Silicon Valley/Bay Area Links

The official gateway to the U.S.A.
Entrepreneur Pathways - A Resource for Immigrant Entrepreneurs by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S.A. Expat Guide by Inter Nations
San Francisco, California, U.S.A. Expat Guide by Inter Nations
San Francisco Bay Area by Wikipedia
AAA Destination Guide: San Francisco
Flocktree is a private social network for global families to share local wisdom with like-minded cosmopolitan members
Top North American Conferences for Entrepreneurs
Innovation House (Norway) links for Startups a list of URL's to Conferences & Events, Tech Networking Events Directories, Networking Organizations, Startup Tools, and News
Chris Dixon Startup Tools link list great entrepreneur resource on the internet
Steve Blank Startup Tools link list BEST entrepreneur resource on the internet
Mark MacLeod Startup Tools link list Startup best practices
The Startup Guide Startup best practices
Starting a Business: The Great Big Checklist of Everything by Docstoc articles
50 VC and Angel Investors Every Entrepreneur Should Know by Jared O'Toole via Angel Investment Network
StartupDNA: the formula behind successful startups in Silicon Valley [106 Slide Presentation] by Yevgeniy Brikman (@brikis98). Great summary of geek startup best practices.
Stanford University’s Entrepreneurship Corner offers 2000 free videos and podcasts, featuring entrepreneurship and innovation thought leaders
Silicon Valley Online by the Silicon Valley Economic Development Alliance (SVEDA)
Goto-Silicon-Valley.com - Web Directory
Silicon Valley Web Directory
Secret History of Silicon Valley
InnovateSF
CEOExpress - Business Portal for Executives
Ceo2Ceos - where CEOs and top executives share their experience and best practices with their peers
LinkedIn.com - an online networking place
LinkSV - Connect to people who build & fund SV tech companies
Jigsaw.com - an online business contact marketplace.
Rich's Norcal Companies Directory (Fee based service)
Entrepreneurship
Innovation America's Journal of Technology Commercialization, is a bimonthly magazine published byTechnology Ventures Corporation
Bootstrap Labs Incubator (Scandinavian companies)
Silicon Valley Pad Incubator (Scandinavian companies)
RocketSpace Incubator (Nordic companies)
PlugAndPlayTechCenter.com Incubator (European companies)
US Market Access CenterIncubator (Companies from all over the world)
Blackbox Labs seed accelerator (with Nordic personnel)
PrivCo - The Private Company Financial Data Authority investor database
Mattermark Research, prospect, and track the fastest growing private companies with deal intelligence
TYNAX - Technology Trading Exchange
Zero-to-IPO book
Startup Tools list by Steve Blank
California Tourism - Why California
Studios Inn - extended stay studios and suites while visiting Silicon Valley
Craigs List - SF Bay classifieds and forums
Housing Maps - Powered by Craigs List and Google Maps
5-minute Guide to Moving to San Francisco Where to live in SF? A great collection of resources when moving to the Fog City!
Moving to San Francisco a breakdown of San Francisco neighborhoods for apartment hunters
San Francisco / Silicon Valley / Bay Area commute times by Trulia
Andreas jobs - great link library for job seekers in Silicon Valley
USA Immigrations Services
Education USA information about studying in the U.S.