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The San Francisco Startup Incubation And Acceleration is a non-profit organization for startup entrepreneurs to attend networking sessions, seminars, workshops, coaching and mentoring programs organized by incubators and investors.

Entrepreneurs, innovators, developers, executives, startup founders and business owners, please join us if you want to get help with business basics, participate in networking activities and cofounder mixers, find marketing resources and strategic partners, seek investors and venture capital, get access to advisory boards and mentors, as well as improve entrepreneurship skills in various training programs.

Upcoming events (4)

(Promo code SFES 20%off) Brunch with Founders Fund

Galvanize - San Francisco

Register with promo code SFES for 20% off: https://brunchwork.com/next-event/?eb_event_id=73309628071 Join us at brunchwork to connect with industry leaders and meet brilliant peers over a healthy meal! On Sunday, October 20, brunch with Delian Asparouhov, Investor at Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, the $3B firm that has backed some of the most impactful companies of the decade, including: Airbnb, Facebook, Palantir and SpaceX. Delian Asparouhov is a Principal at Founders Fund, a venture capital firm cofounded by Peter Thiel, with more than $3 billion in aggregate capital under management as of 2016. The firm and its partners have been early backers of some of the most impactful companies of the past decade, including Airbnb, Facebook, Palantir and SpaceX. Prior to this, he was a Principal at Khosla Ventures, the head of growth at Teespring, and the founder of a healthcare company called Nightingale. Register with promo code SFES for 20% off: https://brunchwork.com/next-event/?eb_event_id=73309628071

ODSC WEST 2019 (use discount code ODSC_SVSIAN for 50% off)

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport

Buy your ticket at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/odsc-west-2019-open-data-science-conference-tickets-53970588483?discount=ODSC_SVSIAN About the Conference The annual ODSC West in San Francisco brings together the most influential data scientists, practitioners, innovators, and thought leaders in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data. ODSC West showcases the best and the brightest when it comes to Data Science, including many open source data science pioneers. Learn from leading 210+ experts in hands-on trainings, workshops and talks on everything you need in applied data science and artificial intelligence. Day One - Accelerate AI and Training Sessions The Accelerate AI Business Summit holds talks and panels about the Business of AI and data science plus network with industry leaders. Day Two - Training Sessions Enhance your data science skills through training sessions taught by world-class data science instructors, in small class sizes. Here you'll strengthen your technical skills and boost your professional profile through hands-on trainings led by core contributors. Day's Three and Four - Workshop and Talk Sessions Further your data science knowledge and connect with like-minded individuals at the many conference talks and workshops. Tools, Topics, and Languages Impress your boss and colleagues with the skills you gain at ODSC West. Here’s just a sample of the tools, topics, and languages we'll be covering in 4 days: Topics: Recommendation Systems, Transfer Learning, Machine Vision, Autonomous Machines, Conversational AI, Data Science Research, Artificial Intelligence, Speech Recognition, Unsupervised Learning, Image Classification, Self-driving Vehicles, and Machine Translation Languages: Python, R Julia, Scala, Pig/Hive/NoSQL Tools: Python, Jupyter Notebooks, R programming, Julia, Scala, Stan, Apache Spark, MLlib, Streaming, Tensorflow, MXNet, Caffe, CNTK, Scikit-learn, Theano, Shogun, Pylearn2, Azure ML, Amazon ML,H20.ai, Cloud ML, Neo4J, D3.js, R-Shiny, Hadoop, Apache Storm, Apache Flink, Kafka, Druid Networking Opportunities Connect with 4,500 of your data science peers from around the world at these networking opportunities provided throughout the conference: Daily Coffee Breaks / Review the talks over coffee Career Expo / Cross paths with startups and Fortune 500 companies looking to hire talented data scientists Office Hours Session / Drop in and bring your questions, big and small Share a meal and ideas with like-minded individuals at Dinner with Data Scientists. (This a self-organized event. ODSC suggests the venue and provides a signup sheet. Each individual is responsible for their own dinner cost.)

ODSC WEST 2019 (use discount code ODSC_SVSIAN for 50% off)

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport

Buy your ticket at: http://bit.ly/2TrzD7o Or: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/odsc-west-2019-open-data-science-conference-tickets-53970588483?discount=ODSC_SVSIAN About the Conference The annual ODSC West in San Francisco brings together the most influential data scientists, practitioners, innovators, and thought leaders in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data. ODSC West showcases the best and the brightest when it comes to Data Science, including many open source data science pioneers. Learn from leading 210+ experts in hands-on trainings, workshops and talks on everything you need in applied data science and artificial intelligence. Day One - Accelerate AI and Training Sessions The Accelerate AI Business Summit holds talks and panels about the Business of AI and data science plus network with industry leaders. Day Two - Training Sessions Enhance your data science skills through training sessions taught by world-class data science instructors, in small class sizes. Here you'll strengthen your technical skills and boost your professional profile through hands-on trainings led by core contributors. Day's Three and Four - Workshop and Talk Sessions Further your data science knowledge and connect with like-minded individuals at the many conference talks and workshops. Tools, Topics, and Languages Impress your boss and colleagues with the skills you gain at ODSC West. Here’s just a sample of the tools, topics, and languages we'll be covering in 4 days: Topics: Recommendation Systems, Transfer Learning, Machine Vision, Autonomous Machines, Conversational AI, Data Science Research, Artificial Intelligence, Speech Recognition, Unsupervised Learning, Image Classification, Self-driving Vehicles, and Machine Translation Languages: Python, R Julia, Scala, Pig/Hive/NoSQL Tools: Python, Jupyter Notebooks, R programming, Julia, Scala, Stan, Apache Spark, MLlib, Streaming, Tensorflow, MXNet, Caffe, CNTK, Scikit-learn, Theano, Shogun, Pylearn2, Azure ML, Amazon ML,H20.ai, Cloud ML, Neo4J, D3.js, R-Shiny, Hadoop, Apache Storm, Apache Flink, Kafka, Druid Networking Opportunities Connect with 4,500 of your data science peers from around the world at these networking opportunities provided throughout the conference: Daily Coffee Breaks / Review the talks over coffee Career Expo / Cross paths with startups and Fortune 500 companies looking to hire talented data scientists Office Hours Session / Drop in and bring your questions, big and small Share a meal and ideas with like-minded individuals at Dinner with Data Scientists. (This a self-organized event. ODSC suggests the venue and provides a signup sheet. Each individual is responsible for their own dinner cost.) Buy your ticket at: http://bit.ly/2TrzD7o Or: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/odsc-west-2019-open-data-science-conference-tickets-53970588483?discount=ODSC_SVSIAN

Halloween Party for creators, entrepreneurs, innovators and everybody

Register with discount code DIEHARD : https://haunted-church.eventbrite.com/?discount=DIEHARD Sponsor of the Night: Paranorm Ventures is an early-stage venture capital fund focusing on ghostly, metaphysical, mystic and transcendental innovations. Our key investment thesis: “There is always a Universe, where your startup is a unicorn”. Dear Creatures: I would like to cordially invite you to join the 319th Annual Paranormal Venture Coven on October 31, 2019 at 7pm. The event will take place at the famous Haunted Hacker’s Church. This year’s theme is: “Ghosts and Humans: Time for Tolerance and Diversity”. As you all know, alternative investment options are being explored for the application of supernatural forces in business due to the promising results of ongoing and completed research, which is inspiring the formation of new venture capital organizations and professional communities in this field. For the last three centuries, the Paranormal Venture Coven brings together enchanters of all kinds in an exclusive gathering that features the best innovative ideas from multiple Parallel Universes and Alternative Realities. From quantum consciousness research to applied alchemy - we welcome all opinions and points of view. This year Tolerance is our spotlighted area, with the night full of charmed drinks, magical vibes and best witches in town. Delegates come from various Alternative Realities to mingle with the less successful versions of themselves. The latest cohort of startups from the Buy-Or-Die Accelerator will be featured through the night. We welcome you to join our Paranormal VIP Lounge (reservation required) including: Full access to the Underworld Lounge Open premium bar Complimentary food Various One-on-one and One-on-Many networking options Mystic environment You may purchase a Phantom Tour Ticket with access to the Bell Tower to meet the Hacker’s Phantom and network with other ghosts in their natural habitat. Your presence is very important to connect the worlds of humans and ghosts! Ghosts with a valid death certificate enter for free. Truly yours, Phantom of the Church **) Please note that independently of your mortal status and visual appearance, you need to present a human state-issued ID showing at least 21 years of age. Register with discount code DIEHARD : https://haunted-church.eventbrite.com/?discount=DIEHARD

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