SVForum fosters innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership within the San Francisco/Silicon Valley ecosystem of individuals and businesses participating in emerging technologies..
We do this by:
- creating connections and community
- providing education and access to resources
- linking the global business community to Silicon Valley, and
- facilitating the exchange of unbiased knowledge, insights and best practices.
With the support of an outstanding team of knowledgeable, passionate volunteers, and an experienced, committed Board, we connect annually with over 20,000 of the world’s most productive developers and entrepreneurs, who are continually creating new technologies, new products, new companies and even new industries. Through our web site, weekly newsletter and over 200 events per year, SVForum covers a wide range of topics from emerging technologies, to how to raise venture capitial for your startup, to product launch, and beyond.
As one measure of its impact, SVForum members have raised over $250M in venture capital since 2008. Recent success stories include Appbackr, BLADE, Breakthrough, CareCloud, Data Robotics, Dayak, d.light.design, fix8, Empire Avenue, Factor Systems, Game Salad (Gendai Games), Glue Networks, Green Road, Industrial Origami, Intelen, Jaxtr, JungleCents, Kiverdi, Kongregate (acquired by GameStop), Marseille Networks, Mobisant, MyBuys, MyShape, Orsiso (acquired by Singtel), Power Assure, Retailigence, RenovoRX, Sales Portal, Smaato, SocialIQ Networks, Steelhouse, Streetline, Skyline Solar, tenCube (acquired by McAfee), Triggit, Trooval, Truemors (acquired by NowPublic), uTest, Vizbility, Yodio, Zuora.
SVForum partners and sponsors include global leaders SAP, IBM, Microsoft, Qualcomm, and Siemens, as well as leading venture capital firms Hummer Winblad and NEA, plus service providers and the SVG Innovation Center.
SVForum is a fully independent 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.