What we're about

At Silicon Valley Investors and Startup Entreprneeurs we are organizing events that help startups in the Bay Area get access to investors.

- pitch your idea to VCs and angels

- meet investors, executives, successful entrepreneurs through our speaker series

- learn new things through various workshops (ex. marketing, hacking, analytics, pitching, demos, etc.)

- network with other entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and beyond

- free coworking days and other startup perks

- and more!

Upcoming events (2)

Lifograph SF Pitch w/Omega Venture Partners, FundRx, F50 Fund and Wharton Angels

Microsoft Store - Westfield San Francisco Centre

RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/59977197412 You are invited to meet investors and pitch at our Lifograph SF Pitch Night in front of a panel of investors representing Omega Venture Partners (Square, Criteo, RetailMeNot), FundRx, F50 Fund and Wharton Angels. Event attendees and speakers can network with each other here: https://www.lifograph.com/lifograph Limited availability. RSVP early. Food and drinks are provided. The event takes place at the Microsoft Store in Westfield Mall in San Francisco (on level 2 near Bloomingdale's and across from J.Crew) ___________________________ WHO SHOULD ATTEND: ___________________________ Startups looking for funding are invited to pitch. You may also attend as a spectator and take advantage of a great learning and networking opportunity. RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/59977197412 ___________________________ FORMAT: ___________________________ 90-second verbal elevator pitch (no deck) followed by non-rebuttal feedback from the investor panel. At the end of the event, the investor panel will choose three pitch winners who will be able to choose one of the free prizes. RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/59977197412 ___________________________ INVESTOR PANEL ___________________________ CHRIS GAERTNER Chris is a Member of the Founding Team and Investor at Omega Venture Partners, a Silicon Valley based venture capital firm investing on intelligent software for the enterprise, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Omega Venture Partners has several successful exits, among them: Criteo, Cylance, MySimon.com, Recommind, RetailMeNot, SET, Sojern and Square. Chris also has experience as a Private Equity Associate and as a Investment Banking Analyst. Previously he has work with such companies as GI Partners, Credit Suisse, Golden Gate Capital and Huntsman Gay Global Capital. Chris holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Stanford University where he also was part of the Stanford football team for 4 years. ___________________________ PRATHAMESH PRABHUDESAI Prathamesh is a Venture Fellow at FundRx, a venture capital platform that builds and invests in the next-generation of healthcare and life sciences startups. He is also an Entrepreneur in Residence at F50, a venture capital firm supporting promising technology companies in North America. Prathamesh is an accomplished Medical Doctor, Mentor and Venture Fellow. Previously, he has worked with companies such as safeBVM, Georgia Tech Research Institute, BETiC IITB, King Edward Memorial Hospital and University of California, San Francisco. Prathamesh holds a MBBS (MD) in Medicine from KEM Hospital and Seth G S Medical College, and two Master Degrees in Biomedical Innovation and Development in Biomedical Engineering from Emory University School of Medicine and from Georgia Institute of Technology. ___________________________ DEA WILSON Dea is the Founder of Lifograph - The Wiki of People - https://www.lifograph.com - a free people search engine with 500K profiles and 1.2M connections that helps match people and companies based on their needs, skills, interests and real-life relationships. Dubbed "Ms. Silicon Valley", Dea is what people call a "super-connector", her expansive network including the "Who's Who" in startups, venture capital, technology, entertainment, etc. She is a big car racing fan and is currently serving as a Director in the Board of Directors of the Ferrari Club of America, Pacific Region. RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/59977197412 ___________________________ ORGANIZER: ___________________________ LIFOGRAPH - The Wiki of People Discover 500,000 profiles and 1.2M connections on Lifograph for FREE As seen in Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc., Investor Business Daily, TheNextWeb, etc. ___________________________ VENUE SPONSOR: ___________________________ Microsoft Store - Westfield Mall Level 2 near Bloomingdale's and across from J.Crew

Lifograph Palo Alto Pitch w/ Tech Angels Group, PodiumVC and Wharton Angels

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/59614753332 You are invited to meet investors and pitch at our Lifograph Palo Alto Pitch Night in front of a panel of investors representing Tech Angel Group, PodiumVC, Wharton Angels and an independent angel investor. Event attendees and speakers can network with each other here: https://www.lifograph.com/lifograph Limited availability. RSVP early. Food and drinks are provided. RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/59614753332 ______________________________ WHO SHOULD ATTEND: ______________________________ Startups looking for funding are invited to pitch. You may also attend as a spectator and take advantage of a great learning and networking opportunity. RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/59614753332 ______________________________ FORMAT: ______________________________ 90-second verbal elevator pitch (no deck) followed by non-rebuttal feedback from the investor panel. At the end of the event, the investor panel will choose three pitch winners who will be able to choose one of the free prizes. RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/59614753332 ______________________________ INVESTOR PANEL ______________________________ JOHN GIDDINGS John Giddings is the Founder of Tech Angels Group, an angel investor group interested in seed stage tech startups. He also works at PodiumVC, a sports technology venture fund and accelerator focused on developing isports tech startups. John is also an Adjunct Professor at Santa Clara University, where he teaches Applied Entrepreneurship and Technology Entrepreneurship. He has worked at several startups and Fortune 500 companies such as National Semiconductor, VLSI Technology, TSMC, Amkor Technology, SmartPenny.com, Mindspeed Technology, Chip X, TeleLumen, and CleanTech Integration, among others. John has a MSEE in Semiconductor Physics and an MBA in Marketing from Santa Clara University. ______________________________ ROGER RAPPOPORT Roger Rappoport is an independent Angel Investor making 6-7 personal investments per year and overseeing hundreds of funding rounds and acquisitions as Partner at Procopio. He is also the Leader of Procopio's Emerging Growth and Technology. He has extensive experience in investing and advising startups and emerging growth companies in the information technology, telecommunications, life sciences and cleantech industries. Roger is a frequent speaker and panelist on topics and issues related to the development and implementation of a company's formation and funding strategy. Before attending law school, he was the founder of a technology company with $10 million in revenue. Roger is very connected with investors in Silicon Valley and beyond. He has advised many startups on multi-million funding rounds and M&A transactions. ______________________________ DEA WILSON Dea is the Founder of Lifograph - The Wiki of People - https://www.lifograph.com - a free people search engine with 500K profiles and 1.2M connections that helps match people and companies based on their needs, skills, interests and real-life relationships. Dubbed "Ms. Silicon Valley", Dea is what people call a "super-connector", her expansive network including the "Who's Who" in startups, venture capital, technology, entertainment, etc. She is a big car racing fan and is currently serving as a Director in the Board of Directors of the Ferrari Club of America, Pacific Region. RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/59614753332 ______________________________ ORGANIZER: ______________________________ LIFOGRAPH - The Wiki of People Discover 500,000 profiles and 1.2M connections on Lifograph for FREE As seen in Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc., Investor Business Daily, TheNextWeb, etc. ______________________________ VENUE SPONSOR: ______________________________ PROCOPIO LAW FIRM Law firm specializing in tech startups.

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