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Tuesday
Sep
25
2018
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 5-8:30pm
5-8:30pm
We're spinning it up again! Thanks to the generosity of Norwest Venture Partners, which has agreed to host readers at its new, gorgeous, glass-lined South Park offices in San Francisco, we're putting together our 10th INSIDER event for readers. You can always count on great food and drinks and networking. More, we pride ourselves on bringing you some of the best programming out there.  Price: $105 Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/strictlyvcs-10th-insider-event-tickets-46073852132
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 6-8pm
6-8pm
Sarah’s mission is to partner with founders to productize disruptive ideas, get advantaged distribution, and build dominant businesses.Sarah is interested in almost everything where technology can be used as a weapon to get us to the future, faster. She spends a lot of her time thinking about opportunities in B2B applications and infrastructure, cyber security, artificial intelligence, augmented reality and healthcare.Sarah joined Greylock Partners as an investor in 2013. She led Greylock’s investment in Cleo and is on the board of Cleo and Obsidian and also works closely with Awake, Crew, Rhumbix and Skyhigh. Price: $10+ Link: https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-silicon-valley-presents-sarah-guo-greylock#/
Wednesday
Sep
26
2018
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 5:30-7:30pm
5:30-7:30pm
Find out how an experienced industry CEO teamed up with a UCSF faculty member to start a company focused on an innovative approach to Alzheimer’s disease therapy. Casey and Steve will describe the path from unfunded startup idea to two successful venture capital financings. Cortexyme has raised a total of $100MM since 2014. Price: $20+ Link: https://eclub-caseylynch.eventbrite.com/?aff=startupdigest
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 6-7:15pm
6-7:15pm
Hey, I’m Clement. I am the Chief Architect and Co-founder of Wavefront. Our journey started in January 2013 (with venture funding from SHV, Sequoia and Tenaya Capital) and I am super excited to announce that we were recently acquired by VMware! Price: $10+ Link: https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-san-jose-state-university-presents-wavefront-analytics-and-machine-learning-a-chat-with-cofounder-clement-pang#/
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 6-8:30pm
6-8:30pm
In this session, IP Fundamentals #3, Noel Gillespie will explore how to use and manage a mature IP portfolio to continuously create additional value for a business. Often, a company’s IP portfolio can have value in other verticals/industries/markets. With proper planning early on and sound strategy when the time comes, a company can unlock these additional opportunities, through sale, licensing, enforcement, and acquisition of complementary IP. Many of these strategies will be covered as well as how to prepare for them ahead of time so the potential can be communicated to potential investors, buyers, partners, etc. when raising funds. Price: $20+ Link: https://ip3-mature-ip-portfolio.eventbrite.com/?aff=digest
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 6:30-9pm
6:30-9pm
It’s never been more important for product teams to continuously innovate to avoid being blindsided by another player with a better product. When time is not on your side, what choices do product leaders need to make from day one to avoid going too far down the wrong path, wasting resources and falling behind the competition? From picking the right problem to solve, to putting together the best possible team, to how to approach user growth, Jeetu will go through what choices product leaders should make to ensure teams and resources are focused on what’s most important. Use Promo Code "SDfriends" to get a 20% discount Price: $25 Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/box-cpo-on-moving-fast-without-wasting-resources-tickets-48970538198
Thursday
Sep
27
2018
Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 6:30-8:30pm
6:30-8:30pm
As a Product Manager, you’re responsible for delivering products and features that both delight customers and move the company closer to its top-line metrics. However, how do you know whether the individual features you ship each sprint or each quarter are successful? Learn about the most important advice here: Price: FREE Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-use-competitive-analysis-and-strategy-by-youtube-pm-tickets-49730769069?aff=Startupdigest
Friday
Sep
28
2018
Friday, September 28, 2018 from 5-8pm
5-8pm
Join us for a special evening of great networking, meaningful conversation and excellent food as we celebrate the launch of Dr. Kai-Fu Lee's new book AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order. Here are two well-known facts: Artificial Intelligence is reshaping the world as we know it. The United States has long been, and remains, the global leader in AI. That first fact is correct. But in his provocative new book, Dr. Kai-Fu Lee—one of the world’s most respected experts on AI—reveals that China has suddenly caught up to the US at an astonishingly rapid pace.  Price: $85+ Link: https://aisuperpowers.eventbrite.com
Saturday
Sep
29
2018
Saturday, September 29, 2018 from noon-4pm
noon-4pm
Join us on September 29th (12-4 pm) for a discussion on The Role of Government in The New Economy. A number of candidates for California statewide (and Bay Area) public office will speak on issues of high importance to the technology industry, such as: - Automation, artificial intelligence, and the displacement of jobs - Data privacy and security - Workers’ rights and classification - California’s growing cannabis industry - Regulation of the gig economy - The Gas Tax and infrastructure funding This non-partisan event will feature individual presentations from each candidate. Price: FREE Link: http://svcforum.com/
Sunday
Sep
30
2018
Sunday, September 30, 2018 from 8am-5pm
8am-5pm
Learn about all you need to know about the Fundamentals of Blockchain Developing @Pavan Katepalli Adjunct Instructor @UC Berkeley discusses content https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtdwK-5fGUo Whether you've coded or not you'll have made a decentralized application on the ethereum network Price: $100+ Link: https://fin.sv/2QqzJuj

Past Events

Friday
Sep
21
2018
Friday, September 21, 2018 from 9:30am-8pm
9:30am-8pm
The Intentional Play Summit explores games and emerging technology for learning and social impact. The full day conference features keynotes from Bret Victor, Mimi Ito, and Tracy Fullerton as well as breakout sessions, inspirational short talks, and round table discussions over lunch. The conference culminates with a happy hour and an evening arcade during which a curated group of developers will be demoing their games and other experiential learning products. Price: $195 Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intentional-play-summit-2018-tickets-45321999320http://intentionalplaysummit.com/
Thursday
Sep
20
2018
Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 7-9pm
7-9pm
Work is changing. We work in spaces designed to foster innovation. Our cultures are carefully architected to inspire creativity. Teams work across distances and time zones. The systems and tools we use to design are changing at a rapid pace, all to help us work better together. In this episode of Designers + Geeks we will explore the future of work and the art of collaboration. Price: $20 Link: https://designersandgeeks.com/events/art-of-collaboration
Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 6:30-8:30pm
6:30-8:30pm
This session will cover the complexities of working with products across the physical and software arena. We'll be covering how ideas and concepts become reality, how a PM works cross-functionally with multiple teams to keep a project flowing and how a PM continues to iterate and improve upon products after they've made it to consumers' hands. Price: FREE Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-transition-from-data-to-product-by-google-product-manager-tickets-49215139808?aff=Startupdigest&discount=STARTUP
Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 11:30am-1:30pm
11:30am-1:30pm
IoT Forum members meet monthly in Silicon Valley to discover new companies and technologies, meet partner prospects in person, review market opportunities across the wide spectrum of connected things, and deep dive into a specific segment with the help of buyers and experts. This month, we are focused on Innovation in Manufacturing and Automation. Price: $200 Link: https://telecomcouncil.cvent.com/18IT8P
Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 9am-4:30pm
9am-4:30pm
Silicon Valley's Premier Event for Hardware Professionals, Investors, & Service Providers Theme:  "Automation and Robotics" The 8th Annual Silicon Valley Hardware Symposium is your opportunity to network with a dynamic community of hardware professionals, investors, incubators, service providers, professional societies, universities, & governments.  Come learn about the latest hardware trends from industry experts in an informal setting at Silicon Valley's iconic Computer History Museum.  Price: $85+ Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-silicon-valley-hardware-symposium-tickets-42718027771
Wednesday
Sep
19
2018
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 9am-5pm
9am-5pm
Chatbot’s Life will host our 2nd annual Chatbot Conference in San Francisco. The event features the top Bot entrepreneurs, the hottest startups, and biggest influencers in the Chatbot space. If you could ask Facebook, Google, & Amazon anything about Bots what would you ask? Price: $299 Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chatbot-conference-tickets-45884424549?discount=Startupcoil
Tuesday
Sep
18
2018
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 from 6:30-8:30pm
6:30-8:30pm
Learn about all you need to know about how Bitcoin Mining works before you decide to do it with Dan Edwards #bitcoinmining Price: $30 Link: https://www.universe.com/events/how-does-bitcoin-mining-work-tickets-palo-alto-XYVM4K
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 from 6-8:30pm
6-8:30pm
Bringing Silicon Back to Silicon Valley? The open-source approach to developing new technologies is entering a new realm, with the potential to change an entire industry. For years, open-source has lived exclusively in the software domain. From Linux to GitHub, open-source software has become a powerful way to bring new products and solutions to market. This open-source transformation in software is now making its way to hardware, with far-reaching implications. Open-source has the potential to be as big a game-changer in hardware as it has been in software.  Price: $55 Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/open-source-processors-tickets-49491936715
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 from 6-9pm
6-9pm
Jake Knapp, author of the bestselling book Sprint, shares advice from his new book Make Time. For anyone who has ever thought, if only there were more hours in the day..., Make Time will help you stop passively reacting to the demands of the modern world and start intentionally making time for the things that matter. Make Time is a new book about finding focus and energy in your daily life it is not about life hacks, or time-saving tricks. It's about making small shifts in your environment to liberate yourself from constant business and distraction. Price: $25 Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/make-time-how-to-focus-on-what-matters-every-day-by-sprint-author-jake-knapp-tickets-49396518316
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 from 6-9pm
6-9pm
Czech entrepreneurs will take the stage for a pitch of their products followed by Q&A with respectable Silicon Valley jurors. Come to grab some Czech beer, meet us and our companies and provide a feedback. Price: FREE Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/czech-demo-night-tickets-49197190120