What we're about

Welcome!

At Startup Speakers, we are passionate about creativity -- that's why we 'startup' early πŸ›πŸ¦:

β€’ Meeting Starts at 7:15 AM until 8:30 AM

β€’ Every Wednesday Morning

β€’ @Plug and Play Tech Center in Sunnyvale, CA.

As an official Toastmasters club, we're about improving our public speaking and leadership skills πŸ’ͺ. As a Silicon Valley club, we're about entrepreneurial innovation and nailing your next pitch deck opportunity πŸ’‘.

Put it all together -- along with fresh brewed coffee β˜•οΈ and some bananas 🍌-- and you've got Startup Speakers Toastmasters πŸ”¨πŸ’šπŸŽ€. We invite all with similar interests.

Come and check us out!

Directions to Plug N' Play Tech Center in Sunnyvale - Plug N' Play Tech Center is centrally located in Sunnyvale at 440 North Wolfe Road coming from Lawerence Expressway, Central Expressway or Interstate 101.

Although there are multiple parking lots at PnP Tech Center we highly encourage that you park at the lot at the front entrance on the corner of Wolf Road and Stewart Drive (facing the Lowes Shopping Center on the other side) and enter as a guest at the front with security. There is complimentary 3-Hour Parking for Guests near the front entrance lot. We normally meet in Sierra Madre Conference Room, however, during seasonal or event changes please check in with the front desk. Please call Club President Hana Dave at 510-709-6037 for additional information or questions.

Upcoming events (5)

*NOW ONLINE* Startup Speakers - Toastmasters Meeting

Online event

**MEETING NOW ONLINE** Due to current events we will be hosting this and future meetings for the time being - online via Webinar and Zoom! Please keep up to date with your current country notices on COVID-19 and be aware that our host venue Plug N Play Tech Center in Sunnyvale has encouraged all guests to work and meet up remotely online. Please download the Zoom app on your computer or mobile device for FREE at Zoom.us and please RSVP ASAP to receive Zoom Meeting information via email prior to the meeting. Meeting dates and times to remain the same. Thank you for your understanding. www.toastmasters.org/covid19 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Looking to improve your speaking and leadership skills? Ace a job interview πŸ’ͺor pitch a VC πŸ’°β“ ➑️ You’ve come to the right place πŸ‘ 🎯 Startup Speakers is a Toastmasters Club. (What is Toastmasters? read below). Here you can work on your presentation and public speaking skills in a safe and welcoming environment. We meet early. Every Wednesday morning πŸŒ…7:15 AM at Plug and Play in the Sierra Madre Meeting Room. Only early bird catches the worm πŸ›πŸ¦Guest speakers are welcome, please send us a message to make your pitch this next week πŸ—£ ⏰ Be our guest πŸ€—and feel free to bring your own coffee, tea or snack! We also offer hot coffee β˜•οΈ and bananas 🍌 Our schedule: 7:10 Networking 7:15 Start of Meeting ––– 1:15h long meeting: β€’ Invocator: Sets the tone β€’ 3 Speakers: Each Speaker has a prepared speech 5-7 minutes β€’ 3 Evaluators: Each Evaluator evaluates the prepared speakers β€’ Table Topics: Everybody can be asked to hold an impromptu speech β€’ Evaluation: Meeting is evaluated by Duty Masters & General Evaluator β€’ Awards: Best Speakers, Best Evaluator, Best Table Topics Speaker ––– 8:30 End of Meeting *** Meeting Details: Topic: StartUp Speakers Toastmasters Zoom Meeting Wednesdays @7:10 AM Join Zoom Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82164117685?pwd=dko5QlphNXA4bEkrNWQ5UVJIRnhUdz09 Meeting ID:[masked] Password:[masked] One tap mobile [masked],,[masked]#,,,,0#,,933764# US (San Jose) Dial by your location [masked] US (San Jose) About Toastmasters International Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Founded in October 1924, the organization currently has more than 280,000 members in 13,500-plus clubs in 116 countries. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit www.toastmasters.org

*NOW ONLINE* Startup Speakers - Toastmasters Meeting

Online event

**MEETING NOW ONLINE** Due to current events we will be hosting this and future meetings for the time being - online via Webinar and Zoom! Please keep up to date with your current country notices on COVID-19 and be aware that our host venue Plug N Play Tech Center in Sunnyvale has encouraged all guests to work and meet up remotely online. Please download the Zoom app on your computer or mobile device for FREE at Zoom.us and please RSVP ASAP to receive Zoom Meeting information via email prior to the meeting. Meeting dates and times to remain the same. Thank you for your understanding. www.toastmasters.org/covid19 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Looking to improve your speaking and leadership skills? Ace a job interview πŸ’ͺor pitch a VC πŸ’°β“ ➑️ You’ve come to the right place πŸ‘ 🎯 Startup Speakers is a Toastmasters Club. (What is Toastmasters? read below). Here you can work on your presentation and public speaking skills in a safe and welcoming environment. We meet early. Every Wednesday morning πŸŒ…7:15 AM at Plug and Play in the Sierra Madre Meeting Room. Only early bird catches the worm πŸ›πŸ¦Guest speakers are welcome, please send us a message to make your pitch this next week πŸ—£ ⏰ Be our guest πŸ€—and feel free to bring your own coffee, tea or snack! We also offer hot coffee β˜•οΈ and bananas 🍌 Our schedule: 7:10 Networking 7:15 Start of Meeting ––– 1:15h long meeting: β€’ Invocator: Sets the tone β€’ 3 Speakers: Each Speaker has a prepared speech 5-7 minutes β€’ 3 Evaluators: Each Evaluator evaluates the prepared speakers β€’ Table Topics: Everybody can be asked to hold an impromptu speech β€’ Evaluation: Meeting is evaluated by Duty Masters & General Evaluator β€’ Awards: Best Speakers, Best Evaluator, Best Table Topics Speaker ––– 8:30 End of Meeting *** Meeting Details: Topic: StartUp Speakers Toastmasters Zoom Meeting Wednesdays @7:10 AM Join Zoom Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82164117685?pwd=dko5QlphNXA4bEkrNWQ5UVJIRnhUdz09 Meeting ID:[masked] Password:[masked] One tap mobile [masked],,[masked]#,,,,0#,,933764# US (San Jose) Dial by your location [masked] US (San Jose) About Toastmasters International Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Founded in October 1924, the organization currently has more than 280,000 members in 13,500-plus clubs in 116 countries. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit www.toastmasters.org

*NOW ONLINE* Startup Speakers - Toastmasters Meeting

Online event

**MEETING NOW ONLINE** Due to current events we will be hosting this and future meetings for the time being - online via Webinar and Zoom! Please keep up to date with your current country notices on COVID-19 and be aware that our host venue Plug N Play Tech Center in Sunnyvale has encouraged all guests to work and meet up remotely online. Please download the Zoom app on your computer or mobile device for FREE at Zoom.us and please RSVP ASAP to receive Zoom Meeting information via email prior to the meeting. Meeting dates and times to remain the same. Thank you for your understanding. www.toastmasters.org/covid19 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Looking to improve your speaking and leadership skills? Ace a job interview πŸ’ͺor pitch a VC πŸ’°β“ ➑️ You’ve come to the right place πŸ‘ 🎯 Startup Speakers is a Toastmasters Club. (What is Toastmasters? read below). Here you can work on your presentation and public speaking skills in a safe and welcoming environment. We meet early. Every Wednesday morning πŸŒ…7:15 AM at Plug and Play in the Sierra Madre Meeting Room. Only early bird catches the worm πŸ›πŸ¦Guest speakers are welcome, please send us a message to make your pitch this next week πŸ—£ ⏰ Be our guest πŸ€—and feel free to bring your own coffee, tea or snack! We also offer hot coffee β˜•οΈ and bananas 🍌 Our schedule: 7:10 Networking 7:15 Start of Meeting ––– 1:15h long meeting: β€’ Invocator: Sets the tone β€’ 3 Speakers: Each Speaker has a prepared speech 5-7 minutes β€’ 3 Evaluators: Each Evaluator evaluates the prepared speakers β€’ Table Topics: Everybody can be asked to hold an impromptu speech β€’ Evaluation: Meeting is evaluated by Duty Masters & General Evaluator β€’ Awards: Best Speakers, Best Evaluator, Best Table Topics Speaker ––– 8:30 End of Meeting *** Meeting Details: Topic: StartUp Speakers Toastmasters Zoom Meeting Wednesdays @7:10 AM Join Zoom Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82164117685?pwd=dko5QlphNXA4bEkrNWQ5UVJIRnhUdz09 Meeting ID:[masked] Password:[masked] One tap mobile [masked],,[masked]#,,,,0#,,933764# US (San Jose) Dial by your location [masked] US (San Jose) About Toastmasters International Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Founded in October 1924, the organization currently has more than 280,000 members in 13,500-plus clubs in 116 countries. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit www.toastmasters.org

*NOW ONLINE* Startup Speakers - Toastmasters Meeting

**MEETING NOW ONLINE** Due to current events we will be hosting this and future meetings for the time being - online via Webinar and Zoom! Please keep up to date with your current country notices on COVID-19 and be aware that our host venue Plug N Play Tech Center in Sunnyvale has encouraged all guests to work and meet up remotely online. Please download the Zoom app on your computer or mobile device for FREE at Zoom.us and please RSVP ASAP to receive Zoom Meeting information via email prior to the meeting. Meeting dates and times to remain the same. Thank you for your understanding. www.toastmasters.org/covid19 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Looking to improve your speaking and leadership skills? Ace a job interview πŸ’ͺor pitch a VC πŸ’°β“ ➑️ You’ve come to the right place πŸ‘ 🎯 Startup Speakers is a Toastmasters Club. (What is Toastmasters? read below). Here you can work on your presentation and public speaking skills in a safe and welcoming environment. We meet early. Every Wednesday morning πŸŒ…7:15 AM at Plug and Play in the Sierra Madre Meeting Room. Only early bird catches the worm πŸ›πŸ¦Guest speakers are welcome, please send us a message to make your pitch this next week πŸ—£ ⏰ Be our guest πŸ€—and feel free to bring your own coffee, tea or snack! We also offer hot coffee β˜•οΈ and bananas 🍌 Our schedule: 7:10 Networking 7:15 Start of Meeting ––– 1:15h long meeting: β€’ Invocator: Sets the tone β€’ 3 Speakers: Each Speaker has a prepared speech 5-7 minutes β€’ 3 Evaluators: Each Evaluator evaluates the prepared speakers β€’ Table Topics: Everybody can be asked to hold an impromptu speech β€’ Evaluation: Meeting is evaluated by Duty Masters & General Evaluator β€’ Awards: Best Speakers, Best Evaluator, Best Table Topics Speaker ––– 8:30 End of Meeting *** Meeting Details: Topic: StartUp Speakers Toastmasters Zoom Meeting Wednesdays @7:10 AM Join Zoom Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82164117685?pwd=dko5QlphNXA4bEkrNWQ5UVJIRnhUdz09 Meeting ID:[masked] Password:[masked] One tap mobile [masked],,[masked]#,,,,0#,,933764# US (San Jose) Dial by your location [masked] US (San Jose) About Toastmasters International Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Founded in October 1924, the organization currently has more than 280,000 members in 13,500-plus clubs in 116 countries. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit www.toastmasters.org

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