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Bay Area Entrepreneurs & Startups (BAES) is dedicated to helping startup entrepreneurs participate in all kinds of entrepreneurship programs provided by startup incubators and investors. We offer startup networking events, technical seminars, demo and pitch presentations, business workshops, entrepreneurship coaching and mentoring services.

Entrepreneurs, innovators, developers, executives, startup founders and business owners, 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 (5+)

Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Toastmasters Meeting

340 E Middlefield Rd

NEW convenient Permanent! Location In Mountain View Agenda: 12:10 pm: Open for Registration 12:15 pm: Networking 12:30 pm: Toastmasters Meeting 1:45 pm: Adjourn This is a WEEKLY EVENT. AND: Every first Thursday of the month, we have a "pitch training session" specially designed for entrepreneurs and startup founders. That's pitch practice (as part of the meeting) once per month. Toastmasters once per week. Objectives: Whether you are just at the ideas stage or have a fully fledged start-up, getting your ideas and business across to investors, partners and the general public is essential. Our group welcomes both those who need help getting over their public speaking jitters and seasoned speakers looking to perfect their presentation. Benefits of joining this group: 1. This group is especially designed for entrepreneurs, start-ups, investors and anyone who wishes to become one. 2. New group that provides supportive opportunity to practice public speaking and learn leadership skills. Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Toastmasters Club http://svetc.org Also, read this: Five Reasons All Entrepreneurs Should Join Toastmasters http://www.meetup.com/Silicon-Valley-Entrepreneurs-Toastmasters/pages/Entrepreneurs_and_Toastmasters/

Lifograph SV Networking: find cofounders, investors, developers, growth hackers

RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/63351168049 Join us for dinner and a fun evening of structured networking and business matching, plus many exciting surprises! This event has been voted "most fun networking event" by our network. Event attendees can network with each other here: https://www.lifograph.com/lifograph ______________________________ WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN US ______________________________ At this event you can find: - cofounders - investors - software developers - designers - marketers - growth hackers - product managers - freelancers - executives - corporate professionals - accelerators - crowdfunding experts - content writers - lawyers - accountants - valuation experts - recruiters - mentors - advisors - startup scouts - and much more RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/63351168049 ______________________________ NETWORKING FORMAT: ______________________________ During the event: 1. Each of you gives a 60 second pitch about your company in front of the audience. You will talk about: - your name, title and company - what your company does - what you are looking for (ex: team, intros, leads, beta users, etc). - what can you offer to the attendees (ex: skills, advice, referrals, etc.) RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/63351168049 ______________________________ EXAMPLES OF WHAT YOU COULD ASK THE COMMUNITY: ______________________________ - I am looking for a cofounder with noSQL database skills. Do you know anyone? - We just released our app and need more beta signups. Could you try it out and give us feedback? - We just launched our product. Could you sign up for our freemium version and let us know what you think? - We are getting ready for an investor pitch. Can you give us your opinion on it? - I am thinking about leaving my job and build a startup. Could anyone help me build my MVP (minimum viable product)? - We are looking for more PR for our startup. Can you recommend a PR firm? - Our team is ready to raise our seed round. Do you know any investor in the cloud computing space? - We are building a crowdfunding campaign. Do you know a marketing consultant with prior experience in the field? And so on… 2. After all attendees have publicly introduced themselves we break out into a general networking session where you can follow up with each other and exchange resources and contact information. RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/63351168049 ______________________________ AGENDA ______________________________ 6:00pm - 6:45pm – Networking reception with food and drinks 6:45pm - 7:00pm – Introductions, sponsors and demo tables mentions 7:00pm - 8:30pm – Structured networking program 8:30pm - 9:00pm – General networking RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/63351168049 ______________________________ DEMO / SPONSOR TABLES: ______________________________ Buy a demo or sponsor table and get great exposure. Demo/sponsor table includes: - 2 (two) general admission tickets - 1/2 sponsor table - promotion before and during the event - logo displayed on the event description - promotion in front of all attendees and speakers - business cards of the attendees (if available) RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/63351168049 ______________________________ ORGANIZER: ______________________________ LIFOGRAPH - The Wiki of People - https://www.lifograph.com Discover 500,000 profiles and 1.2M connections for free ______________________________ 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.

Live Sharks Tank® Startup Expo - Demo, Pitch & VIP-party

Startups Showcase Group

Welcome to "Live Sharks Tank" be sure to check event details on eventbrite. An RSVP, here on meetup gives us a count, and we thank you. However, in order to enter the event you must have a ticket. Get your tickets here: http://www.livesharkstank.co/ TV personality and Emcee, Kym McNicolas gives her perspective to Jose De Dios, about Live Sharks Tank® by Startups Showcase: https://youtu.be/KT4YPFTXfxQ Startups-Founders, apply to participate, demo+pitch click this link: https://www.livesharkstank.co "Live Sharks Tank®" by Startups Showcase Demo+Pitch Expo & Business Mixer is open to all Business Verticals! Software, Hardware, Food, Clothing, Textiles, - any and all APPS (iOS, Droid, Windows Phone, Native & Web. Any Product or Service - Food etc. This AMAZING monthly event is where most anyone in the Startup Ecosystem is plugged in. We are open to all come and witness and cheer on the next great startup. Anyone can participate to succeed! Our venue host is providing Happy Hour Beverages from the moment you walk in the door! Startup-Industry Pro’s, VC’s and Angels judge this episode therefore you must bring your "A" Game! AGENDA: 5:45 PM - Attendee Check in 6:00 PM - Networking Mixer 7:00 PM - Investor-Speaker(s) 7:15 PM - 2 Min Pitching begins 8:45 PM - Voting for the Winner 8:45 PM - Winner Announced 9:00 PM - More Networking and ... 10:00PM - ...After Party LIST of STARTUPS: Startup Founders apply to participate here:www.livesharkstank.co SHARKS/INVESTORS: Manny Fernandez, Roger Royce, Karim Nurani, Parul Sahai, Luis Montes, Rania Hoteit, Peter Henry, MicroVentures, DreamFunded, Wayne Sutton, Steve Hoffman, Francesca Valdez, Fred Davis, Suraj Bhrigu Raj Singh Jhabua, Andrew Bartels, Sheridan Tatsuno, Robert Scoble, Tim Draper, Bill Sautter, Peter Crane, Peter Henry, Dave McClure, Stas Khirman, Nir Levneh, Gwen Cheni and many other investors are plugged in. LIST of SPONSORS: APLAZ Group, Inc., http://www.aplaz.com/ the de facto human resources department to startups and small business. "We actually do the work of employment!" Clients rave that APLAZ actually does the work - from finding the employee, onboarding, administrative boondoggles, complying with all Government agencies. (From pre hire to termination) Aplaz does it all. HULT-IBA (https://www.hult.edu/en/programs/executive-mba/) Business Degrees - Exclusively focused on business, we offerMBA, Executive MBA, Master, andBachelor programs with a cutting-edge curriculum that emphasizes practical experience. Be sure to get your early bird tickets here: https://www.livesharkstank.co/ Our Goal: we are searching for the next "Startup" investment! Visit Startups Showcase the producer of this event here https://www.meetup.com/StartupsShowcase UA[masked]

Live Sharks Tank® Startup Expo - Demo, Pitch & VIP-party

Startups Showcase Group

Welcome to "Live Sharks Tank" be sure to check event details on eventbrite. An RSVP, here on meetup gives us a count, and we thank you. However, in order to enter the event you must have a ticket. Get your tickets here: http://www.livesharkstank.co/ TV personality and Emcee, Kym McNicolas gives her perspective to Jose De Dios, about Live Sharks Tank® by Startups Showcase: https://youtu.be/KT4YPFTXfxQ Startups-Founders, apply to participate, demo+pitch click this link: https://www.livesharkstank.co "Live Sharks Tank®" by Startups Showcase Demo+Pitch Expo & Business Mixer is open to all Business Verticals! Software, Hardware, Food, Clothing, Textiles, - any and all APPS (iOS, Droid, Windows Phone, Native & Web. Any Product or Service - Food etc. This AMAZING monthly event is where most anyone in the Startup Ecosystem is plugged in. We are open to all come and witness and cheer on the next great startup. Anyone can participate to succeed! Our venue host is providing Happy Hour Beverages from the moment you walk in the door! Startup-Industry Pro’s, VC’s and Angels judge this episode therefore you must bring your "A" Game! AGENDA: 5:45 PM - Attendee Check in 6:00 PM - Networking Mixer 7:00 PM - Investor-Speaker(s) 7:15 PM - 2 Min Pitching begins 8:45 PM - Voting for the Winner 8:45 PM - Winner Announced 9:00 PM - More Networking and ... 10:00PM - ...After Party LIST of STARTUPS: Startup Founders apply to participate here:www.livesharkstank.co SHARKS/INVESTORS: Manny Fernandez, Roger Royce, Karim Nurani, Parul Sahai, Luis Montes, Rania Hoteit, Peter Henry, MicroVentures, DreamFunded, Wayne Sutton, Steve Hoffman, Francesca Valdez, Fred Davis, Suraj Bhrigu Raj Singh Jhabua, Andrew Bartels, Sheridan Tatsuno, Robert Scoble, Tim Draper, Bill Sautter, Peter Crane, Peter Henry, Dave McClure, Stas Khirman, Nir Levneh, Gwen Cheni and many other investors are plugged in. LIST of SPONSORS: APLAZ Group, Inc., http://www.aplaz.com/ the de facto human resources department to startups and small business. "We actually do the work of employment!" Clients rave that APLAZ actually does the work - from finding the employee, onboarding, administrative boondoggles, complying with all Government agencies. (From pre hire to termination) Aplaz does it all. HULT-IBA (https://www.hult.edu/en/programs/executive-mba/) Business Degrees - Exclusively focused on business, we offerMBA, Executive MBA, Master, andBachelor programs with a cutting-edge curriculum that emphasizes practical experience. Be sure to get your early bird tickets here: https://www.livesharkstank.co/ Our Goal: we are searching for the next "Startup" investment! Visit Startups Showcase the producer of this event here https://www.meetup.com/StartupsShowcase UA[masked]

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