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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Taiwan Pitch Night

January 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Meet 15 exciting startups from Taiwan, arriving right from 2019 CES Eureka Park! At Taiwan Pitch Night, you'll see pitches from fifteen up-and-coming startups from CES 2019; you'll also network with representatives from Taiwan’s technology ecosystem, explore future business opportunities, and learn more about resources offered by the Taiwan government. Whether you are an investor/VC, an entrepreneur, industry professional, or are simply interested in learning more about Taiwan’s tech ecosystem, Taiwan Pitch Night is a fantastic opportunity to expand your…

Innovation Without Borders: Building Bridges Between Silicon Valley and the World

January 15, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Are you interested in learning more about the ecosystems in Silicon Valley supporting international startups? How do these startups navigate Silicon Valley? What resources are at their disposal? What new international startups are out there? This event, sponsored by Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology, aims to bring to light the international startup scene in Silicon Valley. Plus, we will hear pitches from eight exciting international startups. Tickets are free and this event may sell out - sign up now! #SVFIWB…

Startup Pitch Night: Focus on Food Tech

February 7, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Come see what's cooking at our next Startup Pitch Night! Each installment of this ongoing series invites a handpicked group of seven entrepreneurs to pitch their product in front of an audience and panel of expert judges. Don’t miss a fun, informal evening of networking, new tech, and an insightful look at just what goes on inside the mind of a VC. This month, we’ll be taking a look at food-focused technology startups--get tickets and join us for a tasty,…

Silicon Valley Start-UP – Student Entrepreneurship Program

June 3, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Build a company in just two weeks—the Silicon Valley way! In this intensive startup program, you’ll build a startup from scratch with help from Silicon Valley experts, including investors, VCs, entrepreneurs, company leaders, and more. The program culminates with a pitch night, where you’ll show off your product to a panel of expert judges in front of a live audience. Learn more During this program, you will: Meet and work with like-minded entrepreneurs Build a complete, ready-to-pitch company in just…

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