About Silicon Valley Forum

For over 34 years, Silicon Valley Forum (SVF) has fostered innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership in Silicon Valley. We facilitate connections and provide resources and information, covering everything from the latest tech trends to the global startup and investment ecosystem. While we focus on technology and startups in practice, in spirit we build our work around anyone who wants to run their business the Silicon Valley way—this is a place where creativity and innovation are crucial components of success.


The organization has a long history of creating successful events, programs, online tutorials, and conferences that educate, train, inspire, and connect technologists, entrepreneurs, corporates, investors, innovation hubs, and students—in Silicon Valley, throughout the U.S., and globally. SVF organizes over 70 programs and events per year and have worked with over 40 countries worldwide.


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Japanese Pitch Night: Winter 2018

February 22 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
GSVlabs, 585 Broadway
Redwood City, CA 94063 United States

NEDO and Silicon Valley Forum welcome you to another amazing Japanese Pitch Night! A brand-new group of Japanese technology startups will take the stage to present their companies for the first time ever in Silicon Valley. In addition to the pitching, the evening will also feature a short panel discussion on collaboration potential between the US-Japan technology markets. Hope to see you this February 22nd at GSVLabs in Redwood City! Tickets are free and this event will reach capacity –…

4IR: Industry 4.0 and the Connected Revolution

March 7 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
IBM Innovation Center, 1001 E. Hillsdale Blvd.
Foster City, CA 94404 United States

Some say we're already living in it: the Fourth Revolution, or Industry 4.0. When robotics, cognitive computing, the Internet of Things, and digital fabrication are connected, they integrate both the physical and digital worlds. We're already starting to see significant impact across industries—we're likely on the brink of a world that's completely connected, fully automated, and unlike anything else in human history. Learn more Our panel will discuss the game-changing innovations that are disrupting the way products are manufactured and…

One For All: Building a Better Future with Inclusive Design

March 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WeWork Silicon Valley, 75 E Santa Clara St,
San Jose, CA 95113 United States

Nearly everyone - every human body - will be affected by a disability at some point, either temporary or permanent. Shouldn't technology be ready? "Disability" simply means a mismatch between an individual's needs and what the environment provides—and with an eye on inclusive design, we can tap into new sources of talent, especially those that have been either hindered or excluded because of accessibility issues. During this event, our panel will explore the principles of inclusive design, real-world examples, and…

Women in Tech Festival 2018: The League of Extraordinary Women

April 12 @ 2:00 pm - April 13 @ 6:00 pm
Computer History Museum, 1401 North Shoreline Boulevard
Mountain View, CA 94043 United States

Silicon Valley Forum’s Women in Tech Festival celebrates women in tech, STEM, and business careers who work to inspire, engage, and empower other women. Since the inaugural event in 2015, the Women in Tech Festival has encouraged women – and men who support the advancement of women – to join together for a day of inspiring talks, insights on how technology is powering change, and educational workshops. We aim to create a platform for you to create lasting connections, and…

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