Events

Female Founders in InsurTech 2020 Competition


Quesnay enables Fortune 500 companies to partner with startups through innovation competitions and mentorship programs. Quesnay’s Female Founders in InsurTech 2020 is open to all startups with a female founder, co-founder, CEO, or C-Suite leader with solutions relevant to the insurance industry.

Eligible startups must apply before the Submission Deadline on July 26.
Applicants can find more information about the program timeline, requirements, and our prize offerings by visiting the competition site.

K-Startup Grand Challenge 2020: Apply by June 25


The South Korean government is working to transform the country’s economy for another century of success, ultimately raising employment, the GDP and Korea’s place in the world. In order to do this, the government is supporting talented entrepreneurs and promising startups, to turn South Korea and Pangyo Creative Economy Valley into a global startup hub in Asia.

Do you have a startup company? Live and work with living expenses paid? Apply to the global startup competition: The K-Startup Grand Challenge!

Prepare to Persevere – The Future of Technology & Business (July 21)

Register for Prepare to Persevere – The Future of Technology & Business

Join Steve Hoffman, investor, author, and CEO of Founders Space, as he discusses the latest trends in technology and how they will affect businesses. He’ll discuss new opportunities and where venture capitalists are focusing their attention and investments.

You’ll discover:

* Where to find new opportunities

* Technological breakthroughs that will shape industries and our economy in the coming years

Experts from Founders Space, Silicon Dragon Ventures to Discuss Globalization and Innovation

Register for the Event — FREE

Women On The Front Line – Apply by June 2, 2020


There has been a historic gap between men and women through the years in business, especially if we talk about tech business. But Start-Up Chile wants to help break this gap, putting women where they belong: in the front line.

Start-Up Chile is a public accelerator of the Chilean Government, is looking for the best female entrepreneurs with the most innovative and tech ideas. Are you one of them? If you have an idea with less than a year of development, with global potential and you’re 100% committed to it, then consider applying today.

The State of Surveillance: AI is Watching You

Join me for a talk on The State of Surveillance: AI is Watching You!

Startup Wheel 2020 – Application due by May 31


Is your startup grappling with the great recession? How to raise funds; find your new business partners and potential customers to secure financial health and growth during this period?

Apply now to participate in Startup Wheel 2020, one of the largest startup competitions in Asia, and seize an opportunity to survive and thrive in the crisis:

• Exploring market insights in Asia, especially, expanding your business to Vietnam market – one of the most fast-growing economic hubs in Southeast Asia.

Startup Basecamp: Fundraising in Uncertain Times, April 21, 2020


Startup Basecamp Innovation Lab is teaming up with a World Renowned Corporate Storyteller and Pitch Alchemist Donna Griffit for a Special Webinar to make sure you have the RIGHT story needed to close your funding round and can deliver it anywhere. Register today with promo code SBCFREE to join this Special webinar for FREE.

This webinar is meant for startup founders looking to raise funding or in the midst of a funding round who are serious about adapting to the new reality we’re faced with. Space is limited.

Enter the 2020 Edge Startup of the Year Competition


Edge Computing World is excited to announce the first-ever Edge Startup of the Year Competition!

Edge Computing World will showcase the best startups in Edge Computing through this new competition to highlight the quality and breadth of emerging companies in the vibrant edge computing space.

10 lucky startups have the opportunity to win a package of enhanced promotion by joining the Shortlist for the final Award.

Silicon Valley AgTech Conference, August 10, 2020


The Silicon Valley AgTech Conference is where technology meets agriculture. It will be held at Internet of Things World that takes place in San Jose Convention Center. There will be unrivaled access to emerging technologies, investment opportunities, informative programming, and world-class networking.

You can find more information and register here.

LTV Conf 2020, May 18-20 in San Francisco


LTV Conf announced that it will host its fifth annual three-day conference, its biggest and most expert-packed event yet in San Francisco. With leading founders, investors, and executives all in one place, LTV Conf brings together the most influential minds, tech leaders, and successful SaaS companies to an inclusive and intimate setting.

All tickets to the conference include full-day access, main-stage talks, invitations to evening networking events; breakfast and lunch; exclusive offers from event partners, and first access to post-event recordings.

Startup World Cup Silicon Valley Regional, Application due by March 4, 2020


Apply to compete in Startup World Cup Silicon Valley Regional to be held on March 18, 2020. Don’t forget, the application is due by March 4, 2020.

Startup World Cup will have 40+ regional events across North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. Each regional winner will compete in Silicon Valley at Startupup World Cup Grand Finale in San Francisco on May 22, 2020 at Hilton Union Square, San Francisco, for the investment prize of $1,000,000.

International Fundraising Event on April 2, 2020


Ramp-Up Lab and French Founders are hosting an International Fundraising event in San Francisco on April 2, 2020, 5:30-8:30 PM. They will explore key success factors and best practices for international entrepreneurs who wish to get the attention (and funding) of U.S. VCs.

You can find more information about their panel discussion and networking cocktail event here.

Startup Challenges Update


VivaTech Startup Challenges is where startups and established companies work together to create shared future. Startups are invited to come up with innovative responses to challenges proposed by some of the world’s leading businesses.

This challenge is hosted by VivaTechnology, but the planned event to be held in Paris, France, has been either cancelled or postponed. This international event usually gathers the world’s brightest minds, talents, and products and celebrates today’s innovations and tomorrow’s possibilities for everyone who believes in the power of technology to transform business and society.

Legal Basics for Start-ups Seminar on Jan 14, 2020


This special seminar to be held at Squire Patton Boggs‘ downtown San Francisco office aims to equip executive officers and founders of new start-ups, as well as those who help counsel them or finance their ventures, with the knowledge and tools needed to navigate the various legal aspects of launching and growing a new business. Designed as a highly interactive and engaging event, they will discuss a range of topics of interest to start-up companies.

Program Details:

Planetary Robotics event on Jan 23, 2020


Join the event in Palo Alto where Planetary Robotics’ panel will discuss robotics, rovers for planetary and asteroid missions. This event starts at 6:00pm with the following panelists:

• Terry Fong (intelligent robotics group director, NASA Ames Research Center)
• Liam Pedersen (head of autonomous mobility, Nissan; former NASA Ames robotics researcher)
• Don Pickering (CEO, Olis Robotics)
• Michael Sims (founder & CEO, Ceres Robotics)
• Kris Zacny (VP & exploration technology group director, Honeybee Robotics)

Apply For The S Factory Program by Dec 17, 2019


Our friends at Start-Up Chile is accepting application for The S Factory program. This is for female founders with startups younger than 12 months, that have an innovative and technological idea. Eligible female founders can apply through December 17, 2019.

Participants will experience a 4 month acceleration process to validate their business and make it global, this includes mentoring, pitch training and workshops, among other activities.

Google Hackathon, Nov-Dec 2019 & Jan 2020


Google is running a different type of Hackathon in mid Nov 2019 in San Francisco Bay Area. It’s a 3-day Hackathon, offering up to $11k per app for three days of participant’s time.

Google is also holding Remote Hackathonfor startups around the world in Dec/Jan.

They are accepting participants on a rolling basis for both 3-Day Hackathan and Remote Hackaton.

If you are interested, you can sign up here.

Professional Networking Event on Oct 16, 2019 in Silicon Valley

Join us on October 16th at 6:30pm for a Professional Networking Event full of talented entrepreneurs, innovative ideas and Steve Hoffman as Keynote!

Enjoy wine and finger food as you listen to Captain Hoff talk and network with other entrepreneurs & professionals. In his talk, he will reveal the secrets of Silicon Valley and how the top entrepreneurs overcome obstacles and change the world. How do you deliver what it takes to launch a successful startup? What type of team do you need? How do you prepare? What mistakes do startups make? To succeed, you must have all the right elements. Your startup must understand how to innovate, lead the market, and beat out competitors.

Founders Space Coming to Australia Oct 29, 2019

Together with Campsie RSL Group, Founders Space will develop a world-class Technology & Innovation Learning Hub in the Canterbury Bankstown Region of Sydney, Australia.

Join us at our launch event in Sydney, Australia on October 29.

You can find more information and register here.