East Bay Forward is a regional economic assessment and guide to best position the East Bay for a more equitable, resilient, and sustainable economic recovery. Learn more and download the full report today!


The 9th Annual East Bay Innovation Awards was broadcast virtually on October 14, 2021. Thank you to everyone who participated this year. Watch the replay live at the link below.


Read the six-part series from the San Francisco Business Times featuring stories highlighting the East Bay Economy. Hear from local businesses on economic resiliency and innovation during the pandemic.


For over 30 years East Bay EDA has convened diverse networks of business, government, and community leaders who embrace the extraordinary value of our region as an unrivaled place to live, work, and do business.


The East Bay is home to one of the world’s most dynamic economies and fastest growing regions in the U.S. We are the most populous and geographically diverse region of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Learn more and explore our interactive map of business resources.


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Celebrate Native American Heritage this November and Beyond

Celebrate Native American Heritage this November and Beyond

East Bay EDA is proud to celebrate Native American heritage the month of November and beyond. We recognize the Lisjan Ohlone people as the original stewards of the East Bay and we support the thriving Native American community here in our region and across the nation....

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East Bay Startups Raised Record Venture Capital in 2020

East Bay Startups Raised Record Venture Capital in 2020

Despite a global pandemic that created economic havoc, 2020 was a record year for venture capital investments into East Bay companies. According to financial data company Pitchbook, investors funded $5.5 billion into East Bay companies in 2020—67 percent increase in...

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#GivingTuesday is here and we are encouraging you to join the movement and donate to one of our campaigns today!
Every dollar and every resource counts! It's simple and easy to jump on the website http://ow.ly/FClf50H08Jn and give what you can to help the community!

Happy Giving Tuesday! We depend on individual donors to keep our teen programs FREE for all girls and gender-expansive youth. If you want to help us #framethefuture, please consider donating today!

This #GivingTuesday make a $50 donation to #BRIDGEGOOD - providing equitable tech access, design opportunities, and professional resources to diverse job seekers | 💛 Together, #DesignForSocialGood http://bridgegood.org/donate

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East Bay EDA hosts signature events that are members-only as well as open to the public. Please visit our Events page for information and materials from past events.

2021 Speaker Series: Safe Return to Work

Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021 | 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join East Bay EDA and the Bay Area Council for Safe Return to Work, a speaker series event highlighting the new normal of remote work and the future of commuting in the Bay Area. As more people return to work in 2022, what measures are in place to ensure a safer workplace? How are transit officials helping employees return to their commutes safely? What steps can workers take to keep themselves safe? Register today to join us for an insightful panel discussion!


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Oakland, CA 94612

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