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Useful Links

Business & Technology

www.academicinfo.net/business Business Degrees & Online Subject Guide
www.ceoexpress.com Business portal for executives
www.climatesaverscomputing.org Climate Savers Computing Initiative (CSCI)
www.germancompanies.us AHK Online Directory of German Subsidiaries in the US
www.germany-usa.com Business Network and News Service for German American Trade
www.sfchamber.com San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
www.siliconvalley-sbdc.org Silicon Valley Small Business Development Center
www.sjchamber.com San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce
www.vctaskforce.com Venture Capital Task Force

Living & Culture

www.GermanAmericanPioneers.org Preserving the history of German Pioneers in Silicon Valley
www.german-world.com German-World is a bi-lingual magazine for Austrian, German and Swiss culture in the US
www.movers.com  Find Movers in Your Area
www.proaupair.com
German-American AuPair Agency for educated German live-in Nannies/Au Pairs with degrees as Preschool, Kindergarten Teacher, etc. Weekly costs $420 /wk for 45 h of childcare.
www.tatsachen-ueber-deutschland.de/389.0.html Facts about Germany from the German Federal Foreign Office

Government & Visa

www.immigration.com/processing-times-status-checks US Immigration Information on Visa issues and Greencard processing times
www.visum-usa.com Law firm based in Germany offers information and services as to US immigration

Professional Associations

www.pbwc.org Professional Business Women of California (PBWC)
www.pdma.org Product Management & Development Association (PDMA)

Business Networking sites and events

http://breakfastbriefings.stanford.edu Stanford’s Executives Breakfast briefings
www.churchillclub.org The Churchill Club
www.commonwealthclub.org Commonwealth Club
www.executivespeakers.com Executive Speakers Bureau
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SVEvents
Silicon Valley Events calendar Yahoo group
www.linkedIn.com LinkedIn Online Business Networking
www.linksv.com A portal that gives access information about 6,000 technology firms and its management teams.
www.workit.com Event calendar for events in Silicon Valley

Travel & Leisure

www.ltur.de
www.traveloverland.de
www.usa-reise.de
Travel from Germany, Austria or Switzerland
www.orbitz.com
www.travelocity.com
www.Travelzoo.com
Travel from the US
http://travelstrong.net/travel-hacking Travel for Beginners