Silicon Valley venture capitalist to speak

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Silicon Valley venture capitalist Victor Hwang will speak on fostering innovation in the Capital Region at a Sept. 12 meeting sponsored by the Saratoga County Economic Development Corp., National Grid and SEFCU. Hwang is author of "The Rainforest, The Secret to Building the Next Silicon Valley." The event is set for 8 to 10 a.m. at the Saratoga Springs City Center, 522 Broadway. Tickets are $40 for the public and $25 for SEDC members. Read it here.