The Coachella Valley

The Rise of the Knowledge Economy

High-skill jobs of the future put a premium on higher ed and innovation.

Ken Alan Vision

In a valley where TV meteorologists routinely forecast widely scattered sunshine, it should come as no surprise that Greater Palm Springs provides a setting that has inspired some truly bright ideas within its knowledge economy. Dr. Forrest M. Bird exemplified this culture of innovation in the 1960s, pioneering some of the earliest portable mechanical ventilators for people with acute lung

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Up With Millennials

The talented young set loves the desert for its California lifestyle, affordable prices, and big opportunities.

Ken Alan Vision

Almost a quarter of the inhabitants of Greater Palm Springs fall into the age rage of 15 to 34, about the same percentage as the rest of the United States (27 percent). Demographers have dubbed this generation “millennials” and, in the first quarter of 2015, they became the largest segment of the U.S. labor force. A 2015 survey by Deloitte,

Investing in Innovation

From proof of concept to going to market, the Coachella Valley iHub helps entrepreneurs parlay great ideas into successful enterprises.

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From proof of concept to going to market, the Coachella Valley iHub helps entrepreneurs parlay great ideas into successful enterprises.