What we're about

The SF Startup Traction & Funding Network brings together aspiring and experienced tech entrepreneurs to discuss, meet, and collaborate to build great new startups, and to push the local startup ecosystem forward.

This group hosts numerous free events throughout the year where you can learn the best practices of starting a company from people who have been there and done that. You’ll have the opportunity to meet local founders and investors, exchange ideas with experts, get feedback on your idea, participate in startup workshops, and more.

Typical startup event topics include:
• Refining your startup idea
• Startup legal basics
• How to pitch your startup
• How to launch a global company
• How to raise funding for your startup
• And much more!

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Upcoming events (2)

Growth Strategy for Product Development in the Time of COVID19 (Online Event)

Learn the do’s and don’ts of product development in “Growth Strategy for Product Development in Time of COVID19.” In this webinar, Gayatri Sarkar, a Partner at HYPE Capital and sports enthusiast, will discuss in detail how the world’s largest toy company went from nearly facing bankruptcy to becoming profitable again through changing its growth strategy. She will cover topics that are essential to startup success: consumer feedback loops, pricing strategy agility, and product-market fit. Join us to learn how to create a successful product with high leverage, even during challenging times! >>> THIS IS AN ONLINE EVENT. TO RSVP, VISIT https://fi.co/startupwebinar/1628 To join after the event begins, go to http://onlinestartupevents.com. Who Should Attend? Anyone with a tech product or prototype Anyone interested in developing a product Anyone who wants to learn about startup growth strategies What is the Agenda? Welcome and Introductions Presentation on Growth Strategies for Product Development Questions and Answers Learn more about the Founder Institute pre-seed startup accelerator at http://fi.co/ and see other online startup events at http://onlinestartupevents.com.

Startup World Cup [Partner Event]

Louis B. Mayer Theatre

March 13 UPDATE: This event has been pushed to the fall, likely September. *** This is an event run by our partner Pegasus Tech Ventures. RSVPing to this event does not guarantee you access to the event. *** The upcoming Silicon Valley regional event on March 18th is open until March 4th for all startups within the bay area that are interested in competing for the $1 million investment prize. Register and Apply here: https://www.startupworldcup.io/silicon-valley-app Ticketing link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/startup-world-cup-2020-silicon-valley-regional-tickets-88873889195

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