• Startups seeking cofounders and recruiting top talents

    Needs a location

    [Courtesy Notice: This is only a friendly online email communication reminder. No physical meetup for this event] High tech startups are seeking cofounders and recruiting top talents to form core teams! You have talent and ambition. Please join one of the high tech startups still looking for cofounders and core team members. The most demanded openings for startup cofounders, CTOs, and core team members are the technologists with the following experiences and expertise: - AI, machine learning and data science - Computer visions, robotics and manufacturing automation - Blochchain, smart contracts and crypto exchange platforms - Internet, web, app and software programming - IoT, hardware, chip design and manufacturing Please feel free to contact us by sending an email to [masked] together with your résumé. If your domain expertise is not included in the above list, you are still welcome to contact us, as we have more startups from different kinds of industries and technologies looking for a wide range of talents. Don't hesitate. Let your talent shine. Let's build our success together for tomorrow!

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  • [SVI HUB] Marketing your Startup into Thriving Business

    Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/marketing-your-startup-into-thriving-business-tickets-61891840160 Over 90% of all startups fail. Here's what you need to know to be among the 10% that succeed... "Marketing Methods to Avoid Startup Failure," is a 50 minute talk that exposes a distinct pattern that leads to startup failure time and again, then introduces a new marketing paradigm that makes starting and effectively marketing a business doable, in sequential, actionable steps. Business Marketing PROCESS, not MBA theory, or entrepreneurs stories (which worked for them, but likely won't for you). Veteran Creative Director, and Stanford marketing educator, J. Cafesin, inspired by over two decades marketing Silicon Valley seed startups to Fortune 100s, has developed a unique, three- step marketing method for sustained business growth. "Marketing Methods to Avoid Startup Failure," will detail how to set up a solid foundation for selling your offerings, and branding your business, with a proven method of effectively marketing a new or existing product or service, step-by-step, into a thriving business. In this Meetup you will learn: The three primary reasons startups fail The RAF Marketing Method to avoid startup failure Productization of your product, service, or nonprofit, into a marketable offering of value • Branding of your offering and company Launching effective digital and print marketing campaigns Agenda 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm Check In, Food, Networking 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm Workshop 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm Q&A Speaker Bio J. Cafesin is a veteran creative director, a Stanford marketing educator, and the founder of IPP Global—educating entrepreneurs in the practice of marketing a business to thrive. A Silicon Valley MarCom specialist since the dawn of the dot-com boom, from Fortune 100s, to seed-funded fledglings, her marketing strategies have aided innovators in turning their ideas, or developed products, into marketable offerings of value. Her campaigns for Stac, MD2, 1928, Bay Networks, Xerox FCU, The Learning Company, and many others, have helped create sustainable companies, some ultimately selling for millions. A 10+ yr university instructor, Ms. Cafesin has also taught hundreds of college students and business owners how to actualize and market their offerings into profitable businesses. Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/marketing-your-startup-into-thriving-business-tickets-61891840160

  • 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/

  • Stanford GSB Lecturer: Using Patents & IP to get Funding and Increase Valuation

    Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

    RSVP HERE: http://bit.ly/ip-workshop-05-22-19 This workshop is based on the curriculum of Ms. Efrat Kasznik’s MBA class at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. It is not a legal session, but rather a workshop exploring the intersection of IP management and valuation that will give you insights into how investors think when it comes to invest in startups and their technology. Do you want to become a Unicorn but not sure how your IP portfolio can support your valuation and growth? Do you want to leverage your intellectual property (IP) for fundraising and exit? IP assets are the most valuable assets for high-tech startups, and yet companies are often struggling with how to manage and grow these assets so they adequately protect their core ideas and products, while at the same time increase valuation and gain a competitive edge in the marketplace. Networking, dinner and refreshments included in ticket price. Space is limited so secure your spot early. RSVP HERE: http://bit.ly/ip-workshop-05-22-19 _________________________ TOPICS: _________________________ - How to create an IP portfolio that will increase your startup valuation - How to leverage your IP assets for funding - What are the types of IP value that investors are looking for - What are the common valuation methods for valuing IP - What are some of the mistakes to avoid when managing an IP portfolio for startup growth - How does IP impact Unicorn valuations RSVP HERE: http://bit.ly/ip-workshop-05-22-19 _________________________ AGENDA _________________________ 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM - networking, food and refreshments 6:30 PM - 6:45 PM - speaker and sponsor introductions 6:45 PM - 8:30 PM - startup workshop and Q & A RSVP HERE: http://bit.ly/ip-workshop-05-22-19 _________________________ SPEAKER _________________________ EFRAT KASZNIK Efrat Kasznik is a startup valuation, fundraising and financial modeling expert, as well as a Lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Efrat is the Founder and President of Foresight Valuation Group, an intellectual property and startup advisory firm, where she has assisted clients that range in size from Fortune 100 companies to startups, angel investor groups, venture capitalists, law firms, universities, research institutions, inventors, IP brokers and patent funds. Throughout her career, Efrat has served as a cofounder, executive and advisor to several startups, including serving as CFO at a telecom startup. She is a Mentor at the Stanford Venture Studio Incubator, as well as a mentor at several other incubators, accelerators and investor groups in the US, Europe and Israel. Efrat is a frequent conference speaker, author and blogger, and regularly writes for leading publications such as the Business Journals, VentureBeat, IAM Magazine and IPWatchdog. She has been listed on the prestigious IAM 300 list of Leading World IP Strategists for 4 years in a row. RSVP HERE: http://bit.ly/ip-workshop-05-22-19 _________________________ DEMO/ SPONSOR TABLES _________________________ Reserve a demo or sponsor table and get great exposure! Demo/Sponsor table includes: - 1 (one) event ticket - ½ shared Demo Table - Promotion to guests before live event, from 5:30pm-6:45pm You will also be able to talk for one minute in front of the entrepreneurs, investors, innovators and tell them about your company from 6:45-7:00pm. Limited availability. _________________________ EVENT SPONSORS: _________________________ LIFOGRAPH - The Wiki of People - https://www.lifograph.com Discover 500,000 profiles and 1.2M connections for FREE ______________________ VENUE SPONSOR: ______________________ PROCOPIO - http://www.procopio.com Law firm specializing in tech startups.

  • Startup Wednesday (CMO Series)- Simplified Selling-Secrets to Skyrocketing Sales

    ************ PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cmo-speaker-series-simplified-selling-for-startups-secrets-to-skyrocketing-sales-tickets-61814823802?aff=erellivmlt Advance ticket purchase is required. ************ Description Join us for a presentation on the following topic: CMO Speaker Series - Simplified Selling for Startups - Secrets to Skyrocketing Sales 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. 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? _________________ Wednesday, May 22,[masked]:00 AM to 12:00 Noon OnePiece Works / 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… ______________________________________________ Speakers ______________________________________________ David Chan https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidchanlifesite/ _________________ 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

  • How not to lose your pants when investing in startups?

    sFoundation / OnePiece Work

    ************ Get your FREE ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-not-to-lose-your-pants-when-investing-in-startups-tickets-61721516718#tickets ************ Do you want to be an Angel Investor? What does it take to be an Angel Investor? What are the processes to follow to be an Angel Investor? Join us for an one-hour presentation on how to be an angel investor and how not to lose your pants when investing in startups. _________________ Who should attend? _________________ Anyone who is thinking about starting to invest in startups. _________________ 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

  • Startup Tuesday (CFO Series) - Raising Money For Your Startup

    sFoundation / OnePiece Work

    ************ PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cfo-speaker-series-raising-money-for-your-startup-tickets-61814519893 Advance ticket purchase is required. ************ Description Join us for a presentation on the following topic: CFO Speaker Series - Raising Money For Your Startup 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. 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, May 21,[masked]:00 AM to 12:00 Noon OnePiece Works / 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… ______________________________________________ Speakers ______________________________________________ Andrew Przybylski https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewprzy/ _________________ 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

  • How to Raise $46 Millions Showing Metrics and Analytics to Investors

    Mindrome Coworking Space & Private Office

    RSVP HERE: http://bit.ly/raise-46M Come learn how to fundraise for your startup and use metrics and analytics when talking with investors. From demystifying investor jargon like “magic numbers” and “quick ratios” to sharing step-by-step instructions to build these metrics yourself, this session will get you one step closer to closing your next round. Fundraising is a daunting, yet inevitable task for many startups. While no founding team looks forward to the litany of questions potential investors will ask about the health and viability of your business, the more compelling, metrics-driven answers you have, the better your pitches will be. Learn how to build a data-driven, successful pitch deck that highlights your most compelling wins. Benn Stancil will also answer questions about what worked, and what didn't in his own fundraising. RSVP HERE: http://bit.ly/raise-46M _________________________ AGENDA: _________________________ 6:30pm - 7pm NETWORKING 7pm - 8:30pm PRESENTATION 8:30 - 9pm NETWORKING 9pm EVENT ENDS. RSVP HERE: http://bit.ly/raise-46M _________________________ SPEAKER _________________________ BEN STANCIL Benn Stancil helped raise $46.4 Million for his startup Mode Analytics where he is the Co-founder and Chief Analyst. In this talk Benn will give us a crash course in how startups raise money. From demystifying investor jargon like “magic numbers” and “quick ratios” to sharing step-by-step instructions to build these metrics yourself, he'll help you get one step closer to closing your next round. RSVP HERE: http://bit.ly/raise-46M _________________________ EVENT SPONSORS: _________________________ LIFOGRAPH - The Wiki of People - https://www.lifograph.com Discover 500,000 profiles and 1.2M connections for FREE ______________________ VENUE SPONSOR: ______________________ Mindrome - http://mindrome.com Coworking space in Santa Clara for entrepreneurs and freelancers who love startups, technology and a fun working environment.

  • 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 Saturday - Find Your Co-Founder + Networking

    ZGC Innovation Center @ Silicon Valley

    ************ PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/startup-saturday-find-your-co-founder-networking-tickets-61437205335 Advance ticket purchase is required. ************ Find your co-founder! Come and network with other individuals who are also looking for their co-founders. FORMAT: 1. You will be paried with a co-founder for 10 minutes. 2. Each of you will have 5 minutes: a. Talk about yourself b. Talk about what you do c. Tell the other person what type of co-founder you are looking for d. The other person will ask you questions about you and your search e. You two will switch role and repeat point (a) to point (d) after 5 mins 3. After 10 minutes, you will paired with another co-founder. 4. You repeat point (2). 5. Rinse and repeat. We will start promptly at 10 AM. If you have an existing startup or you are starting a new business, and you want to find your CEO, CTO, COO, or CFO, this is the event for you. Bring your ideas and share them with others so to convince them to join your startup team! This event is 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? _________________ Saturday, May 18,[masked]:00 AM to 12:00 PM ZGC 4500 Great America Parkway, Room #1002 Santa Clara, CA 95054 _________________ Who should attend? _________________ Entrepreneurs, founders, and co-founders Technologists Software developers Professionals Investors Mentors 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

  • 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]