• Taking your startup to the next level through a startup accelerator program

    ************ Get your FREE ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/take-your-startup-to-the-next-level-through-a-startup-accelerator-program-tickets-64581195093 ************ Join us for a presentation on: Taking your startup to the next level through a startup accelerator program. We will talk about what a startup accelerator is and what sFoundation does to help startups. We will start promptly at 12:30 PM. Our presentations and workshops are part of sFoundation Startup Accelerator program framework in which we have CEO series, CTO series, CFO series, and CMO series of talks, workshops, training sessions, and interactive sessions – all provided by our subject matter experts. Our mission is to provide anyone who is interested in starting or growing a company with the knowledge, help, and connections they need to move to the next stage of their startup life. We want to help founders to enhance their strengths, tackle their weaknesses, and build a collaborative startup community. _________________ When and where? _________________ Tuesday, July 16,[masked]:30 PM to 1:30 PM sFoundation / OnePiece Work 3120 Scott Boulevard Santa Clara, CA 95054 _________________ Who should attend? _________________ 1. Entrepreneurs 2. Founders and co-founders 3. Technologists 4. Software developers 5. Professionals 6. and many more… _________________ Organizer _________________ sFoundation – Startup Accelerator | Advisory Services – https://www.sfoundation.io https://www.meetup.com/Startup-Tuesday/ https://www.meetup.com/Startup_Wednesday/ https://www.meetup.com/Startup-Saturday-SV/ https://www.sfoundation.io/disclaimer

  • Lifograph Palo Alto Pitch w/ VC from Emergent Ventures and two angel investors

    Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

    IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: _________________________________ YOU CAN NOW BECOME AN INVESTOR IN LIFOGRAPH! Starting at $100 Watch 2-minute video to learn more: http://bit.ly/ev-mt-wf _________________________________ You are invited to meet investors and pitch at our Lifograph Palo Alto Pitch Night in front of a panel of 3 investors representing Emergent Ventures and Wharton Angels. In the panel there will also be an Angel Investor who makes 6-7 investments a year. Event attendees and speakers can network with each other here: https://www.lifograph.com/lifograph Limited availability. RSVP early. Food and drinks are provided. ______________________________ WHO SHOULD ATTEND: ______________________________ Startups looking for funding are invited to pitch. You may also attend as a spectator and take advantage of a great learning and networking opportunity. RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/63590932190 ______________________________ FORMAT: ______________________________ 90-second verbal elevator pitch (no deck) followed by non-rebuttal feedback from the investor panel. At the end of the event, the investor panel will choose three pitch winners who will be able to choose one of the free prizes. RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/63590932190 ______________________________ INVESTOR PANEL ______________________________ ALOK NANDAN Alok Nandan is a Managing Partner at Emergent Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund investing in Seed to Series A tech startups located in the United States and India. Previously, Alok was an advisor to several high growth tech startups and was a Director of Product at TempoAI, a startup backed by top tier VCs like Relay Ventures, Sierra Ventures, Qualcomm, Mayfield and HorizonVentures. TempoAI was later acquired by Salesforce. Earlier, Alok led product teams at YuMe (IPO: NYSE), a company backed by top tier VCs like Accel, Khosla Ventures and Samsung Ventures. He joined YuMe at an early stage and experienced its evolution into a public company going IPO on NYSE. Alok also held multiple product management roles at Microsoft, with the last one being Founding PM of Windows Azure, for which he received the Gold Star Award (given to top 1% of Microsoft staff). Earlier in his career he also worked at Intel and several tech startups. Alok is also a co-inventor of three technology patents. Alok holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT Kharagpur, a Masters degree and Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA. ______________________________ ROGER RAPPOPORT Roger Rappoport is an independent Angel Investor making 6-7 personal investments per year and overseeing hundreds of funding rounds and acquisitions as Partner at Procopio. He is also the Leader of Procopio's Emerging Growth and Technology. He has extensive experience in investing and advising startups and emerging growth companies in the information technology, telecommunications, life sciences and cleantech industries. Roger is a frequent speaker and panelist on topics and issues related to the development and implementation of a company's formation and funding strategy. Before attending law school, he was the founder of a technology company with $10 million in revenue. Roger is very connected with investors in Silicon Valley and beyond. He has advised many startups on multi-million funding rounds and M&A transactions. RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/63590932190 ______________________________ ORGANIZER: ______________________________ LIFOGRAPH - The Wiki of People BECOME AN INVESTOR IN LIFOGRAPH! Starting at $100 Watch 2-minute video to learn more: http://bit.ly/ev-mt-wf ______________________________ VENUE SPONSOR: ______________________________ PROCOPIO LAW FIRM Law firm specializing in tech startups.

  • Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Toastmaster Open Meeting

    340 E Middlefield Rd

    NEW convenient Permanent! Location In Mountain View The Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Toastmasters Club welcomes all entrepreneurs, engineers, professionals and students to join the meetings. Please join us if you want to improve your public speaking and communication skills, or enhance your professional leadership effectiveness. Agenda: 12:10 pm: Open for Registration 12:15 pm: Networking 12:30 pm: Toastmasters Meeting 1:45 pm: Adjourn Every first Thursday of the month, we have a "pitch training session" specially designed for entrepreneurs and startup founders. Why Should You Join Toastmasters? Everyone has their own personal reasons for joining Toastmasters, but here are a few of the most common: Become a Better Public Speaker Members work through a series of educational programs (at their own pace) designed to improve their ability to write speeches, design presentations, and deliver them. Overcome Public Speaking Fears The most positive and supportive audience in the world is a Toastmasters club audience. Speaking regularly in front of a group helps you calm your nerves and communicate effectively. “Practice” Presentations for Other Audiences Everyone has different motivations for wanting to speak better. Maybe you want to hone your presentation skills for your career. Perhaps you want to be able to speak out in your volunteer organization. Maybe you want to complement your portfolio as an author, manager, or other professional with speaking gigs? Whatever the case, Toastmasters is a wonderful laboratory for you to practice your presentations and gain valuable feedback. Gain the Confidence and Courage to Lead Leadership and communication skills are intimately bound. Some might argue that leadership is nothing more than the ability to effectively communicate a vision. As your communication skills improve, your ability to lead will improve as well.

  • Lifograph SV Pitch Night w/ Global Tech Ventures and 3 angel investors

    Silicon Valley Innovation Center

    IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: _________________________________ YOU CAN NOW BECOME AN INVESTOR IN LIFOGRAPH! Starting at $100 Watch 2-minute video to learn more: http://bit.ly/ev-mt-wf _________________________________ You are invited to meet investors and pitch at our Lifograph Palo Alto Pitch Night in front of a Venture Capitalist from Global Tech Ventures, an Angel Investor from Wharton Angels, and two other Accredited Investors. Event attendees and speakers can network with each other here: https://www.lifograph.com/lifograph Limited availability. RSVP early. Food and drinks are provided. ______________________________ WHO SHOULD ATTEND: ______________________________ Startups looking for funding are invited to pitch. You may also attend as a spectator and take advantage of a great learning and networking opportunity. ______________________________ FORMAT: ______________________________ 90-second verbal elevator pitch (no deck) followed by non-rebuttal feedback from the investor panel. At the end of the event, the investor panel will choose three pitch winners who will be able to choose one of the free prizes. RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/64204150342 ______________________________ INVESTOR PANEL ______________________________ KAYVAN BAROUMAND Kayvan Baroumand is the Founder of GSV Labs (NestGSV). He is also the Founder / CEO at Global Tech Ventures. Kayvan spent one year as the President of AlwaysOn Network and was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Plug and Play Tech Center, a business accelerator that supported over 1000+ startups. Kayvan helped Plug and Play companies get accelerated access to angel capital, institutional and corporate venture funding, product development, recruiting services, events, and other startup services. Kayvan holds a degree in Economics and Business Management from the University of California, Irvine. ______________________________ STEVEN COLBY Steven is an Accredited Angel Investor who invests in several startups a year. He is the Director of Patent Strategy at Royse Law Firm, a law firm that provides general and transactional tax, business and corporate law services to closely held, emerging growth and middle market companies. Steven is a Patent Attorney specializing in a wide range of technology areas and a former CTO with 20 years experience working on and advising startups. Steven holds a J.D. in Law from Santa Clara University School of Law and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Indiana University Bloomington. ______________________________ ROGER ROYSE Roger is an Accredited Angel Investor who invests in several startups a year. He is the Founder of Royse Law, a Silicon Valley law firm involved daily in VC financing and M&A transactions with the largest angel groups and VC firms. Roger’s background includes work with prominent San Francisco Bay area and New York City law firms. He is a frequent speaker, writer, radio guest, blogger and panelist. Roger was named a "Northern California Super Lawyer", and is AV Peer-Rated by Martindale Hubbell, and has a “Superb” rating from Avvo, the leading authority in lawyer ratings. Roger was twice the recipient of the Innovator Award, presented by The Recorder. He organized, hosted and moderated many startup events but also a first ever Presidential Candidates Forum in which 5 presidential candidates participated. RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/64204150342 ______________________________ ORGANIZER: ______________________________ LIFOGRAPH - The Wiki of People Discover 500,000 profiles and 1.2M connections on Lifograph for FREE As seen in Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc., Investor Business Daily, TheNextWeb, etc. ______________________________ VENUE SPONSOR: ______________________________ SILICON VALLEY INNOVATION CENTER - http://www.svicenter.com/ Tours and executive education programs for corporate executives, business owners, board members of global businesses and government leaders.

  • Women Founders Workshop Series- with Lital Cohen!

    PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE EVENT DESCRIPTION. There is a cover charge to for this event. A "YES" RSVP on our meetup site does not confirm your reservation. In order to attend, you must register and pay here:RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-founders-workshop-series-with-lital-cohen-tickets-64992791188 Or, pay $20 (cash) at the door. About this Event Being brave doesn't mean you are not scared, it just means that you do it anyway. We all have goals we wish to achieve. Goals can make us passionate and excited about the future. They can also arouse insecurities and doubts about the decision-making process, which can influence the life path we choose to pursue or avoid. In this workshop, I will share inspirational stories that touch upon the process of conquering fears, in order to reach one’s highest potential. Lital will provide practical and user-friendly tools that enable participants to see themselves compassionately. The tools function to empower participants to conquer insecurity, procrastination and self-doubt, resulting in behaviors that lead to taking active steps towards pursuing life in “power mode” and achieving what they desire to become. Let’s be our own sculptors, chipping away at old patterns. About the speaker: Lital Cohen, is the Founder of CORE. She helps people free themselves from blocking patterns and find ways to love themselves enough, to put their best foot forward and express themselves in the most desirable way possible. Lital has over eleven years’ experience worldwide as a professional speaker in various companies and organizations. She has worked with small audiences, and large ones of over 3000 people at high-tech companies, academic institutions, non-profit organizations, women’s empowerment groups, underrepresented populations, with prisoners and prison guards. Since Lital is all about the people, she holds a B.A. in Behavioral Sciences and a M.A. Social Sciences. In her free time she is a theater actress in a local theater group. For more information about our speaker visit www.COREbylitalcohen.com Agenda: 6:30PM - Meet and Mingle (wine and light snacks will be provided) 7:00PM - Welcome & Introduction 7:05PM - How Do I Live Courageously? by guest speaker Lital Cohen 8:15PM - Q&A, Networking 9:00PM - Doors Close *Wine and light snacks will be provided.

  • Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Toastmaster Open Meeting

    340 E Middlefield Rd

    NEW convenient Permanent! Location In Mountain View The Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Toastmasters Club welcomes all entrepreneurs, engineers, professionals and students to join the meetings. Please join us if you want to improve your public speaking and communication skills, or enhance your professional leadership effectiveness. Agenda: 12:10 pm: Open for Registration 12:15 pm: Networking 12:30 pm: Toastmasters Meeting 1:45 pm: Adjourn Every first Thursday of the month, we have a "pitch training session" specially designed for entrepreneurs and startup founders. Why Should You Join Toastmasters? Everyone has their own personal reasons for joining Toastmasters, but here are a few of the most common: Become a Better Public Speaker Members work through a series of educational programs (at their own pace) designed to improve their ability to write speeches, design presentations, and deliver them. Overcome Public Speaking Fears The most positive and supportive audience in the world is a Toastmasters club audience. Speaking regularly in front of a group helps you calm your nerves and communicate effectively. “Practice” Presentations for Other Audiences Everyone has different motivations for wanting to speak better. Maybe you want to hone your presentation skills for your career. Perhaps you want to be able to speak out in your volunteer organization. Maybe you want to complement your portfolio as an author, manager, or other professional with speaking gigs? Whatever the case, Toastmasters is a wonderful laboratory for you to practice your presentations and gain valuable feedback. Gain the Confidence and Courage to Lead Leadership and communication skills are intimately bound. Some might argue that leadership is nothing more than the ability to effectively communicate a vision. As your communication skills improve, your ability to lead will improve as well.

  • Silicon Valley Networking Mixer!!

    Keller Williams Realty Office

    Dear entrepreneurs, business owners, startup founders, engineers, developers, hackers, investors, students and all professionals, please come to our startup entrepreneurship networking event. This is an event open to everybody who wants to meet entrepreneurs, business or technical partners; or to learn new technologies and innovations. There are tremendous business and entrepreneurship opportunities in our networking mixer events. No matter what you plan to do, creating or joining a startup, dating business or technical partners, acquiring top talents or finding a dream job, or simply attending a high value social networking event, you are very welcome to join our event which is open to anyone in Silicon Valley. If you have any questions, please reach out to Kae. Get to know Kae in 83 seconds! - https://vimeo.com/325349756 Website: http://EnterpriseGuy.io Other Meetups: https://www.meetup.com/StocksAllDay/ https://www.meetup.com/VolatilityClub/ https://www.meetup.com/EnterpriseAdventures/ Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/enterpriseadventures/ https://www.facebook.com/Enterprise-Adventures-778026182658099/

  • Entrepreneurs, Innovators and Everybody, Spark Your Creative Genius Poetically!

    Do you believe you are exceedingly ingenious and creative? Yes you are smarter than people think. You can not only invent things as entrepreneurs but also write down unique feelings and ideas to create literary works - the poetry! Yes you can do it! Please come and join the online poetry at https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/poetryvalley (https://groups.google.com/forum/#%21forum/poetryvalley) and your inspired mind. Poetry Valley (https://groups.google.com/forum/#%21forum/poetryvalley) is an online poetry community for EVERYBODY, from beginners to experts. Join Poetry Valley (https://groups.google.com/forum/#%21forum/poetryvalley) to read poems and boost your inspired mind, and express your own feelings and thoughts by creating your own poems! For more details, please join Poetry Valley. (https://groups.google.com/forum/#%21forum/poetryvalley)

  • Come to join us and build a blockchain startup (区块链技术创业讨论会)

    Entrepreneurs, Blockchain technologies have brought us tremendous opportunities for us to start a new venture. It is time for us to brainstorm and put technologies together to form startup teams. If you have knowledge and skills in blockchain technologies, if you have ever participated in blockchain open source projects, if you have experiences in working on any of the blockchain platforms. Or if you want to convert yourself and become a blockchain guru, please come to join our meeting. In this meeting, we will brainstorm our new blockchain projects, and explore the possibility of forming startup teams. To sign up, please send an email to: [masked] with your résumé, pitch deck or business plan. And we will invite you to join this event of open discussion with moderated sessions.

  • Let's brainstorm new projects and products for our next startup!

    [Courtesy Notice: This is only a friendly online email communication reminder. No physical meetup for this event] Dear entrepreneurs, startup founders, technologists and professionals, We are happy to offer you opportunities to build your next tech startup company. We will help you get customers and market shares. And you will be funded as well! This comes from the huge efforts of the Reverse Innovation program, launched by TSVC, in collaboration with us and other partners in both the US and internationally. Reverse Innovation is a very efficient strategy of performing international entrepreneurship and cross-border innovations. Yes, we help you build your next tech startup. Regarding the technologies, We currently focus on computer vision technologies, which has tremendous market potentials. We also believe robotics will have huge values for different kinds of industrial applications. Besides, we also welcome other technologies such as AI, ML, IoT as well as other disruptive innovations. For more information, please contact us by sending email to [masked] with detailed information about yourself. Please feel free to send us Business plans and pitch decks if you have any.