About Silicon Valley Forum

For over 35 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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Upcoming Events

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Startup Pitch Night: Focus on AI and Robotics

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
K&L Gates LLP, 4 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States

Meet the next generation of amazing AI and Robotics startups at our next Startup Pitch Night! At each installment of this ongoing series, we invite a handpicked group of seven entrepreneurs to pitch their product in front of an audience and panel of expert judges. Our upcoming session will feature seven awesome new companies - scroll below to meet them all! #SVFStartupPitchNight Speakers and Judges Denyse Cardozo CEO and President Silicon Valley Forum Kelly Coyne Founder and Partner Grit Labs Max…

#TaiwanRocksSF – Demo Day 2018

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Covo, 981 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States

The #TaiwanRocks Tour is back! For the fourth year running, Taiwan Startup Stadium is bringing 12 up-and-coming startups to show San Francisco what’s happening over in Asia. This year, Taiwanese software and hardware innovators will show you how they are disrupting everything from surgery to rock music. Whether you’re an investor, a tech geek, or just a curious observer of the startup industry, please join us May 9 as we welcome these ambitious entrepreneurs from across the Pacific. Get to…

The 21st Annual Visionary Awards

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Domenico Winery, 1697 Industrial Road
San Carlos, CA 94070 United States

The 20th Anniversary Visionary Awards May 17th, 2018  |  Domenico Winery San Carlos, California Please join us on May 17th, 2018, for the 20th anniversary celebration of Silicon Valley Forum’s annual Visionary Awards! For the past two decades, legendary colleagues and past honorees have come together to celebrate the spirit of innovation, and honor those who have made Silicon Valley synonymous with creativity and life-changing advancements in technology. 2018 Honorees: Our 2018 honorees follow in the footsteps of Bill Gates,…

The Seeds of Our Future 2018: AgTech Immersion Program and Conference

August 27 @ 8:00 am - August 30 @ 5:00 pm
Forager, 420 South 1st Street (immersion program to be held in various locations around Silicon Valley - please see agenda for more details!)
San Jose, CA 95172

Silicon Valley Forum’s The Seeds of Our Future: Agtech & The Connected World invites global AgTech innovators on a one-week journey through Silicon Valley, San Francisco, and the Central Valley, where you’ll explore sustainable, scalable solutions for the projected population increase in the years to come. California is home to the world’s most productive seats of both technology and agriculture, and this program examines the ways in which we can bridge the two, building a sustainable, connected, beautiful future. Since…

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