East Bay Now is a celebration of the past, present, and future of East Bay innovation. Join East Bay EDA at the historic Uptown Station in Oakland on September 14, 2023 for the culmination of our Meet the Innovators series.


Read East Bay EDA’s 2022 Impact Report. Learn about our regional economy, progress with East Bay Forward, Resilient East Bay, as well as highlights from last year’s East Bay Innovation Awards and more!


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!


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 about our region and explore our interactive map of business resources.


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Creating Change with the Very Asian Foundation

Creating Change with the Very Asian Foundation

During the month of May, we celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month, to commemorate the beginning of Japanese immigration to the United States on May 7, 1843, and to mark the anniversary of the completion of the...

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Bay Area Broadband For All

Bay Area Broadband For All

East Bay EDA is supporting a statewide broadband inclusion initiative in collaboration with the California Department of Technology (CDT), the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and many other community partners, to present a workshop in Oakland seeking to...

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East Bay Small Business Week

East Bay Small Business Week

This year, from April 30 through May 6, we celebrate National Small Business Week. In the East Bay, we are home to over 90,000 small businesses with less than 10 employees. As a percentage of total businesses in the East Bay, small businesses comprise a significant...

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