Founders Pack Winner Takes All

Event: Also looking for a few more pitch companies for our new Founders Pack Winner Takes All Pitch Event.

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Space Tourism Conference, April 28 – 29, 2021

Space tourism is soaring, and now the sector has its own home, the Space Tourism Conference (STC).

This online event examines the business of commercial space and consumer off-world services and experiences, as well as space themed on-world offerings in media, entertainment and consumer goods.

Held annually, the STC is produced with support from the Space Tourism Society (STS), the world’s leading space tourism advocacy organization since 1998. The conference highlights an industry rocketing toward a stratospheric market value which will yield major, long-lasting advances—including lunar flybys. News continues to break almost weekly from the major players driving the charge.

Supply Chain & Logistics Virtual Pitch Event on April 13, 2021 (Apply by March 30)

Together with AVanta Ventures, Silicon Valley Forum is hosting Supply Chain & Logistics Virtual Pitch Event on Tuesday, April 13 at 2:00 PM PDT.

They still have 6 spots available for early-stage startups. If you’d like to pitch, submit your application by March 30, 2021.

You can register for this FREE event here.

The Ten Commandments of Venture Capital Funding (FREE Event) March 30, 7 PM

Join us to discuss The Ten Commandants of Venture Funding

1) What should you say to hook investors?

2) More importantly, what should you not you say?

3) What things that are sure to kill a deal?

4) How do you negotiate with a venture capital firm?

5) When do you push hard, and when do you back off?

6) How can you get venture capitalists to give you a term sheet on the day you want it?

CKGSB China Start 2021: Apply by March 24

Our partner Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) is accepting applications for China Start 2021 (April 17 – May 14).

This immersion online program is for startups and scale-ups to gain China-specific knowledge, get networking opportunities, and win China funding.

Clubhouse with Captain Hoff on March 11, 2021

In many ways, the world will not be like it used to be after the pandemic, and that includes investments. Remote work will continue. What is the trend? How to remote manage Innovation Team?

DingDing TV together with TSVC & TEEC Angel will host the Clubhouse dialogue with Steve Hoffman on March 11 at 5:00 PM PST.

You can find more information here and join the Clubjouse event here.

Fireside Chat on March 24, 2021

If you are new to the startup world, join the Fireside Chat hosted by Center For Entrepreneurship & Innovation. You can find more information and register here.

EVENT: VC Funding Trends March 18, 2021

Join us at Ask Anything About VC Funding Trends, a fireside chat event on March 18 at 4:00pm PST, hosted by Silicon Dragon’s Rebecca Fannin.

Bio: Steven Hoffman, Founders Space

Steven Hoffman, or Captain Hoff as he’s called in Silicon Valley, is the chairman & CEO of Founders Space (, one of the world’s leading incubators and accelerators. He’s also an angel investor, limited partner at August Capital, serial entrepreneur, and author of several entrepreneurial books, including the award winning Make Elephants Fly and his latest title Surviving a Startup.

HealthTech/MedTech/Biotech Startup Pitch on March 16, 2021

We are pleased to promote free virtual events with our partner Angel Launch.

During the HealthTech/MedTech/Biotech Startup Pitch event on March 16, Captain Hoff will give an exclusive talk on his new book “Surviving a Startup“.

You can find more information about the event and register here

You can find more events from Angel Launch here.

The Future of ClimateTech – Apply by Feb 22, 2021

The Future of ClimateTech GLOBAL Startup Competition is an online pitch competition that will take place on February 25, bringing together high-potential startups from 6 continents that are seeking to have a global impact in Climate Change.

The competition focuses on leading early-stage startups developing tech seeking to understand, mitigate, or “deal with” Climate Change challenges and impacting the Future of industries they are in. If you are a startup that can help change industries and fight climate change, apply to participate today.

iXi Summit 2021 | UIncept, Gurugram

iXi Summit 2021 | UIncept, Gurugram

SILKROAD 4.0 Emerging Tech Tour – Virtual Event on Feb 11, 2021

SILKROAD 4.0 is an exclusive network of outstanding professionals, all united by the same passion – to move away from the beaten path and overcome the limitations of technology and one’s own thinking.

The SILKROAD 4.0 Emerging Tech Tour VR conference series has started in 2020 and connects these leading emerging tech experts from all over the world, share their wisdom – and visit other thought leaders of the future.

Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2021 – Apply by Jan 29.

The 2021 Challenge will award up to 20 emerging startups using technology for social good a total of One Million Dollars in prizes.

The deadline for submitting a solution is January 29, 2021.

You can find more information here.

The First (E-) Governance Focused Conference on Dec 8, 2020

This virtual event will be hosted via Zoom on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 featuring some of the most amazing investors and innovators in blockchain and governance.

Speakers Include:

Silvio Schembri, Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Businesses, Malta Government
Miko Matsumura, General Partner, Gumi Ventures; Venture Partner, BitBull Capital; Advisor, Arrington XRP Capital
Kenzi Wang, General Partner, AU21 Capital
Alex Norta, Associate Professor at the Department of Software Science of the Tallinn University
Ben Bartlett, Berkeley City Councilmember
Eylon Aviv, Head of Partnerships, DAOstack
Maximilian Kuck, Co-founder, (quadratic voting)

Pitch & Plant Competition – Apply by Nov 8, 2020

The Pitch & Plant 2020 is a virtual global investment competition for plant-based and animal-free startups. This global competition is for startups that are looking to raise investment from some of the world’s leading plant-based investors.

Investors for this competition have committed to a minimum investment of £20,000 / US$25,000 to each finalist with the minimum aggregate total of £160,000 / US$200,000. Keep in mind, they may invest higher sums if the right startup captures their attention.

Startup Competition: VivaTech 2020 Intel Challenge

Working with Intel and ESL Gaming, Viva Technology will have a Grand Festival for startups in gaming and esports this November.

If your startup has a product or solution that could be implemented in the gaming industry, you may want to apply (deadline October 16) to be considered. Winning startups will receive:

• Chance to pitch during the festival in front of VCs, medias, gamers, etc.
• Intel gaming hardware (NUC Extreme or equivalent).
• Coaching and mentoring sessions with experts at Intel, ESL gaming, Level256 and the Paris&Co incubation network.
• Booth, passes & visibility at VivaTech 2021 in Paris or digitally.

ECI Awards 2020 is Calling for Entries

The New Normal of Digital Economy After COVID-19

About ECI Awards:

Honoring the innovation that defines future!

ECI Awards, founded by IECIA (International Entrepreneurs, Creatives & Innovators Association) in the United States in 2014, is the first global award in the digital economy that uses “effectiveness of innovation” as its evaluation criteria.
It recognizes the most innovative achievements in the categories of business model, product, service, technology, marketing and management, as well as individuals and organizations, to encourage and inspire innovation applied in commercial and creative industries around the world.

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