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This is where entrepreneurs gets to have fun, try out awesome things, and meet like minded other. We will share events such as informative sessions or networking events beneficial to us start-upers, but the core of the group will be to do exciting thing together. So take a break from sitting in front of a computers, get together and do something exciting!

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HackAVertical: COVID-19 Response and Future Mitigation ($25K-$250K,0%-5% equity)

REGISTRATION is required. RSVP is not REGISTRATION. It's a FREE event. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdJXQNW_hhvX52j_XqEhZCzEdeFqMzWHGYAU3mBVWAvrbAP6A/viewform (<= REGISTER EARLY) HackAVertical is a free open public online event. VERTICAL: COVID-19 Response and Future Mitigation. USE CASES: 1. Test & Validation Service for Security & Privacy of Contact Tracing Apps. 2. Video Analytics for Self-Screening at Checkpoints. 3. Methods to Rapidly Disinfect Surfaces at Checkpoints and Facilities. 4. Collection & Integration of Authoritative Quantitative Open-Source Info. 5. Stand-Off Methods for Point of Entry Detection at Facilities. AGENDA : 11:00 AM Opening & Networking 11:14 AM Welcome & Introduction of Speakers 11:15 AM Keynote Address By Melissa Oh, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Office at DHS S&T 11:45 AM Panel [TBA: 2-4 speakers - experts in the aforementioned vertical / areas] 12:45 PM Closing ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The event is organized by: - Silicon Valley Indian Professionals Association (SIPA) - Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (ICC) - California Software Professionals Association (CSPA) - American Association For Precision Medicine (AAPM) - Bay Angels investment group - TechCode startup incubator - Silicon Valley Cloud & AI (SVCA) HackAVertical is an ongoing virtual monthly hackathon in which participants team up with each other and participate remotely to build innovative solutions to solve problems in select verticals. Participants are invited to pitch/demo products. Participants learn about customer needs or opportunities around us in given verticals. We invite leaders from local government, venture capital, academia and technology industry to speak at the event. Speakers shed light on some of the big problems around us today and show funding opportunities and support to address these problems. Participants receive scores from investor judges and are ranked. Top ranked participants secure a chance to receive awards from a government organization ($50K - $200K) and/or seed funding from investors ($25K and $250K in return for 1%-5% equity). INNOVATORS / ENTREPRENEURS: - Are you struggling to find your next passion? - Are you looking for seed funding in above verticals? - Are you looking for awards by Government Organization in above verticals? - Are you looking for customers contracts in above mentioned verticals? - Are you building your team and looking for talent in above verticals? INVESTORS: - Are you looking for opportunities to invest in early-stage startups? - Are you looking for early-stage startups solving problems in above verticals? - Are you looking for innovators building product/platform in above verticals? - Are you looking for founders exploring models/markets in above verticals? If you do, please REGISTER above to join us. DISCLAIMER: - Event organizers are not involved in deal-making between any parties. - Event organizers are not making any promises on behalf of anyone. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ RECOMMENDED EXTERNAL EVENT / PROGRAM: Emerging Needs: COVID-19 Response and Future Mitigation SVIP Virtual Industry Day https://sri-csl.regfox.com/svip-covid19-industryday August 18, 2020 at 12:00 PM PT/3:00 PM ET SVIP Funding Opportunities https://www.dhs.gov/science-and-technology/svip#FundingOpportunities Application Submission Date: SEP 30, 2020 at 12:00 PM PT/3:00 PM ET

Toronto's Biggest Professional Networking Mixer -Entrepreneur Tech & GameChanger

Midtown Gastro Hub (Formerly Fox & Fiddle)

***EVENTBRITE RSVP MUST TO ATTEND*** https://bit.ly/2VwMrMY MAKE SURE TO RSVP ON EVENTBRITE TO ATTEND Highlights From Previous Events - Media Link Below https://youtu.be/9epSNzTL2tc ***EVENTBRITE RSVP MUST TO ATTEND*** https://bit.ly/2VwMrMY This is the largest networking event for Entrepreneurs , Startups and Business Professionals. Calling All: Tech Startups! Entrepreneurs ! Artists ! Professionals ! Free-lancers, Thinkers, Game-Changers, and Heroes! Are you looking for co-founders, partners, coaches or core team members for your start-up? Please join us for an evening of creativity, inspiration and passionate conversations. Hosted By - TORONTO Entrepreneurs & Startup Network (TESN) Facebook - facebook.com/groups/TESNetwork/ Instagram - https://bit.ly/2PDP37f Please use @TechWebTalks to share your comments/pics for this event. Ambiance: - Name Tags will be provided to everyone who attends.We request you put your name and industry on your name tag. - Make sure you bring enough business cards. - The dress code is Business Casual. Timings: - Event is from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM.***Arriving on time recommended. Admission: ***EVENTBRITE RSVP MUST TO ATTEND*** https://bit.ly/2VwMrMY Support The Space: Since the venue is lets us use the space for the event, please support them buy ordering (one mandatory) beverages and food. ***As alcoholic drinks are served at this venue, all attendees must be 21+.*** Venue Sponsor: Midtown GastroHub For Business Queries: [masked] www.professionalunite.com All Future Events - http://bit.ly/2hdLvXU Hosted By - TORONTO Entrepreneurs & Startup Network (TESN) Facebook - facebook.com/groups/TESNetwork/ Instagram - https://bit.ly/2PDP37f

Pitch Your Startup To VC Panel & Get FeedBack

Online event

MAKE SURE TO RESERVE A SPOT ON BELOW LINK: https://bit.ly/3ggEkLV NOTE - THIS IS A VIRTUAL EVENT TIME : 6:00 PM PST PITCH YOUR STARTUP TO INVESTOR PANEL OF VCs AND ANGELS (ON ZOOM) + 1:1 VIRTUAL NETWORKING Are you a startup looking to pitch your company in front of an audience and panel of expert VCs and Angel judges? This is your chance. Meet, field questions, and get immediate feedback from investors. Our judges come from a variety of industries - generalist as well as deep tech (AI, AR, Blockchain, Biotech, etc). Network with other investors and founders in the crowd. MAKE SURE TO RESERVE A SPOT ON BELOW LINK: https://bit.ly/3ggEkLV HOW THIS WORKS Interested startups are required to block a slot in the ticket section on the event. There are 2 types of slots available; 3 MINUTES PITCH SLOT 1.5 MINUTES PITCH SLOT Once startup reserves a slot then it will be asked to present during the event on ZOOM PLATFORM. Startup can choose to Pitch anyway they like, Powerpoint, Verbal introduction, Video etc. Most common is using Powerpoint presentation. Once your allocated Pitch time is over then Panel VCs will ask questions and provide feedback. There is ample opportunity to network with VCs and fellow founders. NOTE - Startups that are pitching are required to come to prepared. Every pitch is timed very precisely. No extra time shall be allotted. MAKE SURE TO RESERVE A SPOT ON BELOW LINK: https://bit.ly/3ggEkLV Login Details Will Be Shared Only With Attendees Closer To The Date Of The Event Panelists 1) Shirin A Ahmed - Investor VU Venture Partner, COO - Global health impact Fund, Mentor XRC Labs Shirin works alongside leading Private Equity and Venture Capital Firms, with strategy, development and implementation of consumer centric healthcare delivery models, product visioning and development, financial, clinical, operational and regulatory due diligence, value-based network design, performance improvements, mergers and acquisitions strategy, and market positioning. https://www.linkedin.com/in/shirin-a-ahmed-40666a24 2) Brandon Andrews - Leads ABC's Shark Tank Diversity Tour In addition to working with entrepreneurs Brandon has helped lead nationwide engagement campaigns including If Beale Street Could Talk (2018), Fences (2016), ROOTS (2016), and Concussion (2015). He managed the #TechtoWealth Designed to get 10K people of color coding, #TechtoWealth brought tech events to WeWork locations in the final six OTRII Tour cities + BET Hip Hop Awards with $1M in coding scholarships https://www.linkedin.com/in/mrbrandonandrews 3) Ruchi Dana - Venture Partner FundRx, Forbes Power Businesswoman 2020 Dr Ruchi Dana is a qualified medical practitioner, who has transitioned successfully into a seasoned entrepreneur and Business Leader. https://www.linkedin.com/in/danaruchi 4) Michael Wieser - Venture Lawyer, Serial Entrepreneur, Mobility Pioneer, Westchester Angels Principal Michael is a go-to resource and service provider in the tri-state entrepreneur and emerging company community. As a venture lawyer, Michael counsels emerging companies and startups throughout all phases of growth, as well as the angel investors that fund and acquire them. https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelwieser 5) Guillaume Kloof - Managing Partner at Valley Date Venture Partners Guillaume Kloof is an open-minded entrepreneur that is very active in the US and European startup ecosystem, helping high potential startups grow & get funding." https://nl.linkedin.com/in/guillaumekloof 6) Marian Tong - Managing Partner at LT Global Advisors and President Lair East https://www.linkedin.com/in/yao-marian-tong-1816ba80 Hosted By - Toronto Entrepreneurs & Startup Network Facebook Group- https://bit.ly/2zTBNHB Meetup Group - https://bit.ly/3hS0R36 Instagram - www.instagram.com/professionalunite/ MAKE SURE TO RESERVE A SPOT ON BELOW LINK: https://bit.ly/3ggEkLV Login Details Will Be Shared Only With Attendees Closer To The Date Of The Event

Crowdfunding To Raise Capital - Meet Republic (200M) Wefunder (150M) & More

Our panel will share strategies for startups to raise money through Equity Crowdfunding. About this Event NOTE - THIS IS A VIRTUAL EVENT TIME : 6:30 PM EST *********** REGISTER ON BELOW LINK TO CONFIRM RSVP https://bit.ly/3a1aVTX Login Details Will Be Shared Only With Attendees Closer To The Date Of The Event Join us at a Panel and Pitch event with three speakers from Republic Crowdfunding Portal ($200M), Wefunder ($150M), and Caribu ($1M). Join to discuss the insights of a crowdfunding campaign, including picking the right project pitch and ideas for campaign. How to build an online audience, how to launch with a ‘bang’, how to keep the momentum going if it starts to slow down, and how to follow up with people when it’s all over.And most importantly - Creating a compelling crowdfunding strategy & campaign Login Details Will Be Shared Only With Attendees Closer To The Date Of The Event REGISTER ON BELOW LINK TO CONFIRM RSVP https://bit.ly/3a1aVTX Panelist.... 1. CHUCK PETTID CEO at Republic and Co-producer of the international television show Meet the Drapers Chuck is CEO at Republic, a crowdfunding portal with a special focus on the diversity of race, gender, and location of their members, with an average VC funding pre-campaign of $3M and raised by their venture companies, angels, and communities more than $200M. He is also GP of a micro VC fund RainmakeMe, sat on the boards of Ruby Love (aka PantyProp), RidersShare, CrowdSmart and is an active mentor at 500 Startups and MassChallenge. REGISTER ON BELOW LINK TO CONFIRM RSVP https://bit.ly/3a1aVTX 3. MAXEME TUCHMAN CEO and Cofounder at Caribu Maxeme (Max) Tuchman is the CEO and Cofounder at Caribu, an interactive video-calling platform that helps kids have virtual playdates with family and friends when they can’t be physically together. Caribu has raised $1M through crowdfunding. Caribu is one of TIME Magazine’s Best Inventions, made Fast Company’s list of World Changing Ideas, named one of the ‘Top Ten EdTech Companies to Watch’ in Forbes, and won the 1776 Global Challenge Cup. Max has been the winner or finalist in 30+ pitch competitions, is the 59th Latina in the US to raise over $1M in venture funding and the first Latina founder to raise $1M in Equity Crowdfunding. She was recognized as one of Inc. Magazine’s Top 100 Female Founders in 2019. She has worked in almost every level of education from being a public school teacher, a Consultant at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Executive Director of Teach For America, and Education Projects Manager under NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and DC Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee. REGISTER ON BELOW LINK TO CONFIRM RSVP https://bit.ly/3jY2vB4 2. JONNY PRICE Director of Fundraising at Wefunder Jonny Price leads the Business Development team at Wefunder, which helps founders raise capital from anyone, through equity crowdfunding. Wefunder has funded hundreds of early-stage startups with $150M (average raise of $350K), exposing them to over 600K potential investors on the Wefunder platform. He is originally from the UK, where he started his career in strategy consulting with Oliver Wyman. Jonny serves on the Federal Reserve Board's Community Advisory Council. Login Details Will Be Shared Only With Attendees Closer To The Date Of The Event REGISTER ON BELOW LINK TO CONFIRM RSVP https://bit.ly/3a1aVTX Hosted By - Toronto Entrepreneurs, Startup & Business Coalition. Facebook Group- https://bit.ly/2zTBNHB Meetup Group - https://bit.ly/3hS0R36 Instagram - www.instagram.com/professionalunite/ REGISTER ON BELOW LINK TO CONFIRM RSVP https://bit.ly/3a1aVTX

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