San Jose: the Capital of Silicon Valley,
the Innovation Center of the World

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With a rich tradition of entrepreneurship, the world’s brightest minds and an unparalleled quality of life, there is no better place than San Jose to start and grow a business. For decades, San Jose and Silicon Valley have been a driving force in the global economy and the innovations that are developed here continue to change the world.

San Jose wants your business! Whether you are starting a new company, looking for a new location or expanding your operations, our experienced staff is committed to facilitating the permit process and working at the speed of business.

I encourage you to explore this website and discover why our city is the most competitive location for your company. If I can be of any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me at (408) 535-4800 or Choose San Jose!

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Chuck Reed
Chuck Reed
Mayor of San Jose

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Success Story: Adobe Systems

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While being honored by the San Jose City Council, Dr. Charles Geschke and Dr. John Warnock, founders of Adobe Systems, talked about the benefits of locating their company in Downtown San Jose.

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