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Join the San Francisco's Bay Area most successful network of young professionals and create your own business opportunities. Read the below for details and a list of participating companies.

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YPN (SJC) is a non-profit community of young professionals in Silicon Valley with sister chapters in Austin, Atlanta, Bangalore, Boston, Dallas, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Raleigh and Vancouver.

The group started off as an organization dedicated to creating philanthropic opportunities to help young professionals give back to their local communities and instill the values of giving back. YPN creates avenues for members to develop their personal networks by connecting them with other professionals to learn from their experiences, better understand corporate culture, and identify career growth opportunities in a fun and casual atmosphere.

Since its inception, the group has grown to include professionals from other companies/schools including Adobe Systems, Aerotek, Akeena Solar, AMD, Apple, Bay Area News Group, Broadcom, Brocade Communication Systems, BVI Networks,, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, Chevron, Cisco Systems, Comcast, EADOC, eBay, EMC, Ernst & Young, Facebook, Flixster, Genentech, Google, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Insight Global, Intel, Intuit, IronPort Systems, Juniper Networks, Kaiser Permanente, Lockheed Martin, Manpower, Marvell Semiconductor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mentor Graphics, Microsoft, Motorola, NetApp, NVIDIA, OAO Technology Solutions, Openwave Systems, Oracle, Palm, PayPal, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Qualcomm, RIM, San Francisco Art Institute, San José State University, SanDisk, Santa Clara University, Scientific Atlanta, Snapfish, Stanford University, STS International, Sun Microsystems, Symantec, T-Mobile, Texas Instruments, TiVo, Tyco Electronics, University of California Berkeley, University of California Davis, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Valence Energy, Visa, ViVOtech, VMware, Vocera Communications, WebEx Communications, Wells Fargo & Company, Western Digital, Xtelesis, Yahoo!, YouTube, etc.

The group continues to focus on professional networking through social activities, mixers and philanthropic efforts.

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    Meet the founder!

    16 Young Professionals

    Hey Young Professionals! Our fearless founder Marcus is in town for a bit and would love to see all your lovely faces! This is a great opportunity for those who are... Learn more
  • Feb 19, 2015 · 6:00 PM

    SVCC Presents Celebrating the Craft

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  • Dec 3, 2014 · 5:30 PM

    Mix and Mingle

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    Come join YPN at the Silicon Valley Capital Club in Downtown San Jose and meet your fellow members, check out a fantastic venue, and enjoy wine and appetizers! Members... Learn more
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