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Innovation Without Borders: Building Bridges Between Silicon Valley and the World
January 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Silicon Valley is home to a thriving international startup scene, with entire ecosystems in place to support entrepreneurs–connecting with those ecosystems can be a bit of a challenge, for both startup founders and anyone hoping to connect with them. Our expert panelists will cover the ins and outs of the international startup scene in Silicon Valley, including:
- How do international startups navigate Silicon Valley?
- What resources are at their disposal?
- What new international startups are out there?
And more. “Innovation Without Borders will also features an international startup pitch competition, with amazing startups from eight different countries showcasing the best of the global tech scene.
Tickets are free and this event may sell out – sign up now! #SVFIWB
|Deputy Minister Yu-Chin Hsu
Ministry of Science &
|Dr. Jia-Ru Li
|Joseph C.L. Ma
Taipei Economic & Cultural
Office in San Francisco
Silicon Valley Forum
Director of Int’l Relations,
Silicon Valley Forum
Business Dev. in
Silicon Valley, Taiwan Tech Arena
Korea Innovation Center (KIC)
Nordic Innovation House
French Tech Hub
| Lewis Chen
Taiwan Tech Arena
NEDO Silicon Valley
Consul & Senior Trade Comm.,
Consulate General of Canada
|Chihyu “Wretch” Chien
AME Cloud Ventures
Orange Silicon Valley
subject to change
5:30-6:00 PM Registration & Networking
6:00-6:05 PM Welcome Remarks
6:05-6:10 PM Introduction of Keynote Speaker
6:10-6:30 PM Keynote Speech
6:30-7:10 PM Panel Discussion: Building Bi-Lateral Entrepreneurship Collaboration: How Organizations are Creating Entrepreneurship Platforms to Accelerate Startup Growth
7:10-8:00 PM Pitch Demo
8:00-8:10 PM Pitch results announced – winner goes to Taiwan!
8:10-9:00 PM Networking and Drinks
The Omni Hotel is located at 555 California St (map). Valet parking is available at the Omni Hotel itself; nearby parking garages are also available:
If you’re taking public transportation, two BART stops are nearby: the Montgomery Street station is 4 blocks and Embarcadero Station is 7 blocks away from the hotel.