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VC Taskforce offers: Pitch Events -- pitch your startup in front of a panel of reputable VCs, angels and other investors in Silicon Valley Panel Workshops -- workshops on pitching, tech trends, how to demo, emerging technologies, etc. Interviews -- prominent venture capitalists interviewed by prominent people Key Note Speakers -- events with special celebrity guests Panel Discussions -- perspectives on various tech topics Roundtable Discussions - interactive discussions with lawyers and other professionals One On One Meetings -- one hour free consultation with some of our speakers

Upcoming events (2)

Going Global & Thriving in a time of Chaos

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THIS IS AN ONLINE EVENT, TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED THROUGH THIS LINK IN ORDER TO RECEIVE LOGIN INFORMATION. (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/going-global-thriving-in-a-time-of-chaos-tickets-114154561366)  SURVIVE TO THRIVE™ FREE ATTENDANCE OFFICE HOUR WORKSHOP August 13 | 10-12 PDT | Zoom Going Global & Thriving in a time of Chaos Gary will share his personal experience navigating difficult times. He will discuss a few things to consider integrating into your daily business operations that can help your company triumph in times of crisis. Find out what a number of companies did during the economic downturns of 1980, 1990 and 2000, that helped them outpaced their competitors in sales and profitability growth. Attend and ask questions or just listen and learn.  Gary Fowler CEO, President, and Co-founder of GSD Venture Studios. Award-winning Senior level executive with 30+ years of success in global strategic innovation leadership, sales, marketing, operational and investment management. CEO and Co-Founder of the the award-winning growth stage AI venture studio, GSD Venture Studios. Co-Founder of the award-winning AI startup Yva.ai as well as the investment firm, DY Investments. Gary was involved in the management team of ClickSoftware that was recently sold for $1.35 billion dollars to SalesForce. Gary raised several rounds of funding to position Yva.ai as a leading AI employee engagement company. Gary is a recognized expert in entrepreneurship (including entrepreneurial education), lean startup methods, innovation management, and technology development. Consultant to numerous international companies and startups. Extensive experience with fund raising and a successful IPO (CKSW). Executive level positions in top tier companies: ClickSoftware, Mirantis, Siemens, HP, etc. Founder of Fowler International, Tecra, Yva.ai, Findo, GSD Venture Studios, GVA LaunchGurus (Co-Founder), Fowler Development, Broadiant, DY Investments, Zemplee (Co-Founder), and more. Gary was recently named "One of the 10 Most Inspiring Global AI Executives in 2020”. Agenda 10AM: Workshop Begins Q&A Submit questions during registration Submit questions in writing during the program 12PM PM Program ends Program Chair: Joel Rosenberg THIS IS AN ONLINE EVENT, TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED THROUGH THIS LINK IN ORDER TO RECEIVE LOGIN INFORMATION. (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/going-global-thriving-in-a-time-of-chaos-tickets-114154561366)

Virtual Investing

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THIS IS AN ONLINE EVENT, TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED THROUGH THIS LINK IN ORDER TO RECEIVE LOGIN INFORMATION. (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-investing-tickets-114557376196)  Investor Roundtable INVESTORS ONLY: Angels, VCs, CVCs, Corp Dev, F/O August 25 | 10:00-11:00 | Zoom Virtual Investing How the virtual world has changed investment discussions Panel being assembled MODERATOR Ming Yeh Founder and Partner CSC Upshot Ventures Ming founded Upshot Ventures in 2015, and established CSC Upshot in partnership with AngelList and the CSC Group, to help founders and operator angels seed their companies. Ming has built her career around her passion for connecting capital to technology innovation between the US and Asia. She raised CSC Upshot with capital sources from China, represented by the CSC Group and Baidu, to invest in innovative technology companies in the US. Prior to Upshot, she spent six years in Shanghai as a venture capitalist at SVB Capital (part of SVB Financial Group), headed up its Asia practice. In that capacity, Ming built up SVB’s presence in China and opened its Hong Kong office. During her time in China, she helped Chinese entrepreneurs build globally scalable companies. She served on the board of China Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. Prior to China, Ming also co-founded PacRim Venture Partners in Menlo Park, CA, which like CSC Upshot connected capital from Asia with innovative companies in the US. Ming currently sits on the board of AAMA (Asian American MultiTechnology Association) and is a member of the Wellesley College Business Leadership Council. Ming holds an MBA from MIT Sloan, a MS in Electrical Engineering from USC and a BA in Physics from Wellesley College. Agenda 10:00 Panel presentation 10:30 Discussion and Q/A on Zoom Meetings Submit questions to panel during the event Ask questions of panel during the event 11:00 Program ends Program Chairs: Maria Pienaar Armaan Saini During registration you have the opportunity to provide questions you would like our panelists to answer THIS IS AN ONLINE EVENT, TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED THROUGH THIS LINK IN ORDER TO RECEIVE LOGIN INFORMATION. (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-investing-tickets-114557376196)

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