In February 2015, students in Prof. Ann Grimes’ business reporting class produced an in-depth report on Silicon Valley’s economy and related issues:
It’s clear that Silicon Valley is #winning. Jobs and innovation are booming. VC money is flowing along with champagne celebrating an uptick in IPOs. But with an aging infrastructure, lack of affordable housing, gender and diversity problems, local officials and pundits ask how the region can leverage its technological know-how to fix big societal problems?