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Geek Out for Silicon Valley Beer Week w/ PayPal and Yelp!

In celebration of Silicon Valley Beer Week, we've teamed up with Yelp for a special night of celebrating local beer (for a great cause).

Come on down to enjoy tasting with some of Silicon Valley's best breweries, plus fun snacks and games! Then move into the TechX room for a beer-filled panel discussion with each of the local brewers.

**Bust out your TechXploration Anniversary glass for this one folks!

Come Taste and then Hear From:

Hermitage Brewing Company
Half Moon Bay Brewing Company
Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing
And Others (to be confirmed…)

But wait, there’s more!
+ Bill’s Hot Dogs for first 200 people*
+ DIY Pretzel Necklaces 
+ Ice Cream
+ Giant Jenga
+ Prizes and Surprises


*Please do not expect a full dinner at this event. We are warning you. :)

This event is 21+.

Though TechXploration is always free, we're thrilled to have the opportunity to support Valley Verde, a local nonprofit whose mission is to cultivate organic home vegetable gardens in low-income communities.

A suggested $5 will be collected at the door for this night only - 100% will go towards building out vegetable gardens across the South Bay. To learn more about this amazing nonprofit, click here.


Everyone who donates will be entered into a beerlover's raffle.



@ 6:30PM: Tasting and Fun!

@ 7:30PM: Panel with the Brewers!

RSVP here if you plan to attend. No shows will make us frown so please RSVP with care.

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  • Linda W.

    Sounds like fun. Would it be okay if we brought our infant? Promise he won't drink any beer. :)

    1 · July 12, 2013

    • Steve W.

      21+ is a legal restriction. In Europe you can take your kids to the pub, but not in the US

      July 30, 2013

    • Bill

      It's not at a pub, it's at a PayPal. :)

      August 27, 2013

  • Amanda S.

    Find some great photos from the event here:!%20Beer%20Week%20at%20PayPal

    August 14, 2013

    • Oswald C.

      Can the photographer use the instagram filter that automatically takes 20 pounds off middle-aged white dudes such as moi?:)

      August 15, 2013

  • leonora c.

    great to meet so many wondeful people

    2 · July 31, 2013

    • Atif

      leonora, it was nice to chat with you

      1 · August 3, 2013

    • leonora c.

      You too Atif. Hope to see you again at another meetup.

      August 3, 2013

  • Leticia S.

    Really enjoyed the meet up - it started out with a Bang - and did not disappoint!
    thanks !

    1 · August 3, 2013

  • Oswald C.

    @amanda: thank you for affording us with the wonderful opportunity to slake our thirst for beer, and then, as we listened to experts talking about beer, we had the opportunity to continue drinking beer, and verily, our cup was always full~

    2 · July 31, 2013

  • Farrukh Shah K.

    Another great meetup as always.

    1 · July 30, 2013

  • jonathan d.

    Lots of fun. Excellent taste of local brewers. Lots of neat folks.

    2 · July 30, 2013

  • Oscar R.

    Offered great beers and interesting people

    1 · July 30, 2013

  • Surendra M.

    I will be coming alone. My guest will not be joining me.

    July 30, 2013

    • Jojo L.

      can my friend be your plus one? :)

      July 30, 2013

  • Sangho Y.

    Hope to attend, but RSVP is CLOSED. :'(

    July 29, 2013

  • Robert

    RealiTV's 'StartuP Si Valley'

    July 29, 2013

  • Sanjay S.

    Sorry, I'm traveling...Next time.

    July 29, 2013

  • T. S.

    TechXploration AND beer? Awesome.

    1 · July 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member


    July 27, 2013

  • Girish S.

    Looking for a spirited discussion

    July 14, 2013

  • KC L.

    All of PayPal's Tech X Ploration events are super exciting with good speakers, great hostess, friendly staff of PayPal, excellent food,wine, beer, sodas and friendly people to network with and make friends who love hi technology !

    July 13, 2013

  • Ken N.

    I will be in NYC and miss all the beer

    July 12, 2013

  • William M.

    This should be fun.

    July 10, 2013

  • Mark R.

    Guest is Laura Robichek

    July 10, 2013

  • Hong D.

    Sounds like fun

    July 10, 2013

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