Pitch & Demo Night + GDC Party: Thursday, March 20 @ Horizon in SF #svepnd

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Pitch & Demo Night (http://www.meetup.com/sventrepreneurs/events/158231382/) + GDC Party will take place Thursday March 20th @ Horizon SF (http://www.horizonsf.com) in North Beach, 5pm-9pm in partnership with Society3 and Startup Socials and with support from Embarcadero and Google! This is going to be a high energy event and should be both productive and lots of fun! We're even giving away an XBOX ONE compliments of AppMethod (http://www.appmethod.com)!

When: Mar 20th, Thursday, 5pm-9pm

Where: Horizon, 498 Broadway Street, San Francisco (https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=498+Broadway+Street,+San+Francisco,+CA,+us)

Buzz about it HERE (http://s3buzz.com/kfcxfq)

FEATURED SPEAKERS & JUDGES:

• Colt McAnlis, Google Gaming (https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=3354969&authType=NAME_SEARCH&authToken=IIN8&locale=en_US&srchid=1867796861395280773594&srchindex=1&srchtotal=1&trk=vsrp_people_res_name&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A1867796861395280773594%2CVSRPtargetId%3A3354969%2CVSRPcmpt%3Aprimary)

• Patrick Mork, Founder / CEO at Unspoken Tales, EIR at Signia, X-Googler (https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=278822&authType=NAME_SEARCH&authToken=jk21&locale=en_US&srchid=1867796861395280877227&srchindex=1&srchtotal=11&trk=vsrp_people_res_name&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A1867796861395280877227%2CVSRPtargetId%3A278822%2CVSRPcmpt%3Aprimary)
• Darnell Kemp, SF Angels (https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=22976722&authType=NAME_SEARCH&authToken=ky1Q&locale=en_US&srchid=1867796861395280901545&srchindex=1&srchtotal=4&trk=vsrp_people_res_name&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A1867796861395280901545%2CVSRPtargetId%3A22976722%2CVSRPcmpt%3Aprimary)
• Jon Vlachogiannis, ZeroFund
• Sydney Armani, SVCrowdfund Ventures / Angel Investor, Investor Network (https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=178617184&authType=NAME_SEARCH&authToken=JhYJ&locale=en_US&srchid=1867796861395281071170&srchindex=1&srchtotal=1&trk=vsrp_people_res_photo&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A1867796861395281071170%2CVSRPtargetId%3A178617184%2CVSRPcmpt%3Aprimary)
• John Thomas "JT" , Embarcadero (AppMethod (http://www.appmethod.com/))

=== FEATURED DEMO COMPANIES ===
• GoToPal (http://www.mysmartvoicemail.com/): "Virutal Personal Assistant services, Free Messaging, Voicemails, communication, Maintain To Do List, iphone, windows phone, android."
• HelpMeNow (http://helpme-now.com/): "Is a mobile application that connects people who need help with those who are willing to help with routine tasks or some good advice."
Presented by Vera Kozyr, CEO
• Collusion (https://collusionapp.com/): "A smarter way to CollaborateCollusion is disrupting the very nature of collaboration, offering powerful new ways to develop ideas, run projects and solve problems."
Presented by Robert Yearsley, CEO
• Speecheo (http://speecheo.com/): "Never miss key information - GET THE IMPORTANT MOMENTS DURING ANY LIVE EVENT"
Presented by Raphael Harmel, CEO
• Fun2Rent (https://www.fun2rent.com/): "Why pay high prices for pricey boarts and powersports equipment that sits idle most of the time?
Fun2rent provides boat and powersports rentals directly from the owners. Find listings with prices and insurance. Have fun at less cost and let your new friends help pay for your boat or power sports gear!"
Presented by Founder CEO: Shawn Gardner
=== DETAIL ===
• GoToPal (http://www.mysmartvoicemail.com/): "Virutal Personal Assistant services, Free Messaging, Voicemails, communication, Maintain To Do List, iphone, windows phone, android."
GoToPal was founded in 2012 with a vision to build the Virtual Assistant to specifically take care of people when they are away, busy, travelling, vacation, sick, not connected, etc...
It's the modern assistant that will give you more time for your real-life and manage your digital-life. That's GotoPal’s vision.
To show the vision in action, GoToPal created a product called 'Smart Voicemail'.
Smart Voicemail is an advanced Voicemail with a virtual assistant.
It's simply a more elegant and scalable solution to your voicemail needs. It is instant, reliable, personal, productive, fun and simply beautiful!
With Smart Voicemail you can:
* Let your Virtual Assistant attend to callers
* Sync seamlessly with your Calendar
* Set timed and quick status messages
* Automatically convert voicemails into Tasks
* Intuitive UI with Push-to-Talk features
* App-to-App Messaging with friends across the world
* Enhanced Visual Voicemail
... And much much more
Smart Voicemail is now available for FREE in both AppStore and Google Play Store.
Follow our updates from:
Web: http://www.mysmartvoicemail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smartvoicemail
Twitter : https://twitter.com/smartvoicemail
• HelpMeNow (http://helpme-now.com/)
HelpMeNow is the space for your wants and needs: A mobile application startup, we connect people who need help with those who are willing to help with routine tasks or just a good advice. All interactions are P2P real-time right on the map.
Presented by Vera Kozyr, CEO
• Collusion (https://collusionapp.com/)
Today the world’s most pervasive collaboration, organization and problem-solving tool is still the humble whiteboard. Collusion employs this familiar ‘user interface’ to help people benefit from new ways of communicating, presenting and working together with a technology that acts as the glue of a project.
Collusion is a cloud based free form collaboration platform that is used across tablets, smartphones, smart TVs, smart boards and the web. It’s all about focusing on the work and getting things done.
Presented by Robert Yearsley, CEO
• Speecheo (http://speecheo.com/)
Speecheo is a mobile and web app which revolutionizes live events experience by creating a smart information channel between speakers and their audience.
Attendees have the perfect tool to never miss the information which matters to them anymore. They can capture speaker content easily in live, take notes and access live tweets.It provides speakers feedback with an reporting of the points of interests of the audience.
Presented by Raphael Harmel, CEO
=== AGENDA ===
5 to 6.30: networking and demos by start ups.
6.30 start: Intros and sponsors
5 presenters: 5 minutes to present
judges: 5 min - Q&A
Judges evaluate and select #3, 2 & 1. Hopefully a judge has insightful feedback - maybe even an invite to an investor group.
Brief announcements while judges are out deliberating.
Raffle
Announcements of winners
Photo op
Get there early to get some food, compliments of AppMethod!

We’ve also got speakers from Google and Embarcadero to speak at this event!
Hosted by Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs & Startups in partnership with:
And with generous support from our friends at:
Brought to you by Embarcadero Technologies
Appmethod is the component--‐based app development platform made for real developers.
Build fast, multi--‐device, cloud and enterprise connected apps for Android, iOS, Windows and OSX. With Appmethod’s object oriented languages, extensible, cross--‐platform component--‐based APIs and visual development environment, developers can deliver fast, compiled apps 5x to 20x faster. Try it out! (http://www.appmethod.com)
Additionally, Appmethod will be offering an XBOX One for lucky draw - Someone will walk away with a new gaming system! (actually it will be mailed to you)
Whaa? XBOX and Google at the same event? No worries! We're all friends here.
Society3 provides technology and techniques helping agile businesses transform their go to market strategy from self promotion to advocacy and create repeatedly successful buzz campaigns. more (http://www.society3.com/)
Buzz about it HERE (http://s3buzz.com/kfcxfq)
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DEMO application closed! Still one slot for investors. (Investor Signup (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1mf28Us7gBV95CDuG7nhLo_tgqJOklby_3a9mm4T2mfA/viewform)), please email Patrick [masked]
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=== Detailed Agenda ===
5PM Doors Open
6PM Networking
6:30PM Opening & Quick Introductions by Steve (Name & Company + Company’s Elavator Pitch)
Speakers
Partners
Judges
6:32PM Opening Remark, by David
6:35PM Keynote: Google Cloud
6:45PM Startup Pitch (5 mn to present / 5 mn Q&A)
• GoToPal
• HelpMeNow
• CollusionApp
• Speecheo
• Kaidoora
7:50 PM 10 min Break
8:00PM Axel from Society3
+Vasil: Startup Marketing Conference
8:10PM John Thomas "JT" from AppMethod / Embarcadero
8:20PM Founder Story, Patrick Mork
8:30PM Judging Panel Discussion
8:45PM Closing Remark
9:00PM Networking (Welcome sponsors)

Successful Stories
Below are examples of winners of Startup Of Year 2013.
Boombotix, Nov-13 Winner, raised $3.2million.
Nudge Technology, Nov-12 Winner, raised $250K.
invi. Inc, Jan-13 Winner, raised $3million.
Oculii, Sep-13 Winner, raised $1million.

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