What we're about

Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs (SVE) is the largest grassroots movements of startup founders in the Silicon valley Bay Area since 2008. This community organization provides opportunities for startups to pitch, demo their startup and share their passions with other members broader startup ecosystem.

SVE Pitch and Demo is the largest and oldest community startup pitching meetup in Silicon Valley.

Now with 30,000+ members, we have events every week! So join us be a part of our pitch events, co-founder matching nights, panel discussions and even our fun mixers!

Watch us on youtube:


Blog: SVE.io (http://sve.io)

Our regular activities

• SVE Pitching and Demo

• SVE Mixer

• SVE Talk

• Developer Night

• Startup Boot Camp

• Founder Hiking

• Monthly Standing Meditation

Join us online

Telegram: https://t.me/joinchat/IEtC6BTPEyax8kzbo1IS8g

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/1812781/

Follow us on: https://www.linkedin.com/company/3532521/

Twitter: @SVEntrepreneur

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sventrepreneurs

Sponsor our event:


Nominate a judge/speaker: https://goo.gl/forms/GtKz2YlinTRLJU5W2

Volunteer for the event: https://goo.gl/forms/fTuHREP37hHSsyNv1

SVE.io Community Media:


Join as a contributor: http://sve.io/join

Apply to be interviewed at SVE.io: sve.io/interview-request

Follow the founder David Cao: http://linkedin.com/in/davidcao01

Upcoming events (2)

Monthly SVE Hiking @ Wunderlich County Park

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Join this social hiking event with SVE (Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs). It's an ideal way to practice your pitch, make new connections and get some fresh air. We'll hike approximately 4 miles round trip.

The Pandemic is almost past. The offline meetups are coming back. SVE is open for meetup event organizers / partnerships to co-lead great face to face meetups for the entrepreneur community. If you are interested in joining SVE's organizer team or helping the SVE community to organize future meetups, join us at this meetup

This form will give you a good ideas of possibilities, please fill in if you cannot come to the hiking meetup

Here's our agenda:
8:45 AM - Arrive at the Parking Lot
9:00 AM - Introductions
9:15 AM - Start hiking
10:00 AM - Pitching
11:30 AM - End hiking

This hiking is not for people who rarely exercise - it's medium difficulty. Hike at your own risk.

Note: Dogs aren't allowed on this trail as per guidelines of the area.

Meetup Point: We'll be meeting at Lower Wunderlich Parking.

Release of Liability:
In consideration for being allowed to participate in this activity, on behalf of yourself and your next of kin, heirs and representatives, you release SVE from all liability and promise not to sue its hosts and participants from any and all claims resulting in any physical or psychological injury, illness, damages, or economic or emotional loss you may suffer because of your participation in this activity.

Founder World 2022 - Finale - Empowering Extraordinary Founders

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Founder World 2022 (SVE Demo Global) from Austin, Silicon Valley, and globally online. The event is hosted by the SVE (Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs),together with F50 Elevate (Austin), Raising the Round (SV), and supported by a group of communities worldwide.

20 Finalist Startups Featured
Bootcamp @Ranch
10 Winners Startup of Year 2022

SVE Demo Global went online in March, 2020. First SVE Demo 2020 had attracted 60K youtube views since early 2020. The 2020 Grand winner AgriBody was acquired by Global Clean Energy Holdings in 2021, PhableCare raised $15M in 2021. For the past decade, as the oldest and largest grassroot pitching meetup in Silicon Valley, SVE Demo honored around 60 monthly winners over the past 10 years, including several F50 Ventures Portfolio companies Oculii (Recently raised $50M), Invi (Acquired by Google), GummiCube (ASO SAAS), and many more..

Past Speakers
Aaron Magenheim, CEO & Founder, Ag Tech Insight
Anna Dvornikova, Managing Partner, TEC Ventures
Bill Reichert, Partner , Pegasus Tech Ventures
Canice Wu, Head of Insurance Practice, Salesforce
Daniel Wiegand, Co-founder & Managing Partner, Draper Startup House Accelerator
Dave Sanders, Managing Partner | Managing Partner, WorldBridge Partners | Northern California Investment Fund I & II
David Cao, Managing Partner, F50 Ventures
Ephraim Lindenbaum, Managing Director, Advance Ventures
Faye Sahai, Partner & Managing Director, Vinaj Ventures
Gonzalo Perez-Taiman, Founder & Partner, Arpegio
Iddo Tal, Founder, Raise the Round
Jaleh Daie, Partner | Chairman/Founder, Aurora Equity | Band of Angels
James Drage, VC / Coach | Managing Partner, Heroiq | Algal Ventures
Jennifer Vancini, General Partner, Mighty Capital
Joe Merrill, General Partner, Sputnik ATX
Karl Shaikh, Business Strategy Lecturer | Adjunct Professor, Saint Marty's College of California | University of San Francisco
Kumar Sripadam, Partner | Chair, Elevate Capital | TiE Angel
Laura Cozzi, Chief Energy Modeller, International Energy Agency
Lisa Besserman, Managing Partner, EXPA Ventures
Lu Zhang, Founder & Managing Partner, Fusion Fund Capital
Martin Martinez, Executive Director, Founder Institute
Minette Navarrete, Co-founder, President and Vice Chairman, Kickstart Ventures, Inc.
Nan Zhou, Investment Director, Qualcome Ventures
Nikolai Oreshkin, Managing Partner, Elysium Venture Capital
Paul Singh, Angel Investor, TiE Angels
Pavan Kumar, Founder, 3PM Ventures
Pavel Cherkashin, Managing Partner, Mindrock Capital
Philippe Kahn, Founder and CEO | Founder, Fullpower-AI | Founder, LightSurf, StarFish, BorlandSoft
Randy Williams, CEO & Founder, Keiretsu Forum
Rob Trice, Founding Partner, Better Food Ventures
Roger Royse, Partner, Haynes Boone, LLP
Rusty Bacon, Vice President & Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley
Scott Arminini, Angel Investor, Bloomlife Inc.
Silvia Vermonese, Entrepreneur
Stas Khirman, Co-founder & CTO | Managing Partner, realizeMD | TEC Ventures
Sweta Patel, Columnist, Startup Growth Mode
Thomas Bunn, Venture Associate, iSelect Fund
William Bao Bean, General Partner | Managing Director | Managing Director, SOSV | Chinaccelerator | MOX
William Li, Chairman and CEO, Knightscope
The event is free to the founders. Transportation and lodging are not included.

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#SaaS-Tech Happy Hour #SVEMixer

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