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About Silicon Valley Forum

Since 1983, 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 40 programs and events per year and have worked with over 40 countries worldwide. Silicon Valley Forum partners include global leaders IBM, Microsoft, Accenture, Mercer, & K&L Gates as well as leading venture capital firms, and service providers.


Silicon Valley Forum is a fully independent 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. For more information, please visit our website at

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Press releases

Wrapping Up: Silicon Valley Forum’s 21st Annual Visionary Awards, Four New Honorees, and A Vision for the Future

A League of Their Own: Silicon Valley Forum Announces 4th Annual Women in Tech Festival

 Announcing the Visionaries: Silicon Valley Forum’s 2018 Visionary Awards

35 Years of Awesome: Silicon Valley Forum Announces Anniversary Party and Startupedia Launch

20 Years in the Making: Silicon Valley Forum Announces 20th Anniversary Visionary Awards
The Future of Smart Software: Silicon Valley Forum and SAP Announce February Half-Day Conference on AI and Enterprise
From Atari to Augmented Reality: In Conversation With Nolan Bushnell at Silicon Valley Forum’s 4th Annual Visionary Salon
Silicon Valley Forum Presents the 19th Annual Visionary Awards Honoring Silicon Valley Innovators Jennifer Pahlka of Code for America, Tom Wheeler of FCC, Carl Bass of Autodesk, and Andrew Grove, former Intel CEO (posthumous).
Your Ultimate Guide to Silicon Valley: Silicon Valley Forum Debuts Brand-New Web Portal
Silicon Valley Forum Welcomes Nest Founder Tony Fadell to Their Third Annual Visionary Salon
NewsArticles covered from our conferences, programs and event.

Silicon Valley ‘Visionaries’ credit communities for their success

Silicon Valley Forum spotlights new approach on 35th anniversary

Silicon Valley Forum at VNITO Conference 2017 – Vietnamese IT workforce highly evaluated

Workshop talks Vietnam-US ties in IT application in agriculture

Why CIOs should make time for Silicon Valley trips

The Internet of Cows herds hackers to support the global cattle industry

Big names in tech coming to San Jose for 20th Visionary Awards

Why CIOs should make
time for Silicon Valley trips

South Florida startup wins Silicon Valley Competition

FCC’s Wheeler confident Supreme Court will back net neutrality

Andy Grove remembered as ‘bridge builder’

Silicon Valley tech leaders honor four of its Visionaries

The big takeaway from the Silicon Valley ‘Oscars:’ Be responsible, not greedy