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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+)

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)

Startup Tuesday (CEO Series) - Why Startups Don't Need to Fail?

sFoundation / OnePiece Work

************ PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/startup-tuesday-ceo-series-why-startups-dont-need-to-fail-tickets-60535504323 Advance ticket purchase is required. ************ Join us for a presentation on the following topic: CEO Series - Why startup don't need to fail? 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. Learn more about our various series by downloading the sFoundation Program Framework PDF file on our website: https://www.sfoundation.io/startup-accelerator 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. Refreshment will be provided. _________________ When and where? _________________ Tuesday, April 23,[masked]:00 AM to 12:00 PM OnePiece Work / ShenZhen Bay Innovation Center 3120 Scott Blvd Santa Clara, CA 95054 _________________ Who should attend? _________________ 1. Entrepreneurs 2. Founders and co-founders 3. Technologists 4. Software developers 5. Professionals 6. Investors 7. and many more… ______________________________________________ Speaker ______________________________________________ Chuck Nolan https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuck-nolan-782285/ _________________ 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 SF Pitch w/Omega Venture Partners, FundRx, F50 Fund and Wharton Angels

Microsoft Store - Westfield San Francisco Centre

RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/59977197412 You are invited to meet investors and pitch at our Lifograph SF Pitch Night in front of a panel of investors representing Omega Venture Partners (Square, Criteo, RetailMeNot), FundRx, F50 Fund and Wharton Angels. Event attendees and speakers can network with each other here: https://www.lifograph.com/lifograph Limited availability. RSVP early. Food and drinks are provided. The event takes place at the Microsoft Store in Westfield Mall in San Francisco (on level 2 near Bloomingdale's and across from J.Crew) ___________________________ 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/59977197412 ___________________________ 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/59977197412 ___________________________ INVESTOR PANEL ___________________________ CHRIS GAERTNER Chris is a Member of the Founding Team and Investor at Omega Venture Partners, a Silicon Valley based venture capital firm investing on intelligent software for the enterprise, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Omega Venture Partners has several successful exits, among them: Criteo, Cylance, MySimon.com, Recommind, RetailMeNot, SET, Sojern and Square. Chris also has experience as a Private Equity Associate and as a Investment Banking Analyst. Previously he has work with such companies as GI Partners, Credit Suisse, Golden Gate Capital and Huntsman Gay Global Capital. Chris holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Stanford University where he also was part of the Stanford football team for 4 years. ___________________________ PRATHAMESH PRABHUDESAI Prathamesh is a Venture Fellow at FundRx, a venture capital platform that builds and invests in the next-generation of healthcare and life sciences startups. He is also an Entrepreneur in Residence at F50, a venture capital firm supporting promising technology companies in North America. Prathamesh is an accomplished Medical Doctor, Mentor and Venture Fellow. Previously, he has worked with companies such as safeBVM, Georgia Tech Research Institute, BETiC IITB, King Edward Memorial Hospital and University of California, San Francisco. Prathamesh holds a MBBS (MD) in Medicine from KEM Hospital and Seth G S Medical College, and two Master Degrees in Biomedical Innovation and Development in Biomedical Engineering from Emory University School of Medicine and from Georgia Institute of Technology. ___________________________ DEA WILSON Dea is the Founder of Lifograph - The Wiki of People - https://www.lifograph.com - a free people search engine with 500K profiles and 1.2M connections that helps match people and companies based on their needs, skills, interests and real-life relationships. Dubbed "Ms. Silicon Valley", Dea is what people call a "super-connector", her expansive network including the "Who's Who" in startups, venture capital, technology, entertainment, etc. She is a big car racing fan and is currently serving as a Director in the Board of Directors of the Ferrari Club of America, Pacific Region. RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/59977197412 ___________________________ 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: ___________________________ Microsoft Store - Westfield Mall Level 2 near Bloomingdale's and across from J.Crew

Startup Wednesday (CMO Series) - Marketing Workshop for Startups

sFoundation / OnePiece Work

************ PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/startup-wednesday-cmo-series-marketing-workshop-for-startups-tickets-60535839325 Advance ticket purchase is required. ************ Join us for a presentation on: CMO Series - Marketing Workshop for Startups We will start promptly at 10 AM. 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. Learn more about our various series by downloading the sFoundation Program Framework PDF file on our website: https://www.sfoundation.io/startup-accelerator 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. Refreshment will be provided. _________________ When and where? _________________ Wednesday, April 24,[masked]:00 AM to 12:00 PM Shenzhen Bay Innovation Center 3120 Scott Blvd Santa Clara, CA 95054 _________________ Who should attend? _________________ 1. Entrepreneurs 2. Founders and co-founders 3. Technologists 4. Software developers 5. Professionals 6. Investors 7. and many more… ______________________________________________ Speaker ______________________________________________ Avinoam Kaminski https://www.linkedin.com/in/avinoamkaminski/ _________________ 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

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

Startups Showcase Group

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