Events

100 Miles Founder Biking Challenge Detail

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Dear founders,

Here are some details for you to be prepared!

Founders who complete the full trip will be invited to share your founder experiences at SVEntrepeneurs meetup!

Please note:  Welcome to join partial of the trip at SF Terminal (About 2PM)

Show your support if you cannot go:

https://www.facebook.com/events/517687248322936/53521869990312

Agenda:

7:45AM warm up and introductions at Assembling area: Facebook HQ Parking Lot (Front)

8AM Start (To Hayward, Oakland, Bay bridge)

Noon: Lunch & relax at Jack London Square

1:30pm Take ferry to SF

2:15PM Coming back to Facebook HQ

6PM End

For safety, here is my Google ID: davidcao01, cell phone 408 8060715

FYI: Full biking routine from SF to SV (38miles): http://sf2g.com/bayway.html

 

 

 

 

For more details, see the full listing:
http://www.meetup.com/sventrepreneurs/events/141592712/

VentureBeat invites you to MobileBeat: the sixes annual event

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VentureBeat’s sixth annual event on the future of mobile is coming up, and we’ve got a 25% discount for meetup members! Click here [insert respective link] for the discount and check out the details below:

MobileBeat 2013 — July 9-10 in San Francisco — is shaping up to be the most provocative mobile event of the year. Participants include:

 

Young Sohn, Chief Strategy Officer, Samsung

Rich Riley, CEO, Shazam

James Barrese, CTO, PayPal

Anand Chandrasekher, SVP & CMO, Qualcomm

Lee Linden, Product Lead, Facebook

Deep Nishar, SVP Products & UX, LinkedIn

Joanna Lambert, SVP Strategy & Innovation, Amex

Paul Palmieri, President & CEO, Millennial Media

Dave Engberg, CTO, Evernote

Jeremy Stoppelman, CEO, Yelp

Tom Conrad, CTO, Pandora

Michal Levin, Senior UX Designer, Google

Sam Shank, CEO & Co-Founder, HotelTonight

Mikkel Svane, Founder, Zendesk

Pete Flint, Co-Founder & CEO, Trulia

Mark Curtis, Founder, Fjord

B. Bonin Bough, VP Global Media, Mondelēz International

Brent Hieggelke, CMO, Urban Airship

Tony Salvador, Dir. of Experience Insights Lab, Intel

Brian Pearce, Head of Retail Mobile Channel, Wells Fargo

Peter Yared, CTO/CIO, CBS Interactive

Guy Horrocks, Co-Founder & CEO, Carnival Labs

Dane Glasgow, VP, Mobile and Local, eBay

Manish Chandra, Founder & CEO, Poshmark

 

See the full list here.

 

‘Mobile Development Tools’ will be a reoccurring theme at the event. What upcoming releases and trends will help you make your design even sleeker, your technology stacks even faster, and your revenue streams even safer?

 

Find out alongside 600+ executives during two days of high-level discussions, breakout sessions, exclusive announcements, and networking sessions.

 

Tickets are very limited. Register now http://mobilebeat2013.eventbrite.com/?discount=SViOS and save 25%. We look forward to seeing you at MobileBeat!

SVE Pitch & Demo Day July open for startup & investor registration

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Silicon Valley’s largest entrepreneur community, we took a small break for the Startup Weekend event at June, now,Pitch and Demo Day July 20, with:

  • The largest public monthly pitching event
  • A very strong and experienced organizer team
  • A network of public and private investors and mentors
  • The largest network in Silicon Valley to search your co-founder / core team member

is open for registration.

For the Winner to be: our goal is to get your funded in six months. So far we have two successful records! The investors are looking for the next one!

Apply for demo or speak: goo.gl/8D29i Seats are very limited, get your now!

Investor Registration: goo.gl/rxwuP

Financial trends in angel and venture capital financings—ppt share from 11/27 event

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Just received presentention ppt from Jensen, James F. (Perkins Coie), one of our six judge panels of 11/27 event Pitch Demo Day. I would like to share with you. Please feel free to download if you have interest or need it!

Uploaded by our assistant organizer Viki http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.288872201233905.67221.100003333834897&type=1&l=da7b332486

I also appreciate Jame’s share, thanks to him on this thankful day:)

Meet with Hemant Taneja of Categlyst Partners & Many Founders @ Entrepreneurs/Co-founders Mixer SV

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Join SVE’s Entrepreneurs Mixer at Santa Clara Sunday and meet with Hermant Taneja and many great earlier stage founders! Free tea, food, and fun!

Agenda:

11AM: Tea, Wine, Music Dance, Social

11:45PM: Lightning Talk by entrepreneurs who are looking for co-founders & Partners

12:05: Speaker: The Entrepreneur who investing in Entrepreneurs

Hemant Taneja, Managing Director, General Catalyst Partners

12:20PM: Lunch (Pizza)

Event co-hosted with Startup Tea House

Food: sponsored by SVInnovation Center

Hemant Taneja


Managing Director

General Catalyst Partners

Hemant invests in early stage companies. His areas of special interest include disruptive energy solutions, and next generation mobile platforms.

Before joining General Catalyst in 2002, Hemant was founder and CEO of Isovia, a Boston-based mobile software and applications company that merged with JP Mobile in 2002, and was subsequently acquired by Good Technology in 2005.  Hemant recently founded “Advanced Energy Economy”, a non-profit organization focused on catalyzing regional energy innovation clusters across America.  This work is based on the pioneering work that he did in founding the New England Clean Energy Council, which received an award from the Department of Energy.  Hemant actively lectures at MIT and Stanford to inspire technical students on entrepreneurship as a vehicle for technical impact.

Hemant is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, earning an M.S. in Operations Research, an M.Eng. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, a B.S. in Mathematics, a B.S. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, and a B.S. in Biology & Biomedical Engineering.

Investments
Information Technology Investments: Jumptap, Humedica, Sand9, Stripe, SynapDx, and TuneIn
Former board member of m-Qube (acquired by VeriSign in May 2006, Observer), SiteAdvisor (acquired by McAfee in April 2006) and Hunch (acquired by eBay in November 2011)

Energy investments: ARC Energy, C12 Energy, CLEAResult, Mascoma, Modular Wind, Stion and SunBorne Energy.

Tea & Art Collection

More detail at:

http://www.sventrepreneurs.net/events/58830432/

Meet three great judges Balk Krikorian, Mark Mangiola, and Frank Chen @ Google TV Hackathon

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Meet three great judges and win Google IO ticket at Google TV Hackathon!

Blake Krikorian

Blake Krikorian is a co-founder and the former CEO of Sling Media, a consumer electronics company that builds the highly acclaimed Slingbox.

The company was founded in 2004. It was purchased in 2007 by Echostar Communications for $380 million dollars.

Krikorian started his career at General Magic, which created the Magic Cap operating system for mobile intelligent communicators and Telescript, an agent-based network programming language for the emerging electronic marketplace (pre-Internet). At General Magic, Krikorian assisted industry-leading telecom and consumer electronics companies such as NTT, Sony, Mitsubishi Electric, Sanyo, OKI and Matsushita/Panasonic in creating and defining new products and partnerships.

In 1994, Krikorian co-founded the Philips Mobile Computing Group, which was funded by Philips Electronics. As group product manager, he built and co-led the team that defined, created, delivered, and marketed the award-winning Velo 1 Windows CE Handheld PC and its associated product line.

Mark Mangiola

Venture Partner, Canaan Partners Ventures

Mark Mangiola joined Canaan in 2001 after over 20 years in operational leadership roles in the cable and broadband industry. Mark invests in communications companies that are transforming the delivery of digital media, as well as new consumer content companies that meld entertainment with interactivity. An advisor to YouTube, Mark has a visionary outlook about how consumers will watch and interact with content in the future, having participated first hand in the early emergence of both cable TV and the Internet.

A super-connected industry veteran, Mark leverages his network to fill key executive positions at Canaan’s portfolio companies and helps them spearhead strategic relationships with industry-leading corporations. Prior to Canaan, Mark served as CEO of @Home Solutions, a division of Excite@Home. He was previously the President and CEO of Positive Communications and an Executive VP at KBLCOM/Time Warner.

When Mark is not thinking about how consumer-generated video will change the world, he is sprinting around a track. A passionate athlete, Mark coaches high-school and college track athletes and never misses a Meet of Champions track meet.

Frank Chen, Andreessen Horowitz

Frank is a partner at Andreessen Horowitz where he meets with entrepreneurs to evaluate investment opportunities, has a deep diligence on all post-term sheet investment opportunities (including declined opportunities), sources candidates for the talent network, and more.

Prior to Andreessen Horowitz, Frank was VP of products at Opsware (formerly Loudcloud) where he helped build and sell enterprise software. Prior to that, he was director of client services at Loudcloud where he ran data center operations for name-brand customers including Fox Sports, Nike, Fandango, and Blockbuster.
He also served as VP of products & UI design at Respond.com, served as director of product management at Netscape and was a product manager at Oracle where he worked on interactive television. Earlier in his career, Frank was also a technical writer for GO Corporation.

Google TV Hackathon, hosted by SVAndroid, sponsored by Google, invited Android and Web developers to take this great chance to build a great Google TV App (Can be web!) to win Google IO 2012 ticket, and met with few great judges to review your app :) Big thanks to our sponsor Google TV team!

Event Updates

limited number of tickets to Google I/O will be made available to some winners (Not all winners can win this). Google TV team will confirm the numbers later.

Coordination with a linked event in London should add some “virtual flair” to both venues. Facility space will be limited, and a sell-out seems likly. You must register to attend. I am sure it will worth your effort for the 2 days and one night! I told yah!! 

We also plan to make this event a global event using YT Live Streaming and Hangouts, and invite other GTUGs and ADGs to organize event at same time.
Content:

  • 3 tracks:
    • New Google TV Apps
    • Port existing Web or  Tablet/Phone Android Apps to Google TV Android Apps
    • Multi Screen Apps
  • Office Hours

Prizes:

  • Winners:
  • from Judge Panel (3)
    • New
    • Migrated
    • multiscreen
  • from popular vote (1): Organized by SVAndroid, cash prize (all the income generated by the ticket sales minus the any direct cost)

Judges:

Blake Krikorian

Blake Krikorian is a co-founder and the former CEO of Sling Media, a consumer electronics company that builds the highly acclaimed Slingbox.

The company was founded in 2004. It was purchased in 2007 by Echostar Communications for $380 million dollars.

Krikorian started his career at General Magic, which created the Magic Cap operating system for mobile intelligent communicators and Telescript, an agent-based network programming language for the emerging electronic marketplace (pre-Internet). At General Magic, Krikorian assisted industry-leading telecom and consumer electronics companies such as NTT, Sony, Mitsubishi Electric, Sanyo, OKI and Matsushita/Panasonic in creating and defining new products and partnerships.

In 1994, Krikorian co-founded the Philips Mobile Computing Group, which was funded by Philips Electronics. As group product manager, he built and co-led the team that defined, created, delivered, and marketed the award-winning Velo 1 Windows CE Handheld PC and its associated product line.

Mark Mangiola

Venture Partner, Canaan Partners Ventures 

Mark Mangiola joined Canaan in 2001 after over 20 years in operational leadership roles in the cable and broadband industry. Mark invests in communications companies that are transforming the delivery of digital media, as well as new consumer content companies that meld entertainment with interactivity. An advisor to YouTube, Mark has a visionary outlook about how consumers will watch and interact with content in the future, having participated first hand in the early emergence of both cable TV and the Internet.

A super-connected industry veteran, Mark leverages his network to fill key executive positions at Canaan’s portfolio companies and helps them spearhead strategic relationships with industry-leading corporations. Prior to Canaan, Mark served as CEO of @Home Solutions, a division of Excite@Home. He was previously the President and CEO of Positive Communications and an Executive VP at KBLCOM/Time Warner.

When Mark is not thinking about how consumer-generated video will change the world, he is sprinting around a track. A passionate athlete, Mark coaches high-school and college track athletes and never misses a Meet of Champions track meet.

This event is not for profit.  All the income goes to the event cost (Anything our Sponsor Google cannot cover) and prizes for People’s Choice (Well, this is another reason you should attend).

Online Participation:

Google+:

https://plus.google.com/100213579863051357900

Twitter: #gtvhackathon

Our team still working on the details of the official rules and details which will be announced soon.

For more details, see the full listing:

http://www.svandroid.org/events/51143042/

Meet Bill Reichert of Garage Venture & Evan Bailyn of Outsmarting Google

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Meet Bill Reichert , Managing Director of Garage Venture & Evan Bailyn, author of Outsmarting Google at April 16 SVE event

Agenda:

5:30PM Registration, and Networking
6PM Introduction
6:10 Speakers
7 Panel Discussion

Bill Reichert – Managing Director, Garage Venture

Bill Reichert has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and an operating executive. Since joining Garage in 1998, Bill has focused on early-stage information technology and materials science companies. He sits on the Boards of CaseStack, WhiteHat, ClearFuels, cFares, and ThermoCeramix. Prior to Garage, Bill was a co-founder or senior executive in several venture-backed technology startups, including Trademark Software, The Learning Company, and Academic Systems. Earlier in his career, he worked at McKinsey & Company, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., and the World Bank. Bill earned a B.A. at Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Stanford University. He was a founding board member and a Chairman of the Churchill Club, and a Charter Member of the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs. Currently he is the Chairman of the Small Fund Roundtable of the VC Taskforce and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.

 

Evan Bailyn, founder, The Evan Bailyn Foundation

Evan Bailyn is an internet entrepreneur, bestselling author, and child advocate. He is primarily known as a search engine optimization expert, having used his ability to rank at the top of Google to build and sell five businesses, including one of the largest children’s websites online. His first book, Outsmarting Google, debuted to rave reviews in mid-2011. Its sequel, Outsmarting Social Media, comes out in early 2012.

Evan is the founder of The Evan Bailyn Foundation, which promotes emotional awareness in children. His Facebook page, which encourages people to be true to themselves, gained over 100,000 fans in a year, making it one of the most popular non-celebrity pages on Facebook.

Currently, he offers marketing services through his companies, First Page Sage and Good Media Co. Under his tutelage, clients have established the predominant websites in their industries, become New York Times bestselling authors, and grown multimillion dollar product lines. His voice can be found on the social media pages of celebrities worldwide.

Evan has been interviewed on ABC and Fox News and featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Post, The International Business Times, Crain’s and Forbes.com. He is a frequent speaker, having keynoted numerous social media conferences, including Digital Hollywood and Social Media For Nonprofits.

Mark F. Radcliffe

Mark F. Radcliffe concentrates in strategic intellectual property advice, private financing, corporate partnering, software licensing, Internet licensing and copyright and trademark.

Leading international legal publishers consistently rank Mr. Radcliffe among the top lawyers in his profession. The respected English publishers Chambers and Partners has repeatedly named him in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, and has described him as “outstanding” and “a leader in open source-related matters.” Legal 500 also recognizes him, commenting: “His expertise in providing strategic IP advice, with particular specialism in open-source matters, has won him plaudits. Indeed, one client describes him as ‘probably the best lawyer in his field.'”

Additionally, Mr. Radcliffe is listed in The Best Lawyers in America. In 2004, he was named one of Northern California’s Top 100 intellectual property Super Lawyers, in a joint project of Law & Politics and San Francisco magazines.

Be a volunteer: http://goo.gl/BvleX

Be a speaker: goo.gl/8D29i

If you’d like an opportunity to speak at this meeting, or share your story, please send me an one paragraph introduction.

Contact organizer if you want to pitch your apps to investor.