I’m moving from Chicago to Silicon Valley to take my startup to the next level. I want to hit the ground running. Aside from meeting with VCs, what can I do to find “the scene”? Are there particularly good cafes for meeting people, conferences, etc? — Richard, cofounder of TheLawyerMarket.com
by Naomi Kokubo, Cofounder of Founders Space
Great question. Luckily, you’re moving to the right place. There’s an abundance of groups and activities in the Bay Area. Of course, I think our Founders Roundtables are a fun place to start, but they aren’t the only game in town.
Let’s begin with hip & happening cafes:
And here’s a cheat sheet on how to get instantly plugged into the Silicon Valley scene:
This just scratches the surface of what the Bay Area has to offer, but it should be enough to get you started up!