Startup World Cup 2019 Grand Finale on May 17


Startup World Cup is a global event where startups from around the world will be coming to San Francisco to battle for a US $1,000,000 grand prize in investment.

Startup World Cup is partnering with some of world’s largest conferences and tech events to host 40+ regional startup competitions across 6 continents – North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania.

The Future of FinTech: Pitch Night on April 24, 2019


April is FinTech month at Startup Basecamp! Join Startup Basecamp for an exciting Pitch Nigh on the future of FinTech!

This is a pitch event where fintech startups (seed/series A) will have the opportunity to pitch to investors and industry leaders to get feedback on their pitch and connect with significant Silicon Valley players. Expect drinks, an awesome crowd and significant opportunities to connect with the best people in the fintech space in a fun environment!

2019 Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Festival (May 2)


The 4th Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Festival (SVEF), jointly presented by Ding Ding TV, China-US Business Summit, and sponsored by Acorn Campus will be held on May 2, 2019 at Santa Clara Convention Center. We are offering 100 free tickets with the discount code FOUNDERSPACE when registering here by April 15, 2019.

Traction Conference, August 7-8, 2019


Traction Conference will bring Silicon Valley to Vancouver on August 7-8, 2019. Our friends at Launch Academy and Boast.AI have just announced the first round of speakers for Traction Conference 2019.

Some of the confirmed speakers include:

The Captain’s Diet

My latest obsession is to get into optimal shape. I’m exercising 1 to 2 hours a day and determined to lose 6 kg. I’ve already lost 3 kg. My diet is very simple:

1) Eat 30% less at every meal.

2) Don’t eat sugars, junk food, or fried food.

3) Don’t go out to eat too often.

That’s it. That’s my diet, and it’s working.

Join Founders Space in Shenzhen on April 13

Attend our Billion Dollar Business Program in Shenzhen on April 13.

Join Founders Space in Beijing on April 2

Attend our third Unicorn Training Camp in Beijing at Peking University on April 2.

Predictions for the Future


While doing research for my next book, I found a number of interesting predictions from various sources. Here are some of the highlights:

• 1 trillion sensors will be connected to the internet by 2022.

• 10% of the world’s population will be wearing clothes connected to the internet by 2022.

• The first fully 3D printed car will be in production by 2022.

• The first implantable mobile phone will become commercially available in 2025.

Promise and Peril of Quantum Computing II (4/18/2019)


Promise and Peril of Quantum Computing Session II will be held on Thursday, April 18, 5:00-8:30pm at Google Cloud Building 1155 Borregas Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94089.

Within the next decade it’s realistic the bit will be replaced by the qubit, a change that will radically transform society preparing Homo Sapiens like no other technology since fire, to step boldly into the solar system and beyond.

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