- Hacker Team Up: HealthCare: Team Building & Q&A (Week 4 Training is Postponed)
REGISTRATION is required. RSVP is not REGISTRATION. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdi40FJluovL4pkCqvYerGJdsA6Pd2-eBijvCQ0iOO9ANgQFg/viewform (<= REGISTER here) Organizers: AAPM, CSPA, SIPA, SVCA & ICC Sponsors: SVIHub & TechCode The goal of this event is to bring together entrepreneurs and investors to focus on industry sectors/segments that are attracting investments and eventually get innovative ideas seed-funded by potential investors. "More powerful than the might of all the armies on Earth is an idea whose time has come." - Victor Hugo This event is for all kinds of investors, hackers, inventors, innovators, entrepreneurs, developers, technologists, researchers, experts in various domains, technology professionals and even business and marketing professionals. Area of focus includes IoT, Big Data, Cloud, AI, HealthCare, Life Sciences, Medical Devices, Smart Homes, Aviation, Enterprise & Consumer, etc. "Your cell phone has 10 sensors, and your car has 400. But your body has none - that's going to change." - Vinod Khosla We encourage participation from those who believe in radical innovation, those who want to explore new markets or try out new approaches and new models that change traditional systems/practices and even those who would otherwise shy away from participating in innovation outside their area of professional focus. "Human progress depends on the socially maladjusted." - Martin Luther King INVESTORS: Register to join the panel of judges and share your investment strategy with participating teams/startups. You would be amazed at seeing how participating teams bring up creative ideas in the area of your interest and transform them into sustainable business models. You should expect 30-50 teams pitching on the final demo day. INNOVATORS: Register to participate, build (or join) a team, develop a business model, demo your product and get seed funded by potential investors. You would be amazed at seeing how investors judge pitches, identify transformational and sustainable business models and write checks to seed-fund select winners. However, funding decision rests with individual investor, so organizers are not making any promise of funding. You should expect 5 - 25 investor judges on the final demo day. OTHERS: If you are a developer, hacker, researcher, domain expert, technologist or a business and marketing professional, then this event is for you and your expertise are in demand. Register to learn about teams that are looking for your expertise. This is the right opportunity for you to join a founding team and be part of the innovation. GUIDELINES: - Only REGISTERED members will receive communication emails. - It's an open event having no bar and no criteria to participate. - Any investor can join the panel of judges. - Judges and participants must share their LinkedIn links. - Participants are requested to bring their own laptops every time. - All investors and attendees will be judging the pitches. - Votes and scores are shared with all REGISTERED members. - 30 - 50 teams are expected to pitch their ideas on the demo day. - 5 - 25 potential investors are expected to judge. - Each presentation is for 5 minutes, including Q&A, in each round. - Participants receive quantitative and qualitative feedback from judges. - Top nominated participants receive tokens and gifts. - Winners receive prizes. - Select winners secure a chance of receiving seed funding. PROGRAM: Week 1 Prepping Week 2 Picking A Compelling Idea Week 3 Building A Founding Team Week 4 Training on Various Topics In The Problem Domain Week 5 Building A Scalable Business Model And An Innovative Product Week 6 Learning about Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make Week 7 Learning about Critical Factors for Obtaining Funding Week 8 Participating in the Screening Round Week 9 Pitching The Idea To Potential investors On The Demo Day Each week, details will be sent through emails to REGISTERED members.
- Women Leaders Elevating AI
Businesses across a number of industries are leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) to drive revenues, reduce costs and create new services and solutions for their customers and clients. AI is a human-powered field and it’s changing the dynamics of many technology companies in the world. How are women contributing to this fast-growing field and what are the best approaches to getting into AI if you’re switching industries? Join us for this must-attend Meetup evening focused on women leaders in the Bay Area who are making an impact on their organizations through driving innovative AI solutions. This will be an interactive event with time for Q & A for all our panelists. AGENDA: 6:30-7:00PM Networking with refreshments 7:-00-8:00PM Panel discussion 8:00-8:300PM Networking Continues GRATITUDE to our sponsors: Venue by www.innerstatework.com: Work where you feel welcome. Food by www.larksuite.com: Conquer your day with Lark. Organizers from www.astound.ai: Service Management. Reimagined.
- Tech Startup Summit: FinTech
REGISTRATION is required. RSVP is not REGISTRATION. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfSgTR1NJUXQvYTTfq2dRT79hEcmPgRnTgjsQE9GknMF4T5Aw/viewform (<= Click to REGISTER) It's a FREE community event is organized by SVI Hub, CSPA, SIPA, SVCA & AAPM. FORMAT 3:00 PM Doors Open 3:55 PM Welcome 4:00 PM 10 Pitches & Demos (5 min each) 5:00 PM 2 Panels 6:00 PM Break 6:30 PM 5-6 Panels 8:30 PM Networking & Closing SPEAKERS/INVESTORS/FOUNDERS .................. TBA soon
- Women Leaders in Technology
REGISTRATION is required. RSVP is not REGISTRATION. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdJ8S5xIBhmwue-ApqFxeUC3kCxHcfrbni_AsK4nytUAqLnOw/viewform (<= Click to REGISTER) This event is organized by CSPA, SIPA, SVCA & AAPM. PROGRAM : 09:00 AM - 09:50 AM Doors Open & Registration 09:50 AM - 10:00 AM Welcome Address 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Panel 1 - Women VCs (6-8 speakers) 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Panel 2 - Women Angel Investors (6-8 speakers) 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pitches by Women Founders to Women Investors 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Panel 3 (6-8 speakers) 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM Panel 4 (6-8 speakers) 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM Panel 5 (6-8 speakers) 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM Panel 6 (6-8 speakers) 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM Panel 7 (6-8 speakers) 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM Panel 8 (6-8 speakers) 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM Panel 9 (6-8 speakers) 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM Panel 10 (6-8 speakers) 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM Panel 11 (6-8 speakers) 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM Panel 12 (6-8 speakers) 05:00 PM - 05:30 PM Panel 13 (6-8 speakers) 05:30 PM - 06:00 PM Panel 14 (6-8 speakers) 06:00 PM NETWORKING & CLOSING WOMEN SPEAKERS FOR PANELS [...TBA...] WOMEN VCS/INVESTORS AS JUDGES [...TBA...] WOMEN FOUNDERS PITCHING TO INVESTORS [...TBA...]
- AAPM 2019 : Cloud, IoT, Big Data, AI, ML, HealthCare, Life Sciences & Medicine
Santa Clara Convention Center
REGISTRATION is required. RSVP is not REGISTRATION. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScE4o7vmnSUn5AVQ_Zdgru40GCNisqJ7IgBaJEe94SQBPpDig/viewform (<= Click to REGISTER) This event is organized by AAPM, CSPA, SIPA, SVCA. Talks and panels are on Cloud, IoT, Big Data, AI, Machine Learning, HealthCare, Life Sciences, Medical Devices, Medicine, Biotechnology, AR/VR, Blockchain, Enterprise or Consumer, etc. The AAPM Annual Meeting 2019 will bring together top experts and thought leaders in the fields of precision medicine, life science, biotech, medtech and pharma to Silicon Valley. With the theme as “Accelerating Precision Medicine and Transforming Patient Health,” AAPM2019 is designed to bring the community together and serve as a leading forum for new medical breakthroughs as well as cutting-edge basic, translational, and clinical research. To fulfill this vision, AAPM2019 is showcasing thought leaders involved in innovative research, developing new capabilities, developing technological interventions to speedup the delivery of personal health. AAPM 2019 will also showcase new solutions to clinical and genomics data collection, transfer, storage, analysis, security as well as designing and implementing new Big Data Solutions and artificial intelligence in the industry. The summit is bringing together, over 2,000 scientists, clinicians, patient advocates, entrepreneurs, investors, industry executives as well as other precision medicine experts, to share their insights. APM2019 is also designed to facilitate a dialogue between the 4-P’ of precision medicine: Patients, providers, public health planers (Government) and payers to work together to achieve the goal of delivering improved outcomes at reduced costs. The conference is also designed to set the research and development goals for the international precision medicine community.
- Tech Job Fair @ AAPM 2019 (FREE for all - companies, recruiters and job seekers)
Santa Clara Convention Center
It's FREE. REGISTRATION is required. RSVP IS NOT REGISTRATION. (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfYFTwKAl7fTzdRT0YJFprG5NlkedTylAy9aY_DIN0k2s9XIw/viewform) (<= CLICK here to register) The event is organized by AAPM, CSPA & SIPA. 300+ job seekers & 30+ recruiters from companies are expected to attend. - Registration is FREE for both job seekers & companies. - Learn your best matches for FREE. - Get emails directly from your matches for the job openings for FREE. - Attend, connect and network for FREE. Do not miss out on this opportunity. Companies and professionals working in the area of IoT, Big Data, Cloud, AI, Mobile, Enterprise, Consumer, E-Commerce, Fin Tech, HealthCare, Life Sciences, Medical Devices, Smart Homes, Aviation, etc. are likely to attend. Job Fair connects companies with job seekers. This is a great opportunity for job seekers to interact with representatives of hiring companies and learn about open job positions. Job openings by participating companies will be promoted through email to a large network of technology professionals.
- PitchVertical @ SFoundation (Deadline for startups is Nov 12)
REGISTRATION is required by everyone. RSVP is not REGISTRATION. Deadline for startups to apply to pitch publicly is Nov 12. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfmCIBP7h0Dvf0yrkyJoB_-JxB6WBk6_khcixzFGDuLuIcBOg/viewform (<= REGISTER) This is a FREE event organized by SFoundation in collaboration with CSPA, SIPA, SVCA, AAPM. We're inviting all kinds of startups and investors to the event. GUIDELINES - Only REGISTERED members will receive communication emails. - It's an open event having no bar and no criteria to participate. - Any investor can join the current panel of judges. - Judges and participants must share their full LinkedIn links. - Participants are requested to bring their own laptops. - All investors and attendees will be judging the pitches. - Votes and scores are shared with all REGISTERED members. - 6 startups are selected to pitch their ideas on the demo day. - 10+ investors are expected to judge. - Each presentation is for 10 minutes, including Q&A. - Participants receive quantitative and qualitative feedback from judges. - Top nominated participants receive tokens/gifts. - Winners receive prizes/gifts. - Select winners might secure a chance of receiving funding. But no promises. MAIN PANEL OF JUDGES (INVESTORS) [...TBA...] ADDITIONAL JUDGES (INVESTORS) [...TBA...] STARTUPS PITCHING PUBLICLY [...TBA...] STARTUPS PITCHING PRIVATELY [...TBA...] AGENDA 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Welcome 6:30 pm – 6:45 pm Introduction of the panel of judges (30 sec each) 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm Pitch by startups (top 6 nominations; 10 min each) 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm Announcing Winner 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm 1-o-1 Private Pitching & Networking 9:00 pm – End PRIZES Three training sessions/workshops at sFoundation Accelerator For queries, contact Ken Wong, sFoundation.