & Wakefield Represents Taiwan-based PMP Tech in $98M, Six-Building Portfolio Acquisition in Silicon Valley

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 6:30pm

Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) recently announced the firm has represented PMP Tech, a Taipei, Taiwan-headquartered company, in the investment acquisition of a six-building office/R&D portfolio in Cupertino (Silicon Valley), California.

Key Points: 
  • Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) recently announced the firm has represented PMP Tech, a Taipei, Taiwan-headquartered company, in the investment acquisition of a six-building office/R&D portfolio in Cupertino (Silicon Valley), California.
  • Fully leased to a leading global tech company, the single-tenant portfolio totals 136,105 square feet and sold for $98 million.
  • PMP Tech has remained bullish on U.S. real estate, and particularly assets with credit tenants in top performing markets such as Silicon Valley.
  • Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with approximately 53,000 employees in 400 offices and 60 countries.

HelloOffice Announces Company Name Change to Raise, Launches New Product and Service Line

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 5:00pm

The company will fully transition to Raise Commercial Real Estate from its former moniker of HelloOffice.

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  • The company will fully transition to Raise Commercial Real Estate from its former moniker of HelloOffice.
  • After surveying hundreds of clients and interviewing workplace leaders across many industries, it was clear to us that the reimagination of work is upon us.
  • Raise is a perfect name for this team and its incredible platform, said Maryanne Caughey, Head of People at Notion.
  • Last quarter, the company also announced its expansion to Silicon Valley, complementing existing footprints in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

SV Clean Energy Directs $14M to Electric Vehicle Charging

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 6:33pm

SVCE is one of several agencies partnering on the CALeVIP Peninsula-Silicon Valley effort totaling over $55.2 million with the City of Palo Alto Utilities, Peninsula Clean Energy, San Jos Clean Energy and Silicon Valley Power.

Key Points: 
  • SVCE is one of several agencies partnering on the CALeVIP Peninsula-Silicon Valley effort totaling over $55.2 million with the City of Palo Alto Utilities, Peninsula Clean Energy, San Jos Clean Energy and Silicon Valley Power.
  • Current grant recipients are piloting new ways of deploying charging in apartment complexes and optimizing vehicle charging based on time-of-use rates.
  • As a public agency, net revenues are returned to the community to keep rates competitive and promote clean energy programs.
  • Silicon Valley Clean Energy is advancing innovative solutions to fight climate change by decarbonizing the grid, transportation, and buildings.

Silicon Valley-grade education comes to Ecuador

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 6:05pm

Holberton School comes to Ecuador in alliance with BuenTrip Hub, the local incubator for technology startups.

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  • Holberton School comes to Ecuador in alliance with BuenTrip Hub, the local incubator for technology startups.
  • We are excited to be part of the solution by bringing our Silicon Valley-grade education to Ecuador.
  • To help make Holbertons Silicon Valley-grade education financially accessible, tuition can be paid either upfront or in monthly payments.
  • Holberton School is a computer science school founded in Silicon Valley to address a gap in the education system for aspiring software engineers.