• 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.

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  • Hacker Team Up: Smart Home: Week 1 - Prepping

    REGISTRATION is required. RSVP is not REGISTRATION. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdJXQNW_hhvX52j_XqEhZCzEdeFqMzWHGYAU3mBVWAvrbAP6A/viewform (<= REGISTER here) Organizers: CSPA, SIPA, SVCA, AAPM & 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.

  • AI NEXTCon Developers Conference 2019 - San Francisco

    Santa Clara Convention Center

    REGISTRATION is required. RSVP is not REGISTRATION. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfCJnCZ9M7ROV_DmEEuUA4PY8uzP3i7y3JkKk7e045rXQ8aHQ/viewform (<= REGISTER and BUY TICKET here; Use promo code NIKI2019 to get 10% discount) Date: *Main Conference: 10/8~9, 2019 *Hands-on Workshop: 10/10~11, 2019 *Deep Learning Training: 10/10~11, 2019 4-days, 50+ tech lead speakers, 60+ tech talks, hands-on workshop/code labs, immersive AI trainings. presented by engineering teams from Microsoft Amazon Uber Airbnb Pinterest Google Facebook Twitter Linkedin, Nvidia, Intel, etc... Featured Speakers: * Michael Jordan, Distinguished Professor from UC Berkeley * Danny Lange, VP of AI from Unity Technologies * Lukasz Kaiser, Sr Research Scientist from Google Brain * Anoop Deoras, Lead AI Researcher from Netflix * Ted Way, Machine Learning Researcher from Microsoft * Anish Sarma, Engineer Manager from Airbnb * Cibele Halasz, Sr. Machine Learning Engineer from Twitter * Matt Feiszli, Research Scientist, Facebook * Rui Wang, AI Researcher, Uber AI * Daniel Hill, Sr. Applied Scientist, Amazon and more .... If you are a developer looking to hone your skills, a tech lead and manager to learn latest AI tech that apply to your engineering teams to innovate products and services, or someone who just wants to learn more about the AI industry that's re-shaping the tech world, the AI NEXTCon is right for you. Now it's 9th edition, AI NEXTCon is specially geared to developers, data scientists to share, learn, and practice AI technology and how applying AI to innovate products and services, solve engineering problems. The conference features a blend of inspirational keynotes, deep dive tech talks, hands-on workshops, tools/framework live demo, networking opportunity with like minded developers. Topics/Tracks: *Computer Vision *NLP *Machine Learning *Deep Learning and tools *AutoML * Machine Learning in Production / lifecycle Discount: * Group discount (10% off for 5+ tickets, 15% off for 10+ tickets). * "NEXTCon share program": help to share and promote NEXTCon, you can get more discount, free ticket and/or extra benefits, contact us for details.

  • OnePitch Entrepreneurs Night by SFoundation (FREE)

    OnePiece Work- Santa Clara

    REGISTRATION is required by everyone. RSVP is not REGISTRATION. Deadline for startups to apply to pitch publicly is over. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfmCIBP7h0Dvf0yrkyJoB_-JxB6WBk6_khcixzFGDuLuIcBOg/viewform (<= REGISTER) This is a FREE event organized by SFoundation in collaboration with OnePiece Work, 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) 1. Jens Weitzel (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jenseweitzel/) 2. Joanne Tan (https://www.linkedin.com/in/joanneztan/) 3. Mag Hidir (https://www.linkedin.com/in/growthjedi/) 4. Peter Morris (https://www.linkedin.com/in/pcmorris99/) 5. Ron Gentile (https://www.linkedin.com/in/rongentile/) 6. Shriram Natarajan (https://www.linkedin.com/in/shriramnatarajan/) ADDITIONAL JUDGES (INVESTORS) 7. Ann Shin (https://www.linkedin.com/in/gazillionaire/) 8. Bill Eichen (https://www.linkedin.com/in/billeichen/) 9. Ken Wong (https://www.linkedin.com/in/kenwong/) 10. KRS Murthy (https://www.linkedin.com/in/krs-murthy-3aa08551/) 11. Lin MA (https://www.linkedin.com/in/lin-ma-b782909/) ORDER OF STARTUPS PITCHING PUBLICLY 1. Daniel Wiener|Co-Founder & CEO|https://www.autobound.ai/ 2. Yoshua Kishi | Founder & CEO | https://holoash.com/ 3. Alex Pelin | Founder | http://www.xspaced.com/ 4. Jaya Prakash|Co-Founder & CTO|https://www.smartbots.ai/ 5. Moshe Shadmon | Founder & CEO | https://www.anylog.co/ 6. Christopher Hussain|Founder & CEO|https://www.realkey.com/ OTHER STARTUPS THAT PARTICIPATED 7. Anitha Beberg | CEO (woman) | http://sevaexchange.com/ 8. Yichun Wei | Founder & CEO | https://www.aiprentice.com/ 9. Whitman Kwok | Founder & CEO | https://kavsports.com/ 10. Parul Gujral|Founder & CEO|https://www.snowball.money/ 11. Bharat Batra | CEO | https://www.twickle.co/ 12. Nathan Poon | Co-Founder & CEO | https://myntor.io/ 13. Karthik Kulkarni | Founder | https://www.upturn.io/ 14. Sameer Nayar | Founder | https://getsamuh.com/ 15. Spencer Elliott | Co-founder | https://viewstub.com/ 16. Bjorn-Erik Eklund | Founder | http://telemetrak.com/ 17. San Armani | CEO | https://mobilityecommerce.com/ 18. Abhishek Nakhate | Founder | https://www.zoomabroad.com/ 19. Victor Darolfi | Founder & CEO | https://robotire.com/ 20. Ishtiaque Mohammad | Founder | stealth-mode 21. Sever Sfrengeu | Founder | https://www.universus.world/ 22. Gagan Agrawal | Founder | http://edrahi.com/ 23. Kamalesh Rao | Founder & CEO | http://www.lifescient.com/ 24. Aditya Sharma | Co-founder | https://hicounselor.com/ STARTUPS PITCHING PRIVATELY 25. Frank Guan | Co-founder | http://zongamu.com/ 26. Hemantkumar M Desai | Founder & CEO | http://CDCN.us/ 27. Kannan Marimuthu | Co-Founder | http://webqtech.com/ AGENDA 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Networking 6:30 pm – 6:45 pm Introduction of the panelist (30 seconds 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 1st: 2-week desk space at OnePiece Work 2nd: three training sessions/workshops at sFoundation Accelerator For queries, contact Ken Wong, sFoundation.

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  • Latest on StanfordNLP & CoreNLP Libraries

    Co-hosted by The Future of AI in IT, Bay Area NLP and CSPA. We invite you to see the Stanford NLP Group present the "StanfordNLP Library", a new python library for many languages, and take part in a hands-on tutorial of the Multilingual Neural Pipeline. 6:30 - 7:00pm: Refreshments and networking 7:00-7:10pm: Overview & history of the StanfordNLP & CoreNLP libraries by Stanford Professor Christopher Manning 7:10-7:30pm: Walkthrough of the CoreNLP client interface in StanfordNLP 7:30-7:50pm: Intro to the Multilingual Neural Pipeline and Biomedical NLP Pipeline 7:50-8:20pm: Interactive tutorial of the Multilingual Neural Pipeline + QA by Stanford Doctors Jason Bolton, Peng Qi & Yuhao Zhang 8:20-9:00pm: Mingling with speakers and new friends GRATITUDE to our sponsors: Host: Astound (www.astound.ai) - Service Management. Reimagined. Refreshments by: First Republic Bank (www.firstrepublic.com) - It is a privilege to serve you.

  • AAPM Excellence in Precision Oncology 2019 (ExPO2019)

    Ohana Floor, Salesforce Tower East, San Francisco, CA

    REGISTRATION is required. RSVP is not REGISTRATION. REGISTER below. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSce5rberfPGS2Q67ExW1ocCf_vkuOWzBUVDA4uqeL71w6FNmA/viewform (<= REGISTER and then BUY TICKET here). Upon submission of the form, you'll see a link to BUY TICKET to attend the program. (Use code: MEETUPDGLExPO to get 95% off.) The AAPM Excellence in Precision Oncology 2019 (ExPO2019) is bringing together top experts, thought leaders, and stakeholders in the precision oncology field to the San Francisco Bay Area. With the theme as “Leading the Way to the Future of Cancer Care,” the inaugural ExPO2019 forum celebrates and inspires the cancer survivors, as well as recognizes the contributions of experts, leaders and the stakeholders. The summit is bringing together, celebrity supporters, top cancers scientists, oncologists, cancer patient advocates, entrepreneurs, investors, industry executives to share their insights to achieve the common goal to prevent and cure cancer. Excellence in Precision Oncology (ExPO) 2019 Agenda 5:00-5:15 Welcome, networking and refreshments 5:15-5:30 ExPO 2019 Opening Ceremony[masked]:45 ExPO Program Chair: Welcome and Introductory Remarks[masked] Opening keynote: When Someone You Love Has Cancer (Family members' perspectives of caring for patients with cancer and challenges of accessing the right information on cancer over the web) 6:00 to 6:45 Keynote Panel (with Q/A): Leading the Way to the Future of Cancer Care (Speakers TBA)[masked] Award Ceremony: Awardees to be announced before the ExPO[masked] -7:30 Awards Panel (with Q/A): To be announced a before the ExPO[masked]:00 Breakthrough Panel (with Q/A): Recent Breakthroughs in Cancer Research and Therapy (Speakers TBA)[masked]:30 Technology Panel (with Q/A): New Technologies that will Transform the Way Cancer is Treated (Speakers TBA) 8:[masked] Closing remarks 8:35-9:00 Networking and dinner

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  • AI/ML in Healthcare, Life Sciences, Medical Devices, Bio Tech & Drug Development

    REGISTRATION is required. RSVP is not REGISTRATION. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScE4o7vmnSUn5AVQ_Zdgru40GCNisqJ7IgBaJEe94SQBPpDig/viewform (<= Click to REGISTER) It's a FREE community event is organized by AAPM, CSPA, SIPA, SVCA. FORMAT 5:00 PM Doors Open 5:25 PM Welcome 5:30 PM 10 Pitches & Demos (5 min each) 6:30 PM Break 7:00 PM 5-6 Panels 9:00 PM Closing SPEAKERS/INVESTORS/FOUNDERS .................. TBA soon

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  • Silicon Valley Open Community Hackathon: Week 3- Building A Founding Team (FREE)

    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 Hackathon 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 Hackathon 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, whose area of professional focus includes Cloud, IoT, Big Data, AI, HealthCare, Life Sciences, Medical Devices, Medicine, Biotechnology, AR/VR, Blockchain, Enterprise or 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 demo day at the Hackathon. 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 demo day at the Hackathon. OTHERS: If you are a developer, hacker, researcher, domain expert, technologist or a business and marketing professional, then this hackathon 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 Building An Innovative Business Model And/Or A Product Week 5 Learning about Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make Week 6 Learning about Critical Factors for Obtaining Funding Week 7 Participating in the Screening Round Week 8 Pitching The Idea To Potential investors On The Demo Day Each week, details will be sent through emails to REGISTERED members.

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  • AI: Data is NOT a moat. Why more isn't always better

    111 Independence Dr

    Co-hosted by The future of AI in IT, AICUG and CSPA. Don't have access to Big Data? Don't worry! Come to discover your new moat! Sandra Carrico, founder of GLYNT will present how she has built an AI solution at 98% precision with Small Data. Dr Naghi Prasad, CEO of Astound will lead a thought provoking discussion on this timely topic. SPEAKER: SANDRA CARRICO Founder, VP Engineering & Chief Data Scientist @GLYNT As Chief Data Scientist, Sandra invented the GLYNT system for data extraction from documents. Her advanced machine learning approach has been presented at technical conferences and is in papers on ARXIV and Medium. As VP of Engineering and Chief Data Scientist, Sandra led the development of the GLYNT product, including support for the Elastic AI Workbench which pipelines and orchestrates models, data, documents and workflow. Previously Sandra was VP of Engineering at a number of startups. She has also been in engineering management at AT&T Bell Labs, Aurigin and AT&T Labs. NAGHI PRASAD CEO, Co-founder @Astound Dr. Naghi is the CEO of Astound. He leads an AI-driven automation platform for Enterprise Service Management. Previously Naghi was the CEO and Co-Founder of Deep Forest Media, a cross device advertising platform and prior to that CTO of Tapjoy, the leader in distribution and monetization of Social and Mobile games and applications. PROGRAM: 6:00 - 6:30 Refreshment reception 6:30 - 6:35 Introduction by Naghi Prasad 6:35 - 7:05 Presentation by Sandra Carrico 7:05 - 7:30 Q&A moderated by Naghi Prasad 7:30 - 8:00 Mingling with speaker and attendees Event will be streamed and recorded: https://youtu.be/6le0H8jwY04 Astound parking lot is limited. You can use adjacent lots or paid parking at Hotel Nia. GRATITUDE to our sponsors: Astound - www.astound.ai First Republic Bank - www.firstrepublic.com

  • Partner Event: 360 Lab San Francisco Open House

    274 Brannan St

    Our friends at 360 Lab SF are having an open house! We invite you all to tour our space and take part in leadership and growth marketing workshops. Please come for any part of the big event. Agenda: 10am -12pm Tour & Overview + Meet the 360 Lab SF Staff 12:00-1:30pm Lunch & Founders Talk/Panel + Q&A 2:00-2:45pm VC Talk 3:00-3:45pm Brain Snack: Influencer Marketing 4:00-4:45pm Brain Snack: Growth 5:00-5:45pm Keynote: Latest in Artificial Intelligence 6:00-8:00pm Networking Mixer Keynote Speaker: Dan Turchin, co-founder and Chief Product Officer @Astound https://www.linkedin.com/in/dturchin/ Pop Up Store: Ongoing throughout the day (5 startups + 1 law firm + 1 service provider) Food and Beverages provided. For event details and to RSVP, please visit Eventbrite page below: http://bit.ly/2Magsyq About the space... A beautiful 25,000 square foot location with its own event space that can hold up to 300 people. We are on the 5th floor of a building that has a great view and we are next to Dropbox, Pinterest, Splunk, and Github.