Startup Survival Guide – Don’t Get Fooled Again!

Join us for Startup Survival Guide – Don’t Get Fooled Again!


Are you an entrepreneur?
Are you raising venture capital?
Are you prepared to survive the hardest time of your life?
Or do you simply want to learn something new?

This is the perfect event for you. We’ll go deep into what it takes for a startup to survive in Silicon Valley:

Neosapiens: MindTech, DNA Editing, Brain Chips & Transhumanism

Join us for Neosapiens: MindTech, DNA Editing, Brain Chips & The Future of Humanity! We will go deep on how technology is transforming the human species:


• What is MindTech and how does it work?
• Will everyone have a chip in their brain someday?
• How can we extend life, and is immortality possible?
• How will virtual worlds alter our reality?
• What future technologies will redefine the human race?
• Using CRISPR and DNA editing will we become a new species?

Next Gen Summit

Join Next Gen Summit, the premier global community and conference built for young entrepreneurs, by young entrepreneurs.

Tune into KZSU Stanford Radio 90.1 fm to hear Captain Hoff explain how to Make Elephants Fly!

January 16, 2018, tune into KZSU Stanford Radio 90.1 fm to hear Captain Hoff talk about his book: Make Elephants Fly: The Process of Radical Innovation.

You can listen online at:

You can also tweet your questions to @kzsu or @kzsudj

Michelle Tsing will be the host, and she is brilliant!

How to Build a Startup with Little or No Money!

It is feasible to launch and scale a successful startup with millions of dollars in funding capital. But how does an entrepreneur launch and scale a successful startup if he or she has little or no money?

This is the situation most startup founders find themselves in. They want to build a world-changing business, but they don’t have enough money to rent a desk at a pricey co-working space, let alone launch their product.

Register Here

UX Design Awards 2018

UX Design Awards Call for Entries Open Until March 31, 2018.

You can find more information here.

Automate and Grow Book Launch

Automate and Grow is a blueprint for businesses and entrepreneurs to automate their product, marketing, sales and customer support.

Come to the Book Launch

On the cusp of a new industrial revolution your customer today will not be buying the same solution from you in the next 5-10 years.

Learn how you can apply one of 6 exponential technologies to your customer problem and create the business of your dreams where repetitive tasks are automated and you can focus upon your highest value as an innovative business leader.

Perfecting Your Pitch – Secrets of Raising Capital from Angels, VCs & Corporates


Join us for Perfecting Your Pitch – Secrets of Raising Capital from Angels, VCs & Corporates.

  • Are you an entrepreneur?

  • Are you raising venture capital?

  • Are you interested in improving your pitch?

  • Or do you simply want to learn something new?

This is the perfect event for you. We’ll go deep on exactly how to perfect your startup pitch.

  • What are investors looking for?

Pitch Night event with French Tech Startups on Dec. 14

French Tech Hub will showcase 8 innovative startups from PACA (Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France) that are attending their pre-acceleration program the week of December 11.

There will be 3 minutes pitches, feedback from the jury and the cocktail reception. You can find more information & register here.

Fireside Chat with HubSpot Co-Founder Dharmesh Shah on Dec 7

Join HubSpot for a rare fireside chat featuring serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and startup thought-leader Dharmesh Shah on Dec. 7 at 5PM at DogPatch Studios or via livestream.

Get a sneak peek into the mind of a successful startup founder, including how he navigates the tech scene as an introvert, what he’s learned from helming a business from startup to IPO and beyond, and what he’s most excited about in 2018 and the future (hint: bots!)

Madeira Startup Retreat (apply by Nov 30th)

Madeira Startup Retreat is held from Jan 15th to Mar 16th 2018 in Madeira Island, Portugal, promoted by StartUp Madeira, The Portuguese Tourism Board and Nova School of Business and Economics.

They are welcoming 8 startups focused on Tourism & Travel. For 8 weeks, these startups will relocate to, work and share business experiences in Madeira Island. Each startup will be granted €4,000 euros for expenses.

Applications is due by Nov 30th 2017. You can register and learn more about Madeira
Startup Retreat here.

Founders Space Startup Pitch Day

Come pitch your startup to our investor panel at Founders Space!

REGISTER: Founders Space Pitch Day

This event is for startups, angel investors and VCs. You can listen to all the pitches, meet the startup founders, and participate in our pitch event.

Founders Space’s Global Investment Network works with hundreds of angels and VCs around the world, and we are looking for great startups to recommend to our investors.

Location & Directions:

Silicon Valley Frontier Technology Spotlight

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Organizer: Silicon Valley Innovation Channel Ding Ding TV

Co-Organizers: FoundersSpace | F50 | RAVV |Skychee Venture | TSVC

Partners: Stanford University | Acron | Great Wall Strategy |Chengdu Innovation Development Zone | JITRI | Keiretsu Forum | NewGen Capital | Cybernaut | Alchemist | Always on | Angels Global | Coretronic Venture Capital

Register Here!

Hunting Unicorns & Making Elephants Fly

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Join us for Hunting Unicorns: How Smart VCs Invest in Startups.

• Are you an entrepreneur?

• Are you raising venture capital?

• Or are you investing in startups?

This is the perfect event for you. We’ll go deep on exactly how the smartest venture capitalists in Silicon Valley invest in startups:

• What criteria do they have?

• What do they look for in the founders?

• What business models do they prefer?

ICO Funding Summit: Bitcoins, Blockchain, Digital Currency and FinTech


Captain Hoff is speaking about the promise and perils of ICOs. Join us along with leading cryptocurrency and blockchain experts.

Bitcions and blockchain are the new internet technology with the potential to transform the financial industry and disrupt markets around the world.

See you at the ICO Funding Summit: Bitcoins, Blockchain, Digital Currency and FinTech.

Register Here!

Founders Space Holiday Party & Book Signing

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Founders Space invites you and your friends to our Holiday Party with plenty of startups, VCs, angel investors, service providers and creative types!

Register Now (while tickets last)

It will be a great events with lavish food, unlimited drinks, demo tables and plenty of engaging people. We’ll also have the Make Elephants Fly book signing. This year it will be our best yet, with our partners at 1 Piece Work and Angel Launch.

The Ten Commandments of Raising Venture Capital (hosted by Google Launch Pad)

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  • What are the cardinal rules for pitching VCs?
  • What do you say to hook them?
  • More importantly, what don’t you say?
  • What are the things that are sure to kill a deal?
  • How do you negotiate with a VC?
  • When do you push hard, and when do you back off?
  • How can you get VCs to give you a term sheet on the day you want it?

Distinguished Author Series – Make Elephants Fly

Make-Elephants-Fly-Cover-FoundersIt’s a no-brainer: You gain from understanding your brain.

So you can afford to skip the gym, yoga and Netflix one time and instead on Monday, Nov 20 pamper the most deserving organ in your body by taking it out to this Double Play where a significant advance in Evolutionary Psychology meets a highly-regarded book – Make Elephants Fly – The Process of Radical Innovation.

Register Here!


Investing in Innovation: Emerging Trends

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Asia Society and the Bay Area Council are organizing a conference that will look at the trends and issues in the emerging narratives around Chinese innovation and China’s rise as a significant source of foreign direct investment into the U.S. Building on both organizations’ growing portfolio of reports and dialogues on these issues, the conference will serve as the backdrop for the release of two reports: the first of which will explore China’s drive for innovation and the second report which will provide a comprehensive look at China’s investment into California.

IBM: 5 More Workshops in November 2017

South Bay Events:

Date: November 10th, 2017
Time: 10:00am-2:00pm
Location: Central Computers 3777 Stevens Creek Boulevard, Santa Clara, CA
Topic: How to Build Blockchain Apps
Insight: Blockchain is everywhere in the news these days, but how do you actually develop your very own Blockchain app? Come to Galvanize to learn how to develop Blockchain apps with the Open Source Hyperledger Composer Playground web sandbox and the Hyperledger Fabric. And of course, Hyperledger, hosted by the Linux Foundation, is an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies. We will develop a Perishable Goods Network, an Auto Dealer Network and time permitting, a Decentralized Energy Network that all will run on your laptop.